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US: Biden names John Kerry as special climate envoy

ANKARA US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named John Kerry, the former state secretary, as a special presidential envoy for climate to lead the country's...

Biden picks Janet Yellen as treasury secretary: report

ANKARA - US President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Janet Yellen, the former federal reserve chair, as treasury secretary in his Cabinet, according...

66% of Republicans want Trump to run in 2024: Poll

ANKARA The majority of Republican Party voters, 66%, say they would support US President Donald Trump if he seeks another presidential bid in 2024, revealed...

Biden brushes off Trump not recognizing his victory

WASHINGTON US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday dismissed incumbent Donald Trump's hitherto refusal to concede defeat in this year's White House race, calling it embarrassing...

Pompaj says US preparing for 2nd Trump term

WASHINGTON  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the State Department is preparing for a second term for outgoing President Donald Trump after he...

Turkish leader congratulates US president-elect

ANKARA  A strong cooperation and alliance between Turkey and the US will continue to make a "vital contribution" to world peace, the Turkish president said...

President-elect Biden pledges unity in victory speech

WASHINGTON  US President-elect Joe Biden officially declared victory Saturday, pledging to be a president who will work to mend the nation's divisions and "make America...

US: Michigan expects voting results sooner than planned

ANKARA  The US state of Michigan anticipates that votes will be counted sooner than expected during the presidential election Tuesday, according to a state official.   State...

US: Miami 'will not tolerate' violence on Election Day

ANKARA Miami, Florida Mayor Francis Suarez said the city will not tolerate any acts of violence on Election Day. "The City of Miami fully intends to...

2020 US Election Day: Americans abroad also have vote

ANKARA Though many Americans are expecting long lines to cast their ballots in-person on Tuesday, marking their choices for president and members of Congress, US...

US stocks open higher on Election Day

ANKARA Major indices in the US stock market opened higher on the Election Day on Tuesday.  The Dow Jones was up 1.9%, or 514 points, to...

US: States report tech issues in voting on Election Day

ANKARA  Some US states have reported technical issues as millions of Americans have started flocking to polling stations early Tuesday to personally cast their ballots...