Resignation

LAS VEGAS | Ex-shareholder sues Wynn, executives over sex assault claims

LAS VEGAS — A former Wynn Resorts shareholder is suing company founder Steve Wynn and former and current executives and board members, alleging they concealed information about sexual harassment accusations that led to Wynn’s resignation. Attorneys for Wynn and the company did not immediately respond Wednesday to messages about the lawsuit filed Nov. 27, in … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Ex-shareholder sues Wynn, executives over sex assault claims

JERUSALEM | Israel’s Netanyahu makes ‘last effort’ to save government

JERUSALEM — Israel’s prime minister says he is making a “last effort” to prevent the collapse of his government. Benjamin Netanyahu says Sunday that it would be wrong to go to early elections during a sensitive time for Israeli security. The sudden coalition crisis was sparked by the resignation of Israel’s hard-line Defense Minister Avigdor … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel’s Netanyahu makes ‘last effort’ to save government

LONDON | Theresa May: A resilient politician facing a tough fight

LONDON — As Cabinet ministers quit and lawmakers demanded her resignation, cricket-loving British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned the spirit of one of her sports heroes. Asked by a reporter “how many wickets need to fall” before she was out, May spoke of her admiration for Geoffrey Boycott, a cricketer who was famous for his … Continue reading LONDON | Theresa May: A resilient politician facing a tough fight

LONDON | EU divorce deal thrown into doubt as Brexit minister resigns

LONDON— Britain’s Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab resigned Thursday, saying he was unable to defend the deal struck by Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU, a major blow to her authority and her ability to get the deal through Parliament. His resignation, which comes a day after the Cabinet of which he was a member … Continue reading LONDON | EU divorce deal thrown into doubt as Brexit minister resigns

JERUSALEM | The Latest: Hamas: Lieberman’s exit is a ‘victory for Gaza’

JERUSALEM  — The Latest on the cease-fire between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers (all times local): 2 p.m. Hamas says the resignation of Israel’s defense minister after a two-day bout of heavy fighting is a “political victory for Gaza.” Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri says Avigdor Lieberman’s resignation Wednesday marked “recognition of defeat and failure … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Hamas: Lieberman’s exit is a ‘victory for Gaza’

ATLANTA | Kemp: I’m Georgia’s next governor. Democrats: Prove it

ATLANTA — Outgoing Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal stood before a bank of cameras and welcomed into his office a man he recognized as his successor. “The governor-elect,” Deal called Brian Kemp on Thursday, accepting his fellow Republican’s resignation as secretary of state and promising the two would begin work immediately on transition business ahead of … Continue reading ATLANTA | Kemp: I’m Georgia’s next governor. Democrats: Prove it

NAACP News: NAACP Statement on Jeff Sessions Resignation

NAACP Statement Regarding the Resignation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions BALTIMORE, MD – The NAACP published the following statement regarding the resignation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions: “U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation might be a welcomed reprieve from his jurisdiction over the justice department.  His odious record has done little to impact … Continue reading NAACP News: NAACP Statement on Jeff Sessions Resignation

VATICAN CITY | Excerpts of Pope Francis’ letter to Cardinal Wuerl

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis sent Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl a warm letter in accepting his resignation, praising what he said was Wuerl’s nobility and sacrifice in stepping down for the greater good of the Catholic Church. Here are excerpts of the letter, in which Francis asks Wuerl to remain on in a temporary position … Continue reading VATICAN CITY | Excerpts of Pope Francis’ letter to Cardinal Wuerl