Trump wins three primaries, Clinton takes Maryland

Indian-American Nikki Haley under consideration for secretary of state

WASHINGTON, April 27 (APP/AFP): Republican presidential frontrunner  Donald Trump on Tuesday scored major wins in the Pennsylvania, Maryland and Connecticut primaries, US networks projected, while Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton drew first blood in Maryland.

Trump and Clinton were expected to do well in the night’s five  contests, which also include votes in Delaware and Rhode Island.

The two are looking to move even closer to locking up the nominations of their respective parties.