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U.k.'s Jeremy Corbyn Promotes Ally Diane Abbott in Reshuffle

Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has promoted his close ally Diane Abbott in a long-awaited reshuffle of his top team. Abbott has moved upwards from her current role as shadow health secretary to a new position as shadow home secretary. Incumbent Andy Burnham is leaving to fight the Manchester mayoralty. “I am honored to serve,” Abbott said. “My first job when I left university was as a graduate trainee in the Home Office, so my career has come full circle.
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