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Suspended Editor Uri Berliner Resigns From NPR

He says he's being 'disparaged' by CEO Katherine Maher

(Newser) - NPR senior business editor Uri Berliner has resigned a day after NPR announced it had suspended him as a formal punishment for the scathing critique he penned about his employer . NPR had said Berliner received the formal rebuke because he had not received the required approval to write for another...

Northern Ireland MP's Arrest for Sex Crimes a 'Big Shock'

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, member of UK House of Commons, resigns as DUP leader

(Newser) - Good Friday was not great for the UK's longest-serving MP from Northern Ireland who resigned as leader of the Democratic Unionist Party following his arrest for alleged sex offenses. Sir Jeffrey Donaldson's social media accounts vanished hours before police announced a 61-year-old male had been charged with "...

Embattled Boeing Shakes Up Its Leadership

CEO Dave Calhoun is stepping down at end of the year

(Newser) - A string of Boeing controversies has caught up with CEO Dave Calhoun—he will step down from his role at the end of the year, reports the AP . "The eyes of the world are on us, and I know that we will come through this moment a better company,...

Lawsuit Accuses Vince McMahon of Sex Trafficking
WWE Founder
McMahon
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WWE Founder McMahon Resigns

This following a suit accusing company's founder of sexually assaulting former employee

(Newser) - Vince McMahon has cut ties with the WWE. The AP reports that the wrestling giant's 78-year-old founder resigned his position Friday as executive chair of the board of TKO Group Holdings, WWE's parent company, a day after former WWE staffer Janel Grant filed a suit accusing McMahon and...

Gay, Critics Concur: Harvard Hubbub Isn't Just About Her

In 'NYT' op-ed, Gay notes there's a 'broader war to unravel public faith in pillars of American society'

(Newser) - This week, Claudine Gay made the "wrenching but necessary decision" to step down as president of Harvard University, amid backlash on her testimony about antisemitism on campus, as well as accusations of plagiarism . But while she's lost her plum position as the head of an elite Ivy League...

Rory McIlroy Abruptly Ditches PGA Tour Board

Golfer made no secret of his distaste for a Saudi-funded league

(Newser) - Rory McIlroy has resigned from the PGA Tour's policy board five months after complaining of feeling " like a sacrificial lamb " in the tour's quest to obtain funding from Saudi Arabia. The four-time major winner announced his resignation in a Tuesday letter to the board shortly after...

More Trouble for Sheriff Whose Officers Formed 'Goon Squad'

Undersheriff in Rankin County, Mississippi, resigns after allegations emerge about Bryan Bailey

(Newser) - The undersheriff of the Mississippi sheriff's department whose former officers pleaded guilty to torturing Black men resigned Monday, days after allegations surfaced about his boss. A joint investigation by Mississippi Today and the New York Times revealed the local district attorney investigated Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey for illegally...

High School Coach Resigns Over Team's 'Nazi' Play Call

Tim McFarland of Ohio's Brooklyn High School steps down after players' antisemitic jabs

(Newser) - An Ohio high school football coach resigned Monday after his team used racist and antisemitic language to call plays during a game last week. Brooklyn High School coach Tim McFarland and his players repeatedly used the word "Nazi" as a play call in a game against Beachwood High School....

Democrat Senators Stop Short of Saying Menendez Should Resign

But AOC does think he should step down

(Newser) - Add Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to the list of politicians who think Sen. Bob Menendez needs to resign due to his indictment on corruption charges . The Democratic representative said the charges against Menendez, including allegations that he accepted bribes including a Mercedes-Benz, are "very serious," the Guardian reports. "Consistency...

States With Highest, Lowest Resignation Rates

Delaware is highest, Massachusetts lowest

(Newser) - Some economists think the pandemic-related phenomenon dubbed the "great resignation" is over. But in some places, people continue to leave their jobs at relative high rates. WalletHub crunched stats and found that Delaware has the highest resignation rate among the states, while Massachusetts had the lowest. The numbers might...

More Twitter Safety Execs Flee Twitter
More Safety Execs
Flee Twitter

More Safety Execs Flee Twitter

AJ Brown, platform's head of brand safety and ad quality, steps down right after Ella Irwin

(Newser) - First Ella Irwin, Twitter's second head of trust and safety under Elon Musk, resigned earlier this week. Now, two more safety executives at the company are stepping away as well, leaving many wondering what this means for the platform's future with advertisers. Sources tell the Wall Street Journal ...

Economist: The 'Great Resignation' Is Over

New trend finds that workers are staying put amid a cooling labor market, losing some of their leverage

(Newser) - The "great resignation" has ended, and with it some of the power that workers have lately leveraged over employers. The share of monthly job departures relative to total employment fell to 2.4% in April from 2.5% in March, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. That's...

South Carolina's Chief Accountant Made Quite the Blunder

Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom is stepping down from post after $3.5B snafu

(Newser) - South Carolina's embattled top accountant will step down next month after a $3.5 billion error in the year-end financial report he oversaw, according to a resignation letter written Thursday that was obtained by the AP . Republican Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom's decision to leave the post he's...

Netflix Announces Surprise Leadership Shake-Up

Co-founder Reed Hastings steps down as co-CEO, will stay on as executive chairman

(Newser) - Netflix has a new co-CEO. Greg Peters, who has been serving as the streaming service's chief operating officer, will now take the helm alongside Ted Sarandos, replacing co-founder Reed Hastings, reports the Verge . Hastings will stick around as the company's executive chairman, "a role that founders often...

Ardern's Resignation Is a Shock. But Can You Blame Her?
Ardern's Resignation Is a Shock.
But Can You Blame Her?
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Ardern's Resignation Is a Shock. But Can You Blame Her?

Her nearly 6 years in office were marked by a global pandemic, mass shooting, and sexist abuse

(Newser) - Jacinda Ardern was "a breath of fresh air" from her election as the world's youngest female head of government in 2017 at age 37. Governing New Zealand with "empathy and humor," the former DJ carried a "'not quite a politician' vibe"—one reinforced...

Dems Demand Santos Resign Over 'Whopping Lies'

Incoming GOP lawmaker who admits to lying on resume is taking heat from other side of the aisle

(Newser) - "I will be sworn in, I will take office" was George Santos' recent vow on being seated in Congress next month, despite fallout from the discovery of multiple lies on his resume . But although it seems unlikely the House itself will prevent the recently elected congressman from Long Island...

Faculty Demands University Leader Resign Over Joke

Thomas L. Keon of Purdue University Northwest accused of insulting Asian Americans

(Newser) - He has apologized, but the chancellor of Purdue University Northwest may lose his job anyway. The faculty senate of the Indiana school has called on Thomas Keon to resign after he spoke gibberish during a speech and called it his "Asian version" of a made-up language, per the AP...

Like Truss, These World Leaders Lost Their Jobs in Record Time
Believe It or
Not, Some World
Leaders Lasted
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Believe It or Not, Some World Leaders Lasted Just Minutes

Liz Truss made it only 45 days as UK prime minister, but others have her beat

(Newser) - Liz Truss didn't even make it two months into her stint as British prime minister, announcing her resignation Thursday amid economic turmoil in the United Kingdom. That makes her the shortest-serving PM in the nation's history. While most world leaders usually stick it out for far longer than...

'$70K CEO' Dan Price Resigns
'$70K CEO' Dan Price Resigns

'$70K CEO' Dan Price Resigns

Gravity Payments CEO says he's focusing on fighting 'false accusations' of misconduct

(Newser) - Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price has resigned—and the move is apparently unconnected to his 2015 decision to pay all employees, including himself, a $70,000 salary. In a tweet Wednesday, the CEO of the Seattle-based payments processing company shared a letter to his colleagues in which he said he...

As Things Sour for Boris Johnson, 1922 Committee Enters Spotlight

It has the power to allow another no-confidence vote

(Newser) - More resignations are streaming out of the British government, but still not the big one. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is clinging on despite the Wednesday resignations of six more junior ministers, which the BBC reports means the tally of ministers and aides who have resigned stands at 27. Five of...

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