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The Latest: 2 arrested in connection with Somalia bombing

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on deadliest attack in Somalia's history (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Officials in Somalia say two people have been arrested in connection with Saturday's...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:47

Saudi carrier launches direct flight to Iraq after 27 years

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi budget-carrier flynas has launched a route from the Saudi capital, Riyadh, to Baghdad, marking the first direct flight between the two countries since...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:47

The Latest: Trump says US Rep. 'fabricated' what he said

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's alleged comments to the widow of a slain soldier (all times local): 7:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is disputing a report...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:46

EU unveils measures to tackle lone-wolf, low-tech attacks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is unveiling new measures to help counter lone-wolf attacks following a spate of killings in major cities by extremists driving vehicles into crowds of...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:46

Talk of 'no deal' Brexit rises as divorce negotiations stall

LONDON (AP) — As Brexit negotiations between Britain and the European Union stutter and stall, one nagging question looms larger and larger: What if there is no deal? It's an...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:44

Diana Ross to perform, be honored at American Music Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diana Ross will receive a lifetime achievement honor at next month's American Music Awards and will celebrate with a performance on the broadcast next month. ABC...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:32

Pakistan arrests cleric over involvement in murder of model

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say they have arrested a Muslim cleric for alleged involvement in the 2016 murder of social media model Qandeel Baloch. She was found strangled...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:26

EU says data privacy deal with US can be improved

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says that the one-year-old rules governing data transfers with the U.S. are working well but that some improvements can still be made to the...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:26

Finland charges 3 men planning to join Syrian militants

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish prosecutors have charged three men who planned to travel to Syria to become "foreign fighters with a terrorist group" between 2012 and 2013. Finland's state prosecutor...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:18

The Latest: 3 hurt as security opens fire at Somalia march

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on deadliest attack in Somalia's history (all times local): 2:15 p.m. A senior Somali police official says at least three people, including a pregnant...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:17

Provocative sculpture rejected by Louvre finds new home

PARIS (AP) — A huge abstract sculpture deemed too obscene for the regal gardens of the Louvre Museum has found a new home at Paris' edgier Pompidou Center. The sculpture...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:16

Couple evacuated from mobile home after sinkhole opens

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida couple was evacuated from their mobile home after a large sinkhole opened up at an intersection just in front of their house. The Ocala...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:12

Nielsen says it will report on who's watching streamed shows

NEW YORK (AP) — If you've ever wondered how many people watch streamed programs like "House of Cards" or "The Handmaid's Tale," soon you'll be able to find out. The...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:12

Karen Pence to outline goals for art therapy initiative

WASHINGTON (AP) — FOR 6AM RELEASE Vice President Mike Pence's wife Karen made art therapy her cause ever since she learned about the little-known mental health profession a decade ago...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:12

Lego unveils 'Women of NASA' set with astronauts, scientists

ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Lego has unveiled a set of figures celebrating the women of NASA. The 231-piece set features Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut, and Mae Jemison,...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:06

Swiss man on trial accused of spying in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss man is on trial in Frankfurt on espionage charges over allegations he spied on German tax investigators for his homeland. The dpa news agency reported...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:02

Edmunds: What to know about donating your car to charity

It's easy to donate a car to charity if all you want to do is get rid of it. Simply call a charity that accepts old vehicles, and it will...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 04:00

EU court: Police height limit may discriminate against women

BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe's top court has ruled that setting a blanket minimum height requirement for all police academy recruits could be considered discrimination against women. The European Court of...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 03:57

German parties meet to sound out red lines for coalition

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting members of three smaller political parties to sound out their red lines before formal talks on forging a coalition government. Merkel's...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 03:53

Turkey says Iraqi Kurds miscalculated with referendum vote

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says leaders of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region "miscalculated" in going ahead with last month's independence referendum. He says the "mistake" of the...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 03:51

Spanish premier urges Catalan secession leaders to back down

MADRID (AP) — Spain's prime minister on Wednesday urged Catalonia's leaders to back down from their bid to gain independence for the region, a day before a central government deadline...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 03:45

Czech doctors strike for a day to pay, bureaucracy

PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of doctors across the Czech Republic have closed their clinics and offices for one day to demand higher pay and protest bureaucracy. The physicians are protesting...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 03:40

Iran top leader urges Europe to do more to back nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader says Europe should do more to back the nuclear deal after President Donald Trump refused to re-certify the pact. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 03:36

Body of Buffalo police diver recovered from Niagara River

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo police have found the body of an officer who went missing during a training dive in the Niagara River. The Buffalo Police Department said Tuesday...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 03:34

The Latest: Nuclear envoys meet over North Korean threat

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic meetings between the United States, South Korea and Japan over the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear program (all times local):...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 03:29

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