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Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Refuses to Resign Over Affair

A major rift opened up in Australia’s fragile ruling coalition Friday as Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce refused to quit over an affair with a staff member, and derided Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s condemnation of his behavior as “inept.” Turnbull, whose coalition holds a razor-thin majority of just one seat, said Thursday that Joyce had shown a “shocking error of judgment” for conducting the affair with his former press secretary, who is now pregnant, and called on his deputy to...

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