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Judge declares mistrial in Clemens perjury case

The American judge in former baseball star Roger Clemens’ perjury trial has declared a mistrial after ruling that prosecutors violated his orders regarding the handling of evidence. US District Judge Reggie Walton said he made the decision because Clemens could not be assured a fair trial when prosecutors went against his orders and…

Roger Clemens perjury trial begins

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The perjury trial of Roger Clemens begins on Wednesday with the selection of 12 jurors charged with deciding if the former baseball star lied when he said he never took drugs to boost his pitching as he aged. Clemens, 48, was indicted a year ago on charges he…

Home run king Barry Bonds guilty of obstruction

SAN FRANCISCO — A jury convicted Barry Bonds of obstruction of justice Wednesday, but couldn’t reach a verdict on three perjury charges stemming from the home run king’s testimony in a steroid probe. A mistrial was declared on the three perjury counts. The guilty verdict means the jury of eight…

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