Judge Declares Mistrial In Clemens Perjury Case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A judge declared a mistrial on Thursday in the perjury trial of baseball pitching great Roger Clemens because the lead prosecutor gave jurors information that had been barred from the courtroom.

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