Aug 24, 2015

Americans, Briton who thwarted attack get France's top honor

PARIS (AP) — The president of France pinned his country's highest award, the Legion d'Honneur, on three Americans and a Briton on Monday, saying they "gave a lesson in courage" by subduing a heavily armed attacker on a high-speed train carrying 500 passengers to Paris. President Francois Hollande said that while two of the Americans who tackled the gunman were soldiers, "on Friday you were simply...

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