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Settlement Reached in Strauss-Kahn Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A New York judge says a settlement has been reached in the lawsuit filed against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn by a hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault. The judge announced the deal Monday, at a hearing on settlement negotiations between the sides. Strauss-Kahn, a French economist and politician, was arrested […]

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Court Hearing in Lawsuit Against Disgraced Ex-IMF Head; Settlement Expected

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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A settlement may be announced Monday in the lawsuit brought against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn by the hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault back in 2011. Lawyers for Strauss-Kahn and his accuser, Nafissatou Diallo, will appear in a New York City courtroom to update the judge about settlement negotiations. Strauss-Kahn […]

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French Prosecutors Open New Strauss-Kahn Investigation

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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French prosecutors say they have opened a preliminary investigation into rape allegations against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Prosecutors in Lille said Monday that Strauss-Kahn may have been involved in a gang rape during a sex party in December 2010 in a Washington, DC hotel. Authorities say three other people were allegedly involved […]

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French Prosecutors Open New Strauss-Kahn Investigation

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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French prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into rape allegations against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Prosecutors in Lille said Monday Strauss-Kahn may have been involved in a rape during a sex party in December 2010 in a Washington hotel. He is also facing charges in Lille in connection with a prostitution case. […]

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Strauss-Kahn Countersues New York Hotel Maid

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 8:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is countersuing the New York hotel maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her. His $1 million lawsuit says the maid, Guinea native Nafissatou Diallo, cost him not only his IMF job, but political opportunities including the French presidency. The suit also says the maid’s accusations caused Strauss-Kahn […]

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US Judge Rejects ‘Immunity’ for Former IMF Chief

Posted May 1st, 2012 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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The former head of the International Monetary Fund will have to appear in court in connection with allegations he tried to rape a hotel maid in New York. A U.S. judge Tuesday rejected a motion by Dominique Strauss-Kahn to have the lawsuit thrown out on the grounds he has diplomatic immunity. Bronx state Supreme Court […]

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US Judge Rejects ‘Immunity’ for Former IMF Chief

Posted May 1st, 2012 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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The former head of the International Monetary Fund will have appear in court in connection with allegations he tried to rape a hotel maid in New York. A U.S. judge Tuesday rejected a motion by Dominique Strauss-Kahn to have the lawsuit thrown out on the grounds he has diplomatic immunity. Bronx state Supreme Court Justice […]

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US Judge Postpones Ruling on Strauss-Kahn Case

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 7:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. judge has postponed a ruling on whether to dismiss a hotel maid’s civil lawsuit against French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Bronx state Supreme Court Justice Douglas McKeon heard arguments Wednesday in Nafisatou Diallo’s suit. He said he would not rule immediately in the case. Diallo says Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her in his Manhattan […]

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Judge to Rule Later On Civil Suit Against Strauss-Kahn

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. judge has postponed a ruling on whether to dismiss a hotel maid’s civil lawsuit against French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Bronx state Supreme Court Justice Douglas McKeon heard arguments Wednesday in Nafisatou Diallo’s suit. He said he would not rule immediately in the case. Diallo says Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her in his Manhattan […]

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French Court Charges Strauss-Kahn in Alleged Prostitution Ring

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A French court has placed former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn under formal investigation for alleged involvement in a prostitution ring. Strauss-Kahn posted a $133,000 bail to avoid sitting in jail while prosecutors pursue their case. A formal investigation in France is one step short of formal charges. Prosecutors allege Strauss-Kahn helped supply prostitutes […]

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