VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – December 01, 2014

Subscribe to VICE News here: The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines.​ Today: Demonstrations in Egyptian capital after judge drops murder charges against former President Hosni Mubarak, dozens of prisoners die of drug overdoses in western Venezuela, Haitian riot police clash with protesters demanding president’s resignation, and prominent AIDS researchers insist a cure is within their reach. EGYPT Murder Case Against Former President Thrown Out on Technicality Hosni Mubarak, his then-security chief, and six aides cleared of the killings of hundreds of protesters during the country’s 2011 revolution. VENEZUELA Dozens of Prisoners Die of Drug Overdoses At least 35 inmates ingested a lethal combination of pure alcohol and various medications during a prison riot in Lara state. HAITI Protesters Call for President Martelly’s Resignation Local and legislative elections have been postponed for more than three years because of disagreements between government and opposition over an electoral law. HEALTH Researchers Say AIDS Cure is Within Reach ​Scientists at the University of Miami believe the most promising method of eradicating the disease involves engineering a virus to carry a mutated gene that ​prevents the HIV virus from replicating in the body. Check out the VICE News beta for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram:

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