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Terrorism in NYC, Protest in Peru, and Bob Dylan's Nobel Speech: The VICE Morning Bulletin

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

Police Say NYC Attack Was as an Act of Terrorism
Eight people were killed and at least 11 others were injured when the driver of truck struck a crowd of people on a bike path in Manhattan Tuesday. The 29-year-old suspect, Sayfullo Saipov, reportedly wrote a note pledging allegiance to ISIS. Although law enforcement is treating the attack as terrorism, Governor Andrew Cuomo said there was "no evidence to suggest a wider plot." Saipov, who's currently being treated in the hospital after being shot by police, is reportedly an Uzbek citizen who arrived in the US in 2010.—VICE News

Hamas Gives Up Control Over Gaza Border Posts
The Palestinian Authority has assumed command over the Gaza Strip's main border crossings with Israel and Egypt, and three other points where cargo is transported. The move comes as part of last month's deal forged with Hamas, which has ruled in Gaza since 2007, and Fatah, which forms the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank.—Al Jazeera


Air Strike in Yemen Leaves Dozens Dead
The bombing of the Sahar district in Saadah province by Saudi-led forces killed at least 26 people, according to local doctors and an eyewitness report. A hotel and market area were reportedly hit. A coalition led by Saudi Arabia has carried out strikes against the Houthis in Yemen since 2015.—Reuters

Miss Peru Models Turn Pageant into Protest
The 23 contestants in the national Miss Universe competition surprised the audience by citing a series of facts and figures about violence against women instead of their body measurements. The models now plan on holding a march on the issue, and winner Romina Lozano said she wanted a database compiling "every kind of violence against women."—BBC News

Everything Else

'House of Cards' Production Halted 'Indefinitely'
Netflix and the show's production company MRC said filming on season six had been shut down so they could "address any concerns of our cast and crew." On Sunday, news broke that the show's star, Kevin Spacey, had allegedly sexually harassed Anthony Rapp when the boy was 14.—VICE News

Chance the Rapper Drops Horror Movie Trailer
The artist released a new YouTube teaser for Slice, his movie about a series of pizza delivery people being murdered. The animation-based video also showed a few brief clips from the Austin Vesely-directed film.—Billboard

Gorillaz Drop Video for Bonus Track
The group shared new visuals for "Garage Palace," a track featuring rapper Little Simz that appears on the deluxe edition of Humanz. The clip features the band fighting zombies in a eighties-style video game.—Rolling Stone

Bob Dylan's Nobel Speech Gets Book Release
Simon & Schuster is publishing a 32-page "collectible" hardback of the singer-songwriter's lecture for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Dylan was accused of plagiarism after some found similarities between his speech and entries from SparkNotes.—Noisey