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US home construction tumbled 4.7 percent in SeptemberUS home construction slid 4.7 percent in September, biggest decline in 6 months
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President Donald Trump applauds members of the audience before speaking at the Heritage Foundation's annual President's Club meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Trump reverses course on emerging Senate health care dealPresident Donald Trump has reversed course after calling a bipartisan Senate health deal "a very good solution.''
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Saudi carrier launches direct flight to Iraq after 27 yearsSaudi budget-carrier flynas launches direct route from Riyadh to Baghdad, first Gulf War between the two cities
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European Commissioner for Security Julian King speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. European security commissioner, Julian King, unveiled new measures on Wednesday to protect against lone-wolf attacks following a spate of killings in Europe's capitals. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
EU unveils measures to tackle lone-wolf, low-tech attacksThe 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
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FILE - In this April 27, 2017 file photo, President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi attends a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Draghi said in a speech Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, that a perception that growth isn't benefiting everyone has "fuelled the belief that some have been 'left behind' by the spread of market forces." (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
ECB chief: Market reforms must promote growth for allEuropean Central Bank head Mario Draghi says governments must ensure that pro-business reforms ensure that growth benefits everyone if the changes in worker protections are to find acceptance
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Silicon Valley is a uniquely American creation, the product of an entrepreneurial spirit and no-holds-barred capitalism that now drives many aspects of modern life. But the likes of Facebook, Google and Apple are increasingly facing an uncomfortable truth: it is Europe’s culture of tougher oversight of companies, not America’s laissez-faire attitude, which could soon rule their industry as governments seek to combat fake news and prevent extremists from using the internet to fan the flames of hatred. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
EU says data privacy deal with US can be improvedThe 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
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Nielsen says it will report on who's watching streamed showsThe Nielsen company says it will now report how many people are watching shows on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon
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This image provided by LEGO shows their Women of NASA set. The set features Sally Ride, the first female astronaut, and Mae Jemison, the first black woman to travel in space and goes on sale Nov. 1, 2017. (LEGO via AP)
Lego unveils 'Women of NASA' set with astronauts, scientistsLego has unveiled a set of figures celebrating the women of NASA
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Lawmakers hold up posters reading: "Free Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart," leaders of the Catalan grassroots organizations Catalan National Assembly and Omnium Cultural, during a parliamentary session at the Spanish parliament in Madrid, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. About 50 Spanish and Catalan party lawmakers held up posters in the parliament demanding the release of two pro-Catalonia independence movement leaders, describing them as political prisoners. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Spanish premier urges Catalan secession leaders to back downSpain's prime minister has urged Catalonia's leaders to back down from their bid to gain independence for the region, a day before a central government deadline that could significantly deepen the country's political crisis
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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