15 May '11, 3am

IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn Arrested on Plane in NYC, Accused of Sexual Assault || doesn't look good, what a mess

IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn Arrested on Plane in NYC, Accused of Sexual Assault || doesn't look good, what a mess

The career of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund and the front runner for the Socialist candidacy for the French presidency, was arrested by two detectives of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Saturday afternoon. Strauss-Kahn was seated in the first class section of an Air France plane at John F. Kennedy airport that was scheduled for departure in ten minutes when he was arrested; he was then taken into custody by the New York Police Department. The 62-year-old Strauss-Kahn is accused of assaulting a chambermaid in Sofitel New York on West 44th Street on Saturday. Strauss-Kahn was traveling alone and complied with the detectives. He had left his mobile phone and personal items at the hotel, says the Guardian . According to the New York Times , the 32-year-old chambermaid had gone to clean Strauss-Kahn's hotel room when he "ca...

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Solar Plane Completes First International Flight

Solar Plane Completes First International Flight

greenbiz.com 16 May '11, 9pm

As the airline industry tests greener alternatives to jet fuel , the leaders of the Solar Impulse project are pushing ahea...

Solar Plane Completes World's First International Flight

Solar Plane Completes World's First Internation...

care2.com 17 May '11, 6am

, the first plane in the world to be powered entirely by the sun, recently completed its first international flight — from...