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Liz Truss: who is the UK’s new prime minister and why has she replaced Boris Johnson?

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The United Kingdom's next prime minister will be Liz Truss. After a two-month contest, Conservative Party members have chosen her as their new leader. All that remains is for Truss to travel to Balmoral in Scotland where she will be formally invited by the Queen to form a government.

Why Salman Rushdie’s ‘The Satanic Verses’ remains so controversial decades after its publication

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Author Salman Rushdie is in the hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed by a man at an arts festival in New York State on Aug. 12, 2022. The following article was published on the 30th anniversary of the release of The Satanic Verses.