Boris Johnson: Former minister joins calls for PM to resign

Another Conservative MP has called for Boris Johnson to resign as the turmoil at 10 Downing Street continues. Former minister Nick Gibb is the latest Tory to submit a letter of no confidence in the row over events held at No 10 during lockdown. And Tory MP Stephen Hammond said he is “considering very carefully”Continue reading “Boris Johnson: Former minister joins calls for PM to resign”

German navy chief resigns over controversial Ukraine comments

Vice admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach came under fire after saying Putin deserves ‘respect’ and Kyiv will never regain Crimea. The head of the German navy has resigned after coming under fire at home and abroad for saying that Ukraine would never regain the Crimean Peninsula, which was annexed by Russia in 2014. Speaking at an event in NewContinue reading “German navy chief resigns over controversial Ukraine comments”

Judge Michelle Odinet disqualified by Louisiana Supreme Court while under investigation

The Louisiana Supreme Court released an order Friday that temporarily disqualified Lafayette City Court Judge Michelle Odinet from the bench and appointed retired Opelousas City Court Judge Vanessa Harris as judge pro tempore through Feb. 28. Odinet was filmed recently using the N-word, prompting several complaints to the state’s Judiciary Commission. The order, dated Dec.Continue reading “Judge Michelle Odinet disqualified by Louisiana Supreme Court while under investigation”

Japan PM Suga to resign as public, party support erodes over COVID response

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday expressed his intention to resign as mounting public criticism over his response to the COVID-19 pandemic and growing doubts among ruling Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers about his leadership have diminished his chances of winning a second term. With Suga’s decision not to run in the Sept. 29 LDP presidentialContinue reading “Japan PM Suga to resign as public, party support erodes over COVID response”

US attorney tells Senate he resigned before Trump could fire him for refusing to back Georgia election lies

On Wednesday, The New York Times reported that Byung Pak, a former U.S. Attorney for Atlanta, told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he resigned to avoid being fired by President Donald Trump for refusing to endorse his claims that there was extensive voter fraud in Georgia. “While he did not discuss Mr. Trump’s role in his decision toContinue reading “US attorney tells Senate he resigned before Trump could fire him for refusing to back Georgia election lies”

Cuomo resigns after probe finds he sexually harassed 11 women

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned from office Tuesday, one week after an investigation concluded that he had sexually harassed 11 women and retaliated against his accusers. At a press conference Tuesday, Cuomo announced that he would step down from the office. His resignation will be effective in 14 days. “The best way I canContinue reading “Cuomo resigns after probe finds he sexually harassed 11 women”

Biden Tells Andrew Cuomo to Quit Already as Scandal Spirals

Biden told ABC News months ago that he would support calls for Governor Cuomo’s resignation if investigators could substantiate the allegations against him. President Joe Biden has called on longtime friend and ally Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York to resign, hours after the release of an independent investigation that found the governor had sexually harassed nearlyContinue reading “Biden Tells Andrew Cuomo to Quit Already as Scandal Spirals”

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