DSK Ruling Delayed

    Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn reacts during  the 9th Yalta Annual Meeting entitled 'Ukraine and the World: Addressing Tomorrow’s Challenges Together', organized by the Yalta European Strategy (YES) in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation at the Livadia Palace in Yalta, Ukraine, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012.  More than 200 leaders from politics, business and society representing more than 20 countries will discuss major global challenges and their impact on Europe, Ukraine and the world. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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    The DSK scandal will live on. A French court on Wednesday delayed ruling on whether former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will stand trial for sex charges. Strauss-Kahn has been alleged to have participated in sex parties in the northern city of Lille with prostitutes, although Strauss-Kahn’s lawyer has argued his client did not know the women were prostitutes. Strauss-Kahn, 63, was once considered a contender for the French presidency, until he was arrested in May 2011 in New York for allegedly sexually assaulting a maid. The charges were later dropped. Several other women came forward in France and alleged abuse, although the Lille charges are the only pending ones left.

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