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Epstein Accuser Sues Prince Andrew For Sexual Assault

The Wall Street Journal reports: One of Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime accusers filed a lawsuit against Prince Andrew Monday, taking accusations that he sexually assaulted her when she was 17 to a formal venue. Lawyers for Virginia Giuffre filed the lawsuit in Manhattan federal court, where Epstein was charged criminally with sex trafficking a month before he killed himself in August …

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Queen Elizabeth Hosts Her 13th US President [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth met U.S President Joe Biden under the canopy of the world’s largest indoor rainforest on Friday as she hosted a reception for leaders of the Group of Seven richest nations, who are holding a three-day summit. At the reception, held at the Eden Project, whose distinctive bubble-like Biomes house thousands of plant varieties, the queen …

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BREAKING: Britain’s Prince Philip Dies At Age 99

NBC News reports: Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband and the longest-serving consort of any British monarch, has died at age 99. Philip spent 65 years supporting the queen, retiring from his public role in 2017 and staying largely out of the view since. In his active years, he helped set a new course for the monarchy under a young …

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Network Says “Bye, Felicia” After Piers Morgan Quits

CNBC reports: Piers Morgan is leaving ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” morning show after facing backlash for comments he made about Meghan Markle on Monday. The news comes shortly after U.K. broadcasting regulator Ofcom said it was investigating Morgan after more than 41,000 people complained. “Following discussions with ITV, Piers Morgan has decided now is the time to leave Good Morning …

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Queen Zooms Vax Plea: “Think About Other People”

The BBC reports: The Queen has urged the public to “think about other people” and get a Covid jab when they are offered one. The monarch, 94, and the Duke of Edinburgh, 99, received their first doses of the vaccine in January. In a video call with health leaders delivering the Covid vaccine across the UK, the Queen was asked …

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Britain’s Prince Philip, 99, Hospitalized “As Precaution”

The BBC reports: The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to hospital on Tuesday evening “as a precautionary measure” after feeling unwell, Buckingham Palace has said. Prince Philip, 99, was taken to the King Edward VII Hospital in London, the statement added. A palace source told the BBC that he travelled by car to the hospital, where he was admitted as …

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Queen Emphasizes Hope In Annual Xmas Speech

The Washington Post reports: In one of Queen Elizabeth II’s most memorable speeches, she referred to the year of 1992 as an “annus horribilis,” a Latin term for horrible year. During her televised Christmas broadcast last year, she described 2019 as “quite bumpy,” after a string of tumultuous events that shook Britain and the monarchy. While the queen has not …

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Queen Elizabeth To Get Vax When Other “Over-80s” Do

The Independent reports: The Queen of England and Prince Philip are expected to get the Covid-19 vaccine within the next few weeks, in line with national guidelines on the prioritisation of vulnerable groups. A source told The Mail on Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II, 94, and Prince Philip, 99, will not get preferential treatment, but will instead “wait in line” …

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Former Spanish King Appears To Flee Country [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: Spain’s former King Juan Carlos has left the country for an unknown destination, weeks after he was linked to an inquiry into alleged corruption. Juan Carlos, 82, announced the move on Monday in a letter to his son, Felipe, to whom he handed power six years ago. He said he would be available if prosecutors needed to …

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Feds Formally Ask UK For Testimony By Prince Andrew

NBC News reports: Federal prosecutors in New York have formally requested through the British government to speak with Prince Andrew as part of their criminal investigation into Jeffrey Epstein’s history of sexual abuse, according to a person familiar with the matter. The request, made under a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, or MLAT, is similar to a subpoena in this case …

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LIVE VIDEO: Queen Elizabeth Speaks About Pandemic

The BBC reports: The Queen is to stress the value of self-discipline and resolve during the coronavirus pandemic in a special address to the nation on Sunday. In a rare speech, she will acknowledge the grief, pain and financial difficulties Britons are facing during this “time of disruption”. She will also thank NHS staff and key workers, and emphasise the …

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BRITAIN: Prince Charles Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The BBC reports: The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House has confirmed. Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms “but otherwise remains in good health”, a spokesman said. The Duchess of Cornwall, 72, has also been tested but does not have the virus. Clarence House said Charles and Camilla were now self-isolating at Balmoral, adding the …

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Prince Andrew Won’t Cooperate In Epstein Probe

The Guardian reports: Prince Andrew has “completely shut the door” on cooperating with US investigators in the Jeffrey Epstein case and they are now “considering” further options, a New York prosecutor said on Monday. Andrew was a friend of Epstein, the wealthy financier and convicted sex offender whose death in custody while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges in New …

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Queen Elizabeth Dons Gloves Per Advice On Virus

The Independent reports: Queen Elizabeth donned a pair of gloves during an investiture ceremony Tuesday — the first time she has done so in more than 60 years — amid snowballing coronavirus fears in the UK and around the world, according to new reports. The 93-year-old monarch was pictured wearing a pair of long white gloves — which also covered …

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Queen Elizabeth: Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Are No Longer “Working Royals,” No More Public Money

NBC News reports: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will no longer use “royal highness” titles and won’t receive public money for their public duties, Buckingham Palace said Saturday. The announcement comes after the couple announced plans to “step back” from their roles as senior members of the British royal family and live a more independent life. “Harry, Meghan and Archie …

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Kevin Spacey Accuser Ari Behn Dead By Suicide

The BBC reports: Ari Behn, the former son-in-law of Norway’s king, has died aged 47, his spokesman has said. Behn, the author of several novels and plays, married Princess Martha Louise in 2002 but the couple divorced two years ago. His spokesman told Norway’s NTB agency that Behn had taken his own life. In December 2017, Behn accused the disgraced …

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Queen To Address “Bumpy” Year In Xmas Speech

The Associated Press reports: Queen Elizabeth II plans to acknowledge that both Britain and her family have endured a difficult year by saying during her Christmas message that it has been a “bumpy” time. The pre-recorded message will be broadcast in Britain and the Commonwealth nations on Christmas Day. She is thought to be referring both to Britain’s tortuous path …

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Prince Andrew’s Accuser Claims She Had Sex With Him Three Times After Being Recruited At Mar-A-Lago

Courthouse News reports: Prince Andrew suffered fresh scrutiny Monday night when the woman who says she was a trafficking victim made to have sex with him when she was 17 asked the British public to support her quest for justice. Virginia Roberts Giuffre told BBC Panorama that people “should not accept this as being OK.” Giuffre’s first UK television interview …

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Britain’s Prince Andrew Steps Down From Public Duties

Reuters reports: Britain’s Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties on Wednesday, saying the controversy surrounding his ill-judged association with late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein had caused major disruption to the royal family’s work. Andrew, Queen Elizabeth’s second son, denies an allegation that he had sex with a 17-year-old girl procured for him by his friend Epstein, who killed himself …

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Prince Andrew Says Epstein Friendship Was “Mistake”

The Daily Beast reports: Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, issued a lengthy statement on Saturday in which he admitted it was a “mistake and an error” to continue his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein after the convicted pedophile was released from a Florida jail in 2009. “I can only reiterate my regret that I was mistaken to think that what …

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