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Biden sworn-in to office as Trump leaves for Florida

  President Joseph Biden Jr. and First Lady Jill Biden (Anadolu photo) WASHINGTON (Anadolu/PNA) – President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were officially sworn into office Wednesday in a heavily-guarded but sparsely attended ceremony at the US Capitol. Security for the ceremony was markedly increased with 25,000 National Guard troops in Washington, D.C. to secure … Continue reading

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Trump declares premature victory as vote counts ongoing

Trump declares premature victory as vote counts ongoing   US President Donald Trump (Anadolu photo) WASHINGTON  (Anadolu/PNA)– US President Donald Trump prematurely declared victory against Democratic nominee Joe Biden early Wednesday morning as results have yet to be called in several pivotal battleground states. “You just look at all of these states that we’ve won tonight, … Continue reading

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Trump tests negative for coronavirus

Trump tests negative for coronavirus   WASHINGTON (Anadolu/PNA)– US President Donald Trump tested negative for the novel coronavirus on “consecutive days,” White House physician Sean Conley announced Monday. “In response to your inquiry regarding the President’s most recent Covid-19 tests, I can share with you that he has tested NEGATIVE, on consecutive days, using the Abbott … Continue reading

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US President Trump, first lady test positive for Covid-19

US President Trump, first lady test positive for Covid-19   US President Donald Trump (right) and First Lady Melania Trump (left). (Anadolu photo) WASHINGTON (Anadolu/PNA) – US President Donald Trump said early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) after one of his closest aides had contracted the … Continue reading

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Duterte to speak to Trump if US Senate adopts proposed entry ban

Duterte to speak to Trump if US Senate adopts proposed entry ban By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte dismissed as “unripe” a proposal of two US senators to bar Philippine government officials involved in the imprisonment of Senator Leila de Lima from entering the United States. “I have the … Continue reading

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ASEAN TF head lauds personnel for incident-free Summit

ASEAN TF head lauds personnel for incident-free Summit By Priam Nepomuceno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Congratulations for a job well done. This was the message of ASEAN Security Task (ASTF) commander head, Police Director Napoleon Taas, following the peaceful and successful conclusion of the historic event last Nov. 15 and incident-free departure of Chinese … Continue reading