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This morning, Clinton and Sanders call for the governor of Michigan to resign over Flint's water crisis, a gunman shot himself dead after a shooting spree in Australia, Kesha receives a human rights award, and more.

by VICE Staff
Mar 7 2016, 10:49am


Photo via Flickr user Ted Eytan

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

US News

  • Clinton and Sanders Call for Governor to Resign
    Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders both used the the democratic debate in Flint to call for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to resign over the city's water crisis. The pair clashed on guns, the auto industry, and Wall Street bailouts. Sanders said Clinton's backers "destroyed this economy."—USA Today
  • Cruz-Supporting Pastor Shot in Idaho
    Idaho pastor Tim Remington was shot and critically wounded in his church's parking lot, a day after he delivered the prayer at a Ted Cruz campaign rally. Police identified the suspect as Kyle Andrew Odom, a white man in his mid-30s who is still at large.—NBC News
  • Anti-Trump Money Pours In
    A series of conservative groups determined to stop Donald Trump are deploying $10 million in attack ads ahead of the March 15 primaries. It follows Trump's losses to Ted Cruz in Kansas and Maine, and closer-than-expected victories in Louisiana and Kentucky. —The New York Times
  • Woman Dies in Flooded Car
    Chia Xiong, 51, died after being trapped in a car submerged in floodwater on a section of highway in Northern California. A storm in the state led to the evacuations in some low lying areas, and thousands lost power after powerful winds toppled power lines. —The Washington Post

International News

  • EU Asks Turkey to Take Back Migrants
    Turkish and EU leaders are meeting in Brussels for an emergency summit on Europe's migrant crisis. With some 30,000 migrants coming from Turkey now stranded in Greece, the EU will press Turkey to take back economic migrants, pledging $3.3 billion in support. —Reuters
  • Sydney Factory Gunman Shoots Himself Dead After Siege
    A gunman at the center of a six-hour stand-off with police at a Sydney factory has shot himself dead. The siege began after the gunman opened fire at the factory, killing one man and injuring two others. Police found three factory workers alive inside the building. —ABC News
  • Suicide Bomber Kills Eight in Pakistan
    A suicide bomber who blew himself up outside a court in northwestern Pakistan has killed at least eight people and injured 18 others. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but it follows attacks on police targets by the Pakistani Taliban. —Al Jazeera
  • North Korea Threatens 'Indiscriminate' Attack
    North Korea has threatened an "indiscriminate" nuclear attack and a "pre-emptive nuclear strike of justice" on the US and South Korea, as the two countries begin military drills. The exercises happen annually in South Korea and generate fiery rhetoric from Pyongyang. —BBC News


Kesha. Photo via Wikimedia.

Everything Else

  • The Godfather of Email Dies
    Tributes have flooded in for Raymon Tomlinson, the man credited with inventing modern email, who died at the age of 74. His company Raytheon said he was "a true technology pioneer." —The Guardian
  • Peyton Manning Retires
    Denver Broncos quarterback and Superbowl champion Peyton Manning will announce his retirement at a press conference today. The five-time NFL MVP will step away after 18 seasons. —ESPN
  • Kesha Receives Human Rights Award
    Kesha gave an emotional speech after being awarded the Human Rights Campaign's Visibility Award. "My message has always been about being yourself," she said. —The Huffington Post
  • Total Eclipse Due This Week
    NASA scientists are hoping to learn new things about the sun from a total solar eclipse due March 9, visible in Southeast Asia. They will study the sun's atmosphere, or corona, in a bid to discover the acceleration of solar winds. —Motherboard

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