Bonds trial: Tape barred, feds rest

Updated: April 5, 2011, 9:40 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal judge ruled jurors in the Barry Bonds trial may not hear a freshly rediscovered recording of two key witnesses -- ridiculed by the defense as a "miracle tape" -- as prosecutors rested their case against the home-run king Tuesday after 2½ weeks and 25 witnesses.

The defense said it planned to call up to six witnesses, including possibly Bonds himself, in a presentation that lawyers projected will start and end Wednesday. If that schedule holds up, closing ...

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