VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – October 29, 2014

Subscribe to VICE News here: The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: protest in Burkina Faso against parliamentary vote to extend term limits of the presidency, Israeli polygamist cult leader convicted of sex crimes sentenced to 30 years, Mexican man hiding out in Denver church to avoid deportation, and Australian government urged to do far more to save the Great Barrier Reef. BURKINA FASO Protest Against Extension of Longtime President’s Term Police fired tear gas at crowds in Ouagadougou as thousands gathered to say 27 years is enough for President Blaise Compaore. ISRAEL Polygamist Cult Leader Jailed for 30 Years for Sex Crimes Goel Ratzon was convicted of aggravated rape, sodomy and other crimes against six of his 21 wives and 38 children. U.S.A. Mexican National Staying in Denver Church to Avoid Deportation Immigration officials don’t pursue people who are in ‘sensitive’ places such as churches and schools unless they’ve committed serious crimes. AUSTRALIA Group Says Plan to Save Great Barrier Reef Falls Short The Academy of Science is urging the government to take bolder action to preserve the reef, which has lost more than half its coral since 1985. Check out the VICE News beta for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram:

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