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#PicoftheDay for Thursday, February 15

Barnaby Joyce takes leave in wake of affair with former staffer

Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce appears stressed during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, February 15, 2018.

Joyce announced he'll go on leave for a week from Monday to deal with the fallout of his affair with former staffer Vikki Campion.

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann will step in as acting prime minister from Thursday to Sunday while Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is overseas.

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