| Jun 26, 2011
How the French Play the Game of Life
Times Books/Henry Holt: 340 pp., $27
Strategy is everything for the French. That's what Elaine Sciolino discovers in her book "La Seduction: How the French Play the Game of Life," a...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 5:19 PM
Police statements were released for the first time Thursday documenting reported conversations with Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund and French hopeful for presidency, during his arrest in May.
| Jun 24, 2011
| 1:57 PM
The maid who was sexually attacked by an Egyptian businessman at a posh Upper East Side hotel has filed a civil suit against the former chairman of the Bank of Alexandria, seeking $5 million in damages.
Mahmoud Abdel-Salam Omar, the Egyptian...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 10:57 AM
Just a week after a jury cleared two construction supervisors in the deaths of two firefighters who died in a blaze at the Deutsche Bank building, another construction supervisor and a demolition contractor were also acquitted of wrongdoing.
| Jun 28, 2011
| 8:34 AM
Yep, it’s only Tuesday and the three day weekend seems so far away. But don’t worry, we still have five things for you to do today to keep you happy and entertained.
First, spend your lunch break doing some learning with the Ancient Burying...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 5:49 AM
The sexual assault case against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was close to collapse on Friday, sources close to the case said, in a dramatic turnabout that could upend French politics again.
Local, national and international media were...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:56 PM
The sexual assault case against former International Monetary Fund Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn could be nearing collapse.
A smiling Strauss-Kahn left a New York courthouse after a judge agreed to release him from house arrest and give him his bond money...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 6:13 PM
New York, NY - He can get rid of the ankle monitor—and travel anywhere in the United States. The only thing the former director of the International Monetary Fund can’t do, at this point, is go home to France.
A Manhattan judge Friday freed...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 7:06 PM
The case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn has gone up in flames. Whatever foundation the DA's office was standing on appears to have crumbled with alleged reports that the Sofitel maid was not only making beds, but sleeping in them for cash.
| Jul 4, 2011
| 1:21 AM
Scrutiny of the accuser in the sexual assault case against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn intensified on Saturday after more revelations about her conduct following the purported May 14 attack.
A judge released Strauss-Kahn from house arrest and...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:01 AM
Prosecutors will drop sexual assault charges against ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn at his next court appearance in two weeks, or earlier, because of doubts about the credibility of the alleged victim, the New York Post said Tuesday.
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:02 PM
NEW YORK -- The New York hotel maid who accused former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempting to rape her said in an interview published on Newsweek's website on Sunday that he appeared as a "crazy man" and attacked her when she entered his room....