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Strauss-Kahn believed to be returning to France for first time since collapse of sexual assault case

AP reports:

Strauss-Kahn and his wife were seen arriving at the Air France terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday, dogged by a crowd of cameras. They did not say where they were going as they headed for security, but French media have reported Strauss-Kahn was expected to board a plane to Paris on Saturday.

The couple had left their rented New York City town home earlier in the day, in the company of his daughter Camille, carrying about a half-dozen pieces of luggage.

It would be the diplomat and economist's first return to his native France since his May arrest on charges of forcing a hotel housekeeper to perform oral sex and trying to rape her. Police took him off a plane at JFK airport just before it was to take off for France.

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