Thursday, March 14, 2019

U.S. Affiars: Beto's in [for President]; Cheaters Out [for College]

Former Congressman and Senate candidate beto O' Rourke this morning joins the already crowded field of Democrats seeking the Party's Presidential nomination.

O'Rourke, joined by wife Amy, made the announcement on ABC( a VAnity Fair profile, in which he also reveals his decision, will hit news stands March 28), highlighting climate change, access to medical care and, of course immigration, as his key issues.
An official kick-off rally is scheduled for March 30 in El Paso, Texas

Federal authorities were pursuing a securities fraud case last spring when a person involved said there was another story of great interest. From there, authorities found the head women’s soccer coach at Yale University, who allegedly accepted a $400,000 bribe to get a student with false credentials admitted. The coach began cooperating in what investigators said was the biggest college-admissions fraud ever prosecuted.
Prosecutors allege that parents paid a total of $25 million to consultant William Singer to bribe coaches and administrators to designate their children as top sports recruits at universities. Some parents also allegedly paid as much as $75,000 for test-cheating services. New details reveal more about the origins and breadth of the investigation.

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