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New Australia Cabinet Features First Female Defense Minister

Australia on Monday swore in its first female defense minister, Senator Marise Payne, who will oversee open-ended military engagements in two countries and some of the country's most important defense contracts in a generation. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last week ousted long-time rival Tony Abbott as leader of their ruling Liberal Party, citing a chaotic management style and dismal poll numbers. Turnbull's cabinet, which was sworn in on Monday, features five women, more...

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