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Michelle Carter, center, departs following a parole hearing on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 in Natick, Mass. Carter, who was sentenced to 15 months in jail for urging her suicidal boyfriend via text messages to take his own life, was denied early release Friday.

Parole board denies early release

BOSTON — Michelle Carter, the Massachusetts woman serving 15 months in prison for encouraging her boyfriend through text messages to kill himself, was denied early release by the state’s parole board Friday.  Two members of the Massachusetts Parole Board wrote the decision for the seven-member panel, saying “the (board) is troubled that Ms. Carter not only encouraged Mr. Conrad to take his own …

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EU antitrust ruling puts Google `on parole’ for years

(Bloomberg) — Google’s record 2.4 billion-euro ($2.7 billion) antitrust fine could just be the start of a troubling new phase in the company’s seven-year tussle with the European Union’s antitrust arm. EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager warned Tuesday that the clampdown on Google’s shopping search service sets a “precedent” that could be used to scrutinize …

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EU Ruling Puts Google ‘On Parole’ for Years to Come

Google’s record 2.4 billion-euro ($2.7 billion) antitrust fine could just be the start of a troubling new phase in the company’s seven-year tussle with the European Union’s antitrust arm. EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager warned Tuesday that the clampdown on Google’s shopping search service sets a “precedent” that could be used to scrutinize the search-engine …

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