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UK Conservatives to probe Boris Johnson burqa comments

LONDON — Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is facing a Conservative Party investigation over a column comparing women who wear face-covering veils to mailboxes and bank robbers. The party has received complaints that the comments breach its code of conduct, and under Conservative rules they must be investigated by an independent panel. Possible penalties include expulsion from the party. The party confirmed it had received complaints but declined to give details Thursday, saying that the proce

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