#President

  • For the first time in 226 years, woman to lead the NYSE

    NEW YORK – The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman. Stacey Cunningham, who started her career as a floor clerk on the NYSE trading floor, will become the 67th president of the Big Board. That means that...
  • Lions president Rod Wood says team followed law with Matt Patricia hiring

    Detroit Lions team president Rod Wood said Saturday that his team followed the law when it came to how it approached the hiring process for first-year head coach Matt Patricia earlier this year, even if they didn’t uncover a 22-year-old aggravated sexual assault indictment that has since come to...
  • Macron leads Paris event to mark 73 years since Nazi defeat

    PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron led a ceremony Tuesday marking 73 years since the defeat of the Nazis and the end of World War II in Europe. Macron rode up the Champs-Elysees in Paris, escorted by helmeted Republican Guards. He spoke with war veterans, and laid wreaths...
  • Oliver North, the central figure in the Iran-Contra affair, named president of the NRA

    Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North, the gung-ho Marine at the center of the Iran-Contra affair three decades ago, was named president Monday of the National Rifle Association, giving it star power as it faces a powerful backlash over the massacres in Florida and Las Vegas. North, 74, will be...
  • Omarosa tweet to Nigerian President: ‘He said it’

    Washington (CNN)Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman seemed to say Monday that President Donald Trump did call certain African nations “shithole countries” during a January meeting in the Oval Office. In a tweet on Monday afternoon, the former “Apprentice” star turned assistant to the President and communications director for...
  • The Latest: Trump hosts Nigeria’s leader at the White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the visit of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to Washington (all times local): 2:06 p.m. President Donald Trump is refusing to apologize for his inflammatory rhetoric on immigration even if it impacts the legal fortune of his travel ban. The president said Monday, while...
  • Nintendo just replaced its president with a Pokémon veteran

    • Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima is stepping down, having served a temporary role as acting director after the sudden death of former Nintendo president Satoru Iwata in 2015. • The Japanese gaming giant is getting a new president: Shuntaro Furukawa, a longtime Nintendo staffer. • At just 46 years...
  • “I was wrong”: Armenian leader Serzh Sargsyan resigns unexpectedly

    YEREVAN, Armenia – Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly Monday to quell massive anti-government protests over what critics feared was his effort to seize power for life. Residents of the capital, Yerevan, poured out on the streets to celebrate his stunning departure. People hugged and kissed each other,...
  • Former French President Sarkozy to face corruption trial

    Paris (CNN) Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will face a trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, a source close to the case told CNN on Thursday. Sarkozy is suspected of attempting to obtain secret information in 2014 via his lawyer Thierry Herzog from a prosecutor about the...