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Strauss-Kahn indicted, gets bail
New York, May 20 (IANS) Hours after he resigned as International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief, jailed Dominique Strauss-Kahn was given bail after being indicted on charges of trying to rape a maid in a swanky New York hotel suite.

Friday, May 20, 2011 9:36:25 AM

New jobless claims fall in US
Washington, May 20 (IANS/EFE) The number of people filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell by 29,000 in the week ending May 14 to 409,000, the US labour department said Thursday.

Friday, May 20, 2011 9:23:21 AM

Former IMF chief granted bail in sexual assault case
New York, May 20 (IANS) Former managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who resigned after he was charged with sexually assaulting a hotel maid, was granted a $1 million bail by a court here Thursday.

Friday, May 20, 2011 8:34:08 AM

Former IMF chief gets bail, placed under home detention
New York, May 20 (IANS) A New York Judge granted bail Thursday for $1 million to former International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn charged with sexual assaulting a hotel maid, Xinhua reported.

Friday, May 20, 2011 4:28:00 AM

LinkedIn listed on the New York Stock Exchange
New York, May 20 (IANS) Professional networking website LinkedIn listed an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange, and surged over $90 dollars a share shortly after the opening bell Thursday, Xinhua reported.

Friday, May 20, 2011 3:03:53 AM

We face an historic opportunity in Mideast: Obama
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Laying out his vision for America's role in the Middle East, President Barack Obama Thursday pledged US support for fledgling democracies across the region, saying: 'We face an historic opportunity.'

Thursday, May 19, 2011 11:15:53 PM

IMF chief resigns, denies sexual assault charges
Washington, May 19 (IANS) The embattled head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has quit amid growing pressure to resign five days after being jailed on charges of sexually assaulting a New York hotel maid.

Thursday, May 19, 2011 5:51:25 PM

'Somebody' in Pakistan knew of Osama, says US
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Somebody in Pakistan 'had to know' that Osama bin Laden was hiding there, said US Defence Secretary Robert Gates as Washington continued to seek answers from Islamabad over its failure to locate the slain Al Qaeda leader.

Thursday, May 19, 2011 1:57:47 PM

Osama bin Laden's new audio message released
Washington, May 19 (IANS) An audio message purportedly recorded by Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden shortly before he was shot dead by US commandos in Pakistan has been released, a media report said.

Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:31:02 PM

IMF chief Strauss-Kahn quits
Washington, May 19 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a statement late Wednesday night that its managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, accused of trying to rape a New York hotel maid, has resigned.

Thursday, May 19, 2011 11:31:20 AM

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