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DSK Quietly Settles With Alleged Victim

Remember Dominique Strauss-Kahn? He’s apparently reached a settlement with the hotel housekeeper who accused him of sexual assault. The French press is reporting the number is $6 million, though for what it’s worth, DSK’s lawyer says that number is off by “orders of magnitude.”

Daniel Foster — Daniel Foster is a former news editor of National Review Online.

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