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The Latest: Jury selection begins for Bundy trial in Nevada

LAS VEGAS – The Latest on the federal trial in Las Vegas of four suspects, including Nevada farmer and states the rights of the figure Cliven Bundy, on charges arising from an armed confrontation with federal agents in April 2014 (all times are local):

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Jury selection is expected to take a number of days and the trial could take four months in Las Vegas, Nevada farmer and states the rights of the figure Cliven Bundy, two sons and one other co-defendant in an armed confrontation with federal agents in April 2014.

A judge told 49 prospective jurors on Monday that the process could stretch until February.

Bundy, sons Ryan and Ammon Bundy, and Ryan Payne of Montana, are accused of leading a self-styled militia against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management agents trying to enforce court orders to stop Bundy cattle grazing in what is now Gold Butte a National Monument.

The long-awaited trial comes after prosecutors twice fell short in previous trials to win the conviction of six other men who were armed with assault-style weapons during the confrontation.

Several co-defendants have pleaded guilty in recent weeks and less cost.

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Jury selection is set to begin in Las Vegas for the long-awaited trial of a Nevada rancher, and states the rights of the figure Cliven Bundy, two sons and one other co-defendant on charges arising from an armed confrontation with federal agents in April 2014.

The trial starts Monday for the 71-year-old Bundy, sons Ryan and Ammon Bundy, and Ryan Payne of Montana claims that they led a self-styled militia to prevent the U.S. Bureau of Land Management of the enforcement of court decisions in order to stop Bundy cattle grazing in what is now Gold Butte a National Monument.

It comes after the plaintiffs twice fell short in earlier studies in obtaining convictions of six other men who were armed with assault-style weapons during the confrontation.

Three co-defendants pleaded guilty in recent weeks and less cost.

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