Judge mulls dropping case against Taylor Swift

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DENVER (AP) - The judge in the groping trial involving Taylor Swift and a former radio host has sent jurors home as he weighs whether to dismiss the DJ's claims that the singer ruined his career.

U.S. District Judge William Martinez was considering Swift's lawyer's argument Friday that David Mueller had failed to prove the pop star got him fired.

Mueller denies groping Swift during a meet-and-greet before a 2013 concert in Denver and is suing Swift, her mother and her radio liaison for up to $3 million. Swift countersued, seeking a $1 judgment in her favor and alleging assault.

Jurors are scheduled to return Monday.