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LONDON | Jeremy Heywood, who ran Britain’s civil service, dies at 56

LONDON — The British government says Jeremy Heywood, who ran the country’s civil service until illness forced him to step down, has died of cancer. He was 56. British Prime Minister Theresa May said Heywood, who died early Sunday, “worked tirelessly to serve our country.” She called his death “a huge loss to British public … Continue reading LONDON | Jeremy Heywood, who ran Britain’s civil service, dies at 56

WASHINGTON | Interior Dept. contradicts Ben Carson on new watchdog hiring

WASHINGTON — Contradicting a claim by a Cabinet secretary, the Interior Department said Thursday that a political appointee at the Department of Housing and Urban Development will not be reassigned to lead an internal watchdog agency at Interior. Spokeswoman Heather Swift said in a statement that an email sent by HUD Secretary Ben Carson last … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Interior Dept. contradicts Ben Carson on new watchdog hiring

WASHINGTON | Interior contradicts Ben Carson on hiring of new watchdog

WASHINGTON — Contradicting a claim by a Cabinet secretary, the Interior Department says a political appointee at the Department of Housing and Urban Development will not be reassigned to lead an internal watchdog agency at Interior. Spokeswoman Heather Swift says in a statement Thursday that an email sent by HUD Secretary Ben Carson last week … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Interior contradicts Ben Carson on hiring of new watchdog

Governor Fallin Announces Retirement of Veterans Affairs Director, Cabinet Secretary

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK/November 20, 2017 (STL.News) – Governor Mary Fallin today announced that retired Maj. Gen. Myles Deering is retiring as executive director of the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs, effective Jan. 31, 2018. Deering also will step down then as secretary of veterans affairs on the governor’s executive Cabinet. When he retires, Deering will … Continue reading Governor Fallin Announces Retirement of Veterans Affairs Director, Cabinet Secretary