Felicity Huffman sentenced over college admissions scandal
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US actress Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her involvement in a college admissions scandal. The Desperate Housewives star admitted to paying $15,000 to have her daughter's exam answers secretly corrected in 2017. We hear from Judy Kurtz from US political website, the Hill. The Frankfurt Motor Show is underway; we get the latest from Joe Miller of the Financial Times. Leaders from indigenous communities around the world converge to discuss climate change. We hear from the BBC's Frey Lindsay. And Chris Lowe from FTN Financial in New York brings us up to date with financial markets in the US.
Pic description: Actress Felicity Huffman, escorted by her husband William H. Macy
Pic credit: Joseph Prezioso/AFP/Getty Images
- Fri 13 Sep 2019 21:32GMT