Post Tagged with: "Pennsylvania"

US nuclear fuel fire may lead to much larger disaster than Fukushima: Study

May 26, 2017 10:30 pm
US nuclear fuel fire may lead to much larger disaster than Fukushima: Study

An aerial view of the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, a nuclear power plant in Delta, Pennsylvania (File photo) A new US study has found that government agencies have underestimated the risks to the country’s nuclear safety, warning that a single nuclear fuel fire may lead to a disaster “much greater than […]

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Boy, 10, and his 4-year-old sister start coughing up blood after they drink apple juice contaminated with chemicals

March 7, 2017 10:59 pm
Boy, 10, and his 4-year-old sister start coughing up blood after they drink apple juice contaminated with chemicals

A ten-year-old boy celebrating his birthday with his little sister started coughing up blood at a restaurant. Photo/Facebook A 10-year-old boy celebrating his birthday with his little sister started coughing up blood at a restaurant in Pennsylvania after drinking apple juice that had apparently become contaminated with chemicals. Richie Zaragoza […]

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Woman avoids rape by telling attacker she has HIV

March 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Woman avoids rape by telling attacker she has HIV

Helen Reynolds fended off a likely rapist by telling him she has HIV. Photo / ABC-6 A quick-witted elderly woman tricked her would-be rapist out of attacking her by telling him she had HIV. Helen Reynolds, 88, of Pennsylvania, US, said the suspect posed as an apartment complex employee and […]

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Infant died of starvation after parents’ overdose deaths

February 3, 2017 5:30 am
Infant died of starvation after parents’ overdose deaths

Jason Chambers, 27, and Chelsea Cardaro, 19, died of of drug overdoses. Their baby Summer died days later of starvation and dehydration. A coroner says a 5-month-old Pennsylvania girl starved to death in her bassinet after her parents died of drug overdoses. The Cambria County coroner’s office said autopsy and […]

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Jill Stein suspends voter recount bid in Pennsylvania

December 4, 2016 4:30 pm
Jill Stein suspends voter recount bid in Pennsylvania

Former Green Party nominee Jill Stein, at a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., in August. (Photo by AFP) The campaign of former US Green Party nominee Jill Stein has dropped a statewide ballot recount bid in the state of Pennsylvania. On Saturday, Stein’s lawyer Lawrence […]

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Hillary Clinton tackles Pennsylvania teenage girl’s question about body image

October 5, 2016 7:00 am
Hillary Clinton tackles Pennsylvania teenage girl’s question about body image

A 15-year-old girl stood at a rally in Pennsylvania and asked Hillary Clinton about body image, wondering what she would do as the first female president to “help girls understand that they are so much more than what they look like”. The teenager, Brennan Leach, leaned into the microphone in […]

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Donald Trump warns of ‘cheating’ by Hillary Clinton

August 13, 2016 5:00 pm
Donald Trump warns of ‘cheating’ by Hillary Clinton

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a campaign rally in Altoona, Pennsylvania on August 12, 2016. (Reuters photo) US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has claimed that the only way he could lose the state of Pennsylvania is that if his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton “cheated.” Speaking at a […]

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US Justice Department sues town near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for discriminating against Muslims

July 22, 2016 10:42 am
US Justice Department sues town near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for discriminating against Muslims

Attorney General Loretta Lynch (R) with Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, at the Justice Department headquarters in Washington on July 8, 2016. (AP photo) The US Justice Department is suing a town near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for religious discrimination because it refused to issue a permit […]

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Parents ‘gave teen’ to Pennsylvania man to keep their farm

June 19, 2016 7:30 pm
Parents ‘gave teen’ to Pennsylvania man to keep their farm

Lee Kaplan is accused of receiving a girl as a gift. Photo / AP Authorities have been searching the home of a Pennsylvania man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager whose parents police say gave her to him when she was 14 because he helped them financially. She was one […]

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