US Treasury

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

America names and shames some Russians but holds off on new sanctions, Republicans vote to release memo critical of FBI, North Korea scraps pre-Olympics event with the South, and more.
VICE Staff
South Korea

South Korea seized a ship suspected of sneaking oil to North Korea

The oil transfer would be a clear violation of international sanctions.
Alexa Liautaud
The Hermit Kingdom

The US Has Officially Blacklisted North Korea’s Tech And Defense Contractor

The US government just forbid any American citizen and company from dealing with North Korea’s unofficial tech department, but this will probably not change anything about North Korea’s internet.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The US Just Slapped Sanctions on Russia for Election Hacks

The government also released an intelligence report that connects pieces of code used in the hack with Russian spy agencies.
Mike Pearl

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Donald Trump will travel to Mexico to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto, President Obama grants clemency to 111 prisoners, the top ISIS strategist has been killed in Syria, and more.
VICE Staff

Why Is Epic Games Checking Names Against a Watchlist When It Doesn't Have To?

The gaming company cross-referenced a user's name with a terror watch list and blocked him incorrectly.
Rachel Pick

37 Reasons Actual People Asked the US Treasury for Bags of Shredded Money

Including art projects, police dog training, teaching aids, and science experiments.
Rachel Pick
the vice reader

The Con-Artist Wing of the Democratic Party

The most consequential event of this young century has been the financial crisis. But is the party of Obama ready to come to terms with its own role in the disaster?
Matt Stoller