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UK leader quits after 18 days in office: British media

LONDON: Diane James quit as head of the eurosceptic UK Independence Party on Tuesday just 18 days after being elected to replace Nigel Farage, according to senior party sources quoted by British media. James was elected leader on September 16 after Farage -- one of the best-known faces of the "Brexit" campaign -- quit following Britain's shock vote to leave the EU, saying his life's ambition had been achieved. The Press Association, Sky News and The Telegraph newspaper quoted senior party sources as saying she had…