VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 15, 2015

Subscribe to VICE News here: The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Four people die near Bangladesh’s capital after protesters firebomb the bus they were traveling on, Tanzania outlaws witchdoctors to try and stop albino murders, Chinese human rights group claims more than 40 citizens remain in detention for expressing solidarity with Hong Kong protesters, and Italy’s longest-serving president steps down. BANGLADESH Four Bus Passengers Burn Alive Near Dhaka The incident is the latest in a new wave of political violence. TANZANIA Government Bans Witchdoctors to Stop Albino Killings At least 74 albino people have been killed in the east African country since 2000. Witchdoctors believe their body parts bring wealth and good fortune. CHINA Dozens Allegedly Detained for Supporting Hong Kong Protests A human rights group says an eight-year-old girl is among the 42 arrested for expressing solidarity with the Occupy Central pro-democracy movement. ITALY President Napolitano Tenders Early Resignation Two years ago, the 89-year-old reluctantly agreed to a second term because lawmakers were unable to choose a successor. Check out VICE News for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram:

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Would You Buy Your Auto Insurance From Google?

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Google wants to take its auto insurance comparison shopping one step further. The company plans to offer policies for sale through their new Google Compare Auto Insurance Services in the US, according to Forrester Research analyst Ellen Carney.

The new entity is now licensed to sell insurance in 26 states and recently earned the right to sell policies on behalf of MetLife, Viking Insurance and four other companies in at least one state (California).

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