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The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump takes another wild U-turn—this time on gun control, Hope Hicks to resign, UN humanitarian chief pleads for Syria ceasefire, and more.
VICE Staff
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Discuss Morgan Freeman's Message About Trump's America

The VICELAND hosts commented on the "movie" Morgan Freeman pitches about Russia, Trump, and the current administration.
Sarah Bellman

Executive Decision: Putin Grants His Friend Steven Seagal Russian Citizenship

In the culmination of an almost decade and a half-long bromance, the Russian leader has finally made his favorite actor a citizen of his country.
Sarah Kurchak

Hillary Clinton Calls Out Trump's Ties to Fedor Emelianenko

Could business dealings with the Last Emperor be the thing that finally undoes the Donald?
Josh Rosenblatt
middle east

Turkey says its 'anti-Americanism' depends on US response to extradition request for cleric

Ankara is not compromising on its request that the United States extradite Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is in Pennsylvania, and who Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his allies blame for orchestrating last month's attempted coup.

How the US can retaliate if Kremlin hackers tried to influence the presidential election

US intelligence and private cybersecurity firms say Russia almost certainly hacked the Democratic National Committee and leaked documents, and now the question is whether the US government is going to do something about it.
Benjamin Gilbert
middle east

Syria: Thousands Flee Renewed Fighting as Airstrikes Kill 40 Civilians

The United Nations expressed deep worry on Wednesday over the fate of more than 40,000 Syrians who have fled fighting in northern Syria that has escalated in recent days as government forces press an offensive despite a truce.
VICE News and Reuters

Putin: Russia's Problem Isn't Clinton or Trump, It's America's 'Imperial Ambitions'

It was one of several answers to questions from the public the Russian president took during his 14th annual call-in show, which lasted for three hours and 40 minutes but produced few revelations.
Alec Luhn
middle east

The Syrian Ceasefire Is Held Together by an Unlikely Group of Frenemies — and WhatsApp

Syria's ceasefire is shaky, but, for the most part, holding, thanks to an international effort that has been more successful than anyone ever thought possible.
Sam Heller
middle east

The US and Russia Just Brokered a Ceasefire in Syria — But No Syrians Have Signed on Yet

The agreement aims for a cessation of hostilities to begin on Saturday, February 27 at midnight local time, but still requires armed actors, including the government of Bashar al-Assad and its allies, and an assortment of armed rebel groups, to get on...
Samuel Oakford
terror in paris

French Police Raid Hideout, but Suspects in Paris Attacks Not Among Those Arrested (Day 4)

VICE News ran a live blog covering Wednesday's raid in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis — where two people died and seven were arrested — along with other developments of the day in the aftermath of the terror attacks in France.
war and conflict

Russia, Iran, and Syria Are Teaming Up to Break an Islamic State Siege

The apparent recapture of airbase besieged for two years by the Islamic State marks the most significant advance for the Syrian regime since Vladimir Putin deployed Russian forces to the country.
Avi Asher-Schapiro