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Joe Biden speaks to Canada's Justin Trudeau in first foreign leader call: White House

Moscow/Sputnik: US President Joe Biden spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his first call with a foreign leader, the White House said.

"This is America's day, democracy's day": Joe Biden after taking oath as 46th US President

Washington/IBNS: As Joe Biden took oath as the 46th President of the United States, he said this is "America's day. This is Democracy's day."

Joe Biden takes oath as 46th President of United States

Washington/IBNS: Democrat leader Joe Biden took oath as the 46th President of the United States at the 59th inauguration ceremony held in the West Front of the US Capitol.

"This is your time": Barack Obama congratulates Joe Biden

Washington/IBNS: Former US President Barack Obama on Wednesday congratulated Joe Biden with a meaningful photo ahead of the Democrat leader's oath-taking ceremony.

'New day in America': Biden tweets ahead of taking oath as 46th US President

Washington/IBNS: As Joe Biden is all set to take oath as the 46th President of the United States, the Democrat leader tweeted that it is a "new day in America" ahead of the inauguration ceremony.

US House impeaches President Donald Trump for the second time

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The US House of Representatives on Wednesday impeached outgoing President Donald Trump for "incitement" of last week's deadly riot at the Capitol.

Joe Biden to nominate Ex-CENTCOM Chief Austin to lead Defense Department: Reports

Washington/Sputnik: President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate former commander of US Central Command, retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, to be his Secretary of Defense, Politico reported citing three people familiar with the matter.

US President-elect Joe Biden likely to pick Indian-American Neera Tanden as Office of Management and Budget chief

Washington/IBNS: US President-elect Joe Biden is likely to pick Indian-American Neera Tanden as the director of Office of Management and Budget, media reports said.

China says Biden yet to be declared president as per US laws and procedures, refuses to acknowledge his victory

Washington/Beijing/IBNS: While leaders across the globe have congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden for his victory, media reports said China has declined to congratulate him stating the final result of the elections are yet to come out.

US President election results: Early trends show close fight between Trump, Biden

Washington: The early results of the US President elections are showing a close fight between incumbent President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden across major seats in the country.

Donald Trump denies report about his intention to prematurely declare victory on election night

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday denied a report that he intends to declare victory on election night if it looks like he is ahead.

Trump's aide Nick Luna tests positive for COVID-19: Reports

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump’s personal attendant, Nick Luna, has tested positive for COVID-19, ABC News reported on Sunday, citing informed sources.

US President Donald Trump who tested Covid-19 positive hospitalised

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump, who has tested positive for Covid-19, was hospitalised on Friday.

US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump test positive for Covid-19

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump and the First Lady of the country Melania Trump have tested positive for Covid-19.

TikTok’s parent company says will sue US President Donald Trump administration over executive order

Beijing/Sputnik: Chinese-based video-sharing app TikTok says it will sue the administration of US President Donald Trump over the latter’s executive order banning transactions with the parent company ByteDance.