Category: Fires

Trump Fires TVA Chair for Hiring Foreign Workers – Breitbart
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Trump Fires TVA Chair for Hiring Foreign Workers – Breitbart

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing the federal-owned corporation for hiring foreign workers. Trump told reporters at the White House that he was formally removing chair Skip Thompson and another member of the board, and he threatened to remove other board…

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Fox News Fires Anchor Ed Henry for ‘Willful Sexual Misconduct’
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Fox News Fires Anchor Ed Henry for ‘Willful Sexual Misconduct’

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News on Wednesday fired daytime news anchor Ed Henry after an investigation of sexual misconduct in the workplace. The network said it had received a complaint on June 25 from an attorney about the misconduct. An outside investigator was hired and, based on the results of that probe, Fox fired…

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Gov. Fires Health Official for Refusing to Test Top Aide’s Relatives
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Gov. Fires Health Official for Refusing to Test Top Aide’s Relatives

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) fired a high-ranking public health official for shrinking from a request to privately test relatives of his top aide as a “favor” when specimen collection supplies were in short supply, according to a whistleblower lawsuit filed Tuesday. Christopher Neuwirth, the former assistant commissioner (AC) for NJ’s Division of Public…

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Video: Fires Rage Across Minneapolis Overnight in George Floyd Protests
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Video: Fires Rage Across Minneapolis Overnight in George Floyd Protests

Multiple buildings in Minneapolis burned through the night Wednesday as protesters turned to riots over the death of George Floyd, who died Monday after a police officer was seen on video putting his knee on his neck, according to reports. Protesters set fire to businesses, including an Autozone and Cub Foods, while an apartment complex under construction was…

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Amazon fires employees for leaking customer email addresses and phone numbers
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Amazon fires employees for leaking customer email addresses and phone numbers

Amazon has fired a number of employees after they shared customer email address and phone numbers with a third-party “in violation of our policies.” The email to customers sent Friday afternoon, seen by TechCrunch, said an employee was “terminated” for sharing the data, and that the company is supporting law enforcement in their prosecution. Amazon…

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Newsweek Fires Journalist Who Wrote False Story of Trump Thanksgiving
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Newsweek Fires Journalist Who Wrote False Story of Trump Thanksgiving

Newsweek has fired the journalist who was responsible for the false story that President Donald Trump spent Thanksgiving “tweeting” and “golfing,” when in fact the president was secretly traveling to Afghanistan to surprise U.S. troops for the holiday. Newsweek told Breitbart News in a statement that the magazine has moved away from “knee-jerk political snarkiness”…

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DOD Chief Fires Navy Secretary for ‘Lack of Candor’ on Gallagher Case
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DOD Chief Fires Navy Secretary for ‘Lack of Candor’ on Gallagher Case

The Pentagon announced Sunday afternoon that Defense Secretary Mark Esper has asked Navy Secretary Richard Spencer to resign for not telling him that he had a private conversation with the White House over the taking away of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s Navy SEAL Trident pin. “Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper has asked for the…

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