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Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal

Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice minister is facing growing c...

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal

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Bolsonaro minister who jailed Lula takes leave after leaks cast doubt on impartiality Sérgio Moro became a national hero for his role as a judge in the sweeping graft scandal Operation Car WashBrazil’s justice minister, Sérgio Moro, has...
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Wilbur Ross faces calls to resign after report he threatened firings over 'Sharpiegate' Commerce secretary reportedly made threats at Noaa after agency contradicted Trump’s false claim on Hurricane DorianThe US secretary of commerce, Wilb...
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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello faces calls to resign over leaked chat Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello is under pressure to resign after leaked online private group chats between he and close associates were revealed ov...
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UN chief calls for 2050 zero emissions plans – but Australia remains tightlipped Countries asked to flag plans for net zero emissions by 2050, but so far Australia is only talking about its 2030 targetThe United Nations secretary g...
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Massive Protest in Prague Calls for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to Resign (PRAGUE) — The biggest anti-government protest in Prague since the 1989 pro-democratic Velvet Revolution is underway as Czechs urge Prime Minist...
18:32, 06/23/2019

Polish parliament speaker to resign over flight scandal Speaker Marek Kuchcinski will step down Friday after it emerged that he used government planes for private trips. The scandal has consumed Polish poli...
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4 Maryland medical board leaders resign amid scandal ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Four top executives of the University of Maryland Medical System’s board have resigned amid the continuing investigation i...
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Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa expected to resign in wake of overpayment scandal Saikawa’s fate to be discussed by board on Monday after admission that he was overpaid by hundreds of thousands of poundsThe chief executive of Nissan...
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Top Puerto Rican officials resign amid group chat scandal Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their particip...
22:16, 07/13/2019

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Rosse...
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Pelosi, Schumer Call on Secretary Acosta to Resign for His ‘Unconscionable’ Role in Jeffrey Epstein Scandal The two leading Democrats in Congress are calling on President Trump’s Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign over his role in billionaire...
11:16, 07/09/2019

Italian Prime Minister says he must resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he will resign as he launched a scathing attack on the right-wing Interior Minister...
21:00, 08/20/2019

UK finance minister to resign if Johnson becomes PM The UK's finance minister Philip Hammond has vowed to resign if Conservative Party leadership hopeful Boris Johnson becomes the next prime minister, a...
08:48, 07/21/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest protests yet President calls students protesting against education cuts ‘useful idiots’ who are being steered by a minorityTens of thousands of demonstrators have ...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said...
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Italian Prime Minister to Resign, Declaring End of Coalition Italy’s government collapsed, plunging the economically fragile country into deeper political turmoil and triggering a scramble to form a new governin...
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Theresa May to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister: Live Updates Mrs. May said she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan thro...
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Theresa May rebuffs fresh calls to resign Prime minister has no plans to step down before getting Brexit deal passed, says No 10Theresa May has no intention of setting out a fresh timetable fo...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Top Democrat calls on FDA head to ban e-cigarettes or resign Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin called on Ned Sharpless, the acting head of the Food and Drug Administration, to resign if he does not ban e-cigare...
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Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea deal...
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Hirono calls Barr a liar and says he should resign Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono told Attorney General William Barr to his face Wednesday that he should resign and accused the nation's top law en...
03:48, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Mexico minister of environment and natural resources offers to resign Mexico's minister of environment and natural resources Josefa Gonzalez Blanco Ortiz Mena presented her resignation to President Andres Manuel Lopez Ob...
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Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education mini...
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Thousands of Czech protesters demand justice minister resign PRAGUE (AP) — Tens of thousands Czechs are rallying in Prague as the protests demanding the resignation of the new justice minister intensify. The pro...
11:48, 05/21/2019

UK finance minister Hammond to resign on Wednesday over no-deal Brexit Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign on Wednesday before his expected sacking by the favourite to become Brit...
06:32, 07/21/2019

Thousands of Czechs demand premier, justice minister resign PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs have rallied to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis and his new justice minister as protests are i...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May To Resign On Friday: Report Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

With Honduras in crisis, calls grow for president to resign Thousands of Hondurans are taking to the streets, calling for President Juan Orlando Hernandez to step down. They are tired of his authoritarian tende...
20:48, 06/24/2019

Ex-minister: Bolsonaro ‘most detested’ leader as he neglects the Amazon Rubens Ricupero warns the far-right leader is wreaking havoc on Brazil’s environment and its global standingJair Bolsonaro’s neglect of the Amazon has...
11:00, 08/25/2019

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro met with President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with pr...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Brazilians support Bolsonaro after Macron's 'offense': minister French President Emmanuel Macron offended his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he bel...
06:32, 08/29/2019

Germany's von der Leyen to resign as defense minister regardless of European Parliament vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Monday she would step down as German defense...
10:16, 07/15/2019

Theresa May Will Resign as British Prime Minister After Failing to Deliver Brexit Theresa May will resign as leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party on June 7, she announced on the steps of 10 Downing Street on Friday mo...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Brazil: four arrested over hacking of Bolsonaro justice minister's phone Sérgio Moro hit by scandal after the Intercept published leaked chats suggesting he had conspired to damage ex-president LulaBrazil’s federal police h...
18:48, 07/24/2019

After Court Setback, Puducherry Chief Minister Asks Kiran Bedi To Resign A day after the Madras High Court held that Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi "cannot interfere" in the day-to-day affairs of the Union Territ...
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Italian Prime Minister Conte to resign, blames his rebellious deputy Salvini Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation Tuesday, blaming his rebellious deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini.    ...
13:32, 08/20/2019

Allies of British prime minister resign amid outrage over Parliament suspension As a backlash built and opponents planned legal challenges to his decision to suspend Parliament to push his Brexit plans, Prime Minister Boris Johnso...
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More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up pressu...
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Brazil Supreme Court justices weigh appeals to free Lula Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday was considering two appeals by imprisoned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is seeking release based ...
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12:32, 06/10/2019

North Korea foreign minister calls Mike Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization ...
10:32, 08/23/2019

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12:32, 07/24/2019

Danish prime minister calls Trump's interest in buying Greenland 'absurd' The Danish Prime Minister called Donald Trump's interest in buying Greenland "absurd" the same day the President confirmed he had discussed the possib...
14:48, 08/19/2019

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Japan defense minister calls North Korean projectile launch 'very regrettable': Jiji Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya said North Korea's launch of a pair of projectiles on Thursday was "very regrettable", Jiji news agency report...
22:16, 07/24/2019

Dominican health minister says drugs, alcohol, medical problems may have killed US couple; lawyer calls it 'ludicrous' The Dominican public health minister said in a radio interview Monday that the Maryland couple found dead last month in a hotel room at a luxury resor...
17:16, 06/24/2019

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News...
22:16, 06/05/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Somalia bombing condemned, as UN expert calls for more international help; Africa faces locust swarms; new leaders for UN atomic watchdog and top economic body Our main stories today: senior UN officials condemn attacks on Somalia capital, and call for continued international support; the International Atomic...
14:32, 07/25/2019

Jeffrey Epstein 'sweetheart' plea deal broker faces calls to quit over lenient treatment of sex offender billionaire A senior Trump administration official is facing demands to step down over a plea deal struck with billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who has b...
06:32, 07/09/2019

Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss....
18:32, 05/26/2019

Trump calls the Danish Prime Minister 'nasty' after she nixes notion of Greenland sale "All she had to do was say no," President Trump said, adding that Frederiksen was "not very nice" in her refusal.       ...
22:32, 08/21/2019

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'thorough' probe into civil servants claiming he is 'too frail' to be prime minister Jeremy Corbyn has called for a "speedy and thorough" independent probe after senior civil servants allegedly claimed that he is "too frail" to be prim...
01:00, 07/02/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of...
08:00, 06/07/2019

Japan economy minister Motegi front-runner to be next foreign minister: Yomiuri Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is set to replace Taro Kono as foreign minister when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffles his cabinet on S...
00:32, 09/04/2019

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minis...
06:00, 05/26/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was seriou...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Two aides of Lebanese minister shot dead as convoy hit by gunfire - minister Two bodyguards of a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze ...
11:16, 06/30/2019

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his ...
20:16, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Japan's Abe to pick former vice minister Sugawara as trade minister: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hand former vice trade minister Isshu Sugawara the trade and industry portfolio and select Deputy Chief Cabine...
01:48, 09/10/2019

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little o...
02:32, 09/09/2019

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
04:32, 07/15/2019

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making...
11:48, 07/14/2019

When Hope Calls, the When Calls the Heart Fans Are Here to Stay You've heard of Gleeks. You've seen proud Arianators take over your timeline. Every other muggle is a Potterhead. These are all nick names for passi...
14:00, 08/31/2019

Nissan Not Considering Asking CEO Saikawa To Resign At The Moment Nissan Motor Co is not considering asking embattled Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa to resign now, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters...
22:32, 09/06/2019

Sen. Johnny Isakson to resign at end of the year Sen. Johnny Isakson is resigning at the end of 2019 in the face of mounting health problems, adding another competitive seat as Republicans look to de...
02:32, 08/29/2019

Mali's PM and his entire government resign Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga and his entire government have resigned, according to a statement from the country's secretary general o...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Rep. Sean Duffy to resign from Congress in September Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) is leaving Congress next month — telling constituents Monday that he’s bowing out to care for his baby due in Oct...
13:00, 08/26/2019

Uber parties for IPO were so wild an employee had to resign Hopefully Uber drivers on duty skipped these alcohol-fueled company parties. In-house bashes on the day the company went public reportedly got so out-...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Gimelstob says he will resign from ATP board after assault sentence Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony b...
11:48, 05/01/2019

Jet Airways Shares Fall After CEO, Other Top Executives Resign Jet Airways share price today: The stock fell a day after the grounded airline said its chief executive officer Vinay Dube had resigned. On the Bombay...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, but won’t resign Puerto Rico’s governor is seeking to defuse anger that has fed mammoth street protests against him by promising not to seek reelection, but his announ...
21:48, 07/21/2019

Parkland principal to resign at end of school year FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The principal of a Florida school where 17 people were fatally shot last year is resigning. The Sun Senti...
23:32, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations aga...
13:00, 06/03/2019

Nissan not considering asking CEO Saikawa to resign at the moment: sources Nissan Motor Co is not considering asking embattled Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa to resign now, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuter...
22:00, 09/05/2019

"Resign Immediately Or...": BS Yeddyurappa's Warning For HD Kumaraswamy BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa's comment comes after Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared on Friday that he would seek a trust vote on the floor of the h...
12:16, 07/14/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov’t leaders resign over allegations COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to i...
08:32, 06/03/2019

Christine Lagarde To Resign As IMF Chief In September Christine Lagarde will resign from the International Monetary Fund on September 12 as she awaits final word on her nomination to the presidency of the...
12:16, 07/16/2019

| Italian PM says will resign if coalition squabbles persist Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition - the League and the Five ...
16:32, 06/03/2019

Hiroto Saikawa to resign as head of Nissan Nissan chief executive Hiroto Saikawa will resign effective Sept. 16, the company said Monday after he had been criticized for receiving inappropriate...
12:16, 09/09/2019

Three British ministers set to resign if Johnson becomes PM: The Times Three British cabinet ministers are set to resign the day Boris Johnson, if as expected, becomes Britain's next prime minister, The Times newspaper re...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Puerto Rico governor is expected to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign Wednesday after more than a week of protests that rocked the island's capital city, a source f...
12:16, 07/24/2019

Gimelstob to resign from ATP board after assault sentence "Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony ...
10:48, 05/01/2019

Moldova’s Constitutional Court judges resign CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — All six judges at Moldova’s Constitutional Court, whose decisions have fueled a deep political crisis in the ex-Soviet ...
09:48, 06/26/2019

Nissan's CEO To Resign After Confirming He Was Overpaid: Reports The CEO of crisis-hit Japanese auto giant Nissan plans to resign, local media reported on Monday, days after admitting he received more pay than his e...
22:32, 09/08/2019

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will bur...
11:32, 07/18/2019

British PM Theresa May to resign next month over Brexit gridlock British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday she will resign next month, following three years of failing to solidify a deal to leave the Europ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

UK's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's legacy spending plans: ITV British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV reported on Tuesday, citi...
21:00, 06/17/2019

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign Thousands of people in Puerto Rico have marched toward the governor’s residence in San Juan, carrying the U.S. territory’s flag and chanting demands f...
17:32, 07/17/2019

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello to resign next week After weeks of sometimes-violent demonstrations opposing his leadership, embattled Puerto Rico leader Ricardo Rossello said he will leave office next ...
07:16, 07/25/2019

Theresa May under pressure to resign after Brexit compromise shot down British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint - and to resign - after her attempt at...
05:48, 05/22/2019

An Anxious Puerto Rico Waits: Will the Governor Resign? Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló of Puerto Rico was widely expected to resign on Wednesday, after widespread protests and looming impeachment proceedings dera...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Wisconsin Rep. Sean Duffy to resign from Congress next month Republican Wisconsin Rep. Sean Duffy announced Monday he will resign next month, to focus on his family and the health of his arriving daughter, who h...
22:32, 08/26/2019

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign: source Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló plans to resign, a source tells Fox News, after his administration was the target of mass protests for weeks over co...
11:32, 07/24/2019

UK ministers could resign in battle over suspending parliament: BBC reporter Some British cabinet ministers could resign on Thursday to vote to block Theresa May's successor as prime minister from suspending parliament, the pol...
17:00, 07/17/2019

Joe Biden says Attorney General William Barr should resign Joe Biden on Wednesday joined the chorus of Democrats calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign. The former vice president and 2020 president...
06:32, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Tennessee House speaker signals he won’t resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the scandals involving Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Embattled Tennessee Hous...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in O...
14:00, 08/06/2019

Tennessee’s House speaker to resign after no confidence vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republi...
10:16, 05/21/2019

Tennessee’s embattled House speaker to resign in August NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House speaker has announced he’ll resign from his leadership position on Aug. 2 after a vote...
16:16, 06/04/2019

Italian PM expected to resign as political chaos deepens Giuseppe Conte to address Senate, two weeks after deputy PM pulled plug on coalitionThe Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, is widely expected to ...
04:48, 08/20/2019

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Schalke chairman under pressure to resign over racist comments • Clemens Tönnies has apologised for remarks about Africa• DFB ethics committee to discuss case on 15 AugustSchalke chairman Clemens Tönnies is under ...
04:16, 08/05/2019

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein to resign – as it happened Rosenstein, who appointed Robert Mueller to the Russia investigation, to step down on 11 MaySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.34a...
14:48, 05/01/2019

Italian PM to resign, denounces Salvini for sinking government Italy's prime minister announced his resignation on Tuesday as he made a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him ...
10:00, 08/20/2019

36 UP Congress Leaders Resign As Election Fallout Spreads As many as 36 office-bearers of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee resigned from their posts on Saturday continuing the spate of resignations in the par...
13:48, 06/29/2019

Nissan CEO Saikawa says ready to resign once successor is found Pressure is building for the succession process to be accelerated, and has the support of Renault, Nissan’s biggest investor and partner in the world’...
18:32, 09/08/2019

"Will Resign From AAP Soon, But Stay On As Lawmaker," Declares Alka Lamba Disgruntled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Alka Lamba today said that she was on the verge of resigning from the primary membership of the party ove...
09:48, 08/04/2019

Gillibrand on calling for Al Franken to resign: 'I was not going to remain silent' Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand defended her call in 2017 for former Minnesota Senator Al Franken to resign amid sexual misconduc...
23:00, 06/02/2019

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as th...
17:00, 08/12/2019

AP Explains: Brazil’s environmental changes under Bolsonaro AP Explains: A look at what was behind Brazil cancelling a UN workshop on climate change that was to have been held in August, reaffirming its opposit...
01:00, 05/15/2019

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in A...
00:16, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro changes view, says could run for re-election Less than six months since he took office, right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro says he could run for a second term even though he promised during the ...
09:32, 06/21/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro on the Environment, in His Own Words With criticism mounting on the policies of Brazil’s president, he has promised to combat fires raging in the Amazon. But he has long supported scaling...
12:00, 08/27/2019

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to U.S. Eduardo Bolsonaro's appointment to the most prestigious posting in the country’s foreign service sparked a collective groan from several career diplom...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing t...
21:48, 06/17/2019

Time To Fix Accountability; Sack Not Resign: Congress' Pramod Tiwari All those who are responsible should give their resignation and Rahul Gandhi should remain as the party president, said Congress leader Pramod Tiwari....
06:32, 05/28/2019

Russian reporters resign en masse in row over Putin ally report A senior editor and 10 journalists at Russian daily newspaper Kommersant said on Monday they were resigning to protest against the firing of two colle...
11:32, 05/20/2019

Rahul Gandhi May Offer To Resign At Congress Meet: Updates The top leadership of the Congress will meet today to discuss to analyse the party dismal showing in the national election after the BJP-led National ...
00:16, 05/25/2019

Portugal PM threatens to resign if parliament passes teachers' pay hike Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa threatened to resign on Friday after his leftist allies abandoned the government in a preliminary parliamentar...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Says He Won't Seek Reelection, But Also Won't Resign After days of large protests in San Juan, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said he will not seek reelection in 2020, but plans to stay in office thro...
22:48, 07/21/2019

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in ...
10:48, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Chief Executive Carrie Lam has apologized for her handling of the contentious extradition bill after protesters called for her resignation. The city's...
12:32, 06/16/2019

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who...
15:48, 05/20/2019

Georgia GOP Sen. Isakson to resign at end of year, amid battle with Parkinson’s Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson, the chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and a longtime Georgia lawmaker, announced Wednesday that he wil...
09:00, 08/28/2019

Sen. Johnny Isakson says he will resign at the end of the year, citing health problems The Georgia Republican is stepping down in the middle of his third term, putting the seat into play in next year’s election. Democrat Stacey Abrams sa...
10:32, 08/28/2019

Puerto Rico: top figures in governor's own party urge him to resign Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, R...
13:32, 07/19/2019

Women’s groups want admitted harasser Barry Grodenchik to resign Women’s groups and their supporters are calling for Queens legislator Barry Grodenchik’s head, saying the City Council didn’t go far...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Faraday Future CEO will reportedly resign as part of restructuring plan Faraday Future isn't just relying on its recent bailout to bring its electric car plans back on track. According to Pandaily, it's embarkin...
19:00, 08/27/2019

Puerto Rico governor to resign, protesters warn successor: 'You're next' Puerto Ricans danced among the brightly colored houses of San Juan on Thursday after Governor Ricardo Rosselló capitulated to 12 days of protests and ...
13:16, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of peo...
09:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. Middle East envoy Greenblatt to resign after plan released Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's special envoy for the Middle East, plans to resign once the long-delayed U.S. peace plan for Israel and the...
11:32, 09/05/2019

Sen. Durbin to acting FDA chief: take 'decisive' action on vaping or resign Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin threatened acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless to take "decisive action" to curb teen vaping, such as banning flavo...
16:32, 09/06/2019

Police fire tear gas at protesters calling for PR governor to resign Police clad in riot gear fired tear-gas canisters at protesters who marched through the streets of Puerto Rico’s capitol city Monday night, dema...
22:48, 07/22/2019

Nissan CEO Saikawa tells some executives he plans to resign, report says The report from Japan's Nikkei newspaper comes days after Saikawa admitted he was overpaid in violation of internal procedures, following a company in...
11:32, 09/08/2019

Victoria's Secret Parent's Longtime Marketing Chief to Resign L Brands said Edward Razek, its longtime chief marketing officer, will step down from his role, as the parent company of Victoria’s Secret faces backl...
16:48, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies offering to resign Leader says she wants to remain in job, but doesn’t deny authenticity of leaked audio recording saying otherwise as arrests continueHong Kong’s embatt...
06:32, 09/03/2019

Jersey Shore fire chiefs too unqualified to keep positions, resign The ax got brought down Monday in Sea Isle City, New Jersey, on some of the local fire department’s top brass — who reportedly “lack...
21:00, 07/08/2019

| WATCH | Puerto Rico Governor to resign; celebrations erupt Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has announced that he would resign after nearly two weeks of furious protests and political upheaval. WATCH NOW....
12:00, 07/25/2019

Will Resign As Legislator, Says Suspended Congress Leader Roshan Baig In more trouble for the coalition government in Karnataka hit by a flurry of resignations by legislators, disgruntled Congress leader R Roshan Baig, w...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Nissan’s CEO Hiroto Saikawa Is Facing Renewed Pressure to Resign TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa acknowledged Monday that he is working to pass over the helm at the Japanese automaker to the...
02:00, 09/09/2019

'The timing is right': Jill Ellis to resign after helming USA's World Cup double The Portsmouth native is stepping down after becoming the first coach to win back-to-back World Cups in 81 yearsAfter winning back-to-back World Cups,...
22:16, 07/30/2019

Sheriff overseeing troubled Ohio county jail to resign CLEVELAND (AP) — A sheriff who oversees a troubled county jail in Cleveland says he plans to resign this summer for personal reasons. Clifford Pinkney...
13:16, 05/25/2019

3 of ousted West Virginia bishop's top priests resign jobs Three priests have lost their high-ranking positions in West Virginia after a church investigation reportedly accused them of enabling predatory and h...
10:16, 06/11/2019

Jharkhand Congress Chief Becomes 4th State Party President To Resign Taking responsibility of the party's debacle in the recently held Lok Sabha elections, Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Ajoy Kumar...
13:32, 05/27/2019

Will Rahul Gandhi Resign? Congress's What-Went-Wrong Meet Shortly The top leadership body of the Congress will meet shortly to discuss what went down for the party in the national election after the National Democrat...
00:16, 05/25/2019

Rahul Gandhi's "Offer To Resign Suicidal," Says Lalu Yadav Rahul Gandhi's offer to resign as Congress president is suicidal and will amount to falling into the BJP's trap, jailed Bihar politician Lalu Yadav ha...
04:32, 05/28/2019

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as t...
23:32, 06/03/2019

Puerto Ricans pack streets again after governor refuses to resign Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans packed the streets of San Juan Monday to renew demands that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign amid a scandal triggered b...
22:16, 07/22/2019

Embattled Puerto Rico governor may resign soon, media reports Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello may resign on Wednesday after 11 days of protests against his administration, local media reported, bu...
05:16, 07/24/2019

Puerto Rican governor Ricardo Rosselló expected to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign Wednesday after nearly two weeks of widespread protests sparked by the publication of offensiv...
07:00, 07/24/2019

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló soon to resign? Aide says not yet Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló was expected to resign amid a torrent of protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.  &#...
11:16, 07/24/2019

Dan Coats disrupted meeting to urge Sue Gordon to resign: Report Outgoing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats disrupted a meeting his deputy, Sue Gordon, was holding on election security to urge her to resig...
12:16, 08/10/2019

Don't treat Amazon like a 'colony', says Brazil's Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday the idea of creating an international alliance to save the Amazon rainforest would be treating Brazi...
10:00, 08/26/2019

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and sco...
04:32, 07/20/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says nominating son as ambassador to U.S. is not nepotism Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that the nomination of his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States was not an act of nepoti...
14:32, 07/12/2019

Bolsonaro targets commission on political disappearances Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is replacing more than half the members of a commission investigating disappearances and murders durin...
15:48, 08/01/2019

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "lie...
14:16, 07/22/2019

Bolsonaro wants Macron's apology before taking G7 Amazonia aid Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said his country was open to taking $20 million from the G7 to fight Amazonia fires, but only if France's Macro...
11:00, 08/27/2019

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians ...
16:32, 06/14/2019

Diplomats 'perplexed' Bolsonaro wants to appoint his son ambassador to US Far-right president told reporters he was considering Eduardo Bolsonaro for the position despite lack of diplomatic experienceBrazilian diplomats have...
18:32, 07/12/2019

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-...
04:48, 06/12/2019

Brazil loses credibility under Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has found himself to be persona non grata in New York. And Brazil may encounter similar hostility elsewhere in the ...
11:00, 05/19/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro tries new tactic to loosen gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has issued several new decrees to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws, moving to rescue a signature campaign promise af...
19:16, 06/26/2019

Outcry as Bolsonaro's son questions value of democracy in Brazil Carlos Bolsonaro accused of ‘flirting with coup-mongering’President is an admirer of Brazil’s former military dictatorshipThe rumbustious son of Brazi...
02:16, 09/12/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said s...
15:48, 06/27/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutiv...
21:48, 07/03/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro awaits news on U.S. help for Amazon Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting the...
07:00, 08/30/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro thanks Trump for support at G7 on the Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for his support in the Group of Seven's discussion of the Amazon re...
14:00, 08/29/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says political class is an impediment Brazilian right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro blamed interest groups for impeding him from governing on Monday and said the country's big problem was ...
11:32, 05/20/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to meet China's Xi for first time at G20 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who criticized China last year for "buying" up his country, will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the fi...
14:16, 06/24/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says “99% chance” Rio will host Formula 1 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a “99% chance” Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One’s Brazili...
17:16, 06/24/2019

Euphoria in Puerto Rico as mass protests force governor to resign People danced on the streets of San Juan's old city on Wednesday after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced he would quit over offensive ch...
03:48, 07/25/2019

Rep. Sean Duffy announces he will resign, citing baby’s heart condition Wisconsin GOP Rep. Sean Duffy on Monday abruptly announced plans to resign from Congress, saying his family recently learned that his soon-to-be born ...
12:32, 08/26/2019

"Act Or Resign": Upendra Kushwaha Attacks Nitish Kumar Over Child Deaths Former Union Minister and RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha today said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is responsible for the deaths of children due to encephal...
16:16, 06/23/2019

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló expected to resign today Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló was expected to resign amid a torrent of protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.  &#...
06:00, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump says he wouldn't stop Fed Chair Powell if he offered to resign U.S. President Donald Trump sharply criticized Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday and said he wouldn't try to stop the chief U.S. centra...
21:00, 08/24/2019

Merkel's heir apparent denies pressuring German chancellor to resign The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this...
16:16, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Nissan CEO Saikawa tells some executives he plans to resign - Nikkei Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa has told some executives he plans to resign, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Sunday, in what would mar...
16:32, 09/08/2019

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida...
11:00, 07/09/2019

Georgia mayor, councilor told to resign amid racial strife HOSCHTON, Ga. (AP) — The mayor and a council member in a mostly white north Georgia city are facing calls to resign over racially charged comments. At...
09:16, 05/07/2019

Congress Worker Threatens Suicide Over Rahul Gandhi's Decision To Resign A Congress worker threatened to commit suicide by trying to hang himself from a tree outside the party's headquarters in Delhi if Rahul Gandhi does no...
08:00, 07/02/2019

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte slams deputy, says he'll resign over political crisis Amid a political crisis and another election, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he'll resign -- as the nation is being driven into ch...
11:00, 08/20/2019

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see th...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Chicago police call for state's attorney to resign in Smollett controversy Protesting Chicago police officers on Monday called for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to resign after her office dropped felony charges agains...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Senator Warren asks former FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren urged former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to immediately step down from Pfizer Inc's b...
16:48, 07/02/2019

Adam Schiff encourages intelligence leaders to consider 'the example of Secretary Mattis' and resign House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff predicts two top officials will resist President Trump's move to declassify intelligence related to the Russia...
19:00, 05/27/2019

Congress Tripura Chief Threatens To Resign Amid Differences Within Party Kirit Pradyot Deb Barman, the president of the Congress's Tripura unit, has threatened to resign over his petition in the Supreme Court in which he ha...
21:00, 09/17/2019

Hong Kong's embattled leader denies offering to resign over protests Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has insisted she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis &...
07:00, 09/03/2019

10 Philadelphia police recruits resign after trying to cheat on open-book exam Ten Philadelphia police recruits resigned after they admitted to trying to cheat on an open-book exam, according to multiple reports.   ...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would ...
14:32, 06/20/2019

Hundreds of thousands in San Juan demand Puerto Rico's governor resign Hundreds of thousands of people filled San Juan streets on Monday to demand that Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resign over offensive chat mess...
15:16, 07/22/2019

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstr...
22:16, 07/21/2019

Puerto Ricans protest to demand Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Thosands of people marched to the governor's residence in San Juan, Puerto Rico on July 17, 2019 chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló...
12:00, 07/18/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls call for Puerto Rico’s governor to resign Former housing secretary Julián Castro became the first candidate to say Gov. Ricardo Rosselló should resign, a position later joined by Sen. Elizabet...
13:00, 07/20/2019

Puerto Rico governor announces he will not seek re-election but refuses to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Sunday he will not seek re-election but refused to resign, as corruption allegations have sparked widespre...
18:32, 07/21/2019

Schumer told Al Franken to resign in creepy bedside chat: report In a weird 2017 bedside chat, Sen. Chuck Schumer threatened to sic the entire Democratic caucus on Al Franken if he refused to resign from the chamber...
19:00, 07/22/2019

Thousands jam San Juan streets to demand Puerto Rico's governor resign Thousands of people blocked a major San Juan highway on Monday in a protest aimed at forcing Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign over offe...
11:00, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes Amid Mounting Pressure to Resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a public apology Tuesday amid a spiraling political crisis, stopping far short of demands from demonstrators that s...
04:16, 06/18/2019

Massive San Juan protest demands Puerto Rico governor resign Hundreds of thousands of people marched in San Juan on Monday to demand Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resign over offensive chat messages, the...
20:48, 07/22/2019

Brazilian judge gives Bolsonaro 5 days to clarify gun decree A Brazilian supreme court judge said Friday that President Jair Bolsonaro and his Justice Ministry had five days to respond to opposition assertions t...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Officer traveling with Bolsonaro to G20 caught with 39 kilos of cocaine A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilogram...
18:48, 06/26/2019

Amazon nations should decide region’s future, Bolsonaro says Macron and other European leaders argue the fires in the Amazon require a global response because of the ecosystem's critical role in draining heat-tr...
16:00, 08/28/2019

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Jai...
00:16, 08/06/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix beginning in 202...
02:32, 06/25/2019

Bolsonaro says fire ban in Brazil limited to Amazon region only Brazil's National Space Research Institute says fires have increased about 80% in Brazil this year when compared to the same period last year. A littl...
14:00, 08/31/2019

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big e...
00:16, 05/27/2019

Bolsonaro says Amazon nations should decide region’s future Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says that Latin America’s Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the rai...
20:00, 08/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police ...
01:32, 05/02/2019

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president h...
22:32, 05/26/2019

Bolsonaro says criticism over Amazon interferes with Brazil's sovereignty Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook live broadcast on Thursday that countries that give money to preserve the Amazon rainforest do n...
17:32, 08/22/2019

Bolsonaro claims NGOs could be setting Amazon fires Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that non-governme...
11:00, 08/21/2019

'A bad trip': Jair Bolsonaro's first six months leave even the right dismayed Protests, scandals, corruption claims, allegations of mafia links … ‘It’s the worst start to a presidency’ in decades, says pollsterBrazil was just we...
19:16, 07/03/2019

Bolsonaro cancels New York trip amid backlash RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is canceling a trip to New York after several companies pulled out of an event where he was t...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Bolsonaro: Chile 'is not Cuba' thanks to Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accused the UN's Michelle Bachelet of interfering in domestic politics after she criticized rising police violence....
18:00, 09/04/2019

The Latest: Trump tells Bolsonaro he’ll visit Brazil OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 4:00 p.m. President Donald Trump has promised Brazili...
03:16, 06/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree further easing gun rules Brazil's president has made it easier for people to get their hands on foreign guns and carry more ammunition. Supporters say it will help people defe...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker i...
01:16, 05/28/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared to the same month a year ago, the second-consecutive ...
08:48, 07/03/2019

Bolsonaro says Brazil deforestation data to be 'compiled' for accuracy Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said satellite data regarding deforestation of the Amazon rainforest collected by government space res...
15:48, 07/31/2019

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his gov...
04:32, 08/22/2019

Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticism Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration’s first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the en...
20:00, 07/18/2019

Opinion: Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's colonial ruler Jair Bolsonaro says Emmanuel Macron's offer to help Brazil fight the Amazon forest fires makes him look like a colonial ruler. The Brazilian president...
15:32, 08/27/2019

Bolsonaro's decree allows millions of Brazilians to carry guns Brazil president signs decree allowing a wide range of professionals, including lawyers, politicians and certain journalists, to carry their guns in t...
15:16, 05/09/2019

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event ...
17:00, 05/27/2019

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right Presid...
14:48, 08/03/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to spend four more days recovering after surgery Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who recently underwent surgery to treat complications from a stab wound, will spend four more days recovering on t...
19:02, 09/12/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president...
02:32, 08/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family'...
20:48, 07/11/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has invi...
00:48, 07/12/2019

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern. ...
23:48, 06/30/2019

Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region o...
15:32, 08/30/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro will consider $40M G-7 Amazon aid package - if Macron apologizes to him Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he'll think about accepting offers of international aid to fight raging fires in the Amazon region if French P...
09:00, 08/27/2019

'We're afraid': the queer Brazilian sex artists targeted by Bolsonaro After the far-right president tweeted a video of their transgressive street performance, the two artists fled São Paulo – but now they’re pushing back...
17:00, 06/24/2019

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make ...
04:16, 06/18/2019

Protesters March in Brazil Against Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against President Jai...
00:16, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Jair Bolsonaro to Merkel: Reforest Germany, not Amazon Brazil's president says Angela Merkel should focus on reforesting Germany rather than threatening to withhold funds for Amazon projects, media report....
03:32, 08/15/2019

Trump pledges 'complete support' for Brazil's Bolsonaro U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pledged "complete support" for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has engaged in a war of words with Frenc...
17:32, 08/27/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening strict gun laws, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and amm...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to appoint Moro to Supreme Court RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will nominate anti-corruption crusader Sergio Moro to the Supreme Court whenever ther...
16:32, 05/12/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to acce...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if i...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says no evidence indigenous leader murdered Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday said there was no evidence an indigenous chief, whose death was decried by the U.N. commissioner for huma...
22:48, 07/29/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro picks top prosecutor who agrees with him on environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Thursday that he picked Augusto Aras to be the country's new top public prosecutor, succeeding Raquel ...
21:00, 09/05/2019

Amazon Fires Unite Enemy Tribes Against Bolsonaro The Amazon fires are uniting rival indigenous cultures against Jair Bolsonaro’s administration in Brazil. ...
13:32, 09/05/2019

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro’s Brazil Kleber Mendonca Filho’s Cannes entry, “Bacurau,” is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-c...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Macron slams Bolsonaro for 'disrespectful comments' about his wife French President Emmanuel Macron has described his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro as "extremely disrespectful" after the South American leader a...
13:00, 08/26/2019

MLB players call on Puerto Rico governor to resign over leaked text messages Several Major League Baseball players on Wednesday called for the governor of Puerto Rico to resign after hundreds of leaked documents between the gov...
11:00, 07/18/2019

School board member won't resign over posts considered anti-Muslim Despite calls to resign from Muslim advocacy groups, the New Jersey school board member says he has no plans to leave or apologize for Facebook posts....
14:16, 07/25/2019

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.   ...
07:16, 07/17/2019

Alabama’s Republican governor apologizes for wearing blackface in college, refuses to resign Gov. Kay Ivey joins the ever-growing collection of white politicians to face scrutiny and scorn for their caricatures of black people inspired by mins...
01:00, 08/30/2019

7 police officers resign after offensive Facebook posts bashing immigrants, Muslims The Philadelphia Police Department says seven officers whose Facebook posts were flagged in an investigation have resigned.     &...
10:16, 08/01/2019

Word of Jeffrey Epstein's $200K donation causes senior MIT lab staffer to resign Controversy surrounding Jeffrey Epstein's donations to the MIT lab date back to 2015. He reportedly gave over $200,000.     ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Punjab Congress Chief Who Lost To Sunny Deol Joins 'I Resign' List Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar, who lost the the Gurdaspur seat to actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol, has stepped down from his post. Mr Jakhar i...
04:48, 05/27/2019

U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as tho...
04:16, 07/20/2019

Brazil: Thousands of women rally against Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' Organizers said some 100,000 people, mostly women, had attended the demonstration in the capital, Brasilia. Protesters slammed populist President Jair...
03:32, 08/15/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro’s supporters call for demos RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family...
22:32, 05/25/2019

Brazil prosecutors seek injunction to prevent Bolsonaro gun decree Brazilian federal prosecutors are suing the government, seeking an injunction to block President Jair Bolsonaro's gun decree that liberalized weapons ...
11:00, 05/15/2019

Bolsonaro fires back after Norway, Germany suspend funding Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is taking aim at Germany and Norway after they cut donations for Brazilian forestry projects in criticism of his po...
18:00, 08/15/2019

'A second Trump': Bolsonaro's offensive rhetoric adds to Brazil's discomfort Supporters say his tendency to speak freely is sincere – but detractors call it a PR disasterHe parleyed his way to Brazil’s presidency with a vote-wi...
00:16, 08/19/2019

Protesters march across Brazil, enraged by Bolsonaro education cuts Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to march against education spending freezes by the government of far-rig...
13:16, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Irate Brazil lawmakers threaten Bolsonaro's cabinet, agenda Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces a crucial test on Wednesday of his ability to govern without courting traditional parties in Congress, which ...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and pus...
10:48, 06/23/2019

| Defiant Bolsonaro vows to defend Amazon policy 'in wheelchair' at UN Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro vowed Monday to defend his controversial Amazon policy at this month's UN General Assembly even if he had to do so "...
12:32, 09/03/2019

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people...
21:48, 06/18/2019

Brazil: Bolsonaro fires key moderate who warned of dangers of 'extremism' Government secretary Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz forced outNews comes as scandal swirls around justice minister MoroBrazil’s far-right president Ja...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right p...
11:00, 05/26/2019

Bolsonaro backs Rio to host 2021 Brazilian Grand Prix Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro vowed on Monday to move the 2021 Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix to Rio de Janeiro after the contract for Sao Paul...
20:32, 06/24/2019

Brazilians demonstrate to pressure Congress to approve Bolsonaro's reforms Brazilians gathered in cities on Sunday to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and to protest against lawmakers whom they see as...
11:48, 05/26/2019

Brazilian diplomats 'disgusted' as Bolsonaro pulverizes foreign policy Former ambassadors say far-right leader has cuddled up to rightwing nationalists, irked China, infuriated Middle Eastern partners, and jettisoned its ...
03:16, 06/25/2019

Brazil's space agency chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest was criticized by president Jair Bolsonaro and may have le...
17:48, 08/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry set...
14:32, 06/06/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro extols convicted torturer as a 'national hero' Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that an Army officer who was convicted of torture during the country's 1964-1985 militar...
23:00, 08/08/2019

'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced for environmental assault Activist and politician Marina Silva warns Brazil’s rainforest protections being destroyed but vows ‘we can’t let that happen’Jair Bolsonaro is transf...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after prel...
13:48, 07/19/2019

Bolsonaro: The trafficking of cocaine on G-20-bound Air Force plane 'unacceptable' Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his team had nothing to do with the trafficking of cocaine by a Brazilian Air Force sergeant on a plane bound ...
05:48, 06/27/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying i...
14:16, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government may cut worker protections to boost job creation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that the government may look at making it less expensive for employers to fire workers, as it seeks ...
16:32, 07/21/2019

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists workin...
02:32, 07/21/2019

Bolsonaro open to discussing Amazon fires at UN after refusing assistance Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he wants to discuss the Amazon fires that have drawn world attention at the next U.N. General Assembly in Sept...
14:32, 09/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro wants to privatize Petrobras by end of his term -report The economic team of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro wants to privatize state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA before the end of his t...
17:32, 08/21/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon forest Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to dama...
12:00, 08/21/2019

| Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Macron over Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday repeated a demand for French leader Emmanuel Macron to withdraw recent remarks, as he accused France an...
18:32, 08/28/2019

With Amazon on Fire, Environmental Officials in Open Revolt Against Bolsonaro Hundreds of environmental protection professionals in Brazil warn that budget and personnel cuts set the stage for a rise in deforestation and fires....
18:00, 08/28/2019

Bolsonaro to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon Under international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Brazil's Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the militar...
11:32, 08/25/2019

Brazilians condemn Bolsonaro over Brigitte Macron remarks: 'Sorry about our president' Brazilians flocked to social media this week to apologize for remarks President Jair Bolsonara made about France’s first lady Brigitte Macron that wer...
13:00, 08/28/2019

Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said on ...
16:32, 08/22/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro cancels New York trip as sponsors withdraw The far-right president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has pulled out of a trip to attend a gala in his honor in New York. The cancelation came after seve...
06:48, 05/04/2019

Bolsonaro bans land-clearing fires in Amazon for 60 days Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has banned the use of fire to clear land throughout the country for 60 days, in response to the massive increase in ...
13:00, 08/29/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro abruptly cancels US visit after protests Climbdown by far right leader, who was due to receive prestigious award, called ‘a very big embarrassment’Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to skip Amazon fires summit he convened Brazil's president did not say whether the meeting of Amazon nations would be postponed, but ruled out his attendance. Bolsonaro has come under intern...
03:00, 09/03/2019

Bolsonaro says conversation with Merkel reaffirms Brazil sovereignty over Amazon Brazilian President Bolsonaro said he had a productive conversation on Friday regarding fires in the Amazon with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whic...
18:32, 08/30/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro shocked by high number of penis amputations Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday expressed horror over the 1,000 penis amputations that occur each year in the country includin...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says to fight Amazon fires, blames weather Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainfores...
02:00, 08/24/2019

'Macri is in trouble': Bolsonaro expresses fears over potential return of CFK Bolsonaro concerned by polls indicating Cristina Fernández de Kirchner could win October's election. "We do not want another Venezuela here in South A...
10:32, 04/28/2019

| Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing ...
02:00, 08/24/2019

Amazon fires: Jair Bolsonaro issues burning ban in Brazil Brazil's president signed the decree amidst escalating global pressure to address raging fires in the Amazon. The ban comes during the country's peak ...
15:32, 08/29/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Authorizes Troops to Fight Amazon Fires President Jair Bolsonaro, who is very much like the Donald Trump of Brazil, appears to have capitulated to mounting international pressure over the wi...
15:00, 08/24/2019

Brazil spokesman says Bolsonaro may visit Amazon region this week Brazil's spokesman said on Monday president Jair Bolsonaro may visit the Amazon region later this week to check on the efforts to reduce forest fires....
18:32, 08/26/2019

Macron must take back 'insults' for Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid: Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the "insults" made against him before he cons...
13:32, 08/27/2019

Brazil's indigenous tribes protest Bolsonaro assimilation plan Thousands of people representing the more than 300 tribes native to Brazil marched to government offices in Brasilia on Friday to protest the policies...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Macron rebukes Bolsonaro for ‘extraordinarily rude’ comments about wife Jair Bolsonaro’s Facebook message mocking Brigitte Macron’s looks escalates diplomatic clash The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has condemned what...
20:32, 08/26/2019

Bolsonaro to Skip New York Gala Amid Swelling Controversy Chamber of Commerce award dinners tend to be low-key affairs. But the Brazilian-American chamber’s decision to honor Brazil’s new leader set off outra...
19:16, 05/03/2019

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that non-governme...
01:32, 08/22/2019

Brazil poll shows Bolsonaro government approval sinks The approval rating of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's government has plunged to 29.4% in August from 38.9% in February, according to a poll pub...
13:32, 08/26/2019

Motorcyclists descend on Puerto Rican capital, call for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign Motorcyclists that swarmed San Juan became the latest to add their thundering voices to calls for the resignation of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossell&...
12:00, 07/18/2019

The moment Puerto Ricans learn the governor will resign after weeks of mass protests – video Puerto Rico's governor, Ricardo Rosselló, has given a televised speech announcing his resignation after almost two weeks of protests calling for him t...
09:00, 07/25/2019