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US judge rejects Prince Andrew’s plea to dismiss sexual assault case

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A US judge on Wednesday rejected Prince Andrew’s plea to dismiss his sexual assault trial (File)

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A US judge on Wednesday rejected Prince Andrew’s plea to dismiss a sexual assault lawsuit brought against him, paving the way for the case to proceed, a court filing showed.

Judge Louise Kaplan of New York said in her ruling that the British royal’s motion to dismiss the complaint brought by accuser Virginia Giuffre was “rejected in every way.”

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