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Prosecutor in Strauss-Kahn Case Rejects Calls to Step Down

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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The New York prosecutor handling the sexual assault case against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has rejected calls to step down. Attorneys representing the hotel maid who accuses Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape asked New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Wednesday to recuse himself from the case. They say Vance leaked information damaging […]

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French Writer Files Attempted Rape Complaint Against Strauss-Kahn

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A lawyer for a French author says he has filed a criminal complaint against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn alleging that he tried to rape her in 2003. Attorney David Koubbi said he filed the complaint Tuesday with the Paris prosecutor’s office, accusing Strauss-Kahn of the attempted assault on writer Tristane Banon while […]

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New Details Surface About Accuser in Strauss-Kahn Case

Posted July 2nd, 2011 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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More potentially damaging details emerged Saturday about the hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault. A law enforcement official says soon after the incident, the maid spoke of possibly making money off of it in a recorded telephone conversation with her boyfriend, who was jailed at the time […]

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Strauss-Kahn Released from House Arrest, Charges Still Stand

Posted July 2nd, 2011 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been released from house arrest, after prosecutors raised questions about the credibility of the hotel maid accusing him of sexual assault. A New York judge agreed Friday to return Strauss-Kahn’s bail and lift some pre-trial restrictions on his movements. Strauss-Kahn’s lawyer says he is now free to […]

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Strauss-Kahn Released from House Arrest, Charges Still Stand

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been released from house arrest, after prosecutors raised questions about the credibility of the hotel maid accusing him of sexual assault. Strauss-Kahn left a New York courthouse Friday, after a judge agreed to return his bail and revoke pre-trial restrictions on his movements. He is free to […]

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Strauss-Kahn Released from House Arrest, Charges Still Stand

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released from house arrest and left a New York court without bail Friday, after prosecutors raised questions about the credibility of the hotel maid accusing him of sexual assault. Strauss-Kahn smiled as he left the courthouse after the judge agreed to return Strauss-Kahn’s bail and revoke pre-trial […]

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Strauss-Kahn Released Without Bail

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A New York judge has released former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn without bail or home confinement in the sexual assault case against him. The decision Friday comes after prosecutors raised questions about the credibility of the woman who accused Strauss-Kahn of assault. None of the charges were dropped, and prosecutors said they will […]

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Strauss-Kahn: International Financier and French Politician

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Before his arrest on sexual assault charges in New York, former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was one of the most powerful men in international finance and French politics. The former French finance minister took charge of the IMF in 2007, with strong support from French President Nicolas Sarkozy. The 62-year-old Strauss-Kahn led the […]

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Reports: Sexual Assault Case Against Strauss-Kahn on Shaky Ground

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund director Dominique Strauss-Kahn will appear before a New York judge Friday as the sexual assault case against him is reportedly in serious trouble due to credibility issues with his accuser. The veteran French politician was arrested and charged in May for attacking a 32-year-old maid who came to clean his suite […]

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Reports: Sexual Assault Case Against Strauss-Kahn on Shaky Ground

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund director Dominique Strauss-Kahn will appear before a New York judge Friday as the sexual assault case against him is reportedly in serious trouble due to credibility issues with his accuser. The veteran French politician was arrested and charged in May for attacking a 23-year-old maid who came to clean his suite […]

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