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‘Bibi to prison’: Thousands demand Netanyahu resignation over corruption in Israel

Thousands of Israelis took to the streets of Tel Aviv calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over corruption charges. The so-called ‘March of Shame’ attracted more than 10,000 people on Saturday, Ynet News reported. The protestors on Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard chanted “Shame, shame, shame,” “Bibi Netanyahu to Maasiyahu Prison,” and “We will not give in until ...

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Lebanon PM Hariri says resignation on hold pending talks

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 09:45 Edited time: 22 Nov, 2017 09:56 Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri says his resignation is on hold, following a request from President Michel Aoun to wait for more dialogue. Hariri says he is committed to working with the president. In televised comments quoted by Reuters, Hariri said that he “presented my resignation to President ...

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Lebanon’s PM returns to Beirut after abrupt resignation while in Saudi Arabia

Published time: 21 Nov, 2017 22:20 Edited time: 21 Nov, 2017 22:40 Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has finally returned to Beirut as tensions mount in the region over his sudden resignation earlier this month. Hariri touched down at Beirut’s Rafik Hariri International Airport after stopping over in Cairo where he held talks with Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Lebanon’s ...

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe defies expectations of resignation in address to nation

Published time: 19 Nov, 2017 19:36 Edited time: 19 Nov, 2017 19:58 Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has shocked expectations that he would resign by pledging to remain on as leader of his ZANU-PF party in an address to the nation. That despite the party removing him as leader earlier in the day. The party’s Central Committee had given the 93-year ...

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Lebanese PM Hariri visits France, promises to clarify resignation statement on his return to Lebanon

Published time: 18 Nov, 2017 18:04 Edited time: 18 Nov, 2017 20:17 Speaking after his meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris, Lebanese PM Saad Hariri has announced he will return to his country within the next few days, following his surprise resignation two weeks ago. “I will go to Beirut in the coming days. I will participate in ...

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Esiason talks Craig Carton resignation on newly rebranded show

Welcome to “The Morning Show with Boomer.” The ex-Jets quarterback opened his re-branded WFAN radio show – in a studio completely scrubbed clean of any presence of Craig Carton – by dealing with the news that his long-time partner had resigned amid Ponzi scheme charges. “I think it’s a good move for Craig,” Esiason said of the announcement that came ...

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Esiason talks Craig Carton resignation on newly rebranded show

Welcome to “The Morning Show with Boomer.” The ex-Jets quarterback opened his re-branded WFAN radio show Thursday by dealing with the news that his long-time partner Craig Carton had resigned amid Ponzi scheme charges. “I think it’s a good move for Craig,” Esiason said of the Wednesday night announcement, “and I think for he and his family he has to ...

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Secretly taped talks lead to resignation for S.I. judges

Two high-ranking Staten Island judges stepped down from their administrative posts on Wednesday after secret recordings of the pair were turned over to investigators, a source familiar with the case told the Daily News. State Supreme Court Justices Judith McMahon and Stephen Rooney resigned from their positions atop the county’s civil and criminal courts, said Lucian Chalfen, a spokesman for ...

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Protesters outside charter school call for Dan Loeb's resignation

Protesters stormed Success Academy Harlem 1 charter school on Friday demanding that charter school chairman Daniel Loeb be fired for making racist comments about a black lawmaker. About two dozen progressives and activists gathered outside the W. 118th Street school – where class was still in session – bearing signs and chanting slogans calling for Loeb’s ouster. The politically-connected hedge ...

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Council speaker calls for resignation of besieged correction boss

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito called for the resignation of embattled Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte Wednesday. “I do believe that Commissioner Ponte should step down,” Mark-Viverito told reporters at an unrelated press conference at City Hall. “Commissioner Ponte should not be leading the Department of Correction.” Ponte was caught by Department of Investigation probers illicitly using his city-issued ...

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