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Teen accused of murder at anti-racism protest testifies

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Washington (AFP) – Kyle Rittenhouse, the American teen who shot three people during anti-police protests last year, broke down in tears Wednesday while testifying in his murder trial. Rittenhouse insisted he shot three men, two fatally, in self-defense as protestors set small fires and damaged businesses in Kenosha, Wisconsin on August 25, 2020. But he struggled in front of a jury to explain why he carried an AR-15-style assault rifle to the protests, as a prosecutor sought to break down his self-defense case. “I didn’t do anything wrong; I defended myself,” Rittenhouse testified. “I did not i…

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