Biden chooses retired general Lloyd Austin as defense secretary: sources

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen retired General Lloyd Austin, who oversaw U.S. forces in the Middle East under President Barack Obama, to be his defense secretary, two people familiar with the decision said on Monday.

Biden launches transition website

Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. President, has launched an official transition website, The move comes as votes are still being counted in many states and the presidential race still undecided. On the website is a short...

Trump, Biden clash in chaotic first presidential debate

U.S. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday night clashed in the first presidential debate described by commentators as chaotic and messy. The 90-minute encounter was characterised by frequent interruptions, mostly from Trump, and insults, with...
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2 people die in South Korea after receiving AstraZeneca vaccine – Reports

Two South Korean citizens, who had multiple underlying diseases, died after receiving AstraZeneca’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, media reported on Wednesday, citing officials.