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# pennsylvania - Last month November 2022

Democrat John Fetterman defeats Trump-backed Dr Oz in Pennsylvania senate race
# Midterms 2022
# Midterms 2022

Democrat John Fetterman defeats Trump-backed Dr Oz in Pennsylvania senate race

Updated Nov 9th 2022, 12:29 PM 31,648 Views 14 Comments

Pennsylvania results represent a failure of the Trumpian playbook.

# pennsylvania - This year 2022

Abortion and the US Midterms: 'It's about my right to take care of my body'
# Abortion On The Ballot
# Abortion On The Ballot

Abortion and the US Midterms: 'It's about my right to take care of my body'

Oct 29th 2022, 12:03 AM 11,596 Views 6 Comments
  • Five states, California, Michigan, Vermont, Kentuck and Montana, are holding votes on abortion.
  • For all other states, the issue is a motivating factor for people to get out and vote for politicians.
  • The context is the Dobbs decision to remove the US constitutional right to abortion.
Democrat John Fetterman displays stroke after-effects in high-stakes US Senate debate
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Democrat John Fetterman displays stroke after-effects in high-stakes US Senate debate

Oct 26th 2022, 4:32 PM 27,204 Views 12 Comments

Fetterman is facing celebrity surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz in the Senate race in Pennsylvania.

US Midterms: Baseball over breakfast with Ireland's unofficial Congressman Brendan Boyle
# On The Trail
# On The Trail

US Midterms: Baseball over breakfast with Ireland's unofficial Congressman Brendan Boyle

Oct 25th 2022, 12:03 AM 11,763 Views 1 Comment
  • In a diner in northeastern Philadelphia, Boyle speaks to Rónán Duffy about the Democrats' chances.
  • Boyle outlines why he has been so outspoken about Brexit and Ireland;s constitutional future.
  • The backdrop is a high-profile Senate race in the Pennsylvanuia that has the US talking.
Author: 'I knew those neo-Nazi classmates were living in a sort of oblivion of meaninglessness'
# Smalltown America
# Smalltown America

Author: 'I knew those neo-Nazi classmates were living in a sort of oblivion of meaninglessness'

Aug 20th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,832 Views 8 Comments

Conner Habib has now made Ireland his home. But here, he recalls his youth in Pennsylvania, and how it fed into the writing of his debut novel.

US politician attends son’s same-sex wedding days after voting no to gay marriage
# Congress
# Congress

US politician attends son’s same-sex wedding days after voting no to gay marriage

Jul 26th 2022, 10:05 PM 55,132 Views 81 Comments

In 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all state bans on same-sex marriage and legalized it in all fifty states

Trump urges celebrity doctor to declare victory in US Senate primary
# Dr Oz
# Dr Oz

Trump urges celebrity doctor to declare victory in US Senate primary

May 19th 2022, 10:56 AM 26,998 Views 23 Comments

Trump urged Dr Oz, who he has endorsed, to declare victory in Tuesday’s too-close-to-call Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary.

# pennsylvania - Last year 2021

World leaders pay tribute to 9/11 victims
# 9/11 Attacks
# 9/11 Attacks

World leaders pay tribute to 9/11 victims

Updated Sep 11th 2021, 7:45 PM 40,949 Views 60 Comments
  • The commemorations will take place at the Pentagon, Shanksville in Pennsylvania and at the World Trade Centre in New York.
Bill Cosby denied parole after refusing to engage in sex offender programmes
# Bill Cosby
# Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby denied parole after refusing to engage in sex offender programmes

May 29th 2021, 1:05 PM 30,557 Views 17 Comments

The 83-year-old entertainer denies wrongdoing and says he will stick to that stance even if he has to serve his full sentence.

It’s Groundhog Day in a time of pandemic
# Punxsutawney Phil
# Punxsutawney Phil

It’s Groundhog Day in a time of pandemic

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:13 AM 21,916 Views 20 Comments

The annual ceremony foretelling the end of winter will be held in Pennsylvania, with no crowds allowed.

# pennsylvania - All time

Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'
# Election 2020
# Election 2020

Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'

Nov 7th 2020, 4:19 AM 30,970 Views 32 Comments

The candidate said he is going to win the 2020 US presidential election.

When can we expect to get results in remaining states?
# Biden V Trump
# Biden V Trump

When can we expect to get results in remaining states?

Nov 6th 2020, 12:07 PM 19,745 Views 12 Comments

The end is in sight, but could still take days.

One man arrested as police in Philadelphia investigate planned attack at election count centre
# Attack
# Attack

One man arrested as police in Philadelphia investigate planned attack at election count centre

Nov 6th 2020, 9:30 AM 27,405 Views 65 Comments

Police received a tip that an armed group had driven to Philadelphia to carry out an attack.

Melania Trump criticises Biden and Democrats in first solo campaign stop
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Melania Trump criticises Biden and Democrats in first solo campaign stop

Oct 28th 2020, 8:24 AM 60,070 Views 65 Comments

The First Lady defended Donald Trump’s record on Covid-19.

'This is not a reality show': Obama takes aim at Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

'This is not a reality show': Obama takes aim at Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:48 AM 22,269 Views 46 Comments

Obama’s visit to Philadelphia underscores the significance of Pennsylvania.

Trump foregoes preparation for his debate with Biden to campaign in crucial swing state
# Two Weeks To Go
# Two Weeks To Go

Trump foregoes preparation for his debate with Biden to campaign in crucial swing state

Oct 21st 2020, 7:16 AM 31,474 Views 104 Comments

There is just under two weeks to go until election day.

Police in the US searching for person who tried to release bedbugs in Walmart store
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Police in the US searching for person who tried to release bedbugs in Walmart store

Jan 6th 2020, 9:30 PM 24,911 Views 23 Comments

The store manager contacted police on Saturday after store employees found pill bottles with bugs in them.

Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn his sexual assault conviction
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn his sexual assault conviction

Dec 10th 2019, 10:20 PM 16,281 Views 11 Comments

The 82-year-old is currently serving a three and a half year jail term.

Victims of synagogue shooting ranged in age from 54 to 97
# Pittsburgh
# Pittsburgh

Victims of synagogue shooting ranged in age from 54 to 97

Updated Oct 28th 2018, 2:38 PM 23,777 Views 20 Comments

The man suspected of the killings was earlier charged with murder.

11 dead and 6 injured as shooter opens fire during baby naming ceremony at Pittsburgh synagogue
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

11 dead and 6 injured as shooter opens fire during baby naming ceremony at Pittsburgh synagogue

Updated Oct 27th 2018, 11:32 PM 38,619 Views 77 Comments

The suspect is in custody in hospital.

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests

Oct 19th 2018, 7:30 AM 10,271 Views 66 Comments

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.

'A sexually violent predator': Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison
# Prison Time
# Prison Time

'A sexually violent predator': Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison

Updated Sep 25th 2018, 7:37 PM 33,801 Views 28 Comments

His defence team has argued he is too frail for prison and that he is not a threat, but prosecutors pointed out he has not expressed remorse for his crime.

Bill Cosby back in court to face sentencing for sexual assault
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Bill Cosby back in court to face sentencing for sexual assault

Sep 24th 2018, 11:00 AM 10,397 Views 0 Comments

The 81-year-old faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion.

Over 1,000 children molested by 300 priests in Pennsylvania - report
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Over 1,000 children molested by 300 priests in Pennsylvania - report

Aug 14th 2018, 10:17 PM 23,452 Views 67 Comments

The report adds that senior church officials took steps to cover it up.

Algerian-Irish man pleads guilty to terror charges in US
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Algerian-Irish man pleads guilty to terror charges in US

Jul 24th 2018, 9:52 AM 21,038 Views 0 Comments

Ali Charaf Damache is the first foreigner extradited to the US on terror charges under President Trump.

Democrat Conor Lamb claims victory in key congress election battle in Trump stronghold
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Democrat Conor Lamb claims victory in key congress election battle in Trump stronghold

Mar 14th 2018, 9:47 PM 14,190 Views 29 Comments

Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead today in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump.

US car wash shooting: Victims families say killer was motivated by 'jealousy'
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

US car wash shooting: Victims families say killer was motivated by 'jealousy'

Jan 29th 2018, 9:15 AM 27,090 Views 12 Comments

Timothy Smith shot and killed four people yesterday morning at Ed’s Car Wash near Pittsburgh.

A white Christmas: Record-breaking 60 inches of snowfall has completely buried this US town
# It's Sort Of Erie
# It's Sort Of Erie

A white Christmas: Record-breaking 60 inches of snowfall has completely buried this US town

Dec 27th 2017, 10:24 AM 57,066 Views 32 Comments

58 inches of snow fell between Christmas Day to Stephen’s Day in the US town of Erie.

'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning

Aug 22nd 2017, 10:14 AM 23,192 Views 7 Comments

At least four people are seriously injured.

18-year-old girl shot dead in road rage incident after two cars try to merge into one lane in Pennsylvania
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

18-year-old girl shot dead in road rage incident after two cars try to merge into one lane in Pennsylvania

Jun 30th 2017, 10:30 PM 24,309 Views 40 Comments

Bianca Roberson had only just graduated from High School and was due to begin college this autumn.

Bill Cosby elects not to testify as defence calls just one witness in sexual assault trial
# Final Arguments
# Final Arguments

Bill Cosby elects not to testify as defence calls just one witness in sexual assault trial

Jun 12th 2017, 6:52 PM 11,509 Views 0 Comments

Concluding arguments have been delivered by both sides in the high-profile trial of the comedian.

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand

Jun 6th 2017, 9:24 AM 13,600 Views 0 Comments

Witness Kelly Johnson claimed that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.

'Legally blind' Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

'Legally blind' Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial

May 22nd 2017, 8:40 PM 18,118 Views 0 Comments

Cosby is accused of plying Andrea Constand with pills and wine and then assaulting her at his home in 2004.

'Facebook murderer' shoots and kills himself during police chase
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

'Facebook murderer' shoots and kills himself during police chase

Apr 18th 2017, 5:16 PM 19,069 Views 33 Comments

Police said that Steve Stephens shot himself after a brief pursuit this morning.

Donald Trump calls election recount 'a scam'
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Donald Trump calls election recount 'a scam'

Nov 27th 2016, 10:26 AM 23,891 Views 115 Comments

Green Party candidate Jill Stein wants recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Man jailed for 18 months for hacking nude photos from celebrities' phones
# Celebgate
# Celebgate

Man jailed for 18 months for hacking nude photos from celebrities' phones

Oct 28th 2016, 9:45 PM 26,827 Views 24 Comments

36-year-old Ryan Collins hacked over 100 Apple and Google email accounts in 2014, including those of multiple celebrities.

For some Americans, Trump is the lesser of two evils
# The Rust Vote
# The Rust Vote

For some Americans, Trump is the lesser of two evils

Sep 19th 2016, 6:05 AM 14,330 Views 54 Comments

Many voters in the so-called American rust belt states don’t really like either candidate, but they especially do not like Hillary Clinton it seems.

Pennsylvanian teen charged with murdering grandmother after argument over school
# Shooting
# Shooting

Pennsylvanian teen charged with murdering grandmother after argument over school

Aug 24th 2016, 9:07 PM 16,925 Views 0 Comments

Police say Reeser told them he shot her because he didn’t want to go to an unspecified school meeting.

Trump and Hillary have destroyed the opposition yet again in the latest US primaries
# Closer And Closer
# Closer And Closer

Trump and Hillary have destroyed the opposition yet again in the latest US primaries

Apr 27th 2016, 7:16 AM 17,547 Views 72 Comments

Donald Trump won all five states up for grabs yesterday, with Hillary Clinton emerging victorious in four.

Two gunmen lured five victims from a barbeque before shooting them with an AK-47
# Brutal Murder
# Brutal Murder

Two gunmen lured five victims from a barbeque before shooting them with an AK-47

Mar 10th 2016, 8:06 PM 28,813 Views 18 Comments

The shooting left five dead and two injured.

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