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France Won't Drop Pimping Charges Vs. DSK

Dominique Strauss-Kahn still faces prostitution-related charges

(Newser) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn may have settled his civil suit with a New York hotel maid and seen the gang rape charges against him dropped , but his troubles are not yet over: He still faces aggravated pimping charges in his native France. Judges today declined to drop the charges against the former... More »

DSK Charged in French Hooker Ring

Strauss-Kahn says he didn't know women at sex parties were prostitutes

(Newser) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been charged in yet another sex scandal, and this time it's his native France doing the charging. The onetime IMF chief was interviewed by magistrates today and subsequently charged over his alleged links to a prostitution ring , reports the BBC . Strauss-Kahn admits attending numerous sex parties,... More »

DSK Held in French Hooker Inquiry

Cops question whether Strauss-Kahn knew women at sex parties were prostitutes

(Newser) - Anne Sinclair's patience might appear to be limitless, but Dominique Strauss-Kahn is again testing it to the max: The former IMF chief, who still faces civil action from the New York City maid who accused him of sex assault, is cooling his heels at a French police station this... More »

NYC Hotel Housekeepers Will Get Panic Buttons

They'll be able to summon help in a hurry while in a guest's room

(Newser) - The Dominique Strauss-Kahn saga may have resulted in dropped charges , but hotel staff in New York City will soon get little reminders of the case in the form of personal panic buttons, reports the New York Times . As part of a proposed new contract, the city's major hotels will... More »

French HuffPo's New Editor: DSK Wife

Anne Sinclair will run new site

(Newser) - Well, this is one way to stir up attention for your new website: Hire Dominique Strauss-Kahn's wife as its editor. It seems Anne Sinclair will head up the Huffington Post's new French edition, the New York Times reports, as she is listed as editorial director on an invitation... More »

DSK: Maid Gave Me a Look That Said 'Quickie'

It was 'consensual, but stupid,' Strauss-Kahn says in new biography

(Newser) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn said when he stepped naked from the shower to see the Manhattan hotel maid who later accused him of rape, their eyes met and he read an invitation to "precipitous but consensual" sex, says a new biography out today. But he still considers the encounter "stupid"... More »

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