Kyle Rittenhouse breaks down on the stand as he testifies during his homicide trial in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, November 10. Rittenhouse, 18, said he acted in self-defense when he fatally shot 36-year-old Joseph Rosenbaum last year. Rittenhouse shot at four people, shooting three and killing two, during the chaotic unrest that happened in Kenosha after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man. The prosecution has sought to show Rittenhouse illegally possessed his rifle and acted criminally and recklessly.
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Updated 0244 GMT (1044 HKT) November 12, 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse breaks down on the stand as he testifies during his homicide trial in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, November 10. Rittenhouse, 18, said he acted in self-defense when he fatally shot 36-year-old Joseph Rosenbaum last year. Rittenhouse shot at four people, shooting three and killing two, during the chaotic unrest that happened in Kenosha after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man. The prosecution has sought to show Rittenhouse illegally possessed his rifle and acted criminally and recklessly.
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A couple of high-profile trials have been taking place in the United States this week.

In Kenosha, Wisconsin, 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse is on trial for the shooting deaths of two people last year. Rittenhouse took the stand on Wednesday and said he fired his rifle in self-defense while people were protesting the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

Meanwhile, in Brunswick, Georgia, three White men