‘Ambitious as Lucifer’: Steve Bannon takes dig at Nikki Haley and her ‘suspicious’ resignation

Ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon has offered up a stinging back-handed compliment to Nikki Haley, describing the former UN envoy as “ambitious as Lucifer.” He said her resignation announcement before the midterms is “suspect.” Bannon said in an interview with Bloomberg News that the timing of Haley’s decision was “horrific” and “suspect,” noting that it undermines […]

Russia’s UN envoy ‘regrets’ Haley’s resignation

The Russian ambassador to the UN, Vassily Nebenzia, has expressed his regret over the US envoy Nikki Haley’s surprise resignation. “That was her decision. We have to respect it,” he told journalists, adding that the two had good “working relationships despite the existing differences.” Earlier, the US President Donald Trump said he accepted Haley’s resignation, […]

Nikki Haley’s shock resignation prompts various theories

Journalists and pundits have reacted with shock to the unexpected resignation of US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley — and speculation abounds as to the reason for the abrupt departure. US President Donald Trump accepted Haley’s resignation as UN ambassador during an oval office meeting on Tuesday morning, with Haley having reportedly discussed stepping […]

The Pope refused to comment on bombshell allegations of sexual abuse cover ups amid calls for his resignation

Associated Press/Peter Morrison Pope Francis declined to respond to explosive accusations by a former top Vatican official that the pontiff had covered up sexual abuse.  The Pope said he would “not say one word” and asked reporters to read the documenting outlining allegations and “judge it for yourselves.” A former top Vatican official accused the pope […]

Resignation matter or fake news? Attack on Corbyn over 'terrorist wreath laying'

The latest anti-Semitism story to hit Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn has polarised debate. His critics want him to resign immediately, while supporters are rushing to his defence, denying the accusations and crying ‘fake news.’ Photographs, taken in 2014 and published by the Daily Mail on August 11, show Corbyn holding a wreath at a service in […]

'He's handed in a transfer request!': Sporting world pokes fun at Boris Johnson resignation

Boris Johnson has resigned as British foreign secretary, and the sporting world has been quick to poke fun at the Conservative Party politician, especially after his derogatory remarks about the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Read more Downing Street confirmed the departure in a statement which read:“This afternoon, the prime minister accepted the resignation of […]

Endless Pressure and Public Scandal Leads to Pruitt’s Resignation as EPA Head

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, who spearheaded the Trump administration’s initiative to roll back Obama-era fuel economy standards for light vehicles, has resigned. Even after assuming the position, Pruitt remained a tough sell as head of the EPA. His stance on climate change was uncharacteristic of any modern-day environmentalist and he seemed utterly bent […]

Trump’s environment czar Pruitt cites ‘unrelenting attacks’ in resignation letter

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned, citing “unprecedented” and “unrelenting attacks” on him and his family in a letter to President Donald Trump. Democrats have demanded his departure for months. Trump confirmed Pruitt’s resignation on Twitter, but little was known about the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief’s reasons for departure until the full text of […]

‘Different shades of utter resignation’: Venezuelans fleeing hardship at home are finding more struggles abroad

Thomson Reuters Protracted political, economic, and humanitarian crises in Venezuela have spurred mass migration, with Venezuelans from across the social spectrum fleeing for neighboring Brazil and Colombia, to other countries in the region like Chile or Peru, and as far away as the US and Spain. To escape what they face at home, many Venezuelans […]

Gary Cohn Finally Discovers a Cause for Resignation: Tariffs

Gary Cohn, President Trump’s top economic adviser and the director of the National Economic Council, will resign from the White House, according to multiple sources.   Neither the White House nor Cohn has offered an official reason for the resignation—the latest in a string of noteworthy departures from an administration that appears to be descending […]