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ABC News | Top Stories: Carr to replace Rudd as foreign minister

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Top Stories More Top Stories » Carr to replace Rudd as foreign minister By chief political correspondent Emma Griffiths Former NSW premier Bob Carr will take the coveted job of foreign affairs minister in Prime Minister Julia Gillard's new-look frontbench. More » Police officer killed in double shooting Easing rain fails to quell flood threat Man mauled by lion at popular NT crocodile park Media inquiry calls for single watchdog We're not all like that, Army boys say Newman refuses to answer more financial questions Victorian could face death penalty in Bali Buyer found for embattled Anzac biscuit maker Warning over watermelon-sized pine cones More Analysis » 'Stuff it!' PM puts the pedal to the metal The sight of Julia Gillard walking into that news conference with Bob Carr in tow was hard to beat for political jaw droppers. The media, encouraged by public and private comments from within the Government, had moved on from the prospect of the for