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Former IMF director Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters a Manhattan court. (Aug. 23, 2011)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's sex assault case

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former French leader of the International Monetary Fund, was accused of sexual assault by a maid at a Manhattan hotel.

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn, center,
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Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn, center, leaves Manhattan state Supreme court with his wife Anne Sinclair, left, and attorney Benjamin Brafman after a hearing Tuesday in Manhattan. (Aug. 23, 2011)

Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) director Dominique Strauss-Kahn
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Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) director Dominique Strauss-Kahn appears before a judge with his lawyers, William Taylor, left, and Benjamin Brafman in Manhattan district court. (Aug. 23, 2011)

Former IMF director Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters a Manhattan
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Former IMF director Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters a Manhattan court. (Aug. 23, 2011)

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Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife
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Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair arrive for a hearing at New York State Supreme Court. (Aug. 23, 2011)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court with
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court with his wife, Anne Sinclair. (Aug. 23, 2011)

Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife
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Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair arrive at Manhattan Supreme Court. (Aug. 23, 2011)

Heather Cottin of Freeport yells out during a
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Heather Cottin of Freeport yells out during a protest before the expected arrival of Dominique Strauss-Kahn outside the Manhattan Criminal Court. (Aug. 23, 2011)

Demonstrators gather across the street from Manhattan Criminal
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Demonstrators gather across the street from Manhattan Criminal Court to protest the Manhattan District Attorney's dropping of charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. (August 23, 2011)

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Demonstrators gather across the street from Manhattan Criminal
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Demonstrators gather across the street from Manhattan Criminal Court to protest the Manhattan District Attorney's dropping of charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. (August 23, 2011)

Demonstrators gather across the street from Manhattan
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Demonstrators gather across the street from Manhattan Criminal Court to protest the Manhattan District Attorney's dropping of charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. (August 23, 2011)

In this July 28, 2011 file photo, Nafissatou
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In this July 28, 2011 file photo, Nafissatou Diallo, who accused former IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually attacking her, speaks during a news conference at the Christian Cultural Center in the Brooklyn.

In this Wednesday, July 27, 2011, file photo,
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In this Wednesday, July 27, 2011, file photo, hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo arrives at Manhattan criminal court for a meeting with New York City prosecutors investigating the sex assault case against of Dominique Strauss-Kahn in New York.

Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn waits for a
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Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn waits for a taxi near his temporary residence in Tribeca. (Aug. 21, 2011)

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In this undated photo provided by ABC News,
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In this undated photo provided by ABC News, Robin Roberts, right, talks to Nafissatou Diallo, the alleged victim in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn assault case. Diallo told the network she never wanted to be in the public eye but had no choice, amid questions about her credibility. Lawyers for Strauss-Kahn told ABC that the interview was "an unseemly circus" designed to inflame public opinion.

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn listens
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Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn listens to proceedings in New York State Supreme Court. (July 1, 2011)

Dominique Strauss- Kahn leaves New York State Supreme
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Dominique Strauss- Kahn leaves New York State Supreme court with his wife Anne Sinclair. (July 1, 2011)

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters
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Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters New York State Supreme Court for a hearing. (July 1 2011)

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn and
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Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair leave New York State Supreme Court. (July 1, 2011)

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Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrives
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Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrives at New York Supreme court. (July 1, 2011)

Former IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves his temporary
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Former IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves his temporary residence in TriBeCa, where he has been under court-ordered house arrest, for a bail hearing. (July 1, 2011)

Members of the media gather outside the headquarters
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Members of the media gather outside the headquarters of French Socialist party in Paris awaiting reaction on the development in the case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. (July 1, 2011)

Former IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn's temporary residence in
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Former IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn's temporary residence in Tribeca. (July 1, 2011)

A file photo of former IMF head Dominique
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A file photo of former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn during a hearing in New York State Supreme Court in New York. (June 6, 2011)

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A hotel worker and supporter of the New
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A hotel worker and supporter of the New York Hotel Worker's Union gets off a bus outside the Manhattan Criminal Courts Building carrying a sign that says "An injury to one of us is an injury to all of us" in protest against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. (June 6, 2011)

Supporters of the New York Hotel Worker's Union
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Supporters of the New York Hotel Worker's Union wait to protest against Dominique Strauss-Kahn outside the Manhattan Criminal Courts Building. (June 6, 2011)

Supporters of the New York Hotel Workers' Union
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Supporters of the New York Hotel Workers' Union are interviewed by members of the press while waiting to protest against Dominique Strauss-Kahn outside the Manhattan Criminal Courts Building. (June 6, 2011)

Maids protest during the arrival of Dominique Strauss-Kahn
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Maids protest during the arrival of Dominique Strauss-Kahn in front of the Criminal Courts Building of New York. (June 6, 2011)

Housekeeping staff from New York hotels jeer Dominique
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Housekeeping staff from New York hotels jeer Dominique Strauss-Kahn as he arrives at the Manhattan Criminal Courts building. (June 6, 2011)

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Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn
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Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrives with his wife, Anne Sinclair, at the New York Criminal Courts Building for a hearing in his sexual assault case. (June 6, 2011)

Dominique Strauss Kahn, second left, enters Manhattan criminal
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Dominique Strauss Kahn, second left, enters Manhattan criminal court with his wife, Anne Sinclair, for his arraignment proceedings on charges of sexually assaulting a Manhattan hotel maid. (June 6, 2011)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves his temporary residence on his
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves his temporary residence on his way to an arraignment hearing. (June 6, 2011)

NYPD officers guard the house on Franklin Street
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NYPD officers guard the house on Franklin Street in the Tribeca section of downtown Manhattan where the former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was granted bail, is staying under house arrest. Strauss-Kahn has been accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid in Manhattan. (May 26, 2011)

Local and international media congregate outside the house
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Local and international media congregate outside the house on Franklin Street in the Tribeca section of downtown Manhattan where Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, is staying under house arrest. Strauss-Kahn stands accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid in Manhattan. (May 26, 2011)

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An NYPD police car sits in front of
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An NYPD police car sits in front of the four-bedroom town house on Franklin Street in Manhattan where Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund is staying under house arrest. Strauss-Kahn has been accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid in Manhattan. (May 26, 2011)

An NYPD police car sits in front of
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An NYPD police car sits in front of the town house on Franklin Street in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood where Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, is staying under house arrest. Strauss-Kahn has been detained in Manhattan because he is accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid. (May 26, 2011)

Local and international media congregate on Franklin Street
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Local and international media congregate on Franklin Street across from the town house where former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn is staying, having been detained in Manhattan on sexual assault charges. Dominique Strauss-Kahn is staying in Tribeca under house arrest. (May 26, 2011)

People walk by the four-bedroom town house on
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People walk by the four-bedroom town house on Franklin Street in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood where Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund, is staying under house arrest. Strauss-Kahn stands accused of sexually assaulting a Manhattan hotel maid. (May 26, 2011)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, center, is led from 71 Broadway
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn, center, is led from 71 Broadway in Manhattan's financial district. The former International Monetary Fund head is staying in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood after having been released on bail. He is accused of sexually assaulting a Manhattan hotel maid. (May 25, 2011)

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Heavily armed correction officers stand guard as a
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Heavily armed correction officers stand guard as a New York City Department of Correction vehicle arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court. Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned as chief of the International Monetary Fund after his arrest on sexual assault charges. (May 19, 2011)

Heavily armed correction officers stand guard as a
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Heavily armed correction officers stand guard as a New York City Department of Correction vehicle arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court. Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned as chief of the International Monetary Fund after his arrest on sexual assault charges. (May 19, 2011)

A copy of the letter of resignation, written
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A copy of the letter of resignation, written in French, from International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn that was obtained from the IMF. (May 18, 2011)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund,
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund, appears at his arraignment in Criminal Court in Manhattan. (May 16, 2011)

A man in Paris reads the French newspaper
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A man in Paris reads the French newspaper Liberation, in which the front-page headline reads "K.O." Allegations of sexual assault in a New York hotel have torn France's presidential race asunder and savaged the reputation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, chief of the International Monetary Fund. (May 17, 2011)

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An aerial view of the Rikers Island Penal
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An aerial view of the Rikers Island Penal Complex in Manhattan's East River. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, chief of the International Monetary Fund, was confined to the facility after he was charged with the sexual assault of a hotel maid in Manhattan.

Lawyer William Taylor briefly addresses the media after
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Lawyer William Taylor briefly addresses the media after a visit in Rikers Island jail with his client, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, chief of the International Monetary Fund. Strauss-Kahn has been accused of sexually assaulting a Manhattan hotel maid. (May 18, 2011)

Inmate housing on New York's Rikers Island penal
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Inmate housing on New York's Rikers Island penal complex. (May 18, 2011)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund,
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund, right, with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, is arraigned May 16, 2011, in Manhattan Criminal Court on charges he sexually assaulted a hotel maid on Saturday. Strauss-Kahn must remain jailed at least until his next court hearing for attempted rape and other charges, a judge said Monday.

Benjamin Brafman, attorney for Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of
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Benjamin Brafman, attorney for Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Fund, walks away after addressing the media as his client, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, was being held without bail. (May 16, 2011)

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Benjamin Brafman, attorney for Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of
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Benjamin Brafman, attorney for Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Fund, walks away after addressing the media as his client, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, was being held without bail. (May 16, 2011)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is led out of a Harlem
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn is led out of a Harlem police precinct after being charged with sexual assault of a hotel maid. (May 15, 2011)

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