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This morning, Anonymous publish the details of around 1,000 alleged Ku Klux Klan members and sympathizers, VICE News reveals America's most militarized universities, NASA explains how Mars turned dry, and more.

by VICE Staff
Nov 6 2015, 10:57am

A demonstrator in London in an Anonymous mask (Photo by Chris Bethell)

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

US News

  • Revealed: America's Most Militarized Universities
    VICE News has analyzed and ranked the 100 most militarized universities in the country. These schools produce the most students employed by the Intelligence Community, have the closest military ties, and profit the most from American wars overseas. —VICE News
  • Exxon Mobil Investigated Over Climate Change
    The state of New York is investigating whether Exxon Mobil lied to the public about the risk of climate change. The investigation will focus on whether the energy giant deliberately clouded the science and hid known risks from investors. —The Washington Post
  • Anonymous Share KKK List
    The coalition of hackers shared details of around 1,000 alleged Ku Klux Klan members and sympathizers online. A list of alleged high-profile KKK members published earlier in the week looks to have been fake. —BBC News
  • Goodfellas Heist Case Nears End
    A New York City jury is set to hear closing arguments today at the trial of a gangster accused of planning a $6 million heist retold in the movie Goodfellas. Vincent Asaro has pleaded not guilty to the robbery at Kennedy Airport. —ABC News

International News

  • London and Moscow at Odds
    British Prime Minister David Cameron said it was "more likely than not" that a bomb brought down the Russian jetliner. But Vladimir Putin told Cameron the cause of the crash should be determined only by the official Russian and Egyptian investigation. —Reuters
  • Israeli Comms Boss Overshares on Facebook
    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu will review the appointment of a new communications chief because of his old Facebook comments accusing President Obama of anti-Semitism. Ran Baratz also described John Kerry as having a "mental age" of 12. —The New York Times
  • Dam Bursts in Brazil
    A dam burst at an iron ore mine in southeastern Brazil, flooding a small town nearby. At least one person has been killed and an unknown number are missing, with rescue teams searching for bodies. —Bloomberg
  • Romania's Outgoing PM in Court
    Romania's former prime minister, who resigned Wednesday, is appearing at the country's high court today. Victor Ponta is on trial for tax evasion, money-laundering, conflict of interest, and making false statements. —AP

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Everything Else

  • NASA Explains How Mars Turned Dry
    Mars was once a warm, wet planet. New findings from NASA's MAVEN spacecraft show how solar winds stripped ions from the Martian atmosphere and left it bare. —CNN
  • BlackBerry Reboots
    Can Android revive the fallen smartphone king? The new BlackBerry Priv smartphone goes on sale today and will use a Google operating system. —The Verge
  • Drake Loves Strippers, Strippers Love Drake
    Broadly spoke to strippers about the mutual adoration they enjoy with the "Hotline Bling" rapper. "If Drake didn't have strippers, what would he have?" asks Dae from Atlanta. —Broadly
  • Cleveland's Recovery
    The lessons the city has learned about rape prevention and victim engagement since the murders of the Cleveland Strangler. —VICE

Done with reading for this morning? That's fine—watch the final part in our series on the Cleveland Strangler, 'The Cleveland Strangler Is on Death Row, but His Victims' Families Still Suffer'.