Australia Speaker Resigns

April 22, 2012 - 3:46 AM
FILE - In this undated file photo released by the Office of Peter Slipper MP, Peter Slipper of the Liberty Party of Australia poses before the camera. Slipper temporarily stepped down Sunday, April 22, 2012 amid allegations of sexual harassment and fraud, touching off a political crisis that threatens Prime Minister Julia Gillard's tenuous grip on power. (AP Photo/The Office of Peter Slipper MP) EDITORIAL USE ONLY