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  • Prosecutor: Conservative scholar lied to candidate

    A Republican candidate told government investigators that a conservative scholar and author lied to her about the source of donations made to her U.S. Senate campaign, a prosecutor disclosed at an arraignment Friday.


  • Burress talks shooting, prison in HBO interview

    Plaxico Burress was walking up the stairs in a Manhattan nightclub three years ago when his life changed with a single gunshot.


  • New York hotel workers jeer Dominique Strauss-Kahn as he arrives at the courthouse. "New York is the wrong place to mess with a hotel worker," said Aissata Bocum, a Ramada Inn housekeeper. (Associated Press)

    Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn formally asserted his innocence Monday to charges that he tried to rape a hotel maid, but the drama unfolded outside the Manhattan courtroom as protesters jeered the former International Monetary Fund leader and attorneys for the housekeeper said she was eager to testify despite a "smear campaign" against her.


  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, waits to be arraigned on Monday, May 16, 2011, in Manhattan Criminal Court for an alleged attack on a maid at a New York hotel near Times Square on Saturday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, Pool)

    IMF head on suicide watch in NYC jail

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn remained jailed under a suicide watch Wednesday as a lawyer for the woman sought to rebut whispered allegations that her charges were a conspiracy and a setup.


  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, waits to be arraigned on Monday, May 16, 2011, in Manhattan Criminal Court for an alleged attack on a maid at a New York hotel near Times Square on Saturday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, Pool)

    Pressure rises against IMF chief held in N.Y. jail

    Pressure built Tuesday for Dominique Strass-Kahn to consider resigning as chief of the International Monetary Fund after he was charged with trying to rape a maid at a New York hotel.


  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn (second from right), managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is led from a New York police station where he was being held on Sunday, May 15, 2011, on charges of sexually assaulting a hotel maid. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    IMF chief to remain jailed in sex-assault case

    The head of the International Monetary Fund must remain jailed at least until Friday, the day of his next court hearing for attempted rape and other charges, a judge ruled Monday.


  • ** FILE ** International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn speaks during at a press conference at the end of the second day of the G-20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors at the World Bank headquarters in Washington on Saturday, April 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    IMF chief picked out of lineup in sex case

    New York police say the maid who accuses the head of the International Monetary Fund of sexually assaulting her in his luxury hotel room picked the Frenchman out of a lineup.


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