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REPUBLICANS DISAPPOINT: Control of the House and Senate was still uncertain Wednesday, with The New York Times giving Republicans an 83% chance of taking the House and Democrats a 66% chance of holding onto the Senate.

WNBA STAR SENT TO TO GULAG: Brittney Griner is being transferred to a Russian penal colony after an appeals court upheld her nine-year prison sentence for marijuana possession and drug smuggling, her attorneys told American news outlets Wednesday. The Phoenix Mercury center was convicted in August of bringing drugs into Russia.