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The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hillary Clinton cancels her California trip after pneumonia diagnosis, more NFL stars protest during the national anthem, six people were shot after a peace rally in Alabama, and more.

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

US News

Clinton Cancels California Trip After Pneumonia Diagnosis
Hillary Clinton has canceled a two-day trip to California after the campaign announced Sunday that the Democratic presidential candidate has been diagnosed with pneumonia. Clinton has been advised by her doctor to rest. Her campaign team announced the diagnosis after initially claiming she had simply "overheated" when appearing to faint at a 9/11 event. —NBC News

NFL Players Protest During the National Anthem
Four Miami Dolphins players knelt during the national anthem on the anniversary of 9/11, following the lead of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who made headlines for refusing to stand during the national anthem during the preseason. Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters and several members of the Tennessee Titans raised a fist in the air before their games. —ABC News


One Killed, 18 Injured in Denver Bus Crash
One person was killed and 18 others were injured Sunday afternoon when a school bus carrying a high school football team crashed at Denver International Airport. The female driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Three adult coaches remain in hospital, and most of the 15 students who were injured have been released. —The Denver Post

Six People Shot After Peace Rally in Alabama
Six people were shot, one fatally, after a peace rally at a public housing complex in Birmingham on Sunday night. Police sergeant Bryan Shelton said all six victims were innocent bystanders caught in the crossfire when shooting broke out at the Gate City housing community. People had gathered at an event devoted to fighting violence. —CBS News

International News

Ceasefire in Syria Set to Begin
A ceasefire in Syria brokered by the US and Russia is set to begin at sundown Monday evening, but there are concerns about whether it will hold. Ahead of the ceasefire, more than 100 people were killed in a surge of violence during the weekend in a series of bombing raids in Aleppo Province and in Idlib.—Al Jazeera

French Teen Suspected of Planning Attack Arrested
A 15-year-old boy in Paris, suspected of preparing "violent action," has been arrested in the French capital. His arrest reportedly came as he was allegedly planning an attack in a public place, despite being kept under house arrest in Paris since April because the authorities suspected him of having ties to ISIS.—The Independent


Death Toll in Bangladeshi Factory Fire Rises to 31
A fire that hit Tampaco Foils food factory near Dhaka on Saturday killed 31 people, but officials said the death toll could rise further as close to half a dozen people are still missing. Police are still trying to locate the factory owner. —Reuters

North Korea Ready for Another Nuclear Test, Says South
South Korean officials have warned that North Korea could be ready to conduct another nuclear test at anytime. North Korea conducted its fifth test on Friday. A South Korean defense ministry spokesman said there was an unused tunnel at the Punggye-ri test site, which could be used for a sixth explosion. —BBC News

Everything Else

Trans Actor Alexis Arquette Dies at Age 47
Alexis Arquette, the transgender actor and activist known for her roles in The Wedding Singer and Pulp Fiction, has died of an unknown illness. She was surrounded by family who serenaded her with David Bowie's "Starman." —The Guardian

New History Museum Won't Feature MLK Artifacts
The National Museum of African American History and Culture will not feature any of Martin Luther King Jr.'s artifacts when it opens later this month. "It's outrageous," said Clarence Jones, King's former attorney. "I find it shameful and I'm sad." —The Washington Post

Felony Charges Against Desiigner Dropped
Felony weapon and drugs charges against Brooklyn rapper Desiigner have been dropped following a police investigation. The 19-year-old has been arraigned on misdemeanor drug possession and menacing charges instead. —Rolling Stone

Asteroid Grazes Earth's Upper-Atmosphere
Astronomers have revealed an asteroid came perilously close to Earth's atmosphere last week. Asteroid 2016 RB1 came within 24,000 miles of sea level on September 7 and within only 2,000 miles of communication satellites. —Motherboard

Politician Calls Bullshit on US Banning Weed Smokers
Canada's public safety minister said Canadians should not be prevented from entering America after admitting to smoking weed. Ralph Goodale called it a "ludicrous situation" and said he would push the US to stop it.—VICE

Instagram Choices Can Reflect Your Depression
A study by data scientists has shown a correlation between Instagram users' filter choices and how miserable they feel. People with symptoms of depression are more likely to post photos in tones of gray and blue, or opt for black-and-white filters. —Broadly

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