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Saudi carrier launches direct flight to Iraq after 27 years

Saudi budget-carrier flynas launches direct route from Riyadh to Baghdad, first Gulf War between the two cities

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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

The EU 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 people

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Diana Ross to perform, be honored at American Music Awards

Diana Ross will receive a lifetime achievement honor at next month's American Music Awards and will celebrate with a performance on the live broadcast next month

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

EU says data privacy deal with US can be improved

The European Union says that the one-year-old rules governing trans-Atlantic data transfers are working well but that some improvements can still be made to the system seeking to guarantee EU citizens privacy protection from U.S. companies

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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

The Nielsen company says it will now report how many people are watching shows on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Provocative sculpture rejected by Louvre finds new home

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

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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

Lego has unveiled a set of figures celebrating the women of NASA

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Guilty plea but no jail for jewel thief Doris Payne, 87

A notorious jewel thief recently arrested at a Walmart in Georgia got a warning _ but no jail time _ during her latest trip to court

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

German parties meet to sound out red lines for coalition

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

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

In Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statue

Egyptian archaeologists uncover part of 4,000-year-old wooden statue likely depicting female regent from that era

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Turkey says it won't buckle in visa dispute

Turkey's foreign minister says the country won't buckle under U.S. "impositions" as officials from both countries held discussions to try and resolve a dispute over visas

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: US congresswoman: Trump says fallen soldier 'knew what he signed up for'; Al-Qaida in Syria set to gain as Islamic State group disintegrates; Judge in Hawaii blocks revised Trump travel ban

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press