China said on Wednesday it wanted to cooperate with President Joe Biden's new U.S. administration, while announcing sanctions against "lying and cheating" outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and 27 other top officials under Donald Trump. Gloria Tso reports.
Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders from the Oval Office hoursafter his inauguration as the 46th president of the United States. Mr Biden,wearing a face mask, said there was “no time to start like today” while seatedbehind the Resolute Desk with a pile of executive orders. He and First LadyJill later watched a firework display from the White House.
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President Donald Trump disappeared on Wednesday behind the walls of his club in Palm Beach, Florida, ending a tumultuous presidency stained by two impeachments, deep political divisions and a pandemic that has caused 400,000 U.S. deaths. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Democrats now have majority of the U.S. Senate after Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three members on Wednesday to give the party a narrow grip on both houses of Congress as well as the White House for the first time in a decade. Bryan Wood reports.
Joe Biden took oath as 46th President of the United States with Kamala Harris as vice-president. Wishes poured him from world leaders congratulating the new administration. Prime Minister also congratulated the duo and said that he is committed to working with the new government to take India-US ties forward. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron were among some leaders who sent their best wishes to the new President of the United States. Watch the full video for all the details.
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U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris ended their first night in office by enjoying a program featuring performances by Lady Gaga and John Legend, and hosted by Tom Hanks, on Wednesday (January 20).