Ex-International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s next court appearance on charges of sexual assault and attempted rape was postponed until Aug. 23, the second time New York prosecutors have delayed the hearing.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. will ask a judge to dismiss sexual-assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn because they’d be difficult to prove beyond a reasonable doubt, former prosecutors predict.
The hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn , the ex-International Monetary Fund managing director now charged with sexual assault and attempted rape, hired additional legal counsel in anticipation of an attack on her reputation and credibility, her lawyer said.
Joseph Lhota celebrated his victory in New York’s Republican mayoral primary with a 17-minute speech in a packed Manhattan ballroom. He said his dad was a city cop and his mother worked so her kids could attend parochial school.