Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in Manhattan Criminal Court in New York City on May 16, 2011.
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May 19, 2011 Dominique Strauss-Kahn quits as chief of IMF; there's talk about selecting his replacement; Syria condemns the U.S. for sanctioning its president, Bashar al-Assad; Japan goes into recession after quake disaster; a virus is killing horses in the western U.S. and Canada.
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