Airport Employee Punches easyJet Passenger Holding a Baby

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — One easyJet passenger encounters an airport worker who was not so nice. Over the weekend, a member of the ground staff at Nice airport in France punched a man in the face while he was holding a baby. Cellphone videos captured the altercation that took place on July 29. Footage published … Continued

Chipotle Diners Sue for $74,000 After Getting Sick

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Customers who got sick after eating at Chipotle won’t let the company get away that easy. Two Virginia men have filed a lawsuit against the burrito chain following a norovirus outbreak earlier this month. They were among the 135 customers who got sick after dining at a Sterling, Va. location in … Continued

Bangladeshi Political Man Allegedly Raped a Teenage Girl

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A political man, linked to Bangladesh’s current governing party, has been arrested for allegedly raping a teenager. According to the BBC, Tufan Sarkar, a unionist linked to the governing Awami League party, was charged on Friday, July 28 with raping a 16-year-old girl and threatening to kill her. According to news … Continued

Alabama Authorities Recapture 11 of 12 Escaped Inmates

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A dozen inmates tasted freedom after an Alabama jailbreak. Eleven have been captured, one remains at large. The men escaped from the Walker County Jail on Sunday, July 30. By early Monday morning, the only inmate still missing was 24-year-old Brady Andrew Kilpatrick. The sheriff’s office says Kilpatrick had been jailed … Continued

McCain Starts Cancer Treatment in Arizona

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), recently diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, has left Capitol Hill to begin cancer treatment. According to a statement from his office, the Arizona senator will “begin a standard post-surgical regimen of targeted radiation and chemotherapy” on July 31. The 80-year-old was diagnosed with … Continued

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Iraqi Embassy Attack in Kabul

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — ISIS said it’s behind the most recent terror attack in Afghanistan. An Afghan Interior Ministry official said a suicide bomber blew himself up July 31 at the Iraqi embassy’s gate in Kabul, allowing three gunman to enter. Security forces reportedly clashed with the gunmen for several hours. Authorities later said all … Continued

Putin to Expel 755 US Diplomats and Staff From Russia

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the U.S. to cut the size of its diplomatic force in his country by more than half — a move that comes in response to new U.S. sanctions on Moscow. In an interview on July 30 with a Russian television station, Putin confirmed that he told … Continued

Kim Jong-un Says New Missile Can Hit All of U.S. Mainland

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — North Korea’s second intercontinental ballistic missile test has drawn condemnation from the United States and regional neighbors. On Friday, July 28, the North fired the missile, which landed in waters off the coast of Japan. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, reportedly said the entire U.S. mainland is now within North Korea’s … Continued

Cristiano Ronaldo Appears in Court, Dodges Media

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is fighting back against tax evasion charges. On Monday, July 31, Ronaldo appeared in court for a hearing about allegations that he evaded paying some €14.7 million in Spanish taxes. While Ronaldo did not address the scores of journalists gathered outside the suburban Madrid courthouse, the 32-year-old did … Continued

Australian Police Arrest 4 in Connection to Suspected Terror Plot

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Australian police have arrested four suspects in connection with an alleged airplane terror plot. Police raided five properties over the weekend, arresting four men on Saturday, July 29. ABC News reports the men have links to ISIS. On Sunday, federal police confirmed the men are in custody but did not say they have … Continued