Completing a stunning reversal of fortunes for the ex-IMF chief, a Manhattan judge on Tuesday dropped criminal charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. In his first public statement since being charged with sexually assaulting hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo, Strauss-Kahn says that the past months have been "a nightmare" for him and his family and that they're looking forwarding to returning to France. Though criminal charges are dropped, the decision was stayed pending an appeal by Diallo's lawyers. Her civil suit against him remains.
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