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Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys In Talks To End Ecclestone Trial

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Prosecutors and attorneys for  Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...

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06/11/98
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06/11/98
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06/11/98
SPORTSFAN SETS UP TRAINING WHEELS FOR ATHLETES EYEING RADIO

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06/11/98
NBA GAME FOUR EARNS A 20.2/33, WITH RATINGS RECORD IN SIGHT

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