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More parents have been approached by federal prosecutors regarding their alleged involvement in the college admissions bribery scandal, creating panic among some elite families within the Los Angeles area, the New York Times reports.

The big picture: Prosecutors overseeing the scandal originally said they were charging 50 people, but are continuing investigations. Parents in the LA area connected with college consultant William Singer are now subject to a waiting game, hiring lawyers in preparation for what's next. Some are contemplating whether to turn themselves in, hopeful to receive more forgiving outcomes.

  • Though no additional indictments have been handed down yet, it's uncertain how many people have been contacted by federal prosecutors. Per the Times, prosecutors have expanded their contacts and requests, issuing subpoenas to gather financial records and call logs, according to 2 defense lawyers representing families involved in the case.

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Facebook boycott organizers share details on their Zuckerberg meeting

Facebook is in the midst of the largest ad boycott in its history, with nearly 1,000 brands having stopped paid advertising in July because they feel Facebook hasn't done enough to remove hate speech from its namesake app and Instagram.

Axios Re:Cap spoke with the boycott's four main organizers, who met on Tuesday with CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other top Facebook executives, to learn why they organized the boycott, what they took from the meeting, and what comes next.

Boycott organizers slam Facebook following tense virtual meeting

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Civil rights leaders blasted Facebook's top executives shortly after speaking with them on Tuesday, saying that the tech giant's leaders "failed to meet the moment" and were "more interested in having a dialogue than producing outcomes."

Why it matters: The likely fallout from the meeting is that the growing boycott of Facebook's advertising platform, which has reached nearly 1000 companies in less than a month, will extend longer than previously anticipated, deepening Facebook's public relations nightmare.

Steve Scalise PAC invites donors to fundraiser at Disney World

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House Minority Whip Steve Scalise’s PAC is inviting lobbyists to attend a four-day “Summer Meeting” at Disney World's Polynesian Village in Florida, all but daring donors to swallow their concern about coronavirus and contribute $10,000 to his leadership PAC.

Why it matters: Scalise appears to be the first House lawmakers to host an in-person destination fundraiser since the severity of pandemic became clear. The invite for the “Summer Meeting” for the Scalise Leadership Fund, obtained by Axios, makes no mention of COVID-19.