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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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New York Maid Files Civil Suit Against Strauss-Kahn

Posted August 8th, 2011 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The maid who accuses former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has filed a civil lawsuit that alleges a “violent and sadistic” attack took place in his luxury New York hotel room in May. Filed Monday, the 17-page document alleges that Strauss-Kahn intentionally, brutally and violently sexually assaulted Nafissatou Diallo, and in the process […]

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Strauss-Kahn Accuser to File Civil Suit

Posted July 28th, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The New York hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has made a public appearance in New York, while her lawyer has promised a civil suit against her alleged attacker. Nafissatou Diallo, an immigrant to the United States from Guinea, told a crowd Thursday that the events of […]

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Strauss-Kahn Accuser Speaks Out

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The New York hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has gone public in media interviews, saying she wants justice and her alleged attacker sent to jail. Nafissatou Diallo agreed to interviews with Newsweek magazine and ABC television more than two months after the incident in New York, […]

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Strauss-Kahn Accuser Speaks Out

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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The New York hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has gone public in media interviews, saying she wants justice and for her alleged attacker to go to jail. Nafissatou Diallo agreed to interviews with Newsweek magazine and ABC television more than two months after the incident in […]

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New York Prosecutors Want Alleged French Rape Victim to Testify in Strauss-Kahn Case

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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New York prosecutors investigating a Manhattan hotel maid’s rape allegations against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn want a French writer who made similar claims to come to the United States to testify. Writer Tristane Banon’s attorney, David Koubbi, filed the complaint against Strauss-Kahn with the Paris prosecutor’s office earlier this month. It accuses […]

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Paris Prosecutor Investigates Strauss-Kahn Rape Case

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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The Paris prosecutor’s office said Friday it has opened a preliminary investigation into accusations by a French writer that former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn attempted to rape her in 2003. Tristane Banon filed a complaint earlier this week, saying Strauss-Kahn attacked her in an empty apartment during an interview for a book. Lawyers […]

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