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UNICEF number two resigns after complaints of inappropriate behavior

United Nations (AFP) – UNICEF deputy director Justin Forsyth has resigned following complaints of inappropriate behavior towards female staff in his previous post as head of British charity Save The Children, the children’s agency said Thursday. “Executive Director Henrietta Fore today accepted Justin Forsyth’s resignation from his position as Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF,” said […]

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Oregon Senator Jeff Kruse resigns amid groping, harassment allegations

(Fox News)  An Oregon state senator resigned Thursday after an investigation determined he had harassed multiple women in the Capitol building with prolonged hugging, groping and other unwelcome physical contact. Sen. Jeff Kruse said in a statement he denies the allegations, but is stepping down so his colleagues may focus on serving Oregonians without distraction. […]

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Another longtime Comey aide leaving FBI

(Fox News)  The longtime head of public affairs at the FBI — who was a confidant of former director James Comey — is planning to retire, Fox News has learned. A notice went out this week for a retirement get-together for Michael Kortan scheduled for Feb. 15. Since 2009, Kortan has served as assistant director […]

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Kenneth Cole Steps Down as amfAR Chairman

(Hollywood Reporter)  The designer made the announcement during the organization’s annual gala Wednesday night at Cipriani Wall Street. Kenneth Cole is stepping down as amfAR chairman, the designer announced at the charity’s annual gala in New York Wednesday night. “Today my 14-year term as chairman concludes,” he said. “It has been a true privilege to […]

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Chairman of nuclear weapons oversight agency steps down amid internal turmoil

(USA Today)  The chairman of a federal oversight agency responsible for safety at nuclear weapons facilities has stepped down amid turmoil over both his management and his recommendation to President Trump that the agency be abolished. The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board — chaired until this week by lawyer and marine engineer Sean Sullivan – […]

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Top Justice Department Official Who Helped Oversee Clinton Email Probe Resigns

(The Gateway Pundit)  A Justice Department official who helped oversee the controversial probes of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and Russian interference in the 2016 election stepped down this week. David Laufman, an experienced federal prosecutor who in 2014 became chief of the National Security Division’s Counterintelligence and Export Control Section, said […]

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Top DNC official out after less than a year on the job

(NBC News)  WASHINGTON — The CEO of the Democratic National Committee is leaving after less than a year on the job, NBC News has learned. Veteran Democrat operative Jess O’Connell took the helm of the DNC last May with a mandate to help newly installed Chairman Tom Perez turn around a troubled party organization that was struggling after years of […]