New York Attorney-General Eric Schneiderman resigns after women allege physical abuse

New York Attorney-General Eric Schneiderman resigns after women allege physical abuse

Posted May 08, 2018 17:12:50 Photo: New York Attorney-General Eric Schneiderman denies allegations he abused women. (Reuters: Brendan McDermid) Related Story: New York state sues Harvey Weinstein and his former company Related Story: Weinstein Company set to file for bankruptcy after sale talks collapse New York Attorney-General Eric Schneiderman, who …

Federal Member for Perth Tim Hammond resigns from politics citing family reasons

Federal Member for Perth Tim Hammond resigns from politics citing family reasons

Updated May 02, 2018 11:13:50 Photo: Tim Hammond was part of Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s frontbench as Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs. (ABC News: Ross Nerdal) The Federal Labor Member for Perth, Tim Hammond, has announced he is resigning from Parliament. Mr Hammond has said the toll the job is …

Sajid Javid named Britain’s new Home Secretary as Amber Rudd resigns

Sajid Javid named Britain’s new Home Secretary as Amber Rudd resigns

Posted April 30, 2018 20:22:57 British Prime Minister Theresa May has named Sajid Javid as Britain’s new Home Secretary after Amber Rudd resigns amid an immigration scandal. Key points: Ms Rudd’s resignation comes amid a scandal that Caribbean immigrants had been refused medical care Mr Javid supported remaining in the …

Amber Rudd resigns as UK Home Secretary

Amber Rudd resigns as UK Home Secretary

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned after Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced an outpouring of indignation over its treatment of long-term Caribbean residents who were wrongly labelled illegal immigrants. The resignation of one of May’s closest allies is a blow as she navigates the final year of negotiations …

Madrid leader Cristina Cifuentes resigns over supermarket shoplifting video

Madrid leader Cristina Cifuentes resigns over supermarket shoplifting video

Updated April 26, 2018 08:40:59 Related Story: Madrid to keep ruling Catalonia if Puigdemont tries to govern from exile Related Story: Catalonia’s leader urges Spain to let him return home The head of Spain’s Madrid region has resigned hours after a website broadcast a video allegedly showing her shoplifting cosmetics …

AMP CEO Craig Meller resigns

AMP CEO Craig Meller resigns

AMP chief executive Craig Meller has quit in the wake of the disturbing revelations at the Banking Royal Commission. Mr Meller has apologised for AMP’s conduct which was uncovered at the inquiry this week. AMP’s shares have slumped since the wealth management giant admitted charging clients for advice they never …

‘FIFO Mayor’ of Ararat Glenda McLean resigns amid intense public pressure

‘FIFO Mayor’ of Ararat Glenda McLean resigns amid intense public pressure

Updated April 19, 2018 18:13:21 A regional Victorian councillor has announced she will resign as Mayor after earlier proposing to continue in the role while working full-time in western Queensland. Ararat Rural City Mayor Glenda McLean came under intense pressure from fellow councillors to resign after revelations that she has …

Donald Trump’s lead lawyer for probe into Russian election interference resigns – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump’s lead lawyer for probe into Russian election interference resigns – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 06:22:33 US President Donald Trump’s lead lawyer for the special counsel probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election has resigned. John Dowd stepped down after concluding Mr Trump was increasingly ignoring his advice, the New York Times reported, citing a person familiar with the …

Myanmar’s President Htin Kyaw resigns ‘to take rest from duties’

Myanmar’s President Htin Kyaw resigns ‘to take rest from duties’

Updated March 21, 2018 21:23:26 Photo: Htin Kyaw was handpicked by Aung San Suu Kyi to become president. (AP: Aung Shine Oo, File) Related Story: Htin Kyaw sworn in as Myanmar’s new President Related Story: Myanmar to slash number of government ministries Myanmar’s civilian President Htin Kyaw has resigned due …

James Packer resigns from Crown Resorts for ‘personal reasons’

James Packer resigns from Crown Resorts for ‘personal reasons’

Posted March 21, 2018 09:41:05 Billionaire James Packer has resigned as a director of Crown Resorts, which owns the Crown casinos in Melbourne and Perth. Crown announced his departure was due to “personal reasons”, without giving further details. “We have appreciated James’ contribution to the board and respect his decision …