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Strauss-Kahn court hearing delayed by 4 weeks

NEW YORK — A possibly crucial court hearing due next Monday in the sex crime case against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been delayed by three weeks, lawyers said Tuesday. Lawyers for the fallen French politician and former head of the International Monetary Fund called on prosecutors to drop…

IMF chief pleads not guilty, denied bail

NEW YORK (AFP) – IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn denied the sexual assault and attempted rape of a New York hotel chambermaid on Monday but was refused bail and ordered to remain behind bars pending trial. A haggard-looking Strauss-Kahn, 62, wearing a black raincoat and a light-blue shirt pleaded not guilty…