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R. Kelly jury will resume deliberations next weekNEW YORK — R. Kelly’s fate is now in the hands of the jury at his federal trial in New York. After a six-week trial featuring the testimony of 50 witnesses and three days of closing arguments, jurors in the racketeering case against the Chicago-born R&B star began their deliberations early Friday afternoon, and worked for about four hours before telling U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly they had “not reached a verdict as yet.” They are scheduled to come back for more discussions on Monday morning. Donnelly took three hours to read through more th…

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