Political resignations

October 14, 2018 - 9:55 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey state employee said Sunday she was sexually assaulted by a man who went on to work in Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's administration and tried for a year to get authorities to take action but with no result. Katie Brennan told The Wall Street Journal she wants to see...
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President Donald Trump meets with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 09, 2018 - 10:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley (all times local): 6:35 p.m. U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's abrupt announcement that she is resigning has raised fresh questions about President Donald Trump's team. The news has blindsided some key U.S. allies and many...
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President Donald Trump meets with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 09, 2018 - 6:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the latest shake-up for President Donald Trump's turbulent administration, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley abruptly announced Tuesday she is resigning at the end of the year, raising fresh questions about the Trump team and about the outspoken diplomat's own political ambitions...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 file photo South Africa Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, center, arrives at parliament to deliver the annual South Africa budget speech to Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Nene is under pressure after he acknowledged visiting the home of a business family linked to alleged corruption under former president Jacob Zuma. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam, File)
October 08, 2018 - 9:45 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's finance minister on Monday faced calls to resign after he acknowledged visiting the home of a business family linked to alleged corruption under former president Jacob Zuma. Opposition parties cited a South African media report that Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene...
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FILE - This Oct.16, 2007 file photo shows the entrance hall of Interpol's headquarters in Lyon, central France. A French judicial official says Friday Oct.5, 2018 the president of Interpol has been reported missing after traveling to China. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity for an ongoing investigation, said Meng Hongwei's wife reported him missing on Friday. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)
October 07, 2018 - 7:58 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Interpol President Meng Hongwei (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Interpol says a Chinese official who was reported missing has resigned as head of the international police agency. The update came after Beijing announced Meng...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 file photo French President Emmnauel Macron, right, flanked by French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, addresses the media after signing a counterterrorism law, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, France. An official at the French presidency said President Emmanuel Macron will quickly replace high-profile interior minister Gerard Collomb, whose resignation has not been formalized yet. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
October 02, 2018 - 6:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — France's President Emmanuel Macron has formally accepted his high-profile interior minister's resignation a day after he said he wanted to keep him in the government, in the latest blow to his administration. Gerard Collomb, 71, reiterated his decision to resign in the French newspaper...
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October 02, 2018 - 4:41 pm
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's prime minister led his supporters during a rally outside parliament Tuesday to protest what he called a "counterrevolution" by his political opponents. Nikol Pashinian took office in May after spearheading weeks of protests that forced the resignation of his...
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Malaysia's reform icon, Anwar Ibrahim, center, with his wife Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah show No.1 sign for by-election nomination in Port Dickson, Malaysia, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. Anwar is contesting The Oct. 13 by-election in Port Dickson, a southern coastal town after a lawmaker vacated the seat to make way for Anwar Ibrahim's political comeback. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
September 29, 2018 - 1:35 am
PORT DICKSON, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim on Saturday kicked off his campaign for a by-election in coming weeks but faces a multi-cornered fight in his bid to return to active politics. The by-election followed the resignation of a lawmaker to make way for...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2016 file photo, then Argentina's Finance Minister Luis Caputo attends a news conference at Casa Rosada presidential palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Caputo, Argentina's central bank chief resignation since June 2018, resigned Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, amid negotiations with the International Monetary Fund. He cites personal reasons for stepping down. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)
September 25, 2018 - 9:20 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's central bank chief resigned Tuesday amid negotiations with the International Monetary Fund. The surprise resignation of Luis Caputo was announced in a bank statement that said he was leaving for personal reasons. But it came as the government was pushing...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 25, 2018 - 10:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a long weekend spent wondering if he should resign or would be fired, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein still has his job — for now. President Donald Trump gave Rosenstein a three-day reprieve pending their face-to-face White House showdown on Thursday. That's when the...
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