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Couple complain Animal Planet show cast them as pot growers

Couple complain Animal Planet show cast them as pot growers

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Bahrain's long-serving prime minister dies at age 84

Bahrain's long-serving prime minister dies at age 84

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahrain’s Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, one of the world’s longest-serving prime ministers who led his island nation’s government for decades and survived the 2011 Arab Spring protests that demanded his ouster ov
Biden chooses longtime adviser Ron Klain as chief of staff

Biden chooses longtime adviser Ron Klain as chief of staff

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has chosen his longtime adviser Ron Klain to reprise his role as his chief of staff, installing an aide with decades of experience in the top role in his White House.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy lawmakers to resign en masse

Hong Kong's pro-democracy lawmakers to resign en masse

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers announced Wednesday they would resign en masse after four of them were ousted from the semiautonomous Chinese territory's Legislature in a move one legislator said could sound the “death knell” for democracy there.
Eta remains a tropical storm as Florida prepares for 2nd hit

Eta remains a tropical storm as Florida prepares for 2nd hit

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Eta remained a tropical storm Wednesday afternoon as it prepared to skirt past the heavily populated Tampa Bay region in Florida and crash ashore in the coming hours somewhere to the north along the Gulf of Mexico coast.
Republican Dan Sullivan reelected in Alaska Senate race

Republican Dan Sullivan reelected in Alaska Senate race

JUNEAU, Alaska — Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan has won reelection in Alaska, defeating independent Al Gross in a race that attracted outside attention with control of the Senate at stake.
North Carolina Sen. Tillis reelected, keeps seat for GOP

North Carolina Sen. Tillis reelected, keeps seat for GOP

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republican Thom Tillis has won reelection to his U.S. Senate seat, confirming that Democrats must now win both runoff races in Georgia in January if they are to seize Senate control from the GOP.
Georgia audit to trigger hand tally of presidential vote

Georgia audit to trigger hand tally of presidential vote

ATLANTA — Georgia’s secretary of state on Wednesday announced an audit of presidential election results that he said would be done with a full hand tally of ballots because the margin is so tight.
UN agency: Iran uranium stockpile still violates atomic deal

UN agency: Iran uranium stockpile still violates atomic deal

VIENNA — Iran continues to increase its stockpile of low-enriched uranium far beyond the limits set in a landmark nuclear deal with world powers and to enrich it to a greater purity than permitted, the U.N.’s atomic watchdog agency said Wednesday.
Biden's agenda at stake, battle for Senate pushes to January

Biden's agenda at stake, battle for Senate pushes to January

WASHINGTON — Control of the Senate won’t be decided until January runoffs in Georgia after neither party Wednesday locked down a majority, launching a mammoth battle to shape President-elect Joe Biden's agenda and determine the balance of power in Wa