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Australia No. 2 Leader to Resign Post, Remain in Parliament

Australia’s deputy prime minister said Friday he will resign as leader of his party after weeks of pressure over an affair with a staffer that brought him into open conflict with his premier and threatened to shatter a decades-old coalition. Barnaby Joyce said he will step down Monday as leader of the National party, the junior partner in Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s center-right coalition, after resisting earlier calls to quit over the affair with his former media secretary, with...

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