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Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves New York State Supreme Court for a hearing on July 1, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

DSK Is Free; Manhattan DA Vance Gets An Earful

On Tuesday, Appellate Court Judge Michael Obus agreed to drop the sexual assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The former head of the International Monetary Fund then spoke out for the first time


Nafissatou Diallo stands next to her lawyer as he speaks to the media after leaving a state office building in New York, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. Prosecutors in New York have filed papers recommending that some or all charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn be dropped. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Charges Likely To Be Dropped Against Strauss-Kahn After Prosecutors Meet With Accuser

Diallo, once described as “brave” and “unwavering” by prosecutors, left the meeting dissatisfied. According to court papers filed Monday, District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. will recommend that all charges be dismissed.