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U.S. lawsuit seeking $100 million from Lance Armstrong heads to trial

WASHINGTON: A federal judge on Monday cleared the way for a U.S. government lawsuit seeking nearly $100 million in damages from former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong to go to trial, court papers showed. The U.S. Justice Department has accused Armstrong of defrauding the government by accepting millions of dollars in sponsorship money from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) as he led the team to a string of Tour de France victories while doping. Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour titles and banned for life from…