By Jana Winter
Published May 20, 2011
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be out on bail and staying at a temporary home detention location near Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan until a more permanent location can be found, a New York judge ordered on Friday afternoon.
Earlier in the day, the French dignitary was given the pre-emptive boot by residents in the Upper East Side building where Strauss-Kahn was slated to stay while out on bail and under 24-hour house arrest.
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Published May 16, 2011
A New York judge remanded IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in custody Monday on charges he sexually assaulted a hotel maid.
Strauss-Kahn is due to reappear in court on May 20.
Prosecutors has said they were concerned that Strauss-Kahn might flee to France if released.
Defense lawyers said Strauss-Kahn denied the charges against him.
Strauss-Kahn was pulled off a Paris-bound plane Saturday and charged with a criminal sexual act, attempted rape and unlawful imprisonment Sunday in a scandal that appeared to wreck his hopes of running for president of France.
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