Woman With 60-Year Sentence Freed

A Frenchwoman who spent seven years in prison in Mexico on kidnapping charges returned to a hero's welcome in Paris on Thursday, declaring she had been cleared by the Mexican court that ordered her freed. Florence Cassez was greeted by France's foreign minister as she left the plane, with the promise of a meeting Friday with the president. Her arrest, trial and 60-year prison sentence made her a cause celebre in France, where television networks carried her return live, hours after...Full Story
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