Arizona used to be firmly Republican, but now it's a battleground state as its politics and demographics have changed. And, voters heading to the polls may be feeling anxious, with all the talk of possible violence. But with the rise of hate crimes during the Trump administration, there are many Americans who have been feeling that way for the last four years. Also, the US will officially be out of the Paris climate agreement on Nov. 4. How long it remains out will depend on who wins the election.
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Around the globe, people are watching with great anticipation as voters in the United States head to the polls in the 2020 presidential election. Austrian police in Vienna are still searching for suspects after a gunman killed four people in an overnight shooting rampage. And, in Uganda, police have again detained popular singer and politician Bobi Wine.
The news of a proposed $10.4 billion deal for the US to sell up to 50 F-35 fighter jets to the UAE has raised questions among Israeli defense officials, who warn that it could have negative effects for Israel.
The Carter Center sends teams of election observers all over the world to ensure they're free and fair. This year, the nonprofit is working to encourage transparency and voters' trust in the US electoral process.
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