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Disputing Trump, Barr says no widespread election fraud

Disputing President Donald Trump’s persistent, baseless claims, Attorney General William Barr declared Tuesday the U.S. Justice Department has uncovered no evidence of widespread voter fraud tha...

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

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden said on Tuesday (Nov. 24) the United States will be “ready to lead” again on the global stage, turning the page on Republican President Donald Trump’s ...

Trump campaign says it will continue legal fight after Michigan certification

U.S. President Donald Trump’s legal team on Monday (Nov. 23) said it would continue its legal strategy to challenge the results of the 2020 presidential election after Michigan officials certifi...

Biden signals sharp shift from Trump with Cabinet picks

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Monday tapped Obama-era officials for top national security and economic roles, signaling a stark shift from the Trump administration’s “America First&rdq...

Trump finally gives his administration green light to proceed with Biden transition

After weeks of defiance, President Donald Trump on Monday (Nov. 23) allowed officials to proceed with a transition to President-elect Joe Biden, giving his Democratic rival access to briefings and fun...

Biden chooses longtime adviser Ron Klain as chief of staff

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has chosen his longtime adviser Ron Klain to reprise his role as his chief of staff, installing an aide with decades of experience in the top role in his White House. ...

Bidenomics: More stimulus, tougher regulation, and gridlock

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will inherit a vulnerable economic recovery under threat from a resurgent virus, likely with a divided Congress that will hinder his ability to address the challenges. ...

Pompeo voices confidence for 'second Trump administration,' then softens tone on post-election transition

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced confidence on Tuesday (Nov. 10) that once every “legal” vote was counted, it would lead to a “second Trump administration,” appearing...

Biden elected president of the United States

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Joe Biden has won the U.S. presidential election with an insurmountable advantage over President Donald Trump in the state of Pennsylvania, thus providing him with enough ...

US presidential election exposes America's 'perilous' divides

U.S. presidential elections can be revealing moments that convey the wishes of the American people to the next wave of elected officials. So far, the big reveal in the contest between President Donald...

Australian bookmaker pays out $17 million on Biden victory ahead of official result

An Australian bookmaker said on Thursday (Nov. 5) it has paid out A$23 million ($16.5 million) to people that had bet on Joe Biden becoming the next U.S. president though the official result is still ...

Australia, New Zealand dollars slip as Trump-Biden race too close to call

The Australian dollar fell 0.7% on Wednesday (Nov. 4) and its New Zealand counterpart also faltered in jittery trading as early U.S. election results showed the race was still too close to call. Ri...

It's here: What to watch on Election Day in America

Election Day is finally here. Or at least what we still call Election Day, since nearly 100 million Americans had already cast ballots by Tuesday. That's the result of an election system that h...

In 2020 finale, Trump complains, Biden stays on offense

In the final day of a campaign unlike any other, President Donald Trump charged across the nation Monday (Nov. 2), delivering without evidence his incendiary allegation that the election is rigged, wh...

'Take Biden and Trump down!' In Moscow, neither U.S. candidate appeals

Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a staunch ally of President Vladimir Putin, threw a champagne party in Russia’s parliament in 2016 to toast Donald Trump’s presidential election victory. But this ...