Biden secures Democratic presidential nomination


AFP/Files WASHINGTON: Joe Biden has secured the delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination and face Donald Trump in November’s US presidential election, he claimed here on Friday. “Folks, tonight we secured the 1,991 delegates needed to win the Democratic nomination,” the former vice president said on Twitter. “I’m going to spend every day fighting to earn your vote so that, together, we can win the battle for the soul of this nation.”