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This morning, an attack at Istanbul's airport kills dozens, the long-awaited Benghazi report finds no wrongdoing on Hillary Clinton's part, House Democrats will spend the day campaigning for gun control, and more.

by Vice Beta
Jun 29 2016, 9:36am


Hilary Clinton in 2014. Photo via Flickr user Marc Nozell


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

US News

House Benghazi Report Finds No Evidence of Clinton Wrongdoing
House Republicans investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, have found no evidence that Hillary Clinton was directly at fault for the deaths of four Americans. The 800-page report does criticize the CIA for missing intelligence leading up to the attacks and the Obama administration for mishandling the immediate response to the attacks.—VICE News

Democrats Launch Day of Action for Gun Control
House Democrats will participate in "national day of action" events across the country today in a bid to push for stricter gun laws. Lawmakers will take part in roundtable discussions, town hall meetings and sit-ins to try to build on the momentum from last week's 25-hour sit-in on the Congress floor. —USA Today

Two Women Shot Dead After Arizona Court Hearing
Two women have been gunned down outside a courthouse in Holbrook, Arizona, by a man reportedly displeased with the outcome of a hearing. County officials say the suspected shooter, now in police custody, had been involved in the same hearing as the two women who were leaving the courthouse. —ABC News

Judge Halts El Chapo Extradition to US
A judge in Mexico has temporarily halted the extradition of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the US after his lawyers filed appeals. One appeal argues that the statute of limitations has run out on some crimes he is accused of in the US. Mexico has agreed to transfer Guzman after the US guaranteed he would not face the death penalty. —The Guardian

International News

Gun and Bomb Attack at Istanbul Airport Kills Dozens
An attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport late on Tuesday has left 41 people dead and at least 140 others injured. Three attackers began shooting people outside and inside the terminal, then detonated suicide vests when police began firing at them. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said early signs indicate Islamic State are behind the coordinated attack.—Reuters

UN Condemns Surge in Racism in UK
The United Nations has urged British authorities to make efforts to stop the surge in racist incidents against minorities and foreigners following the Brexit vote. "I urge the UK authorities to act to stop these xenophobic attacks," said Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. —Al Jazeera

Protesting Police in Rio Raise Security Fears
Police in Rio de Janeiro are protesting budget cuts, delays in officers' salaries, and poor working conditions, leading to fears about the security of the Olympic Games, which is just five weeks away. "Welcome to Hell," read a banner held up at the city's airport by police officers. "Whoever comes to Rio de Janeiro won't be safe." —VICE News

Toyota Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Over Faulty Airbags
Japanese carmaker Toyota has issued a recall of 1.43 million cars around the world over faulty airbags. The company says there is a crack in the airbag inflator that could widen over time. The cars affected are Prius and Lexus models from 2008 to 2012. The recall includes 743,000 cars sold in Japan and 495,000 sold in North America. —BBC News


Trump supporter Mike Tyson. Image via Flickr.

Everything Else

Mike Tyson to Back Trump at GOP Convention
Donald Trump's campaign are lining up supporter Mike Tyson to appear at the Republican convention next month. Other sports figures set to appear include Indiana University basketball coach Bobby Knight and NASCAR chief Brian France. —Bloomberg Politics

Justin Trudeau Is Officially Canon in Marvel Universe
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will appear as a character in a forthcoming Marvel comic book Civil War II: Choosing Sides. Trudeau advises a group of Canadian superheroes in the short story. —Motherboard

US Sailors Allowed to Drink in Japan Again
A monthlong prohibition on alcohol for sailors in Japan ended prematurely on Tuesday when the US Navy lifted the ban, imposed after US personnel were implicated in a series of crimes. Sailors have a new curfew of 10 PM. —VICE News

English Kid Hacked SeaWorld Florida
A 16-year-old schoolboy from Devon in England has admitted to launching cyber attacks on websites around the world, including the SeaWorld Florida site. He has denied charges of sending bomb hoaxes to American Airlines and Delta Air Lines.—VICE

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