Loughlin, who played Aunt Becky on the sitcom “Full House,” and Giannulli are accused of paying $500,000 to get their daughters into USC as recruits to the rowing team, though neither of them was a rower. Authorities say Loughlin and Giannulli helped create fake athletic profiles for the teens by sending the consultant at the center of the scheme, Singer, photos of their teens posing on rowing machines. … [Read more...] about Lori Loughlin’s college admissions defense could be ’emboldened’ by new evidence, says legal expert
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Rep. Greg Walden, D-Ore., said he shared Pallone's concern about the epidemic of youth tobacco usage, but he said lawmakers also should address easy access to marijuana. He cited the death of an Oregon man who used an electronic cigarette containing marijuana oil from a legal dispensary. … [Read more...] about House approves bill to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes
“On the  campaign trail, [Trump] campaigned, he brought along some of the tech workers from Disney who had been fired and replaced by foreign workers through the H-1B program,” Chmielenski said. “There is something that they could do very easily. President Obama had a federal regulation … that allows all spouses and children, dependents, of H-1B visa-holders to receive work permits. Basically, with the scratch of a pen, they could get rid of that.” … [Read more...] about Exclusive–Immigration Expert: Trump Can End H-4 Visas, OPT Program to Shore Up Jobs for Americans
Sen. Robert Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) still has hopes for action on a proposal to create a banking system for the industry, but is “engaging with stakeholders on how to move forward,” said Katie Hanzlik, a spokeswoman. “As far as the labor stuff goes, our office is aware of it but not interested in commenting at this time.” … [Read more...] about Labor unions flex their muscle in fight with California cannabis industry
Hurricane Hermine slammed into Florida early Friday, unleashing 80-mile-per-hour winds, lashing rains, and storm surges that deluged roads and homes near the state’s Big Bend. One person has died after being hit by a falling tree. Hermine, now downgraded to a tropical storm, is still pounding southeastern Georgia and moving up the coast to the Carolinas. One of the next stops: off the shores of New York City during Labor Day weekend. … [Read more...] about How Is Tropical Storm Hermine Going to Affect NYC?