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Judge to Rule Later On Civil Suit Against Strauss-Kahn

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. judge has postponed a ruling on whether to dismiss a hotel maid’s civil lawsuit against French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Bronx state Supreme Court Justice Douglas McKeon heard arguments Wednesday in Nafisatou Diallo’s suit. He said he would not rule immediately in the case. Diallo says Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her in his Manhattan […]

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French School Targeted by Gunman Gets Hate Mail

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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The French Jewish school where a gunman killed three children and a teacher this month has been receiving hate mail since the attack. French authorities said Wednesday they had launched an investigation to determine the source of the threatening mail, after receiving complaints from administrators at the school in the southern city of Toulouse. The […]

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Network Decides Against Airing France Attack Video

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The Al Jazeera television network says it has decided not to air graphic video of three shooting sprees in southern France that left seven people dead. The Qatar-based network said Tuesday that the video did not meet its “code of ethics.” Earlier Tuesday, French President Nicolas Sarkozy urged television networks not to show graphic images […]

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Network Decides Against Airing France Attack Video

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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The Al Jazeera television network says it has decided not to air graphic video of three shooting sprees in southern France that left seven people dead. The Qatar-based network said Tuesday that the video did not meet its “code of ethics.” Earlier Tuesday, French President Nicolas Sarkozy urged television networks not to show graphic images […]

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French Court Charges Strauss-Kahn in Alleged Prostitution Ring

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A French court has placed former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn under formal investigation for alleged involvement in a prostitution ring. Strauss-Kahn posted a $133,000 bail to avoid sitting in jail while prosecutors pursue their case. A formal investigation in France is one step short of formal charges. Prosecutors allege Strauss-Kahn helped supply prostitutes […]

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French Gunman’s Brother Charged with Complicity

Posted March 25th, 2012 at 5:25 pm (UTC-5)
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French prosecutors have filed preliminary charges against the older brother of an Islamist gunman who shot and killed seven people during a shooting rampage in the southwestern city of Toulouse earlier this month. Abdelkader Merah was charged Sunday with complicity to murder and involvement in terrorism. He has denied helping his younger brother Mohamed kill […]

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Brother of French School Killer Charged with Complicity

Posted March 25th, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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French prosecutors have filed preliminary charges against the older brother of an Islamist gunman who shot and killed seven people during a shooting rampage in southwestern France earlier this month. Abdelkader Merah was charged Sunday with complicity to murder and involvement in terrorism. He has denied helping his younger brother Mohamed kill three children and […]

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Brother of French School Killer Investigated for Complicity

Posted March 25th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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A French judge has ordered the brother of the man who murdered four at a Jewish school in Toulouse last week to stay in jail while prosecutors investigate possible complicity. Abdelkader Merah has denied helping his older brother Mohamed kill three children and a rabbi, as well as three soldiers in earlier attacks. But police […]

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Brother of French School Killer Investigated for Complicity

Posted March 25th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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A French judge has ordered the brother of the man who murdered four at a Jewish school in Toulouse last week to stay in jail while prosecutors investigate possible complicity. Abdelkader Merah has denied helping his older brother Mohamed kill three children and a rabbi, as well as three soldiers in earlier attacks. But police […]

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French PM: ‘No Reason’ to Detain Suspect Before Shooting Spree

Posted March 23rd, 2012 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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French Prime Minister Francois Fillon has rejected accusations that his government could have prevented the killing spree allegedly carried out by a fundamentalist Muslim that left seven people dead. Fillon said on French radio Friday that despite a criminal history, authorities had no specific reason to keep the suspect, 23-year-old Mohamed Merah, under permanent surveillance […]

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