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The VICE Morning Bulletin

One person was shot at the second night of protests in Milwaukee, Louisiana still in a state of emergency due to massive floods, a suicide bomber in Syria killed 25, and more.

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

US News

One Person Shot at Second Night of Milwaukee Protests
Police say one person was shot during a second night of unrest on the streets of Milwaukee. The protests that erupted on Saturday after 23-year-old Sylville Smith was shot dead by police continued Sunday evening as rocks were thrown at police. The police said shots were fired at several locations and one man was taken to hospital for a gunshot wound. —CBS News

Four Dead in Louisiana Floods
The federal government has declared a major disaster in four parishes of Louisiana after massive flooding killed at least four people and left 10,000 in shelters. Nearly 20,000 people were rescued from flooded areas of the state. Governor John Bel Edwards said waters would continue to rise in many areas: "It's not over." —NBC News


Millennial Voters Back Clinton by Big Margin
Hillary Clinton is trouncing Donald Trump 56 percent to 20 percent among those under 35, according to a new USA Today / Rock the Vote poll. The survey of millennials also shows 72 percent of Bernie Sanders supporters now planning to vote for Clinton, with 11 percent planning to vote for Trump. —USA Today

Suspect in NYC Imam Shooting Reportedly Detained
A suspect in the horrific execution-style killing of an imam and his friend by a lone gunman in Queens, New York, was reportedly taken into custody Sunday night, though no charges have been filed yet. Maulama Akonjee, 55, and Thara Uddin, 64, were both shot in the head in Ozone Park on Saturday after prayers at a nearby mosque. Residents are asking police to treat the incident as a hate crime. –New York Daily News

False Alarm at JFK May Have Been Cheering, Not Gunshots
New York City's JFK International Airport has reopened two terminals that were evacuated Sunday night after a false alarm of shots being fired at Terminal 8 prompted security to clear the area. Some officials said that the whole thing might be chalked up to people clapping and banging on things while watching the Olympics. –USA Today

International News

Suicide Bombing Kills 25 in Syria
At least 25 people have been killed and 25 others injured after a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest on a bus in Syria's Idlib Province. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the bus was carrying opposition fighters when the blast happened near the border crossing with Turkey. —Al Jazeera

Boko Haram Releases Video of Captured Girls
Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has released a new video purporting to shows dozens of the 276 schoolgirls the group kidnapped more than two years ago. A masked man is seen in the video offering to trade the captives in return for the release of the group's jailed fighters.—Reuters


Hong Kong Student Leaders Avoid Jail
Three student leaders in Hong Kong who organized pro-democracy rallies in 2014 have avoided jail after being sentenced for unlawful assembly. Joshua Wong was given 80 hours of community service, Nathan Law was given 120 hours, and Alex Chow was given a three-week prison sentence suspended for a year. —BBC News

Swiss Police Search Home of Train Attacker
Swiss police have searched the Liechtenstein home of a man who attacked passengers on a train with a knife and burning liquid on Saturday. The 27-year-old assailant and a 34-year-old woman he had attacked died of their injuries Sunday. Five people were stabbed or suffered burns during the attack, one of whom remains in critical condition.—AP

Everything Else

Bolt Wins Record Third 100-Meter Gold
Usain Bolt became the first athlete ever to win three successive 100-meter Olympic titles, running the race in 9.81 seconds to beat Justin Gatlin to gold. "I expected to go faster, but I'm happy I won," he said.—CNN

Lin-Manuel Miranda Wants Scalper Crackdown
The creator of Hamilton and New York senator Chuck Schumer have urged Congress to pass the Better Online Ticket Sales Act of 2016. The legislation would crack down on people using automated bots to scoop up tickets.—Rolling Stone

US Olympic Swimmers Robbed in Rio
Gold medal-winner Ryan Lochte was one of four American swimmers robbed at gunpoint in Rio by men posing as police officers early Sunday. "He took our money, he took my wallet—he left my cellphone, he left my credentials," said Lochte.—VICE News

Exasperated Scientists Reject Chemtrails Conspiracy
A survey of the world's most respected atmospheric scientists "resounding rejected" evidence for the existence of a government chemtrails program. Seventy-six of the 77 scientists said there was no spraying from the sky by the government.—Motherboard

Bon Iver Plays New Album Live
Bon Iver played new material from forthcoming album 22, A Million—the band's first in five years—at the Eaux Claires music festival in in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The show closed with old favorite "Beth/Rest."—Noisey