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EU chiefs express relief as 'friend' replaces Trump

EU chiefs express relief as 'friend' replaces Trump

The European Union's top officials expressed relief on Wednesday that they would again have a friend in the White House as Joe Biden replaces Donald Trump.

Biden to assume US presidency amid deep division and raging pandemic

Biden to assume US presidency amid deep division and raging pandemic

Democrat Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, assuming the helm of a country beset by deep political divides and battered by a raging coronavirus pandemic.

'We're starving': US-bound migrant caravan hunkers down after Guatemala crackdown

'We're starving': US-bound migrant caravan hunkers down after Guatemala crackdown

Hundreds of Honduran migrants huddled overnight on a highway in eastern Guatemala after domestic security forces used sticks and tear gas to halt the passage of a US-bound caravan just days before US President-elect Joe Biden takes office.

Biden taps career diplomat William Burns as CIA chief

Biden taps career diplomat William Burns as CIA chief

US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced William Burns as his pick to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, tapping a retired veteran diplomat who helped lead secret talks with Iran.

Trump allies to challenge his election loss in showdown in US Congress

Trump allies to challenge his election loss in showdown in US Congress

President Donald Trump's extraordinary bid to undo President-elect Joe Biden's election victory goes before a marathon joint session of the US Congress on Wednesday in a showdown led by a band of Republican lawmakers that is almost certain to fail.

Trump calls on Georgia runoff voters to 'save' America

Trump calls on Georgia runoff voters to 'save' America

President Donald Trump on Monday implored Georgians to "save" America and re-elect Republicans in two runoffs that will determine US Senate control and could decisively impact the start of Joe Biden's White House tenure.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris named Time 'Person of the Year'

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris named Time 'Person of the Year'

US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were named Time magazine's 2020 ‘Person of the Year’ on Thursday for their election victory over Donald Trump.

Biden picks General Lloyd Austin as first Black Pentagon chief

Biden picks General Lloyd Austin as first Black Pentagon chief

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Lloyd Austin, who led US troops into Baghdad in 2003 and rose to head the US Central Command, as the first African-American secretary of defense, US media reported Monday.

Trump keeps up baseless fraud claims at rally for US senators in Georgia

Trump keeps up baseless fraud claims at rally for US senators in Georgia

US President Donald Trump campaigned in Georgia on Saturday for two Republican senators at a rally that some in his party feared could end up hurting, not helping, their chances by focusing on his efforts to reverse his own election defeat.

Rejecting Trump's foreign policy approach, Biden says 'America is back'

Rejecting Trump's foreign policy approach, Biden says 'America is back'

President-elect Joe Biden said on Tuesday the United States will be "ready to lead" again on the global stage, turning the page on Republican President Donald Trump's "America First" policies as he pledged to work together with the nation's allies.

Biden forges ahead with building team after Trump clears way for transition

Biden forges ahead with building team after Trump clears way for transition

US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday began a new phase in his transition to the White House after the Trump administration gave the Democrat access to critical resources that will enable him to take the reins of power in January.

Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump resists

Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump resists

US President-elect Joe Biden will name his first cabinet picks on Tuesday, his chief of staff said, even as Donald Trump clung to unsubstantiated claims of fraud despite growing dissent from within his own party.