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WASHINGTON, District of Columbia (AFP) – President Barack Obama sent best wishes to Belgium’s new King Philippe on Sunday after the abdication of his father, Albert II.

“On behalf of the American people, the president congratulates His Majesty King Philippe on the occasion of his investiture as King of the Belgians,” the White House said in a statement.

Philippe, 53, was sworn into office by the joint houses of parliament shortly after Albert,79, stepped down, citing failing health.

The White House said: “The president also sends his heartfelt appreciation to King Albert II for his warmth, service and leadership as he steps down after nearly 20 years.”

Donald Trump has been hit with yet another allegation of sexual assault, the Guardian reported on Thursday.

Amy Dorris, a former model, said Trump kissed and groped her without her consent during the 1997 US Open tennis tournament in New York.

She is at least the 42nd woman to accuse Trump of sexual assault or rape.

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