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PBS lawyer resigns after being caught in Veritas sting

NEW YORK – A lawyer for PBS resigned Tuesday after being caught describing President Donald Trump as “close to Hitler” in a right-wing sting operation. Michael Beller, a contracts lawyer in PBS’ general counsel office, was recorded offering political opinions in what appeared to be a barroom conversation with a woman. It was released Tuesday…

Atlanta police chief resigns as protesters decry killing of black man

(Reuters) – Atlanta’s police chief resigned on Saturday, the city’s mayor said, as protesters took to the streets hours after the fatal shooting by police of a black man who had fallen asleep in his car at a Wendy’s fast-food restaurant drive-thru line. Three sisters participate in a rally against racial inequality and the police…

New York Times opinion editor resigns after column controversy

NEW YORK (Reuters) – James Bennet, the New York Times editorial page editor responsible for publishing a column that advocated using the military to quiet protests over U.S. racial inequality, resigned on Sunday, the newspaper announced. FILE PHOTO: The motorcade of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump makes its way past the New York Times building after…