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Can you commit manslaughter by sending texts? We're about to find out

Can you commit manslaughter by sending texts? We're about to find out

A 20-year-old U.S. woman whose boyfriend took his own life almost three years ago after she repeatedly urged him to suicide has gone on trial. In them, Ms Carter encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself, even instructing him to get back in the vehicle he had filled with carbon monoxide fumes, the court heard.



House sends tribal casino bill to governor

Connecticut House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (ehr-eh-SIM'-oh-wits) says a tentative deal has been reached that could ultimately lead to a new tribal casino. House Minority Leader Themis Klarides, R-Derby, found herself on the same side as Malloy, who called the bill important to the economy. She said the installation of slots at an OTB parlor in her city would do little if anything for economic development, but would exploit her constituents.


Sessions offered to resign before Trump's trip overseas

Sessions offered to resign before Trump's trip overseas

Two sources close to the president say he has lashed out repeatedly at the attorney general in private meetings, blaming the recusal for the expansion of the Russian Federation investigation, now overseen by Special Counsel and former FBI Director Robert Mueller.


Sessions offered in recent months to resign as attorney general

Sessions offered in recent months to resign as attorney general

Former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify Thursday about his private discussions with Trump and the Russian Federation investigation has lapped into the White House , with questions about the President's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner.



DE and Virginia Governors Join Climate Change Group

Scott Pruitt , the head of the Environmental Protection Agency who is a well-known climate skeptic, said on Fox News that "the president has indicated that the climate changes ". During a visit last month to Saudia Arabia and Israel, Trump urged moderate Arab states and Israel to unite against the common foe of Iran. Iran on Sunday joined the global chorus of criticism against US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , saying it would further ...



Voters get to work deciding on Gov. Christie's replacement

Former Goldman Sachs executive Phil Murphy and New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno have clinched the Democratic and Republican nominations, respectively, for New Jersey governor. "My principles are Main Street principles". Christie told reporters Tuesday that he cast his vote in the primary for Guadagno, and her supporters say they are prepared for the next stage of the race.