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'El Chapo' says he will not testify in his own defense

Accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said in court on Monday that he will not testify in his own defense at his US trial.
Guzman announced his decision after prosecutors rested their case against him in federal court in Brooklyn. After excusing the jury, US District Judge Brian Cogan asked Guzman directly whether he understood it was his decision, not that of his lawyers, to testify or not.
"Yes, but they counseled me about it and I agree with them," Guzman answered.
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