New York judge rejects 'El Chapo' Guzman's bid for new trial
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A federal judge in New York Wednesday denied drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's bid for a new trial.

US District Court Judge Brian Cogan rejected defense requests for a new trial or an evidentiary hearing to determine juror misconduct, saying a "mountain range of evidence" against the trafficker strongly countered his attorneys' claims that jurors engaged in misconduct by following media coverage during the proceedings.

"A rational, hypothetical, average jury would certainly have convicted...

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