Court allows late evidence in DaimlerChrysler trial


By Jon Hurdle WILMINGTON, Del., Dec 22 (Reuters) - Notes by Chrysler executives from merger negotiations with Daimler-Benz in 1998 can be used as evidence in the trial of a fraud lawsuit against DaimlerChrysler AG even though they were presented at the last minute, a judge ruled on Monday. Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, a reclusive Las Vegas casino operator who owned 13.7 percent of Chrysler Corp. shares before its $36 billion link-up with Daimler-Benz, has accused DaimlerChrysler of ...

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