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Petraeus Resigns as CIA Chief Over Extramarital Affair

Posted November 9th, 2012 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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General David Petraeus has resigned as chief of the Central Intelligence Agency because of an extramarital affair. General Petraeus wrote in a letter to CIA staffers that he submitted his resignation in person to President Barack Obama Thursday. Petraeus writes that he used extremely poor judgment and that such behavior is unacceptable in a leader. […]

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Petraeus Resigns as CIA Chief Over Extramarital Affair

Posted November 9th, 2012 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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General David Petraeus has resigned as Chief of the Central Intelligence Agency because of an extramarital affair. In a letter to President Barack Obama, General Petraeus wrote that he used extremenely poor judgement and that such behavior is unacceptable in a leader. The president accepted the resignation and is expected to make a formal statement […]

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US Commerce Chief Resigns After Car Accidents

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. commerce secretary has resigned after he was involved recently in two car accidents that he blamed on a seizure. In a letter to President Barack Obama this week, John Bryson said he was concerned that his health condition “could be a distraction.” He said the commerce department, which promotes U.S. business interests throughout […]

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Greek Finance Minister Resigns

Posted March 19th, 2012 at 11:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos has resigned after being elected to lead the Socialist party PASOK into upcoming early elections. Venizelos officially replaced former Greek prime minister George Papandreou as head of the PASOK party on Monday. Greece plans to hold early general elections in late April or early May to replace the interim coalition […]

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Greece’s FM Resigns to Lead Socialist Party Before Election

Posted March 19th, 2012 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Greece’s Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos has resigned, one day after being elected to lead the Socialist party PASOK in the run-up to elections. Venizelos announced his resignation Monday after meeting with Greek President Karolos Papoulias. Venizelos officially replaced former Greek prime minister George Papandreou as head of the PASOK party on Monday. Greece has announced […]

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Wounded US Congresswoman Giffords to Step Down

Posted January 22nd, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has announced she will resign from Congress, a year after she was seriously wounded in a shooting spree in her home state of Arizona. In a video statement posted on the Internet Sunday, Giffords said she is getting better, but that work remains for her recovery. She said she is stepping […]

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Wounded US Congresswoman Giffords to Step Down

Posted January 22nd, 2012 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has announced she will resign from Congress, a year after she was seriously wounded in a shooting spree in her home state of Arizona. In a video statement posted on the Internet Sunday, Giffords said she is getting better, but that work remains for her recovery. She said she is stepping […]

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Apple Computer Chief Steve Jobs Resigns

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The co-founder and chief executive officer of computer firm Apple Incorporated, Steve Jobs, has resigned due to health problems. He helped build Apple into the world’s most valuable technology company after the firm nearly collapsed in the 1990s. Jobs is known as a perfectionist, obsessively focused on making products that are easy to use and […]

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Apple Shares Decline after Resignation of Steve Jobs

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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Apple Inc. shares were down as much as 2 percent in early U.S. trading Thursday, after the company’s co-founder and chief executive officer Steve Jobs resigned for health reasons on Wednesday. Jobs said he could no longer meet the “duties and expectations” of the position. Jobs has been fighting pancreatic cancer since 2003, received a […]

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Apple Shares Decline after Resignation of Steve Jobs

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 4:20 am (UTC-5)
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Apple Inc. shares dropped as much as 7 percent in after hours trading following news of the resignation of the company’s co-founder and chief executive officer Steve Jobs. On Wednesday, Jobs told the Apple board of directors and the Apple community he could no longer meet the “duties and expectations” of the position. Jobs had […]

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