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UberEats says it is changing its contracts with restaurants so they no longer shoulder the burden of refunds for dodgy deliveries. ...

Germany's Ursula von der Leyen was elected by just nine votes as the European Union's top job on Tuesday after promising to address climate change and address gender inequality while uniting the bloc, according to Politico Europe. The 60-year-old former defense minister of Germany won the secret ballot in Strasbourg to replace Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission. “I feel so honored and I am overwhelmed and I thank you for the trust you placed in me,” Ursula von der Leyen

A federal judge said Roger Stone is no longer allowed to use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or any form of social media after he violated her previous gag order on Tuesday, according to BuzzFeed News. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson told Stone he was no longer allowed to use social media as the case against him moves forward after he proves he was unwilling to adhere to her previous gag orders and refrain from publicly commenting on his case. But she did not…

An inquest said the three terrorists who killed eight people during an attack at London Bridge were lawfully shot dead by armed police officers after they ignored initial warning shouts on Tuesday, according to BBC News. The jury deliberated for three and a half hours before it reached its decision. Khuram Butt, and his accomplices, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba, first ran over several pedestrians during the June 2017 attack before stabbing several more people within 10 minutes. Armed

Christine Lagarde has said she will step down as managing director of the International

General News Bitcoin Suisse , the Swiss crypto broker, has applied for banking and securities dealer licenses from Switzerland’s finance regulator, joining several other hopefuls from the cryptocurrency space including Bank Seba and blockchain startup Signum. Facebook’s Senate hearing is today, with the House panel’s hearing following on tomorrow. David Marcus, Facebook’s blockchain lead, will testify at both. He expects “that this will be the broadest, most extensive, and most careful

Commercial and cargo flights can now fully access Pakistani airspace for the first time since a skirmish with India in February. The airspace closure had caused costly diversions to international flights. ...

The United States Air Force issued a sternly worded warning after a Facebook event attracted more than half a million people who planned to storm the top- secret Area 51 military base in the desert on Monday, according to Global News. Over 600,000 people have signed up to an event called “Storm Area 51, they can’t stop all of us” which is planning to gather a mass protest before storming the air force base that has been a point of fascination among conspiracy…

Sources told ABC News President Donald Trump was planning to reverse course and drop his plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census on Thursday, but he would still order the government to conduct the survey by other means. White House officials declined to comment before Trump's remarks, which are scheduled for later on Thursday. Initial reports on Thursday said Trump was planning to announce some type of executive action to conduct a survey to determine which Americans are citizens

In February this year, a holiday in paradise turned into a nightmare for one French family. Soon after their arrival in Costa Rica, their unvaccinated five-year-old son developed measles, the country’s first case since 2014. The parents, also unvaccinated, tested positive for the virus too. They were

Porters, cleaners and security staff in Bradford plan to walk out for seven days More than 300 hospital staff in Bradford are to strike this week in a dispute over what union leaders have described as the “backdoor privatisation” of the NHS. Porters, cleaners and security staff voted to take

Readers respond to a proposal that planting billions of trillion trees worldwide is the best way to save the planet Your article ( Planting billions of trees ‘best way to save planet’ , 5 July) cites Tom Crowther, who led the research, as saying: “Personally, Brazil would be my dream hotspot to get

Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt appeared to back down on previous comments. ...

Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Although the idea the United States as an empire is missing from America’s vocabulary, it didn’t’ stop Howard Zinn, in his immensely controversial “A People’s History of the United States,” to write the “global American empire.” Neither did it stop others. Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and others, to be sure, used the phrase “Empire of liberty” when describing the young Republic. Years later, in 1896, the Washington Post editorialized, “The taste of

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Christian Taylor, George Mason University (THE CONVERSATION) Al-Qaida has recruited an estimated 40,000 fighters since Sept. 11, 2001, when the Osama bin Laden-led extremist group attacked the United States, according to the not-for-profit Council on Foreign Relations. Despite a United States-led global “war on terror” that has cost US$5.9 trillion, killed an estimated and