US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns from DOJ on Trump’s request

US President Donald Trump has requested – and received – the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The Department of Justice will be led by his chief of staff Matthew Whitaker until a permanent replacement is nominated. “We thank Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his service, and wish him well!” Trump said on Twitter Wednesday […]

Ivanka Trump looks solemn, listening in on Donald's meeting after UN ambassador resigns

Ivanka Trump, 36, was in Washington DC this morning, attending a meeting between Donald Trump and the United Nations ambassador to the US. Watching from the sidelines, Ivanka looked serious and solemn as she listened in on the talks between her father and ambassador Nikki Haley. The UN ambassador resigned today from her post, the […]

Tesla, Musk pay $40M to settle Tweet charges, Elon resigns as chairman

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Tesla Musk pays fine, ousted as Tesla chairman. Continue reading Tesla, Musk pay $ 40M to settle Tweet charges, Elon resigns as chairman Tesla, Musk pay $ 40M to settle Tweet charges, Elon resigns as chairman originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 29 Sep 2018 18:50:00 EDT. Please […]

Beckie Scott resigns over reinstatement of Russia's anti-doping agency

Canadian Olympic champion Beckie Scott has resigned from the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Compliance Review Committee, CBC has learned. The move comes after that six-person committee recommended on Friday that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) be reinstated. Scott will remain as the chair of WADA's athlete committee. More serious fallout.. and very telling about the state of <a href="https://twitter.com/wada_ama?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@wada_ama</a> […]

Defence minister resigns over Brexit tax amendment vote as May accused of 'capitulation'

An amendment to the customs bill that would stop the UK from collecting tariffs or taxes for the EU without reciprocity barely passed in the House of Commons, as Theresa May’s cabinet suffered another casualty. Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to side with Conservative Brexiteers and throw her political weight behind the clause has alienated […]

Uber’s head of HR resigns after an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination

Tero Vesalainen/Shutterstock Uber’s Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned in an email to staff, following an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination. Hornsey is head of Uber’s human resources department and one of the firm’s top spokespeople on diversity and discrimination issues. She had been in the role for about 18 months. […]

UK Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns – reports

David Davis has handed in his resignation as the UK’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, according to reports. Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to present her vision for the exit deal in Brussels in a week. Davis’ resignation was first reported by the UK’s Press Association. It is “effective immediately,” according […]

‘Time to go’: Veteran US ambassador to Estonia resigns over Trump’s EU & NATO rants

Donald Trump’s careless statements and clumsy transatlantic policies have reportedly forced the US ambassador to Estonia to retire from his post, saying these values are no longer compatible with “his DNA.” “The United States’ Ambassador to Estonia, Jim Melville, announced his intent to retire from the Foreign Service, effective July 29, after 33 years of […]