Silvio's Highs And Lows
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi basked — albeit briefly — in a Milan court's ruling that cleared him of corruption charges in a case he'd long maintained was politically motivated. "Better late than never," he said Friday, after a three-judge panel lifted a judicial cloud that had followed Berlusconi since he entered politics in 1994. The court absolved the billionaire media mogul of bribing judges during a mid-1980s takeover battle. Still, the judges stopped short of a full acquittal, invoking the statute of limitations on a related bribery charge, implying some degree of guilt....

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