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Prince Andrew effort to toss sex assault suit hits roadblock


Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge appears mostly dismissive of arguments by a lawyer for Prince Andrew who wants to win fast rejection of a lawsuit filed by a woman who says she was sexually trafficked to the royal by the millionaire Jeffrey Epstein when she was 17. U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan did not immediately rule at the end of a video conference Tuesday. But he made it clear he was not leaning Andrew’s way. Virginia Giuffre. Giuffre sued the prince in August. She says he sexually abused her multiple times in 2001. The prince denies the allegations.

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