The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin


Everything you need to know about the world this morning, curated by VICE.

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US News

Trump Threatens to Jail Clinton at Nasty, Bitter Debate
Donald Trump issued an unprecedented threat at the second debate Sunday night, telling Hillary Clinton he would seek to imprison her if gets elected. "If I win, I am going to instruct my attorney general to get a special prosecutor to look into your situation," he said. Trump also dismissed his 2005 comments revealed Friday about groping women as "lockerroom talk," and boasted that he "absolutely" used a loophole to avoid paying federal income taxes.—CNN

Hurricane Matthew Leaves at Least 19 Americans Dead
At least 21 people in the US were killed as Hurricane Matthew ravaged the southeastern coast and caused extreme flooding over the weekend. Ten people died in North Carolina, six in Florida, three in Georgia, one in Virginia and one in South Carolina. Officials warned it could be several days before crews reach all who have been affected.—The Washington Post

US Navy Ship Targeted by Yemeni Missiles
Two missiles were fired at a US Navy ship off Yemen's southern coast on Sunday from an area controlled by Yemen's Houthi rebels. US military spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said the missiles did not actully strike American forces, and there was no return fire—Reuters

Federal Court Refuses to Halt Dakota Oil Pipeline
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe isn't done trying to stop the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline after a judge declined to halt construction on the $3.7 billion project. The tribe maintains it would destroy some of its sacred sites. "We aren't done with this fight," Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II said.—NBC News

International News

Hurricane Death Toll in Haiti Rises to 1,000
The number of people killed in Haiti by Hurricane Matthew has risen to 1,000, and authorities have been forced to bury some of the dead in mass graves in the face of a cholera outbreak. At least 522 people were killed in the Grand'Anse region alone.—Reuters

German Police Arrest Fugitive Terror Suspect
German police early Monday captured and arrested a man they say was planning a bomb attack. Syrian refugee Jaber al-Bakr, 22, was detained in Leipzig after a two-day manhunt. Chemicals and "very volatile" explosives were found at his apartment in nearby Chemnitz, authorities said.—BBC News

Yemenis Demand Investigation into Air Strikes
On Sunday, thousands of people posted up outside UN headquarters in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa to protest an air strike that killed more than 140 people at a funeral a day earlier. A Saudi-led Arab coalition has denied involvement in the strike, but its forces have carried out thousands of such attacks against the Shia Houthis in Yemen.—Al Jazeera

Thai King in Unstable Condition in Hospital
The world's most enduring monarch, Thai King Bhumibol Adulyade, is in unstable condition, palace officials say. The king has not been seen in public since January, and Thailand's main stock index fell 3.6 percent on Monday following the unusual bit of candor from his minders.—The Guardian

Everything Else

Solange Gets Her First No. 1 Album
Solange's album A Seat at the Table has taken the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 after selling 72,000 digital-only copies ahead of its physical release in November. Solange and her sister Beyoncé are the first female siblings to have No. 1 albums.—Rolling Stone

Birth of a Nation Flops at the Box Office
Nate Parker's The Birth of a Nation experienced a disappointing opening at the box office, taking in only $7.1 million this weekend despite a wide release. Renewed scrutiny of late 1990s rape allegations leveled against director and star Parker are thought to have turned some potential watchers off.—The Wall Street Journal

Samsung Suspends Note 7 Production
Samsung Electronics has temporarily ceased production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones because replacement devices still have safety issues—including the potential to explode—according to South Korean media.—TIME

Intelligence Workers Watch Porn on Government Computers
Top-secret watchdog reports released to VICE News show contractors and employees working for US intelligence agencies have viewed porn on government computers, browsed online dating sites and engaged in "sex chats" with minors.—

Desiigner Previews New Track on OVO Sound Radio
The rapper Desiigner's new track "Outlet" appeared out of the blue on OVO Sound Radio, the first hint of new music heard from him since his arrest a few weeks ago. It's produced by Vinylz and will appear on DJ SpinKing's upcoming project.—Noisey

Three Law Firms Join Touch Disease Lawsuit Against Apple
Lawyers behind a class action lawsuit against Apple for allegedly failing to address faulty iPhone 6 Plus touchscreens have signed on three additional law firms to support the case. Apple is being sued over the "touch disease" flaw in California and Utah.—Motherboard

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