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Paul McCartney gets French legion of honor

France’s Elysee Palace says former Beatle Paul McCartney has been decorated with the legion of honor for services to music. The Legion of Honor is France’s highest honor. On Saturday the presidential office said that seventy-year-old McCartney — who sang and co-wrote hits like “Hey Jude” and “Yesterday” — was decorated at the rank of officer by French President Francois ... Read More »

People Mark May Day With Protests Across Europe

May Day, a day when labors are remembered and honored was indeed a distinctive day for people to express their disgust against the failing economy in Europe. Hundreds of thousands of workers across southern Europe protested against spending cuts at May Day rallies. Unions in Spain, Portugal, Italy, France and Greece used the traditional marches to express anger over a ... Read More »

IMF Head Strauss-Kahn Charged With ‘Sex Crime’

The head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has been charged by New York police over an alleged sex attack on a hotel maid. Mr Strauss-Kahn, 62, was taken off an Air France plane at JFK airport just minutes before it left for Paris. Police say he faces three charges, including attempted rape. His lawyers say he denies the ... Read More »