News publishers seek better commissions terms from Apple

Major news publishers are seeking more favorable terms from Apple Inc on commissions the iPhone maker collects from them on payments made through its app store, according to a letter posted by a trade body on Thursday. Digital Content Next (DCN), which represents New York Times Co, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and… Read More News publishers seek better commissions terms from Apple

ECOWAS to send delegation to Mali in effort to reverse coup

West African countries will send a delegation to Mali in an effort to reverse a military coup, presidents from the region said, as an opposition coalition there joined the junta in rejecting foreign interference. Leaders of the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) convened over the crisis on Thursday, after it suspended Mali,… Read More ECOWAS to send delegation to Mali in effort to reverse coup

Brother of 2017 Manchester suicide bomber sentenced to at least 55 years in jail

A man who helped his elder brother carry out a suicide bomb attack at the end of an Ariana Grande concert in the English city of Manchester three years ago which killed 22 people was jailed for at least 55 years on Thursday. Hashem Abedi, 23, was found guilty in March of murder for encouraging… Read More Brother of 2017 Manchester suicide bomber sentenced to at least 55 years in jail