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Why Hotel Maids Need Our Help

And no, this story has nothing to do with Dominique Strauss-Kahn

(Newser) - When you think of dangerous jobs, housekeeper doesn’t usually spring to mind. But it’s becoming a pretty hazardous profession, thanks to the “amenities arms race” that has big hotels installing luxury mattresses that weigh more than 100 pounds each, writes activist Donald Cohen in the LA Times... More »

DSK Wouldn't Pay for Sex, Maid Got Angry: NY Post

Source tells the paper the maid knew exactly who Strauss-Kahn was

(Newser) - Yesterday, the New York Post reported , by way of a source, that the maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault worked as a prostitute at the Sofitel Hotel. Today, the paper advances that storyline . A source tells the Post that the maid was after Strauss-Kahn's money, having been "... More »

DSK Maid Was a Hooker: NY Post

Defense source lobs latest assault on her credibility

(Newser) - The maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has had her credibility take a drubbing lately, and the New York Post has the latest, and potentially most damning: She worked as a prostitute at the Sofitel Hotel, the paper claims in an exclusive that cites an anonymous defense source. "... More »

Strauss-Kahn Tried to Claim Diplomatic Immunity

He later dropped strategy, asked to call attorney

(Newser) - So much for the consensual sex argument. Ex-IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn didn't make that claim when he was busted for sexual assault of a Manhattan hotel maid , but declared that he had diplomatic immunity. He also complained his handcuffs pinched, according to new details revealed yesterday in court documents.... More »

New York Times Gets 'Dirt' on Strauss-Kahn Accuser

And here it is: She's devoted, dutiful, quiet

(Newser) - After a thorough investigation, the New York Times has uncovered the "dirt" on the hotel maid who has accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape : She's a quiet, devout, dutiful mom who was born in a mud hut in Guinea. Strauss-Kahn's attorneys have said for weeks that they... More »

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