Jury begins deliberating in Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial

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By Nathan Layne KENOSHA, Wis. (Reuters) -The judge in the Wisconsin murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse instructed the jury on Tuesday to begin deliberating on the fate of the teenager, who killed two men and wounded a third during racial justice protests last year. The jury, which numbered 18 through two weeks of testimony, was whittled down to 12 for deliberations. Kenosha County Judge Bruce Schroeder told the jury to begin weighing the case, which pits the prosecution’s argument that Rittenhouse recklessly shot the men without justification, against the teenager’s assertion that he acted in se…

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