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Israel says troops kill Palestinian gunman in West Bank

Israel says troops kill Palestinian gunman in West Bank

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military said Wednesday that troops killed a Palestinian man who had shot at soldiers near an army checkpoint in the occupied West Bank.
Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

WASHINGTON — The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday morning, as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden battled for three familiar battleground states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — that co
Indian police arrest, charge firebrand TV station founder

Indian police arrest, charge firebrand TV station founder

NEW DELHI — Indian police on Wednesday said they arrested a firebrand television news anchor and charged him with abetment to suicide in connection with the 2018 deaths of an interior designer and the designer's mother.
Democrat Mark Kelly flips Republican Senate seat in Arizona

Democrat Mark Kelly flips Republican Senate seat in Arizona

PHOENIX — Democrat Mark Kelly won the Arizona Senate seat once held by John McCain, riding Arizona's changing electorate to flip a Republican Senate seat in a state long dominated by the GOP.
China vows 'proper' response to US arms sale to Taiwan

China vows 'proper' response to US arms sale to Taiwan

BEIJING — China vowed Wednesday that it will make a “proper and necessary response” if the U.S. proceeds with its latest planned arms sale to Taiwan.
Victory celebration without a victory as 2020 race dangles

Victory celebration without a victory as 2020 race dangles

WASHINGTON — It was a victory celebration without a victory. Empty wine glasses littered a table in the East Room of the White House. Pizza boxes and cans of White Claw hard seltzer abounded elsewhere in the complex.
Sports venues across country in play on Election Day

Sports venues across country in play on Election Day

DETROIT — Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson cast her vote at the Detroit Pistons’ training facility. About 12 hours later, she saw metal boxes on wheels with ballots inside roll into Ford Field for double checking.
Dubai's budget carrier to start regular flights to Tel Aviv

Dubai's budget carrier to start regular flights to Tel Aviv

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai’s budget carrier flydubai said Wednesday that it would start flying twice daily to Tel Aviv later this month, becoming the first Emirati airline to announce regular service after a U.S.
Democrats losing paths to Senate control as GOP hangs on

Democrats losing paths to Senate control as GOP hangs on

WASHINGTON — Hopes fading for Senate control, Democrats had a disappointing election night as Republicans swatted down an onslaught of challengers and fought to retain their fragile majority.
Dems head toward House control, but lose incumbents to GOP

Dems head toward House control, but lose incumbents to GOP

WASHINGTON — Democrats drove Wednesday toward extending their control of the House for two more years but with a potentially shrunken majority as they lost at least six incumbents and failed to oust any Republican lawmakers in initial returns.