1. FRANCE

    Strauss-Kahn Meets His Accuser

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    Dominique Strauss-Kahn met face-to-face Thursday with Tristane Banon, the French woman who says he tried to rape her in 2002. The meeting, which took place in a Paris police station, was part of the investigation: French police routinely host confrontations when two people tell different accounts of an event that occurred. Strauss-Kahn is said to have admitted to making an “advance” on Banon but denies the rape allegations.

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