British PM forced to name new defense chief amid sexual harassment crisis

London (CNN)UK Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to replace her Defense Secretary on Wednesday as a growing sexual harassment scandal added to the pressure on a government already struggling with the fallout from Brexit.

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