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Top Pentagon official resigns after White House pulled her nomination for a high-level post, reportedly over concerns about her loyalty to Trump

Kathryn Wheelbarger, a top Pentagon official who days ago had her nomination for a permanent senior position pulled by the White House, has resigned. Her nomination was, according to Politico, pulled due to concerns that she was insufficiently loyal to President Donald Trump. Her resignation follows that of Elaine McCusker, […]
Top Pentagon official resigns after White House pulled her nomination for a high-level post, reportedly over concerns about her loyalty to Trump
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Expedia surges after announcing its CEO and CFO’s immediate resignations

Expedia stock soared as much as 7.6% early Tuesday after the company announced the resignations of CEO Mark Okerstrom and CFO Alan Pickerill. The ouster was driven by a disconnect between Expedia’s board and senior management, chairman Barry Diller said in a statement, citing an “ambitious” restructuring plan that yielded […]
Expedia surges after announcing its CEO and CFO’s immediate resignations
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A Virginia city’s first black, female police chief resigned, saying she encountered racism ‘so inflammatory’ that she feared describing it publicly ‘out of concern for public safety’

A Virginia city’s first black, female police chief said she resigned “under duress” after some within the force resisted the reforms she tried to make. Former Chief Tonya Chapman of the Portsmouth Police Department said during her three years at the department, she witnessed a “degree of bias and acts […]
A Virginia city’s first black, female police chief resigned, saying she encountered racism ‘so inflammatory’ that she feared describing it publicly ‘out of concern for public safety’
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Brexit Secretary David Davis quits Theresa May’s government

Brexit Secretary David Davis quits Theresa May’s government in dramatic late-night resignation. Davis, who campaigned for Brexit, told Prime Minister May that it is looking “less and less likely” that she’ll keep her promise to leave the single market and customs union. He told BBC radio: “The best person to […]
Brexit Secretary David Davis quits Theresa May’s government
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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns amid scandal

President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that his embattled Environmental Protection Agency chief, Scott Pruitt, had resigned. Pruitt has for months faced increasing pressure to resign amid numerous reports about his ethically questionable leadership of the agency. Pruitt joins a long list of senior officials who have either been fired […]
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns amid scandal
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Amber Rudd resigns as Home Secretary

Amber Rudd has resigned as Home Secretary. Rudd was under pressure to quit the Cabinet after numerous leaks indicated that she misled MPs over what she knew about Home Office deportation targets. She has also been under fire for her role in the Windrush affair. Rudd is the fourth minister […]
Amber Rudd resigns as Home Secretary
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WPP CEO Martin Sorrell resigns in the wake of misconduct allegations

WPP CEO Martin Sorrell resigned from the advertising company on Saturday. The move follows an investigation into allegations of improper behaviour and misuse of assets. Sorrell has denied the allegations, but said Saturday that the “current disruption” was “putting too much unnecessary pressure on the business.” WPP CEO Sir Martin […]
WPP CEO Martin Sorrell resigns in the wake of misconduct allegations