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Dominique Strauss Kahn Sex Scandal

Prosecutor Drops Investigation Into Alleged Strauss-Kahn Assault Case


PARIS — French prosecutors say Dominique Strauss-Kahn did something to a writer that qualifies as sexual assault, but they can't send him to tri...

Strauss-Kahn Confronted With French Accuser

AP | ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 11.29.2011 | World

PARIS — Dominique Strauss-Kahn met in a face-to-face confrontation Thursday with a Frenchwoman who says he tried to rape her, but the woman clai...

DSK Claims Diplomatic Immunity, Asks New York Court To Dismiss Hotel Maid's Lawsuit

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 11.26.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- Dominique Strauss-Kahn claimed Monday he has diplomatic immunity and asked a New York court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the hotel maid w...

Strauss-Kahn Ordered Before Judge In Alleged Assault Case

AP | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

PARIS — The Paris prosecutor's office says Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the woman who accuses him of trying to rape her have been ordered to appea...

Writer Who Claims Assault Wants To Confront DSK

AP | Posted 11.22.2011 | World

PARIS — A French writer who says Dominique Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her wants to confront the former International Monetary Fund chief face to...

Why The DSK Affair May Have Changed The French Workplace Forever

Posted 11.20.2011 | World

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DSK To Offer Address French Citizens, But What Will He Say?

Le Monde/Worldcrunch | Raphaëlle Bacqué | Posted 11.06.2011 | World

His friends and family were unsure whether he should speak right away. The public stir is too recent, the media circus still perceptible. Besides, the...

Strauss-Kahn: Speed Bumps on the Palace Road

Christopher Strong | Posted 11.06.2011 | World
Christopher Strong

If Dominique Strauss-Kahn decides to throw his hat into the "I-wanna-be-president" ring, no one could stop him, but he nonetheless will have to (successfully) negotiate several speed bumps on the road to the presidential palace.

DSK Leaves New York Home, Reportedly Bound For France

AP | TED SHAFFREY and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 11.03.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn was believed to be heading to his native France on Saturday, leaving...

Hope For DSK's Political Comeback In France?

LE NOUVEL OBSERVATEUR/Worldcrunch | Marc Vanghelder | Posted 10.26.2011 | World

PARIS - Despite the charges being dropped in the criminal case against him, Dominique Strauss-Kahn's troubles with the law are not over. Nafissatou Di...

Making War, Not Love: A French View On America's Obsession With Sex

Le Monde/Worldcrunch | Pascal Brukner | Posted 10.25.2011 | World

PARIS - A few years ago, we were on a family beach vacation in Florida. After a swim, my two-year-old daughter took off her bathing suit. Suddenly, th...

DSK: Case Not Dismissed

Marlo Thomas | Posted 10.24.2011 | Women
Marlo Thomas

When I heard Strauss-Kahn's charges were being dismissed, all I could think of was a picture I saw in the paper last spring of a proud army of hotel maids in their grey uniforms gathered outside the courthouse where he was being arraigned, to at last make their voices heard.

Prosecutors In DSK Case Recommend Dismissal Of Sexual Assault Charges

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and TOM HAYS | Posted 10.22.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Prosecutors sought on Monday to dismiss the criminal charges in a sexual-assault case against former International Monetary Fund lead...

DA Reported Likely To Drop DSK Case

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and TOM HAYS | Posted 10.21.2011 | World

NEW YORK (AP) -- Prosecutors in New York plan to recommend to a judge that charges in the sex assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn be dropped. ...

Strauss-Kahn Accuser's Lawyer Questions DA's Motives

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 10.21.2011 | World

PARIS — The hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund director Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault feels "abandoned" by Man...

Lawyer: Strauss-Kahn Accuser To Meet Prosecutors

AP | Posted 10.20.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The lawyer for the woman who accused former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault said Saturday that he believes prosecut...

The Case for Prosecuting Strauss-Kahn: Or Should Prosecutors Play God?

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 10.19.2011 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

Will New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance allow the DSK case to proceed to trial and allow a jury to render a verdict? Or will he play God and decide the case himself? He makes his decision on Tuesday.

The Maid and the Millionaire

Rep. Bobby Rush | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Bobby Rush

I have to say it, even if nobody else wants to. I think we need to have a national conversation about how "we the people" have reacted to the alleged sexual assault of Nafissatou Diallo by Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

What's Wrong With "Nafi" Diallo Wanting Money From DSK?

Joel Cohen | Posted 10.02.2011 | Crime
Joel Cohen

It is ethically correct for prosecutors to proceed to trial even with a weak case. That's what a prosecutor's duty to justice really means, and prosecutors more than any other government officials are sworn to serve justice.

Dancin' on the Debt Ceiling

Randall | Posted 09.28.2011 | Comedy

What's worse?: paying the bills and what's owed to peeps of this country or being viewed worldwide as "bad creditors" and defaulting? Then, what? We get smacked with higher interests and yoda, yoda, yoda.

DSK: Maid Says She Wants No Other Women To Suffer Like Her

Posted 09.27.2011 | World

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawyer for the hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexua...

DSK's Accuser Makes First Public Appearance In Brooklyn

AP/The Huffington Post | Colleen Long | Posted 09.27.2011 | World

NEW YORK (AP) — The hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault made her first public appearance Thursday, thanking her supporte...

Lawyer For Hotel Maid In Strauss-Kahn Case Says Her Remarks Were Wrongfully Portrayed

AP | COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.26.2011 | World

NEW YORK — The hotel maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sex assault has been wrongfully portrayed as a money-grubbing opportunist in accoun...

Dominique Strauss Kahn and Rape Cases

Ariel Zwang | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics
Ariel Zwang

The Dominique Strauss Kahn affair is like a Rorschach test: it consists of pieces of information so conflicting, and hard to make sense of, that what people end up thinking about it is a reflection of the perspective they brought in the first place.

Is DSK's Accuser Risking It All By Speaking To The Media?

Posted 09.25.2011 | New York

After more than two months in seclusion and anonymity, the hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her is telling her...