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Ousted Myanmar leader charged and remanded in detention

Ousted Myanmar leader charged and remanded in detention

World
Police in Myanmar have filed a charge against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been remanded in detention until 15 February.Ms Suu Kyi, who was detained on Monday as Myanmar's military staged a coup, is charged with breaching the country's import and export laws.A police document states that four illegally imported handheld radios were discovered during a search of Ms Suu Kyi's home, Reuters news agency reports. Advertisement ...
Modly resigns after ripping sailors, ousted captain on open microphone

Modly resigns after ripping sailors, ousted captain on open microphone

Business
April 7 (UPI) -- Defense secretary Mark Esper confirmed Tuesday that he had accepted the resignation of Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly after Modly called the aircraft carrier captain he fired last week " stupid" in an address to the ship's crew, multiple sources reported Tuesday. Esper's statement also confirmed that Army Undersecretary James McPherson has been appointed to replace Modly. "Secretary Modly served the nation for many years," Esper wrote in a statement on Modly's resignation, which had already been reported by CNN, Politico and the Wall Street Journal. "I have the deepest respect for anyone who serves our country, and who places the greater good above all else. Secretary Modly did that today, and I wish him all the best." Ranking Democrats on the House and Se...
Boeing chief ousted days after announcing 737 MAX production to be grounded

Boeing chief ousted days after announcing 737 MAX production to be grounded

Business
Boeing has ousted its boss six days after the company said it was suspending the production of 737 MAX aircraft following two fatal crashes.The aerospace giant said Dennis Muilenburg had resigned as chief executive and board director with immediate effect. Reuters news agency reported that Mr Muilenburg may be eligible for nearly $ 39m in severance. Boeing decline to comment on the figure or whether he would accept it.Announcing the chief executive's departure, the company said: "The board of directors decided that a change in leadership was necessary to restore confidence in the company moving forward as it works to repair relationships with regulators, customers, and all other stakeholders."It follows a year of intense scrutiny and industrial setbacks triggered by the two crashes, the co...
Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial

Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi, ousted by the military in 2013 after one year in office, has collapsed in a courtroom and died, officials say.A top figure in the now-banned Islamist movement Muslim Brotherhood, Morsi had just addressed the court from a cage at a hearing on charges of espionage.Morsi, who was 67, had been in custody since his removal after mass protests.The Muslim Brotherhood said the death was a "full-fledged murder" and called for crowds to gather at the funeral.Activists and his family had long said Morsi was not receiving treatment for serious health problems such as high blood pressure and diabetes, and was constantly being held under solitary confinement.What happened ...
Canada’s ex-attorney general ousted from Liberal caucus

Canada’s ex-attorney general ousted from Liberal caucus

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ousted Canada's former attorney general from the Liberal party caucus Tuesday amid a scandal that has rocked his government in an election year. Jody Wilson-Raybould tweeted that Trudeau had removed her and she will not be a Liberal candidate in the fall election. "I have just been informed by the Prime Minister of Canada that I am removed from the Liberal caucus and as the confirmed Vancouver Granville candidate for the Liberal Party of Canada in the 2019 federal election. More to come..." Trudeau and Liberal lawmakers met Tuesday evening to discuss Wilson-Raybould after she publicized a secretly recorded conversation she had with Michael Wernick, Canada's top civil servant. Wilson-Raybould believes she was demoted from her role as attorney general and justi...