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New York Clerks Choose to Resign Rather than Marry Gay Couples

Just as dozens of New York judges are signing up for rare Sunday duty in order to officiate at gay weddings on July 24, when the state’s marriage equality law takes effect, one town clerk has resigned and another recused herself in opposition to the act. Laura Fotusky, the elected town clerk for Broome County, […]

July 18, 2011

Brooks is Out: Top Murdoch Lieutenant Resigns

LONDON (AP) — Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch’s loyal lieutenant, resigned Friday as chief executive of his embattled British newspapers, becoming the biggest casualty so far in the phone hacking scandal at a now-defunct Sunday tabloid. Murdoch had defended the 43-year-old Brooks in the face of demands from British politicians that she step down, and had […]

July 15, 2011