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Assistant Commissioner John Yates, Scotland Yard's top anti-terrorist officer, announces his resignation in London on Monday. Mr. Yates insisted he had done nothing wrong. "I have acted with complete integrity," he said. "My conscience is clear." But the government quickly announced an inquiry into police-media relations and corruption. (Associated Press)

Assistant Commissioner John Yates, Scotland Yard's top anti-terrorist officer, announces his resignation in London on Monday. Mr. Yates insisted he had done nothing wrong. "I have acted with complete integrity," he said. "My conscience is clear." But the government quickly announced an inquiry into police-media relations and corruption. (Associated Press)

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