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Incidents in US shock all humanity: Erdogan

ANKARA Extending his condolences to the families of those killed in Washington, D.C. during riots in Capitol Hill, Turkey's president on Friday described the deadly...

Trump: ‘A new administration' will take office Jan. 20

WASHINGTON  ‘A new administration’ will take office later this month, US President Donald Trump said Thursday, a day after his supporters stormed the Capitol building,...

US Congress reconvenes to count Electoral College votes

WASHINGTON The US Congress reconvened Wednesday evening to count Electoral College votes after pro-President Donald Trump rioters derailed the final step before President-elect Joe Biden...

Trump supporters force US Senate to recess, lockdown

ANKARA  The US Senate recessed an Electoral College debate Wednesday after angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building, forcing a lockdown by...

Pence rejects Trump's demand to interfere in vote count

WASHINGTON  US Vice President Mike Pence rejected outgoing President Donald Trump's demand Wednesday that he interfere in Congress's counting of Electoral College votes, just minutes...

US senators to dispute Electoral College certification

WASHINGTON  Eleven Republican senators are planning to object to the Electoral College results this week, calling for an emergency audit in disputed states. In a statement,...

Trump announces new round of pardons

WASHINGTON  US President Donald Trump issued a new round of pardons late Wednesday, including for his longtime ally Roger Stone, according to the White House.   The...

Trump vetoes defense spending bill

WASHINGTON  US President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act, sending it back to Congress.   The bill cleared both chambers of Congress earlier...

Electoral College affirms Biden's presidential victory

WASHINGTON The US Electoral College on Monday affirmed President-elect Joe Biden's electoral victory over outgoing President Donald Trump. Biden surpassed the necessary 270-vote threshold as electors...

US top lawyer leaving office amid clash with Trump

WASHINGTON  Attorney General Will Barr is resigning from the Justice Department after being the focus of repeated attacks from US President Donald Trump, the outgoing...

US stocks open higher on stimulus bill hopes

ANKARA Major US stock market indices opened higher Monday in hope that relief bill talks in Congress could soon produce a stimulus package to aid...

Trump to leave office after Biden wins electoral votes

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump said Thursday that he would leave the White House if the Electoral College confirms Joe Biden’s victory.  "Certainly I...