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Prince Andrew asks US court to dismiss sex case

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New York (AFP) – Britain’s Prince Andrew on Friday filed a motion requesting a New York court dismiss a sexual harassment lawsuit against him, a court document showed. Attorneys for the Duke of York said in the filing that Andrew “respectfully moves to dismiss plaintiff Virginia Giuffre’s complaint.” Giuffre sued Andrew in August, claiming he sexually assaulted her more than 20 years ago when she was 17 and a minor under US state law. Andrew, 61, has been not been criminally charged and has repeatedly and strenuously denied the allegations. Last month, Queen Elizabeth II’s second son accepted …

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