Posts Tagged ‘retires’

The Real Victoria Nuland: US foreign policy official retires after decades of fomenting conflict and destruction

On Tuesday, the State Department announced that she will be retiring from her role “in the coming weeks.” “Toria’s tenure caps three and a half decades of remarkable public service under six Presidents and ten Secretaries of State,” a statement from Secretary of State Antony Blinken read. “What makes Toria truly exceptional is the fierce passion she brings to fighting for what she believes in most: freedom, democracy, human rights, […]

UK: NHS Boss retires “due to ill health”; footballer Rikke Sevecke, 27, retires because of “heart condition”; Andrew Tate’s mother has a heart attack; BBC’s lolo Williams back on TV after heart attack

Nothing to see here … From Mark Crispin Miller @ Substack Sheffield Eagles full-back Quentin Laulu-Togaga’e “recovering from heart attack”; footballer Tom Holmes “diagnosed with rare form of cancer”; ITV soap “Emmerdale” adds cancer storyline READ MORE …. Christina Aguilera cancels shows; Corey Taylor cancels tour; Michael Bolton’ brain tumor surgery; Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) […]

Trump retires ‘Crooked Hillary,’ introduces ‘Crooked Joe Biden’

Trump retires ‘Crooked Hillary,’ introduces ‘Crooked Joe Biden’ lead image Source

NFL Star Byron Jones Abruptly Retires at 30

NFL Star Byron Jones Abruptly Retires at 30 by Tony Gray February 26, 2023 A former National Football League Pro Bowl player ended his playing days with a caustic tweet critiquing league pain management policies. Miami Dolphins cornerback Byron Jones, 30, posted to Twitter about the pitfalls that somewhat offset the lucrative pay enjoyed by […]

Secret Service Official at Heart of Jan. 6 Hearing Retires

Tony Ornato, who was former President Donald Trump’s deputy chief of staff for operations during the Jan. 6 Capitol breach, has retired from the U.S. Secret Service. Ornato took on the White House post in December 2019, when the former president made the appointment saying that he was comfortable with Ornato since he had worked […]

Grazie Vale: Moto GP great Valentino Rossi retires

“#Grazie Vale” was the hashtag being shared by motorcycling fans around the world on Sunday, as MotoGP great Valentino Rossi’s career came to an end. The Italian finished just tenth in his final race in Valencia, Spain, but it was of little importance for the adoring fans who’d made the trip to see him ride […]

Heroic Rat Who Sniffed Out 71 Deadly Landmines Retires

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — After five years of sniffing out land mines and unexploded ordnance in Cambodia, Magawa is retiring. The African giant pouched rat has been the most successful rodent trained and overseen by a Belgian nonprofit, APOPO, to find land mines and alert its human handlers so the explosives can be safely […]

George Floyd officer murder trial: Jury retires to consider verdict

Officer Derek Chauvin “had to know” he was squeezing the life out of George Floyd as the Black man cried over and over that he couldn’t breathe and finally fell silent, a prosecutor at the murder trial told the jury. “Use your common sense. Believe your eyes. What you saw, you saw,” Steve Schleicher said, […]

Trailblazing forensics expert who decrypted Ilan Ramon diary retires from force

In late December 2020, Chief Superintendent Sharon Brown hung up her blue uniform for the last time after serving in the Division of Identification and Forensic Science (DIFS) of the Israel Police for 31 years. Brown spent 23 years as a documents examiner, and then served as head of the lab from 2012 to 2017. […]

Newsom will appoint Black woman if Feinstein retires early

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday he’d appoint a Black woman to replace U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein if she retires before her term is up in 2024. “We have multiple names in mind and the answer is yes,” he said during a interview on MSNBC s “The ReidOut” when asked if he would name a […]

‘Loved Every Minute’: Tim Tebow Retires from Baseball

Tim Tebow’s long-shot dream of becoming a Major League Baseball player has come to an end. The former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback took to Twitter on Wednesday to officially call an end to the quest he began in 2016 when he first joined the Mets minor league system. I never want to be […]

US professor who gave Nazi salute during video conference retires

An archaeology professor has retired from University of Pennsylvania after facing calls that he be fired for using a Nazi salute and greeting during a video conference in response to another attendee who wouldn’t let him speak. Anthropology Department chair Kathleen Morrison announced in a short tweet Monday that Robert Schuyler would be leaving. Confirmation […]

John Eastman Retires from Chapman University After Speaking at Trump Rally

Professor John Eastman retired Wednesday from Chapman University after speaking at last week’s rally for President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, which is associated with the riot in the Capitol that led to a second impeachment. Earlier in the day, the Los Angeles Times reported that the university had resisted pressure from faculty members who demanded […]

NYPD Officer Suspended Over Racist, Antisemitic Posts Retires to Avoid Suspension

An NYPD car on patrol. Photo: Reuters / Lucas Jackson. An NYPD officer whose job was to oversee workplace discrimination complaints filed for retirement on Monday — one day after receiving a 30-day suspension for allegedly posting dozens of racist, antisemitic and bigoted messages to an online chat board. Deputy Inspector James Kobel was relieved […]

After losing out on commissioner job, J’lem police chief retires

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Charlottesville Police Chief Retires After Criticism Over Rally Response

The Charlottesville, Virginia, police chief announced his immediate retirement Monday. The abrupt departure comes amid criticism of the police response to the violent white nationalist rally over the summer. Charlottesville Police Chief Al Thomas’ retirement was effective immediately, according to a release from the department. Although the reason for his immediate retirement is not clear, […]

Democratic Congressman John Conyers retires amid sexual harassment allegations – and endorses his son to replace him

     Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-Michigan) has announced his retirement from Congress, amid allegations of sexual misconduct. His departure was effective immediately, his lawyer said. “I am retiring today,” Conyers, 88, said Tuesday on a Detroit radio show. “And I want everyone to know how much I appreciate the support – the incredible, undiminished support […]

Jury retires in Williams murder case

AAP The jury in the trial of the man accused of murdering underworld assassin Carl Williams has begun its deliberations. Matthew Charles Johnson, 38, has claimed he acted in self defence when he killed Williams on April 19 last year in the high-security unit they shared in Barwon Prison. Johnson gave evidence that a third […]

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