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Rochester Police Chief and entire command staff resigns

The Rochester, New York Police Department’s Police Chief and “entire command staff” announced their retirement on Tuesday, Mayor Lovely Warren said, amid raging protests over the death of Daniel Prude.

Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi formally resigns

Rome - Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi formally resigned Wednesday, a spokesman for the president said, stepping down after a bruising referendum defeat and kicking off a period of political uncertainty in the eurozone's third largest economy.

Teacher resigns amid Ebola concerns, after returning from Kenya

Louisville - A teacher in Louisville, Kentucky resigned amid swirling frustration and fears about Ebola, after she returned from Kenya.

Jason Wyatt from The Lost Trailers resigns from the country duo

On April 17, Jason Wyatt, the lead singer of the country duo, The Lost Trailers, announced his resignation from the band.

Alberta Premier Alison Redford resigns

Edmonton - In an emotional speech early Wednesday evening, Alberta's Premier Alison Redford announced her resignation, effective this Sunday, March 23.

Airport worker resigns with a letter iced onto a cake

Chris Holmes, 31, from Britain, decided to hand in his resignation letter and he wanted to leave on good terms, so Holmes decided to bake a cake and ice the letter onto the cake.

Top cop in 'Blade Runner' Pistorius case quits the force

Pretoria - Hilton Botha, top cop in the investigation of Oscar Pistorius, the athletics star facing charges for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has left the police force. Botha himself is under investigation for attempted murder.

Goldman Sachs exec resigns, says firm labels clients as 'muppets'

New York - Greg Smith, a Goldman Sachs executive director responsible for the U.S./Americas equity derivatives business in Europe, has resigned from the Wall Street titan. Smith, who published an op-ed piece, harshly criticized his former employer.

‘Difficult conditions’ force Japan PM Kan to resign

Tokyo - Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has announced he will resign early next week, done in by sliding approval ratings based on his inability to effectively lead the country from the aftermath of a deadly earthquake, tsunami and triple nuclear meltdown.

Scientist resigns from physics society, calls Global Warming a scam

The world has been bombarded by those arguing for and those arguing against the supposed facts in the case for "global warming." Now, a top professor has resigned from the American Physical Society, calling global warming a scam.

USDA official accused of racism, resigns

A black USDA official resigned after she had publicly said that she did not help a white farmer 24 years ago to the "full force" of her power when he was trying to save his farm.

UK Labour leader Gordon Brown to resign in September

Some might argue that he should have done it sooner but today the Labour leader Gordon Brown has made a speech outside of Downing Street announcing his resignation.

Florida Republican Senator Mel Martinez Resigns

Citing personal reasons, first-term Republican Senator Mel Martinez of Florida has announced his resignation pending the appointment of a replacement.

NASA Inspector General resigns after years of criticism

After seven years of service and much pressure for alleged abuse and corruption, NASA Inspector General Robert "Moose" Cobb has turned in his resignation. It will take effect on April 11.

Dallas officer who created controversy over his actions resigns

The offending officer who prevented Houston Texans NFL running back, Ryan Moats from spending the final moments of life with a loved has resigned. Following an apology earlier this week, Robert Powell suddenly resigned on Wednesday.

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is going to jail

Today 38-year-old Kwame Kilpatrick plead guilty to two obstruction of justice felony charges. He is forced to resign as mayor of Detroit immediately

Spitzer Resigns, Effective March 17

In light of the recent controversy over his tirade of illegal debauchery, Governor Eliot Spitzer has made the decision to resign as Governor of New York. This came after heated pressure by the Republican Party for his involvement in a prostitution ring.

Top US Commander 'retiring early'

Adm. William J. Fallon, the top US commander in the Middle East, is 'retiring early' Defence Secretary Robert M. Gates has announced. Fallon has been at odds with both the Bush administration and Gen. David H. Petraeus.

Castro Resigns as Cuba's President

Cuba's President Fidel Castro, 81, has announced his resignation after almost 50 years of rule. He will not be seeking a new term in next Sunday's parliamentary meeting. However, he will still remain as a member of parliament.

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to Resign

In what can only be described as the most anticipated no-brainer in Washington, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales told President Bush on friday that he will step down from his post.

Top White House Aide Karl Rove Resigns

President George Bush’s right-hand man and top White House aide Karl Rove announced that he will leave the political arena by end of August. Rove said it was just time to leave.

Naseem Ashraf has resigned as Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board

In a consequent bad lucks of Bob's death and Inzamam's resignation.

Inzamam the Captain of Pakistan announced his retirement

He is a 37-year-old, who made his debut in 1991, his final match would be his 378th match when Pakistan complete their campaign against Zimbabwe on Wednesday

Israel's chief of staff resigns

Israel's Chief of Staff Lt Gen Dan Halutz has resigned, according to the military.

Update: Polish archbishop resigns over old communist ties

Warsaw's new archbishop resigned amid a scandal about his cooperation with the communist-era secret police.

Shell steps down as Raiders coach

After posting the team's worst record in 40 years, Art Shell has decided to resign. He said he didn't feel he was doing the job he was brought in to do.

NS minister resigns over hit-and-run video

Nova Scotia cabinet minister Ernie Fage resigned Thursday over video and still images apparently showing him leaving the scene of an accident.

Key Rumsfeld aide resigns

Stephen Cambone, undersecretary of defense for intelligence, is the most senior Pentagon official to announce he is leaving since US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld tendered his resignation last month.

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