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No earplugs or outdoor exercise for El Chapo

A federal judge denied Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's request for better prison conditions Monday after federal officials claimed some of the drug lord's demands might be part of a ruse aimed at helping him escape.

Prosecutors say El Chapo shouldn't get new trial

Prosecutors don't think Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman should get a new trial, or that jurors should be brought back to court for an evidentiary hearing to see if there was any juror misconduct during the Mexican drug lord's nearly three-month trial, according to a court filing Monday.

El Chapo's attorneys seek new trial after report of jury misconduct

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's attorneys filed a motion Tuesday asking the court to review possible misconduct in light of a report that some jurors violated the judge's prohibition against following news coverage of the Mexican drug lord's federal trial as it unfolded.

'El Chapo' Guzmán's lawyers to seek new trial

Attorneys for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán will seek a new trial after a report that jurors at the kingpin's drug conspiracy trial engaged in misconduct by following media coverage during the months-long proceedings.

What 'El Chapo' verdict means for powerful Sinaloa cartel

The verdict in the trial of the once-powerful leader of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel will have little impact on the operations of the world's largest drug trafficking organization or the tons of narcotics it smuggles into the United States, according to experts.