Treasurer Scott Morrison to become Australia’s next prime minister

Treasurer of Australia Scott Morrison arrives for a party meeting in Canberra, Australia August 24, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray/Pool

CANBERRA (Reuters) – Treasurer Scott Morrison will be Australia‚Äôs new prime minister after winning a three-way battle for the leadership of the Liberal party, with incumbent Malcolm Turnbull not contesting the party ballot. There were three contenders in the leadership vote: former home affairs minister Peter Dutton, who narrowly lost a leadership vote against Turnbull […]

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