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Kenneth Gilbert III and his mother Tamika look on as supporters of Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden celebrate outside the site of his planned victory celebration after news media declared Biden to be the winner of the 2020 U.S. presidential election in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., November 7, 2020. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
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Supporters of the Democratic party celebrate in Miami on November 7, 2020, after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said November 7, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and left the United States more divided than at any time in decades. / AFP / CHANDAN KHANNA
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: People celebrate in the streets after it was announced that Democratic nominee Joe Biden would be the next U.S. President, in Times Square on November 7, 2020 in New York City. According to several news outlets presidential nominee Joe Biden has defeated incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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People dance on Black Lives Matter plaza across from the White House in Washington, DC on November 7, 2020, after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said November 7, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and left the United States more divided than at any time in decades. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN
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Jennifer Lyons of Wilmington, DE, watches as supporters of Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden celebrate outside the site of his planned victory celebration after news media declared Biden to be the winner of the 2020 U.S. presidential election in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., November 7, 2020. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
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People celebrate on Black Lives Matter plaza across from the White House in Washington, DC on November 7, 2020, after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Joyous celebrations erupted in Washington on Saturday after Joe Biden was declared winner of the US presidency, as several people poured into the streets of the US capital -- some of them chanting, cheering and singing in front of the White House. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: People celebrate in the streets after it was announced that Democratic nominee Joe Biden would be the next U.S. President, in Times Square on November 7, 2020 in New York City. According to several news outlets presidential nominee Joe Biden has defeated incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: People celebrate in the streets after it was announced that Democratic nominee Joe Biden would be the next U.S. President, in Times Square on November 7, 2020 in New York City. According to several news outlets presidential nominee Joe Biden has defeated incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: People celebrate in the streets after it was announced that Democratic nominee Joe Biden would be the next U.S. President, in Times Square on November 7, 2020 in New York City. According to several news outlets presidential nominee Joe Biden has defeated incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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Supporters of the Democratic party celebrate in Miami on November 7, 2020, after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said November 7, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and left the United States more divided than at any time in decades. / AFP / CHANDAN KHANNA
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People celebrate after media announced that Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election along the 101 beach highway in Cardiff, California, U.S., November 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: People celebrate in the streets after it was announced that Democratic nominee Joe Biden would be the next U.S. President, in Times Square on November 7, 2020 in New York City. According to several news outlets presidential nominee Joe Biden has defeated incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 07: People celebrate at Grand Army Plaza after Joe Biden was declared winner of the 2020 presidential election on November 07, 2020 in New York City. According to several news outlets presidential candidate Joe Biden defeated incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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People celebrate after media announced that Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election along the 101 beach highway in Cardiff, California, U.S., November 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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People celebrate on Black Lives Matter plaza across from the White House in Washington, DC on November 7, 2020, after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said November 7, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and left the United States more divided than at any time in decades. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: People celebrate in the streets after it was announced that Democratic nominee Joe Biden would be the next U.S. President, in Times Square on November 7, 2020 in New York City. According to several news outlets presidential nominee Joe Biden has defeated incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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TOPSHOT - A supporter of president-elect Joe Biden holds balloons with he images of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as people celebrate his victory in the 2020 presidential election outside the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware on November 7, 2020. Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said November 7, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and left the United States more divided than at any time in decades. / AFP / ROBERTO SCHMIDT
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 07: People celebrate the news of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's victory over incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump on November 7, 2020 in Minneapolis, United States. Supporters around the country are taking to the streets to celebrate after news outlets have declared Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden winner over President Donald Trump in the U.S. Presidential race. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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People celebrate after media announced that Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election along the 101 beach highway in Cardiff, California, U.S., November 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Supporters of the Democratic party celebrate in Miami on November 7, 2020, after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said November 7, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and left the United States more divided than at any time in decades. / AFP / CHANDAN KHANNA
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: People celebrate in the streets after it was announced that Democratic nominee Joe Biden would be the next U.S. President, in Times Square on November 7, 2020 in New York City. According to several news outlets presidential nominee Joe Biden has defeated incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: People celebrate in the streets after it was announced that Democratic nominee Joe Biden would be the next U.S. President, in Times Square on November 7, 2020 in New York City. According to several news outlets presidential nominee Joe Biden has defeated incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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People celebrate on Black Lives Matter plaza across from the White House in Washington, DC on November 7, 2020, after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said November 7, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and left the United States more divided than at any time in decades. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: People celebrate in the streets after it was announced that Democratic nominee Joe Biden would be the next U.S. President, in Times Square on November 7, 2020 in New York City. According to several news outlets presidential nominee Joe Biden has defeated incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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Updated 09 November 2020

Celebrations erupt in major US cities after Biden election win

Celebrations erupt in major US cities after Biden election win

Joe Biden's supporters banged pots, honked their car horns and set off fireworks across U.S. cities on Saturday after the Democratic presidential nominee won the White House in a narrow victory over Republican President Donald Trump.