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Dominique Strauss-Kahn: Charges dismissed in rape case

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former director of the International Monetary Fund, and his wife, Anne Sinclair, left, arrive to state Supreme Court in New York. Prosecutors in the case have filed a recommendation to dismiss the charges against Strauss-Kahn that he sexual assaulted a hotel maid on May 14, 2011.  (Justin Lane / EPA)
Imani Henry of New York protests before the expected arrival of Dominique Strauss-Kahn outside Manhattan Criminal Court in New York Tuesday.  (Craig Ruttle / Associated Press)
Protesters demonstrate in front of New York State Supreme Court where Dominique Strauss- Kahn, former International Monetary Fund chief, was to arrive Tuesday for a status hearing.  (Scott Eells / Bloomberg)
A protester flanked by other demonstrators yells after hearing the reported decision to drop the charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn Strauss-Kahn was slated to appear at a hearing in New York.  (Justin Lane / EPA)

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn at New York State Supreme Court. A judge has agreed to free Strauss-Kahn without bail or home confinement in the sexual assault case against him. The criminal case against him stands.

 (Todd Heisler / Pool)
Dominique Strauss-Kahn during his bail hearing at State Supreme Court, in New York.  (Richard Drew / Pool)
Heavily armed corrections officers stand guard as a Department of Corrections vehicle arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court in the case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn.  (Mary Altaffer / Associated Press)

A prisoner movement slip for Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn waits be arraigned.  (Emmanuel Dunand / Pool)
A sign is posted on the door next to the apartment of the housekeeper in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case.  (AFP/Getty Images)
The Sofitel hotel in New York, where former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn was staying when the assault allegedly occurred.  (Jewel Samad / AFP/Getty Images)
The door of Room 2806 of the Sofitel hotel in New York, where Dominique Strauss-Kahn was staying when the alleged assault occurred.  (Jewel Samad / AFP/Getty Images)
Two members of the NYPD crime scene unit enter an elevator at the Sofitel hotel in New York to investigate the assault case.  (John Minchillo / Associated Press)
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is led from a police station shortly after his arrest.  (Craig Ruttle / Associated Press)