Strauss-Kahn Greeted by Applause

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund, waves as he leaves Roissy airport, north of Paris, France, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. Strauss-Kahn returned home to France for the first time since a New York hotel maid accused him of attempted rape, unleashing a scandal that dashed his chances for the French presidency.(AP Photo/Bob Edme)

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    Dominique Strauss-Kahn was greeted with applause at the airport as the former International Monetary Fund chief arrived back in France. He then left in a private car and returned to his apartment, accompanied by his wife, Anne Sinclair. Strauss-Kahn was freed from house arrest in New York days ago after sexual assault charges against him were dropped. Before returning to France, Strauss-Kahn headed to Washington to visit the IMF and attend to personal matters.

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