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  • Key moments in Dominique Strauss-Kahn's life and legal saga

    Notable events in the life of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the 66-year-old former leader of the International Monetary Fund, who was acquitted Friday of pimping charges by a court in the northern city of Lille: 1986: Elected to Parliament for the Socialist...
  • French telecom exec says company wants to keep investing in Israel

    A week after comments that incensed Israel, the chief executive of the French telecom company Orange met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem to ease a fierce political and diplomatic row and to promise continued investment in Israel....
  • Girl, 6, detained in Paris on suspicion of fake passport: 'Why did they do this to me?'

    Girl, 6, detained in Paris on suspicion of fake passport: 'Why did they do this to me?'
    Paris airport police held a 6-year-old French girl for three days on suspicion she had a fake passport — until a judge ordered her released into her mother's arms, a lawyer said Friday. Authorities insist that police were just doing their jobs...
  • Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn acquitted in pimping trial

    Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn acquitted in pimping trial
    Dominique Strauss-Kahn had a caustic reaction as four years of legal battles involving sex charges on two continents ended without a single conviction: "All that for this?" From a sordid New York hotel encounter to orgies in Paris, the former...
  • Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn acquitted in pimping trial

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn had a caustic reaction as four years of legal battles involving sex charges on two continents ended without a single conviction: "All that for this?" From a sordid New York hotel encounter to orgies in Paris, the former...
  • Italy struggles to accommodate migrants as borders tighten

    Officials in Milan and Rome were forced to take emergency measures Saturday to accommodate the influx of migrants rescued at sea who have been sleeping in train stations after Italy's neighbors tightened their border controls, preventing many from...
  • Italy warns EU over migrant redistribution proposal

    Italy warned retaliation Sunday against the European Union if governments don't make good on proposals to take in more asylum-seekers as migrants desperate to reach northern Europe refused for a third day to leave borders tightened by Italy's neighbors....
  • Migrants refusing to leave Italy-French border in standoff

    A standoff between nearly 200 migrants and the French border police has entered its fourth day with the group refusing to leave Italy's Mediterranean border with France in hopes of continuing their journeys north. The migrants, most from Sudan, Libya and...
  • Our say: Hermione's visit reminds us of a debt

    Our say: <i>Hermione's</i> visit reminds us of a debt
    The American Revolution is not just the start of our history as an independent nation but one of our proudest accomplishments. But we didn't do it alone. A simple monument on the St. John's College campus, dedicated by President William Howard Taft in...
  • Remains of Spaniards killed in Germanwings crash come home

    The remains of 32 Spaniards killed in the Germanwings jet crash were flown from France to Barcelona on Monday, 12 weeks after the plane's co-pilot slammed the plane into the French Alps. Lufthansa, which owns Germanwings, set up a large room in an...
  • French president in Algeria discusses terrorism, economy

    French President Francois Hollande made a seven-hour visit to Algeria on Monday for talks on security issues, calling the fight against terrorism a "common battle." France's economic partnership with Algerian authorities also was being discussed during...