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Nafissatou Diallo, a hotel housekeeper who alleged that she was sexual assaulted by former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn, appears in court in New York on December 10, 2012. Nafissatou Diallo, 33, arrived at the Bronx courthouse with her lawyer Kenneth Thompson and went inside well in advance of the session without addressing the journalists gathered outside. AFP PHOTO/POOL/Seth Wenig