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First lady Melania Trump arrives in West Palm Beach, Fla., last week. On Wednesday, she reached a deal to settle defamation claims over an article published in the Daily Mail tabloid about her time as a model. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A statue of the scales of justice stands above the Old Bailey, the courthouse where many high-profile libel cases are tried, in London. The U.K. is a popular place for libel cases to be filed because of laws that make it difficult for journalists or the media to prevail. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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On Libel And The Law, U.S. And U.K. Go Separate Ways

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