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    Hollande Pins Medals on Train Attack Heroes 

    France has rolled out the red carpet for three Americans who, with other passengers, subdued a gunman aboard a high-speed train Friday. Today President François Hollande gave the three — one who nearly lost a thumb — and a British passenger the country’s top medal, the Legion d’Honneur. Meanwhile, the lawyer for Ayoub el Khazzani, the Moroccan accused in the attack, says her client is “dumbfounded” at being labeled a terrorist and only meant to rob passengers. He’ll have more opportunity to share that story as French investigators continue their interrogation.

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