US Attorney General Says Charlottesville Car Attack Could Be ‘Hate Crime’

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Charlottesville car attack that killed one woman may be prosecuted as a hate crime. Protesters, some with Confederate flags and giving Nazi salutes, clashed violently with counter-protesters in the Virginia town Saturday, Aug. 12, over the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert … Continued

Dashcam Video Allegedly Shows Texas Police Searching Woman’s Vagina

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A Texas attorney released police dashcam video he claims shows officers sexually assaulting a woman during a traffic stop. Sam Cammack released the footage Aug. 14 of his client, 23-year-old Charneisha Corley, in the June 2015 incident. Cammack told Houston’s Fox 26 News, the video shows a Harris County deputy push … Continued

Trumps Ends Manufacturing Council After Members Resign

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — U.S. President Donald Trump said he shut down his Manufacturing Council after several members resigned. According to CNN, seven CEOs have quit the council since Trump made his remarks about the violence in Charlottesville. Protesters and counter-protesters clashed in the Virginia town Saturday, Aug. 12. Some people carrying Confederate flags and … Continued

Obama’s Response to Charlottesville Violence Is the Most Liked Tweet in History

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Former U.S. President Barack Obama’s tweet reacting to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend is the most liked tweet ever on the social network. On Aug. 12, Obama tweeted a quote from late South African President Nelson Mandela. The tweet read, “No one is born hating another person because … Continued

Videos Show Cop Punch Man During Traffic Stop

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Graphic videos show a police officer on top of a man, punching him in the head repeatedly after stopping him for alleged traffic violations. Police in Euclid, Ohio said they stopped 25-year-old Richard Hubbard III for rolling through an intersection and driving with a suspended license. Dash-cam video shows one of … Continued

Baltimore Removes 4 Confederate Statues Overnight

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — The city of Baltimore removed four Confederate statues overnight. Baltimore City Council voted to remove them on Monday, Aug. 14, and by Tuesday night, city contractors had already arrived at the sites with heavy machinery. The Confederate statues were taken down just days after violence broke out at a rally in … Continued

Missing Woman Found Naked Along Rural Alabama Road

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A missing Alabama woman has been found alive after surviving nearly a month alone in the woods. A passerby spotted Lisa Theris along the road in rural Bullock County, southeast of Montgomery. The 25-year-old was naked and thin; her body was covered in dirt, scratches and bug bites. Local media reports … Continued

Trump Rolls Back Regulations for Infrastructure Reform

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — U.S. President Donald Trump is steering his agenda toward infrastructure reform. Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday, Aug. 15, rolling back regulations on approval processes for public infrastructure projects. One of these regulations was an Obama-era rule requiring federal agencies to account for the risk of floods from climate change … Continued

DB Cooper Sleuth Finds Parachute Strap in Mountains

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A frayed parachute strap may be connected to the still-unsolved case of an airline hijacking by the man known as D.B. Cooper. In 1971, a man calling himself Dan Cooper, holding what appeared to be a bomb, hijacked a flight from Portland to Seattle, holding it for ransom for $200,000. After … Continued

Report: Trump ‘Seriously Considering’ Pardon for Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — The man once known as “America’s Toughest Sheriff” could receive a presidential pardon. U.S. President Donald Trump tells Fox News he’s giving serious consideration to issuing a pardon for ex-Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio. During the interview that aired Aug. 14, Trump added, “He’s a great American patriot and I … Continued