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Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn addresses a news conference Wednesday in Beirut, during which he explained his reasons for dodging trial in Japan. The 65-year-old former auto executive, who is accused of financial misconduct, vowed to clear his name in his first public appearance since skipping bail in Japan. Joseph Eid/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, pictured leaving the Tokyo Detention Center in April, is believed to have escaped with the help of several individuals. So far, Turkish authorities have arrested 12 people in connection with the auto executive's getaway. Eugene Hoshiko/AP hide caption

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This house in Beirut is referred to in court documents as belonging to former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, who fled Japan where he faced criminal charges and ended up in Lebanon. Joseph Eid/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Then Chairman and CEO of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Carlos Ghosn looks on during a visit of French President Emmanuel Macron at the Renault factory weeks before his November arrest. Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pedestrians walk in front of a monitor showing an image of former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday in Tokyo, Japan. Ghosn, a veteran of the auto industry, was charged on Monday for financial misconduct after he was arrested in Tokyo last month on accusations he underreported his compensation to authorities. Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images hide caption

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Carlos Ghosn, then Nissan's chairman and CEO, delivers a speech in Las Vegas in January 2017. Ghosn was widely celebrated for reviving Nissan after the company neared bankruptcy in 1999. Now he's been removed from leadership at the company after an internal investigation found financial misconduct. David Becker/Getty Images hide caption

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The river banks in Sunderland here were once home to shipyards, but like the city's coal mines, they disappeared. In June, the voters of Sunderland voted by more than 60 percent to leave the European Union, even though it would put tens of thousands of local jobs at risk. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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In Pro-Brexit English City, A Jobs Crisis Is Averted — But For How Long?

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