(Westfield, MA) – Retired Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle says he wants the university to cover his legal expenses related to an investigation of his allegedly lavish spending habits. Dobelle retired shortly after being placed on administrative leave after being accused of using university money for foreign and domestic trips and a variety of other purchases. Westfield State trustees have referred the request to the state Attorney General’s office.
The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.
All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.
Senate Republicans will try to pass their own budget after House Republicans pushed through a plan that deeply cuts programs for the poor.
The United States is struggling to secure a framework nuclear deal by a March 31 deadline.