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Weiner Spitzel to Join Strauss-Kahn?

Francis Levy | Posted 09.17.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Calling all discredited occupiers of public office! A Times piece reported "Rosneft, the Russian state oil company, has given Mr. Strauss-Kahn a posit...

Soldiers, Sex and Emails

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

It is good it all came to light just after the elections were over. The media would really not have had the time to simultaneously give the election and sex the extensive coverage they richly deserve.

DSK Is Back

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2012 | World

By Brian Love PARIS, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief whose French presidential ambitions were shattered...

New Allegations Against DSK

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | World

LILLE, France, May 4 (Reuters) - French investigators looking into Dominique Strauss-Kahn's ties to a suspected prostitution ring in the northern ci...

'Hail Mary' Attempt To Dismiss Suit

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2012 | World

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, May 1 (Reuters) - A New York judge on Tuesday rejected a motion by former International Monetary Fund chief Do...

DSK Suspects 'Political Enemies' In Sex Scandal

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2012 | World

LONDON, April 27 (Reuters) - The Guardian newspaper said on its website on Friday that former International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kah...

Lawyer: Offense Of 'Lust' Is Not Illegal'

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

* Strauss-Kahn was at 2-3 sex parties a year -lawyer * "Offense of lust" is nothing illegal - lawyer By Alexandria Sage PARIS, March 27 (Reut...

Cambridge Students Outraged That Dominque Strauss-Kahn Speaking On Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.27.2012 | College

College students in Britain have declared they do not want Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, to speak on the...

The 10 Best French Villans

Jean-Vincent Blanchard | Posted 12.02.2011 | Books
Jean-Vincent Blanchard

Villains make for good stories. French history, literature, and cinema are fascinating, ergo there has to be a great cast of French villains, non?

DSK's Lawyers Meet With Prosecutors

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2011 | World

Lawyers representing the hotel maid who accused former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault met with New York prosecutors on Tuesday, th...

Sex Scandal Is Peephole Into Manhattan Hotel Life

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 09.12.2011 | New York
Shirin Sadeghi

The incident with DSK and the maid hasn't shattered any myths about power and sex, but it has left hotel staff in New York, and particularly on West 44th Street, shaken.

How The Dominique Strauss-Kahn Case Unraveled

The New York Times | Posted 09.02.2011 | World

A hotel housekeeper whose account of being sexually attacked was so compelling that it brought tears to the eyes of seasoned investigators. Preliminar...

Collapsing DSK Case Adds To Doubts On Manhattan Prosecutor | Posted 09.02.2011 | New York

Cyrus R. Vance Jr., the Manhattan district attorney, seemed preoccupied when he sat down with two reporters last Monday. He already knew what the worl...

Simon Johnson: Christine Lagarde and the Demand for Dollars

The New York Times | Simon Johnson | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

After receiving support from the United States at the critical moment, Christine Lagarde was named Tuesday as the next managing director of the Intern...

Strauss-Kahn To Plead Not Guilty On Monday

Posted 08.05.2011 | World

By Basil Katz NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will plead not guilty Monday to charges he tried to rape a New York hote...

New Facebook Attack Infects Macs And PCs

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.01.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for updates. Facebook users should be aware of a new attack that infects both Mac and PC users with malware. This new attack, whic...

Israeli Central Bank Chief Considers IMF Bid

Wall Street Journal | BOB DAVIS | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

Israeli central banker Stanley Fischer is examining a formal bid to head the International Monetary Fund, said an official familiar with his thinking,...

What If He's Innocent?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

One cannot read the published accounts of the charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn without concluding that he is probably guilty. But what if he isn't?

An American Woman Expat's View on Strauss-Kahn

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Vivian Norris

A real man can control himself and a real woman knows her own power does not come from being seductive. But until adults start acting like adults and the Machiavellian nonsense behind the scenes stops, we are going to keep heading in the wrong direction.

'SNL': Strauss-Kahn's First Night In Jail

Posted 07.22.2011 | Comedy

There's nothing us regular folk love more than seeing a ridiculously wealthy guy who thinks the rules don't apply to him have a bad time. So for the c...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Debunks Ben Stein's Defense Of Strauss-Kahn

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 07.20.2011 | Comedy

On Thursday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart continued his coverage of one of many sex scandals in the news this week, Dominique Strauss-Kahn alleged...

Eunuch Sought for IMF Presidency

Peter G. Miller | Posted 07.19.2011 | Comedy
Peter G. Miller

"We're looking for someone with the swagger of Arnold Schwarzenegger, the tact of Mel Gibson, the honesty of a Wall Street banker and the compassion for the poor you would expect from any Republican presidential candidate before the Iowa primary."

World Bank Predicts An End To The Dollar's Dominance

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The world economy, so long defined by the dominance of a few advanced countries, has entered a period of "transformative change," according to a new r...

IMF Explained

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Extradite Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

No rational person can expect the IMF head to get a fair trial in the U.S., given that the last president we impeached for lying to a grand jury about his extramarital affair with an intern.