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Strauss-Kahn: ‘Regrets’ Sex with NY Hotel Maid, No Violence Involved

Posted September 18th, 2011 at 4:37 pm (UTC-5)
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The former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has told French television he regrets having sex with a New York hotel maid, but he calls her rape charge a lie. Strauss-Kahn gave his first television interview Sunday since New York police arrested him in May. He was interviewed on TF1 television by a […]

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Former IMF Chief to Give 1st Post-Arrest TV Interview

Posted September 18th, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, gives his first television interview Sunday since his arrest in New York City four months ago on sexual assault charges. The French TV interview with Strauss-Kahn will appear late Sunday. The 62-year-old banker is a leading opposition socialist once seen as a presidential contender. He […]

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French Police Question Strauss-Kahn

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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French police have questioned former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn about an alleged rape attempt in Paris. Police officials spoke with Strauss-Kahn for about three hours Monday about allegations by a French journalist that he tried to rape her in 2003. Strauss-Kahn returned home to France earlier this month after separate sexual assault charges […]

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Prosecutors Return Passport to DSK

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn has gotten his passport back from authorities, two days after a judge dismissed sexual assault charges against the former International Monetary Fund chief. Strauss-Kahn’s lawyers said New York prosecutors returned the document Thursday, freeing the French native to return to France. The passport had been seized three months ago, when Strauss-Kahn was arrested […]

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Sexual Assault Charges Against Strauss-Kahn Dropped

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A New York judge has dismissed sexual assault charges against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, one day after prosecutors moved to have the case dropped. After the dismissal Tuesday, an appeals court rejected his accuser’s request for a special prosecutor to continue the criminal case. Protesters gathered outside the courthouse Tuesday, criticizing the […]

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Sexual Assault Charges Against Strauss-Kahn Dropped

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A New York judge has dismissed sexual assault charges against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, one day after prosecutors moved to have the case dropped. Tuesday’s ruling brings Strauss-Kahn close to freedom for the first time since he was arrested in May, after a maid alleged he sexually assaulted her when she went […]

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Sexual Assault Charges Against Strauss-Kahn Dropped

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A New York judge has dismissed sexual assault charges against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, one day after prosecutors moved to have them dropped. The ruling Tuesday ends the criminal case against Strauss-Kahn, who was arrested in May on suspicion of raping a hotel maid in New York City. On Monday, prosecutors said […]

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Strauss-Kahn Expected to Go Free After Sex Case Collapses

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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A judge in New York is expected to dismiss sexual assault charges against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn Tuesday, after prosecutors moved to have them dropped. Strauss-Kahn was arrested in May on suspicion of raping a hotel maid in New York City. On Monday, prosecutors said the evidence did not prove that he […]

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NY Prosecutors Drop Sex Assault Charges Against Strauss-Kahn

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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New York prosecutors have asked a judge to drop sexual assault charges against former International Monetary Fund director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was arrested in May on suspicion of raping a hotel maid. The prosecutors filed a recommendation to dismiss the charges in a Manhattan court on Monday. U.S. media say a judge will consider that […]

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Lawyer: NY Prosecutors Likely to Drop Strauss-Kahn Charges

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A lawyer for the hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund director Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault says New York prosecutors are expected to dismiss the case. Nafissatou Diallo’s lawyer says the Manhattan District Attorney’s office summoned Diallo to a meeting Monday to inform her of a decision to drop the charges against Strauss-Kahn, […]

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