Lori Loughlin among parents facing new charges in college bribery case

Money laundering charge against some parents comes after others, including Felicity Huffman, agreed to plead guilty The Full House star Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and 14 other parents were hit on Tuesday with a new money laundering charge in the sweeping the actor Felicity Huffman, 12 other parents and a coach agreed to plead guilty, signaling an escalation in the case against those parents who are continuing to fight the allegations against them. Loughlin and Giannulli were among 33 prominent parents accused of participating in a scheme that involved rigging college entrance exams and bribing coaches at elite universities. They were arrested last month on a single charge of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. …

Trump federal budget plan would cut all funds for the Special Olympics

Congress is unlikely to approve the plan, as House members call Betsy DeVoss proposed funding cuts appalling The Trump administration has come under fire for a budget proposal that would eliminate federal funds for the Special Olympics. The education departments federal budget plan, is unlikely to actually become law, since Congress must approve a federal spending plan and lawmakers have dismissed Trumps blueprint as dead on arrival. But House members grilled Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, over the plan at a asked DeVoson Tuesday if she knew how many children would be affected by the cut. When she said she didnt know, the Wisconsin Democrat said the answer was 272,000 noting that the administration has also proposed cuts to special …