Strauss-Kahn denies violence in sex cases

Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair leaving

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair leaving the Manhattan Supreme Court building in New York. (Aug. 23, 2011) (Credit: Getty Images)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn broke his silence four months after a New York hotel maid accused him of sexual assault, calling his encounter with the woman a "moral failing" he deeply regrets, but insisting in an interview on French television Sunday that no violence was involved.

Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund and a one-time top presidential contender in his native...

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