VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 13, 2015

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Egyptian court acquits 26 men detained in raid on Cairo public bathhouse, Rohingya woman dies of suffocation cramped in truck of migrants in southern Thailand, captured Ugandan rebel commander urges LRA fighters to stop fighting, and Saudi cleric issues religious order against building snowmen. EGYPT Court Acquits Defendants in Gay Bathhouse Case Twenty-six men cleared of charges such as from debauchery and public indecency. The bathhouse raid highlights the government’s continued crackdown on Egypt’s gay community. THAILAND Children Among Nearly 100 Rohingya Trafficking Victims A woman died of suffocation while cramped inside one of five trucks carrying the migrants in the country’s south. UGANDA Captured Rebel Leader Urges Comrades to Stop Fighting Dominic Ongwen is being held by U.S. forces in the Central African Republic. He is wanted by the ICC for crimes against humanity. SAUDI ARABIA Cleric Issues Fatwa Against Building Snowmen Amid Winter Storm ​The sheikh says creating idols of humans and animals is sinful; but people are free to build icy statues of trees, buildings, cars and anything else that doesn’t have a soul. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News 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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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 16, 2015

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: Protests break out in Boston and Washington, D.C., fighting escalates between the Libyan government and opposition forces in Benghazi, Libya, medical workers in Guinea are going door-to-door to check on people who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus, and Indian parents in the eastern state of Jharkhand are using an age-old tribal tradition of marking children with hot iron rods to cure disease. U.S.A. Protests break out in Boston and Washington, D.C. Protests break out in two U.S. cities calling for improved relations between police and citizens. LIBYA Fighting Continues Between Warring Factions Fighting escalates between the Libyan government and opposition forces in Benghazi. GUINEA Health Workers Follow up on Ebola Threats Medical workers in Guinea are going door-to-door to check on people who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus. INDIA Parents Mark Children with Iron Rods in Tribal Practice Indian parents in the eastern state of Jharkhand are using an age-old tribal tradition of marking children with hot iron rods to cure disease. Check out VICE News 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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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 12, 2015

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: Syrian rebels launch attack in northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, Afghan and Pakistani Taliban fighters pledge allegiance to the Islamic State, tens of thousands rally against racism in eastern Germany as anti-Islamic movement grows, and an oil deal with the U.S. could help boost Mexico’s ailing economy. LEBANON Syrian Rebels Carry Out Suicide Attacks in Northern City of Tripoli Double suicide bombing targeted a neighborhood mainly populated by Alawites, who are staunch supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. PAKISTAN Taliban Fighters Pledge Allegiance to the Islamic State Video purports to show dozens of Afghan and Pakistani Taliban expressing their support for the militant group. GERMANY Tens of Thousands Protest in Dresden Against Racism Nearly 35,000 participated in a rally to call for unity as the right-wing movement PEGIDA continues to spread anti-Muslim sentiment. MEXICO State-Run Oil Company Proposes First Crude Exchange with U.S. ​The deal would boost Mexican oil production, ​which dropped for a 10th consecutive year in 2014. Check out VICE News 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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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 15, 2015

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: 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: 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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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 14, 2015

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: Shelling kills at least 11 civilians in eastern Ukraine, Russian government bans transgender and transexual people from driving, Disneyland measles outbreak spreads to other states, and sustainable tourism helps boost economy of Cambodia’s remote islands. UKRAINE Intense Shelling Rocks the Eastern City of Donetsk At least 11 civilians dead after bus is struck at an army checkpoint south of the flashpoint city. RUSSIA Activists Condemn Driving Ban for Transgender People Others deemed unfit to drive are fetishists, exhibitionists, voyeurs, and those addicted to gambling and shoplifting. U.S.A. Disneyland Measles Outbreak Crosses State Lines Twenty-two other cases have been confirmed; including a handful in Washington, Colorado, and Utah. CAMBODIA Sustainable Tourism Breathes Life Into Island Economy ​A luxurious private island resort built out of locally sourced materials has a staff comprised​ mostly of locals. Guests are encouraged to donate to programs that focus on community development and environmental protection. Check out VICE News 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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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 09, 2015

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: Mass graves found in Mexico’s Guerrero State, Venezuela’s economic woes continue, study finds fracking caused Ohio earthquakes, and new antibiotic offers hope in global war on superbugs. MEXICO Heads and Decapitated Corpses Discovered in Guerrero State Authorities found 11 heads and 10 bodies, many of which showed signs of torture. VENEZUELA Widespread Frustration Over Continued Food and Supply Shortages The country has entered a recession, and the difficulty residents still have in securing basic goods is fueling more discontent. U.S.A. Study Links Fracking to Ohio Earthquakes Scientists are concerned the fracking boom is turning quiet areas into quake zones. HEALTH New Antibiotic Could Help Fight Superbugs Researchers at Northeastern University discovered teixobactin by extracting bacteria from dirt instead of a lab tray. Check out VICE News 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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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 13, 2015

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: Egyptian court acquits 26 men detained in raid on Cairo public bathhouse, Rohingya woman dies of suffocation cramped in truck of migrants in southern Thailand, captured Ugandan rebel commander urges LRA fighters to stop fighting, and Saudi cleric issues religious order against building snowmen. EGYPT Court Acquits Defendants in Gay Bathhouse Case Twenty-six men cleared of charges such as from debauchery and public indecency. The bathhouse raid highlights the government’s continued crackdown on Egypt’s gay community. THAILAND Children Among Nearly 100 Rohingya Trafficking Victims A woman died of suffocation while cramped inside one of five trucks carrying the migrants in the country’s south. UGANDA Captured Rebel Leader Urges Comrades to Stop Fighting Dominic Ongwen is being held by U.S. forces in the Central African Republic. He is wanted by the ICC for crimes against humanity. SAUDI ARABIA Cleric Issues Fatwa Against Building Snowmen Amid Winter Storm ​The sheikh says creating idols of humans and animals is sinful; but people are free to build icy statues of trees, buildings, cars and anything else that doesn’t have a soul. Check out VICE News 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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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 08, 2015

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: Car bomb kills dozens in Yemeni capital, Royal Dutch Shell to pay $83.5 million for 2008 Niger Delta spills, Honduran AIDS activist abducted and released in San Pedro Sula, and Minnesota man makes cartoons to fight extremist ideologies. YEMEN Bomb Attack on Police Academy Kills Dozens in Sanaa At least 37 were killed and more than 60 injured. The explosion went off as cadets lined up to enroll in the academy on Wednesday. NIGERIA Shell Agrees to Settlement for Niger Delta Oil Spills Thousands of fishermen will receive $3,300 each, while the remaining $30 million will go to the Bodo community, which suffered the devastating consequences of two massive spills in 2008. HONDURAS Prominent AIDS Activist Released Hours After Abduction 18-year-old Keren Dunaway was kidnapped on Tuesday, and was freed after convincing her captors her family didn’t have money to pay a ransom. U.S.A. One Minnesota Man’s Message For Peace Mohamed Ahmed is creating cartoons to try and keep young people from taking up extremist causes. Check out VICE News 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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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 12, 2015

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: Syrian rebels launch attack in northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, Afghan and Pakistani Taliban fighters pledge allegiance to the Islamic State, tens of thousands rally against racism in eastern Germany as anti-Islamic movement grows, and an oil deal with the U.S. could help boost Mexico’s ailing economy. LEBANON Syrian Rebels Carry Out Suicide Attacks in Northern City of Tripoli Double suicide bombing targeted a neighborhood mainly populated by Alawites, who are staunch supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. PAKISTAN Taliban Fighters Pledge Allegiance to the Islamic State Video purports to show dozens of Afghan and Pakistani Taliban expressing their support for the militant group. GERMANY Tens of Thousands Protest in Dresden Against Racism Nearly 35,000 participated in a rally to call for unity as the right-wing movement PEGIDA continues to spread anti-Muslim sentiment. MEXICO State-Run Oil Company Proposes First Crude Exchange with U.S. ​The deal would boost Mexican oil production, ​which dropped for a 10th consecutive year in 2014. Check out VICE News 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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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 07, 2015

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: Female suicide bomber targets Turkish police in Istanbul, police in Bangladesh crack down on opposition figures, life sentence for Hamas member charged in abduction and murder of Israeli teens, and Peruvian experts warn of catastrophic effects of climate change on Machu Picchu. TURKEY Suicide Bomb Attack in Istanbul Tourist District At least one police officer was killed and another injured after a female assailant detonated a vest of explosives in the Sultanahmet neighborhood on Tuesday. BANGLADESH Crackdown on Dissent Amid Days of Violent Protests The deputy of the main opposition party, BNP, was detained on Tuesday. On Monday, four anti-government protesters were killed and dozens others injured in clashes with security forces and government supporters. ISRAEL Hamas Member Jailed for Life for Teenage Killings Forty-year-old Hussam Qawasmeh must also pay $63,000 in compensation to the victims’ families. PERU Experts Warn of Effects of Climate Change on Machu Picchu Landslides caused by heavy rains and flooding, as well as forest fires brought on by drought conditions, could devastate the infrastructure of the Incan ruins. Check out VICE News 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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