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  • 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 (center) walks June 6, 2011, towards the Manhattan Criminal Courts building in New York as he arrives for his arraignment proceedings. (Associated Press)

    Ex-IMF leader pleads not guilty to sex assault

    The former International Monetary Fund head charged with trying to rape a Manhattan hotel maid formally said he was innocent of the charges Monday in his first court appearance in the case in two weeks.


  • ** FILE ** Georges Tron, France's junior minister for civil service, waves to the media as he arrives for the weekly Cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris in March 2010. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

    French minister accused of rape resigns

    A French government minister who was accused of sexual assault resigned on Sunday, the prime minister's office announced.


  • 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)

    EDITORIAL: Strauss-Kahn prompts panic

    Disgraced International Monetary Fund President Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested two weeks ago for allegedly assaulting a hotel maid. Already, one New York assemblyman has proposed requiring hotels to provide panic devices for housekeepers. This is an example of a "nanny state first" response that usually doesn't work.


  • 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)

    Ex-IMF chief may use tried, tricky consent defense

    With his DNA discovered on the woman who accused him of trying to rape her and forcing her to perform oral sex, former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn may employ a consensual sex defense that poses risks for defendants and prosecutors alike.


  • Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn listens on May 19, 2011, to proceedings in his case in New York state Supreme Court. (Associated Press)

    DNA evidence said to link ex-IMF leader to maid

    DNA taken from former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn matches material on the uniform of a hotel maid who says he sexually assaulted her, two people familiar with the investigation told the Associated Press.


  • SANDERS: Soap operas and the future of the IMF

    Whatever the outcome of the bizarre fall from grace of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the controversial role of the International Monetary Fund itself has been thrown into sharper focus.


  • Suspect's treatment stuns French

    The trans-Atlantic gap separating the U.S. and French justice systems and moral codes is as wide as the ocean itself - appalling a nation witnessing the unraveling fortunes of a favorite son, jailed former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.


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    KNIGHT: The wages of envy

    Every so often, a single incident epitomizes larger truths. One of these larger truths is that all issues, whether social or fiscal, are moral issues.


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