Australia government stripped of majority after by-election rout

FILE PHOTO: The new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison attends a news conference in Canberra, Australia August 24, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Australian government will lose its one-seat majority in parliament with more than half the votes counted in a by-election late on Saturday, creating a potential political crisis for Prime Minister Scott Morrison. The by-election for the wealthy seaside constituency of Wentworth, in Sydney’s east, followed the resignation of former prime minister […]

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