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Former Drexel professor arrested and accused of spending $185,000 in grant money on strippers, sports bars and iTunes

Former Drexel professor arrested and accused of spending $185,000 in grant money on strippers, sports bars and iTunes

A former Drexel University professor faces criminal charges after allegedly stealing $185,000 in research grant money and using it at adult entertainment venues and on purchases for iTunes, meals and other expenses. Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, 57, was charged this week with theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception, both felonies, according to the Philadelphia District…MORE

A third horse has died at Santa Anita Park since the beginning of the year

A third horse has died at Santa Anita Park since the beginning of the year

A 5-year-old horse was euthanized Saturday at Santa Anita Park, bringing to three the number of horses to die this year at the California racetrack. The horse Uncontainable fractured its right front ankle on the turf course, Santa Anita Park officials posted on the track’s website. The horse was euthanized “per recommendation” of a veterinarian.…MORE

READ: House Democrats’ brief on why Trump should be removed from office

READ: House Democrats’ brief on why Trump should be removed from office

House Democrats on Saturday released their argument for why President Donald Trump should be removed from office by the Senate in the upcoming impeachment trial. The Democrats filed to the Senate their trial brief, a summary explaining why the House passed two articles of impeachment last month charging Trump with abuse of power and obstruction…MORE

Trump’s legal team formally responds to Senate impeachment summons

Trump’s legal team formally responds to Senate impeachment summons

Donald Trump’s legal team filed its formal response Saturday evening to the Senate summons of the President, offering the first glimpse into what will ultimately be the White House’s impeachment defense. The response — which calls the articles “constitutionally invalid” and says they are an attack on Americans — argued both substantively, against the charges…MORE

Pork markets to become a big winner in the US-China trade truce

Pork markets to become a big winner in the US-China trade truce

Just a day after the United States and China signed a phase 1 trade deal, The US Department of Agriculture released a report that delivers another optimistic message to US farmers: Chinese demand for pork is likely to boost the US pork markets in 2020. The latest USDA report shows that 26.5% of US pork…MORE

Soldier surprises his mom after not seeing her for two years

Soldier surprises his mom after not seeing her for two years

As an Atlanta high school school resource officer was being honored during a pep rally, her son appeared via video from South Korea, where he was stationed and was set to return home in one week. “I’m proud of you,” US Army Spc. Shakir Aquill said to his mother, L.J. Williamson. “We’ve got one more…MORE