Manafort Offered to Give Russian Billionaire ‘Private Briefings’ on 2016 Campaign

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort allegedly offered to provide “private briefings” on the 2016 U.S. presidential race to a Russian billionaire with close ties to the Kremlin. According to a Sept. 20 report by the Washington Post, Manafort offered via a July 7, 2016 email to brief Oleg Deripaska … Continued

Hitachi Chooses US for Global Internet of Things HQ

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Hitachi making a bolder move into the internet of things sector. The Japanese conglomerate is now combining its three U.S.-based tech units; Hitachi Data Systems, Hitachi Insight Group, and Pentaho. It will to create a new single company called Hitachi Vantara. The three component companies claim a number of high-profile clients … Continued

Cat Won’t Leave Man’s Grave

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A video of a cat refusing to leave a man’s grave during a funeral in Malaysia has gone viral with over 9 million views on Facebook. The video, shared by the man’s grandson Soffuan CZ, shows a white cat digging and rubbing its face on his grandfather’s grave during the funeral. Soffuan wrote … Continued

Dubai Bans Kikkoman Soy Sauce Over Alcohol Content

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — The United Arab Emirates saying no to a certain type of soy sauce product. Dubai banned the import and circulation of Japanese Kikkoman soy sauce because it contains alcohol. The issue has to do with religion. Most Muslims regard alcohol drinking as forbidden and the UAE largely prohibits the sale. The … Continued

Racing Dog Tests Positive for Cocaine

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI)-Another athlete has been banned from their sport for testing positive for drugs. But this time the athlete isn’t really responsible, because Clonbrien Hero is a dog, not a human. That’s right this athlete is an Irish greyhound and it wasn’t steroids or other typical performance enhancing drugs, but cocaine that was … Continued

‘Most Hated German in Thailand’ Denied Boarding on Flight to Laos

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A notorious beggar was denied boarding on a flight headed to Laos.  Benjamin Holst, known as “most hated German in Thailand,” tried to board a Thai Airways flight on Sept. 12 from Zurich. He was headed to Laos, but had to transfer in Bangkok. However, the airline refused to allow him to … Continued

North Korea Conducts Longest Missile Test

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI)- North Korea has conducted its longest missile launch to date, flying 3,700 kilometers and crossing over Japan before landing in the Pacific Ocean. The launch on Friday, Sept. 15 was the second to cross over Japan and had the range to reach the United States territory of Guam. World powers are … Continued

Lawyers for Anthony Weiner Ask Judge for Leniency Ahead of Sentencing

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner’s lawyers have asked a judge for leniency. In court documents filed on Sept. 13, Weiner’s lawyers argued that a “deep sickness” was responsible for his sexting with an underage girl, and that he’s made significant progress. They also claim his 15-year-old victim initiated the conversations in … Continued

Mercedes-AMG Unveils New Hybrid Supercar

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the concept for its new multi-million dollar hybrid supercar. The high-performance division of Mercedes-Benz first showed the anticipated Mercedes AMG Project One ahead of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show on Sept. 11. The hybrid two-seater’s engineering is based on modern F1 racecars. It’s powered by a 1.6-liter turbocharged … Continued

Philippine Military Cooperating With Rebels

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines is working with its former enemies, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, to defeat militants aligned with the Islamic State group. The MILF fought the government for years trying to establish an autonomous self-ruled region for Muslims in Mindanao, but signed a peace agreement in 2014. … Continued