Fruits and Vegetable Improve Men’s Body Odor

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Men, if you think six-pack abs will attract women, you might consider a six-pack of carrot juice, too. Eating more fruits and vegetables may make you smell better. Researchers at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, measured the amount of carotenoids deposited in men’s skin, asked them to take food questionnaires and … Continued

Zimbabwe’s First Lady Wanted for Assault in South Africa

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — The whereabouts of Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe are unknown after she failed to turn herself in for assault charges in South Africa. South African model Gabriella Engels said she was visiting Mugabe’s sons in a hotel near Johannesburg on Sunday Aug. 13 when Mugabe attacked her. Engels said multiple bodyguards … Continued

Israel to Block Al Jazeera, Pull Media Credentials

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Israel said it will pull Al Jazeera media from television and revoke its journalists’ media credentials. The Qatari-based news outlet faces similar actions by gulf states after they cut ties with the country last month. Saudi Arabia and its gulf allies have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism, and closing Al Jazeera … Continued

Palestinian-Syrian Free Speech Activist ‘Executed’

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — The Syrian government reportedly executed free speech activist Bassel Khartabil. The Palestinian-Syrian activist had won awards for advocating increased access to information via the internet, among other causes. He was first detained in March 2012 and later sent to Adra Prison in Damascus. In 2015, authorities transferred him to an undisclosed … Continued

Passports and Drivers License Validity Extended in Philippines

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a bill into law extending the validity of passports and drivers’ licenses. Duterte signed the law on Aug. 2, extending passport validity from five years to 10 and drivers’ licenses from three years to five. The law also orders the Department of Foreign Affairs to … 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

The Vatican Turns off Famous Fountains, as Rome Struggles in Drought

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — The Vatican has turned off its famous fountains, as Rome struggles in a drought. There are around 100 fountains in Vatican City, and on July 24, authorities started to turn them off. A spokesperson for the Vatican, Greg Burke, said he thinks this is the first time this has happened, and … Continued

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns, Following Fatal Police Shooting

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Minneapolis chief of police has resigned, following the fatal police shooting of an Australian woman living in the U.S. After nearly 30 years working as a police officer, Janeé Harteau resigned on July 21, referring to the recent shooting of Justine Damond in her statement. Just over a week ago, a Minneapolis … Continued