• USA woman faces manslaughter for texting suicidal boyfriend to do it
USA woman faces manslaughter for texting suicidal boyfriend to do it

When Roy changed the subject, Carter wrote: "When are you gonna do it?" Prosecutors released transcripts of text messages the then-17-year-old Carter sent to Roy. Carter's lawyers sought to have the case dismissed, but Massachusetts's highest court - the Supreme Judicial Court - allowed the case to proceed. Last summer, the court ruled that s...

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  • Cautious Comey expected in United States hearing on Donald Trump-Russia probes
Cautious Comey expected in United States hearing on Donald Trump-Russia probes

But that relationship has largely been defined by Trump's words about Comey - his criticism and his praise - and his account of their relationship. Rosenstein's public testimony will be the first since he appointed - in the face of rising pressure from Congress - former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel investigating possible links b...

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  • Police find nothing after suspicious vehicle reported at Orlando International Airport
Police find nothing after suspicious vehicle reported at Orlando International Airport

Airport officials said two canines alerted on a vehicle located in a parking lot that is not accessible to the general public. "Airport canine teams are now sweeping the area". Other local law enforcement agencies responded to the airport to assist Orlando police and airport security. The incident did not affect airport operations on Wednesday.

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  • 'I wanted it to stop,' accuser tells Cosby trial
'I wanted it to stop,' accuser tells Cosby trial

Cosby is on trial on charges he assaulted Andrea Constand , a former employee of Temple University's basketball program, at his suburban Philadelphia mansion in 2004. Also in the works: Testimony from a toxicologist, and more recordings - this time, from Cosby himself, as he testified during the civil lawsuit he and Constand later settled.

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  • Mostly sunny skies ahead
Mostly sunny skies ahead

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 70. East, northeast wind 3 to 6 miles per hour. Wednesday night: A chance of showers before 11 p.m., then rain . Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New precipitation amou...

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  • Comey reportedly told Sessions: Don't leave me alone with Trump
Comey reportedly told Sessions: Don't leave me alone with Trump

One of President Donald Trump's most vocal critics from his own political party will question the former FBI Director Jim Comey. It's unusual for the FBI to ever publicly disclose an investigation, much less one that affects the president, and there was significant uncertainty ahead of the hearing about whether Comey would break from protocol...

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  • Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself
Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself

TAUNTON, Mass . (AP) — Opening statements are underway in the bench trial of a MA woman charged with manslaughter for sending her boyfriend text messages encouraging him to kill himself. The indictment shows Carter told her friend: "I told him to get back in because I knew he would do it all over again the next day, and I couldn't have him live...

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  • Consider Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says
Consider Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says

At a briefing with reporters earlier today, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer declined to say whether the president has confidence in the attorney general. "The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to [the Supreme Court]", Trump said in just one o...

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  • Jeff Sessions offered to resign as attorney general after drawing Trump's ire
Jeff Sessions offered to resign as attorney general after drawing Trump's ire

The president traces a direct line between Sessions' decision to recuse himself from any Russian Federation investigation to where he stands now: With former FBI Director Robert Mueller appointed as a special counsel and with intense public focus on the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • US lawmakers to press intel chiefs on Russia ahead of Comey hearing
US lawmakers to press intel chiefs on Russia ahead of Comey hearing

The attorney general reportedly told President Trump of his decision only "minutes" before he announced it, the sources said . At least that is according to an anonymous associate of Comey , who reportedly read to the New York Times from a memo that Comey had allegedly written and shared with senior F.B.I.

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  • White House: President Trump's tweets are 'official statements'
White House: President Trump's tweets are 'official statements'

The frustration comes at a critical juncture for Trump . 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.

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  • Bloomberg delivers U.S. pledge to continue Paris climate goals to UN
Bloomberg delivers U.S. pledge to continue Paris climate goals to UN

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is joining a coalition of governors who say they are committed to meeting the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement . "There is no way". "And if the Paris agreement was something that works for them, that they can achieve, they should do that", Haley said. "That's a moral obligation to pass onto fu...

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  • Voters start on picking candidates to replac... 11:05 am Tue
Voters start on picking candidates to replac... 11:05 am Tue

Ray Lesniak , Tenafly Councilman Mark Zinna and activist Bill Brennan . A former Wall Street banker will face off against Gov. Chris Christie's top deputy in New Jersey's gubernatorial election this November. Murphy, a 59-year-old former United States ambassador to Germany during President Barack Obama's administration, led a pack of six Dem...

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  • Michael Bloomberg Is Happy To Bankroll The Paris Climate Accord
Michael Bloomberg Is Happy To Bankroll The Paris Climate Accord

The nation's cities and regions see the future as a place of opportunity for clean energy, energy and technology innovation, and infrastructure that works to make us resilient in the face of climate change effects. Even Trump's voter base largely supports Paris. . German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron , and Italian Pr...

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  • Police Identify Gunman In Monday's Deadly Orange County Shooting Rampage
Police Identify Gunman In Monday's Deadly Orange County Shooting Rampage

There were no charges at that time. Demings said investigators were looking through any social media postings for clues. The FBI report tally includes all shootings that occur inside a business, regardless of whether the shooter worked there.

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  • Trump Has Reportedly 'Grown Sour' on Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Trump Has Reportedly 'Grown Sour' on Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Trump learned of the attorney general's decision shortly before Sessions announced it at a news conference. Trump ultimately refused Sessions' offer, which came just before Trump embarked on his first worldwide trip in late May, according to a person who regularly speaks with Sessions.

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  • Husband of White House adviser says Trump tweets hurting legal case
Husband of White House adviser says Trump tweets hurting legal case

Trump has also grown frustrated with the way his travel ban has been stalled in federal courts, the people added. Sessions' recusal meant that the deputy attorney general would oversee the FBI investigation. In a series of tweets, Trump called the new ban "politically correct", and said the Justice Department should seek a "much tougher version". ...

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  • Missing Pensacola girl found dead
Missing Pensacola girl found dead

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan said the last known communication with Naomi was at 12:21 p.m. that day - a cellphone conversation with a friend. "I don't care why, you killed one of my citizens, that's all I care about", Morgan said Monday. No cause of death has been announced. A prayer vigil will be held at Olive Baptist Church (the main s...

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  • Trump Wants To Give Air Traffic Control A Major Update
Trump Wants To Give Air Traffic Control A Major Update

But Congress might still want to keep the airline industry under the government's eye. Trump condemned the Obama administration and the FAA for wasting billions of dollars on modernization without results. However, others in the industry have not been as keen. But the bill it passed got no attention on the House floor, and there was muttering o...

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  • Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Opposes Adding Virginia to US Climate Alliance
Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Opposes Adding Virginia to US Climate Alliance

In Illinois, J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat running against Gov. Bruce Rauner (R), tweeted that he should "stand up for Illinois and defy the president's unsafe & misguided decision". The business pushback against the dealmaker-in-chief was falling into even place before Trump made the withdrawal from the Paris accord official last Thursday.

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