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Jodi Arias Live Blog: Cross-Examination Of Murder Defendant Continues (LIVE UPDATES)

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How will Jodi Arias fare in day three under fire by the prosecution?
How will Jodi Arias fare in day three under fire by the prosecution?

The confessed killer and the aggressive prosecutor are set to confront each other again Tuesday, as cross-examination resumes in Jodi Arias first-degree murder trial.

In her 10th day on the witness stand on Monday, Jodi Arias faced a blistering attack from Maricopa County prosecutor Juan Martinez, ruffling her composure throughout the proceeding.

At one point, Arias told the court that only God knew what she was thinking when she killed her boyfriend Travis Alexander.

"God's not here. We can't subpoena him," a snarky Martinez shot back.

The veteran prosecutor has attempted to portray arias as a jealous and bitter ex-girlfriend, who took her anger out on Alexander when she shot him in the head, stabbed him 27 times and cut his throat from ear to ear inside his Mesa, Ariz., home on June 4, 2008.

The 32-year-old photographer claims self-defense in the killing, claiming a violent prone Alexander attacked her when she dropped his camera.

Arias faces the death penalty if convicted in a trial that has drawn world-wide attention.

Read below for minute-by-minute updates from court Tuesday:

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Judge Stephens has recessed court for the evening.

Arias' attorney, Kurt Nurmi, took up some issues with the judge. Nurmi said Arias is not receiving her lunches from the sheriff's department during the trial and is having migraine headaches. Judge Sherry Stephens said she would address the issues.

Court will resume at 12:15 p.m. ET., Wednesday.

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Judge Sherry Stephens has called another recess. The live blog will continue when the trial resumes at roughly 5:35 p.m. ET.

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The attorneys are at a sidebar with the judge.

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Jodi Arias is back on the stand.

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Judge Sherry Stephens has called recess. The live blog will continue when the trial resumes at 5:25 p.m. ET.

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Martinez showed the jury a text Arias sent to Alexander, in which she said she wanted to give him oral sex and have him ejaculate on her face.

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The Attorneys are at a sidebar with the judge.

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"[You Moved] the relationship ahead by using the KY," Martinez said.

Arias said if they would not have used KY they would have used something else.

Martinez then references Arias' earlier testimony that she sometimes felt like a prostitute. Arias expanded on that today, saying, "When he [ejaculates] on my face and throws candy my way [it] kind of makes me feel like a prostitute," Arias said.

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"You introduced the KY into the relationship to make it more sexually enjoyable, right," Martinez asked.

"Yes," Arias replied.

"It looks like both of you were experimenting sexual together," Martinez said.

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Martinez is playing a clip from the sex tape, during which Arias talked about the merits of KY jelly.

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The attorneys are at a sidebar with the judge.

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Martinez asked Arias about a picture of Alexander's genitalia that she received in a text message. Arias said she liked the picture and was not offended by it.

Arias also said she sent Alexander photos of her chest that she took with her cellphone.

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In the video clip Martinez played, Arias said "It was hard to tell Travis no," regarding their regular booty calls after their split up. "It was always mutual," Arias said, of the sex.

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Martinez is playing another clip from Arias' 2008 interview with "48 Hours."

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Martinez is questioning Arias about previous testimony she gave that she was uncomfortable the first time she and Alexander had oral sex.

Martinez asked Arias if she could have stopped the activity. She said she could have, but didn't.

"I felt ... it would have been a blow to his ego," Arias said.

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Martinez is talking about Arias' move from Mesa, Ariz., to Yreka, Calif.

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"So you think somebody who masturbates to photos of little boys is beautiful right," Martinez asked. The prosecutor was referring to the note Arias left in Alexander's memorial book and her earlier testimony in which she alleged she caught Alexander masturbating to a photo of a little boy.

"He hated those parts of himself. It's not who he wanted to be ... I believed that he could get better ... I believe he had aspects of himself that are beautiful and ugly, just as i do," Arias replied.

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Martinez has entered into evidence a note that Arias left in a guestbook at Alexander's memorial service.

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Martinez is asking Arias about a trip Alexander was supposed to take to Cancun, Mexico, prior to his murder. Martinez asked Arias if she knew Alexander had planned to go with someone else and she said yes.

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Martinez showed the jury a text message Arias sent to Alexander after he allegedly abused her. The prosecutors intent was apparently to show Arias was still on friendly terms with Alexander and made no mention of any incidents of abuse in her text.

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Martinez showed the jury a photo of Arias and Alexander standing next to each other. The photo was entered into evidence to show they were close to the same height.

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The Huffington Post is live blogging Tuesday's testimony. Check back here for updates.

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