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Strauss-Kahn hopes to settle with maid in 'few days'

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Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn hopes to settle out of court "in a few days" with the Manhattan hotel maid whose sex assault allegation triggered his spectacular downfall, his lawyer said Friday. 

Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, pictured here in 2011, hopes to settle out of court "in a few days" with the Manhattan hotel maid whose sex assault allegation triggered his spectacular downfall, his lawyer said Friday.

The one-time favorite for the French presidency could soon be putting his sordid 18-month legal battle in the United States to rest if he and the maid, Nafissatou Diallo, agree on the still undisclosed terms of the settlement.

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