Strauss-Kahn, Maid Settle Lawsuit

    NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23:  Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) director Dominique Strauss-Kahn (R) enters Manhattan State Supreme Court with his wife Anne Sinclair on August 23, 2011 in New York City. A judge dismissed the criminal sexual assault charges against Strauss-Kahn today. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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    At least one legal nightmare is over for Dominique Strauss-Kahn. On Monday the disgraced former International Monetary Fund chief settled the civil lawsuit with a hotel maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her last year. Nafissatou Diallo, the accuser, settled for an undisclosed sum. A sexual-assault case against Strauss-Kahn was dismissed last year, but his legal troubles aren’t over. He’s still awaiting a decision by a French court to stop an inquiry that will determine whether he must stand trial for pimping charges related to sex parties he attended with prostitutes.

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