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Strauss-Kahn Asks Judge to Dismiss Civil Suit

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn has asked a New York judge to dismiss a civil suit filed by a New York City hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault earlier this year. Strauss-Kahn claims he was immune from the civil suit under international law when the case was filed in August. His […]

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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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French Police Investigate 2003 Strauss-Khan Rape Case

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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French police Monday began investigating an alleged rape attempt in 2003 involving former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Khan and a journalist. Police officials spoke with Strauss-Khan Monday about the sexual assault case. The French journalist says Strauss-Khan tried to rape her in an empty Paris apartment in 2003 when she went to interview him. […]

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Strauss-Kahn Arrives in France

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 2:46 am (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn returned to his native France early Sunday. He and his wife, Anne Sinclair, arrived on an Air France flight from New York. Strauss-Kahn resigned as the IMF’s managing director in May after he was arrested at Kennedy airport and charged with the sexual assault and attempted rape of […]

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Ex-IMF Chief Set to Return to France

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominque Strauss-Khan is expected to return home to France on Sunday after his attempted rape case was dismissed in the U.S. French media and sources close to Strauss-Khan say he has already purchased an airline ticket for a flight to France. A judge cleared Strauss-Khan to leave the United States […]

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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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