Raleigh Group's Lawsuit Aimed at America's Cup Bid
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A small group headquartered here has launched a long-shot legal bid against one of the world's richest men - Oracle CEO Larry Ellison - for the right to challenge him to become the defender of the America's Cup.→ VIEW ARTICLE
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