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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.

Dems officially nominate Biden for President at Convention, attack Trump on Leadership

Washington/Sputnik: Former US Vice President Joe Biden officially won the Democratic Party's presidential nomination after a virtual roll call vote at the party's national convention, during which a lineup of speakers hammered President Donald Trump on leadership.

Donald Trump Signs Executive Order on Banning Transactions With TikTok’s Developer

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order, which bans any transaction with TikTok’s developer ByteDance Ltd. 45 days after the document’s signing.

US headed for 'painful' two weeks: Donald Trump on COIVID-19 situation

Washington/IBNS/Xinhua/UNI: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday alerted his nation that the countrymen should brace for "painful" weeks ahead.

US Senate votes to acquit Donald Trump of both charges in impeachment trial

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The US Senate has voted to fully acquit US President Donald Trump in the impeachment trial by finding him not guilty of obstructing Congress.

Trump threatens Baghdad with sanctions as Iraqi Parliament votes to expel foreign troops

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: US President Donald Trump threatened Iraq with "sanctions like they’ve never seen before ever," saying US troops will not leave the country unless Tehran pays for a "very extraordinarily expensive airbase" of the United States located there.

Donald Trump impeached, to face Senate trial now

Washington/IBNS: The House of Representatives on Wednesday impeached Donald Trump, making him only the third US President against whom such a move has been made.