Hundreds of Jewish Graves Desecrated in France: VICE News Capsule, February 17

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: French teenagers in police custody for desecrating Jewish graveyard, former Iranian vice-president begins five-year prison sentence for corruption conviction, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration proposes rules for commercial drones, and psychologists in the UK use virtual reality to shift racist attitudes. FRANCE Five in Custody For Vandalizing Hundreds of Jewish Graves The teenagers, aged 15 to 17, have no prior criminal records and claim they thought the cemetery was abandoned. They each face up to seven years in prison. IRAN Former Vice President Jailed on Corruption Charges Mohammad Reza Rahimi was sentenced to five years and three months. He is the highest-ranking former government official to serve prison time. U.S.A. FAA Proposes Rules to Allow Commercial Drone Flights Operators must pass a knowledge test every two years and obey safety restrictions. UNITED KINGDOM Virtual ‘Body-Swapping’ Could Tackle Racism Psychologists believe racist attitudes are diminished following an experiment that induces the illusion that a person’s body or body parts are a different color. Subscribe to VICE News here: Check out VICE News for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram: More videos from the VICE network:

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