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US Elections: Trump, Biden clash from afar at town halls

16 Oct 2020

US Elections: Trump, Biden clash from afar at town halls

American voters on Thursday (local time) heard incumbent President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden tell what they would do on coming to power and how they are the better version of their competitor.

Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"

21 Aug 2020

Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"

On Thursday, US President Donald Trump tore into his Democratic opponent Joe Biden just outside the latter's Pennsylvania birthplace of Scranton, calling him the "voters' worst nightmare."

For decades, Pennsylvania priests sexually abused over 1,000 children

15 Aug 2018

For decades, Pennsylvania priests sexually abused over 1,000 children

A grand jury report released, on Tuesday, said that hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania have abused more than 1,000 kids since the 1940s, and senior church officials systematically covered their actions.

Google Doodle celebrates India's first woman doctor

31 Mar 2018

Google Doodle celebrates India's first woman doctor

Today, Google is celebrating the 153rd birth anniversary of Anandi Gopal Joshi, India's first female doctor, with a doodle.

Trump publicly calls for death penalty for drug dealers

11 Mar 2018

Trump publicly calls for death penalty for drug dealers

During a campaign rally in Pennsylvania for a struggling Republican candidate, US President Donald Trump publicly praised countries that execute drug dealers.

Trump nominated drug czar accused of relaxing opioid restrictions

17 Oct 2017

Trump nominated drug czar accused of relaxing opioid restrictions

Tom Marino, the Pennsylvania Congressman nominated by President Donald Trump as the drug czar, has been accused of helping relax enforcement on pharmaceutical firms, indirectly aggravating the opioid crisis.

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies at 87

26 Sep 2016

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies at 87

American Golf legend Arnold Palmer died in a hospital in Pittsburgh before his cardiac surgery. He was 87.