VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – December 18, 2014

Subscribe to VICE News here: The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Tajik villagers feel the pinch of Russia’s currency problems, Turkish police shoot Kurdish teen dead, study shows decline in teenage alcohol, cigarette and marijuana use, and ethics investigator quits FIFA post over World Cup investigation. TAJIKISTAN Villagers Feel the Brunt of Russian Currency Slump Moscow’s migrant workers haven’t been able to send as much money home to their families due to a catastrophic decline of the ruble. TURKEY Kurdish Teens Clash With Police in Southeast A 17-year-old is dead following a confrontation between teenage supporters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, known as the PKK, and police in the city of Diyarbakir. U.S.A. Study Finds Drop in Teen Marijuana, Alcohol and Cigarette Use A survey of 40,000 students suggests the kids are alright after all. FIFA Ethics Investigator Resigns Over World Cup Report Attorney Michael Garcia said he stepped down because of a ‘lack of leadership’ in the organization following an investigation he claims wrongly cleared Russia and Qatar of corruption in their 2018 and 2022 bids. Check out the VICE News beta for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram:

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