Protests raged in Gaza City and West Bank early this week in response to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. He officially made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon.

A protestor holds torn representations of American and Israeli flags during a protest at the Unknown Soldier Square in Gaza City. Photo: Adel Hana / AP

Palestinian demonstrators burn representations of Israeli and American flags during a protest in Gaza City. Photo: Khalil Hamra / AP

Palestinian burn a poster of the U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest in Bethlehem, West Bank. Photo: Mahmoud Illean / AP

Palestinians holds posters of the U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest in the West Bank City of Ramallah. Photo: Majdi Mohammed / AP

Women chant slogans and hold Palestinian flags during a protest at the Unknown Soldier Square, in Gaza City. Photo: Adel Hana / AP

A girl with a Palestinian flag and Arabic that read "Jerusalem is for us" painted on her face chants slogans during a sit-in in the Bourj al-Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon. Photo: Bilal Hussein / AP

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Twitter will start pinning notices to the top of all U.S. Twitter users’ timelines warning them that results in next week’s election may be delayed and that they may encounter misinformation on mail-in voting.

Why it matters: Delayed election results are expected across many states that are handling unprecedented amounts of absentee and mailed ballots, which President Trump has baselessly called "very dangerous" and "corrupt."

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Pence no longer expected at Amy Coney Barrett's final confirmation vote

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Vice President Mike Pence no longer plans to attend the Senate's final confirmation vote for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a Pence aide confirmed to CNN and Politico on Monday. On Sunday, Senate Democrats' claims that his presence after possible exposure to the coronavirus would be a "violation of common decency."

Driving the news: Five of Pence's aides were recently diagnosed with COVID-19, including his chief of staff, who is currently quarantining. Pence has continued his campaign travel despite his possible exposure, which goes against CDC guidelines.

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