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Maxwell trial delayed by lawyer’s illness

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By Luc Cohen and Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) -Ghislaine Maxwell’s criminal trial was adjourned for the day on Thursday morning after one of the lawyers took ill, with jurors expected to hear soon from a fourth woman accusing the British socialite of setting her up for sexual abuse by Jeffrey Epstein. U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan said she had no reason to believe the illness was related to COVID-19. Maxwell’s trial had been in its ninth day. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s office said the trial was scheduled to resume on Friday, but that an update would follow. The d…

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