An Interview with a Survivor of the Peshawar Massacre

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News On Tuesday, a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan, left at least 141 dead, including 132 children. VICE News spoke to one of the survivors — a student who managed to evade attackers — about his experience. Read “Why the Pakistani Taliban Massacred 132 Children at a School in Peshawar” – http://bit.ly/13hFoZj Read “Taliban Gunmen Kill 132 Children in Attack on Pakistani Army School” – http://bit.ly/1wIWYBr 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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Freescale Wireless Charging Introduced for Tablets, Laptops

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The fastest wireless battery charging solution available to consumers could be just a few months away — even closer. For a lot of smartphone, tablet and even laptop users, that could mean the end of USB and other power cords winding their way across your office and desk. And it could also mean more mobility outside the office free of the need to always look for an outlet.

That’s because Freescale, an Austin, Texas, semiconductor company says it is close to releasing a wireless battery charger that’s three-times faster than any common charger available.

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Destroying Smugglers’ Airstrips: The New King of Coke (Excerpt)

Watch “The New King of Coke (Full Length)” – http://bit.ly/1AiOHUh The United Nations announced in 2013 that Peru has overtaken Colombia as the world’s top producer of coca, the raw plant material used to manufacture cocaine. For the past two decades, Colombia has been virtually synonymous with cocaine. Now that Peru has become the global epicenter of cocaine production, the Andean nation runs the risk of becoming the world’s next great narco state. The Peruvian government is trying to crack down on the problem by ramping up eradication of coca plants, and devoting military and police resources to interdiction efforts. Despite the response — and a hefty amount of foreign aid devoted to combatting cocaine production — Peruvian coke is being consumed in the nightclubs of Lima and in cities around the world like never before. VICE News traveled to Peru to learn more about the government’s battle plan against cocaine, and to see how nearly every aspect of Peruvian society is caught up in the fight. We witnessed how the fine, white powder has forced an entire nation to the brink in the global war on drugs. In this excerpt, VICE News correspondent Kaj Larsen heads to the VRAE — a fertile region in the center of Peru — with Peruvian special forces, as they set out to destroy clandestine airstrips used by smugglers. Read “Meet the Man Helping Peru’s Foreign Drug Mules Get Home” – http://bit.ly/1BSEZJd Watch the Extra Scene “Embedded with Peruvian Special Forces” – http://bit.ly/1r31Kcs Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News 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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