Political resignations

Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn gestures as he arrives for the declaration at his constituency in London, Friday, June 9, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations but was upended by terror attacks in Manchester and London during the campaign's closing days. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
June 09, 2017 - 5:32 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Germany's foreign minister says he hopes the outcome of the British election will be seen as a message that the British people aren't looking for a so-called "hard exit" from the European Union. Sigmar...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England, Friday, June 9, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election appeared Friday to have backfired spectacularly, after an exit poll suggested her Conservative Party could lose its majority in Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 09, 2017 - 4:54 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament, throwing British politics into chaos. UK media, citing sources they did not identify, reported early Friday that May has no...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England, Friday, June 9, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election appeared Friday to have backfired spectacularly, after an exit poll suggested her Conservative Party could lose its majority in Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 09, 2017 - 3:58 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament, throwing British politics into chaos. UK media, citing sources they did not identify, reported early Friday that May has no...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn gestures as he arrives for the declaration at his constituency in London, Friday, June 9, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations but was upended by terror attacks in Manchester and London during the campaign's closing days. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
June 09, 2017 - 3:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 7:55 a.m. Britain's news media says Theresa May has no intention of giving up the post of prime minister even though her Conservative Party lost its majority in the House of Commons in Thursday's general election. Mays...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn waits to make an address after he retained his seat in Islington, London, Friday, June 9, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations but was upended by terror attacks in Manchester and London during the campaign's closing days. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 09, 2017 - 12:23 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 5:20 a.m. Britain's home secretary has narrowly avoided defeat in the general election, holding on to her seat in Parliament by 346 votes after a recount. In the 2015 election, Amber Rudd won the Hastings and Rye seat...
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British political and fathers' rights activist, Bobby Smith stands alongside a person wearing a costume of childrens' TV character Elmo, outside a polling station in Maidenhead, England, where Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is due to arrive to vote in the general election Thursday, June 8, 2017. Smith is the founder and leader of the Give Me Back Elmo party. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 08, 2017 - 11:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 4:25 a.m. Britain's election night has provided fleeting moments of fame for an array of pranksters, jokers and fringe candidates. In each constituency, all the candidates get to line up on stage while the results are...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England, Friday, June 9, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election appeared Friday to have backfired spectacularly, after an exit poll suggested her Conservative Party could lose its majority in Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 08, 2017 - 10:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 3:30 a.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative Party will work to provide stability whatever the result of the election. An exit poll and early results suggest the party will be the biggest in...
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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback comments during a news conference about the Legislature's override of his veto of a bill increasing income taxes to fix the state budget, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Brownback says the resulting tax increases will be bad for the long-term health of the state's economy. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
June 07, 2017 - 6:13 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Republicans acknowledged Wednesday that the sudden end of Kansas' aggressive income tax reductions serves as a cautionary tale for other GOP-dominated states about the pitfalls of moving too far too quickly, even as they press ahead with tax-cutting goals. The GOP-...
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June 07, 2017 - 9:08 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A south Carolina House member is resigning to become a magistrate in his home county. North Charleston Democratic Rep. Seth Whipper says he will step down in August to become a Charleston County magistrate. Whipper said he would miss working with his colleagues at the...
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Bill Cosby, left, exits the courtroom during a break in his sexual assault trial inside the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Monday, June 5, 2017. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool)
June 05, 2017 - 10:54 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. TRUMP WILL NOT ASSERT EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE IN EX-FBI CHIEF'S TESTIMONY The White House says President Trump wants to allow a "swift and thorough" investigation into James Comey's ouster and...
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