Going for the Big Guy

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PROSECUTION AND DEFENSE: Berlusconi in court makes "spontaneous remarks" as the red-haired Boccassini looks on

Silvio Berlusconi was dapper as ever last week — so sleek and smooth in his double-breasted suit, in fact, you could almost forget the Italian Prime Minister was in court defending himself against bribery charges. He barely broke a sweat during 50 minutes of "spontaneous remarks" in a stuffy, packed courtroom, even as he became the first sitting Prime Minister ever to testify at his own criminal trial. Listening just a few feet from the billionaire leader was another cool — though far more casually clad — customer. For this historic court date, lead prosecutor Ilda Boccassini's usual uniform of a...

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