USC may expel students linked to admissions cheating scandal

College admissions scandal: Will the people involved see jail time? Former federal prosecutor Katie Cherkasky says that certain people involved in the college admissions scandal may see jail time. The University of Southern California is taking action regarding the status of students allegedly associated with a massive college admissions cheating scheme – which for some attendees, could mean expulsion. Continue […]

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Conservative activist linked to Russian agent indicted in alleged investment scam

A conservative political activist caught up in an investigation into Russian influence in Washington was charged in a separate federal indictment unsealed Wednesday in South Dakota accusing him of misleading investors in his health-care and real-estate ventures. Paul Erickson, the boyfriend of admitted Russian agent Maria Butina, pleaded not guilty to charges of wire fraud and money laundering on Wednesday. […]

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Gum infection linked to Alzheimer’s disease, new study suggests

  Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by a gum infection, according to a new study. The study, published this week in the peer-reviewed journal Science Advances, suggests the bacteria Porphyromonas gingivalis that destroys gum tissue in the mouth is linked to dementia and Alzheimer’s. Researchers observed the bacteria in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease. They also conducted tests on […]

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