VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – November 7, 2014

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines.​ Today: Libya’s political crisis deepens, environmental group claims Chinese delegation went on ivory shopping spree during official visit to Tanzania last year, dozens of pilot whales die off New Zealand’s coast, and rebel official in Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk says the region can generate enough power without Kiev’s help. LIBYA Elected Parliament Rejects Supreme Court Ruling Country slips deeper into chaos after the Tobruk-based government refuses to step down and claims the court’s decision was made ‘under the threat of arms.’ TANZANIA Report Accuses Chinese Officials of Ivory Shopping Spree The Environmental Investigation Agency says the delegation bought so much illegal elephant ivory on the trip last year that local prices soared. NEW ZEALAND Pilot Whales Die On Coast After Getting Stranded Some of the animals were beached twice before dying, despite efforts by volunteers to save them. UKRAINE Donetsk Rebels Claim Energy Independence ​Energy minister Alexei Granovsky says the region’s power grids should produce enough electricity to get homes and businesses through the cold winter months. Check out the VICE News beta for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews

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Why Google Algorithm Updates Shouldn’t Matter

With the exception of historic changes to Google’s algorithm, such as the Panda and Penguin updates that fundamentally changed the way website publishers had to approach their optimization strategies, algorithm updates should not receive nearly as much

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Amazon Echo Could Sneak Voice Search Into Users’ Living Rooms

Last Thursday, Amazon quietly released Echo, a device that uses voice command technology to answer questions, play music, and make shopping lists. Will the company take the next step to voice-controlled shopping?

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