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Head of Paris Institute for Political Studies Richard Descoings seen on June 2, 2009 in Paris. (Photo credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Questions Surround Death Of Renowned French Academic At NYC Hotel

The body of Richard Descoings was found on the 7th floor of the Michelangelo Hotel around 1 p.m. Tuesday. Police said there were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play, but are still treating his death as somewhat suspicious.

04/04/2012

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Security Still Tight At Jewish Sites In NYC Following France Attack

The NYPD stresses there is no specific threat against New York City, but has added extra patrols at 50 locations in response to the seemingly religiously motivated murders in Toulouse, France.

03/20/2012

Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Banon: Confronting Strauss-Kahn Over Alleged Attempted Rape ‘Won’t Be Easy’

Banon claims Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her while she was interviewing him in 2002.

09/24/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (L) and his wife Anne Sinclair (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Housekeeper Who Accused Strauss-Kahn Of Sex Assault Recounts Alleged Attack

Nafissatou Diallo accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn back in May. The scandal forced him to resign post as head of the International Monetary Fund, but earlier this month, prosecutors questioned the accuser’s credibility, saying she told them a series of lies.

07/24/2011

Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Prosecutors May Reference Past Sex Assault Claims In Strauss-Kahn Case

Legal experts say it could be knotty, but not impossible, for prosecutors to try to introduce any allegations beyond the actual attempted rape and other charges stemming from Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s May encounter with a Manhattan hotel maid.

07/19/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: AP Photo/Todd Heisler, Pool)

With House Arrest Lifted, Strauss-Kahn And Wife Attend Concerts In Massachusetts

French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn is venturing farther from New York City after his house arrest on an attempted rape charge was lifted.

07/16/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: AP Photo/Todd Heisler, Pool)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Sex Assault Case Faces Uncertain Future

An increasingly loud discussion is shaping up between legal experts who say the case is doomed and advocates who argue the prosecution should proceed despite questions about the accuser’s credibility.

07/13/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: AP Photo/Todd Heisler, Pool)

Amid Sex Assault Probe, Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Court Date Delayed

Previously set for July 18, the closely watched court date is now scheduled for August 1 as prosecutors weigh what to do about a case rocked by questions about the accuser’s credibility.

07/11/2011