VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – July, 17 2014

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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Egyptian court hands down life sentences in sex assault cases, Mexican police raid group home amid sexual abuse allegations, Russia agrees ‘in principle’ to reopen spy base in Cuba, and ancient Chinese town submerged in floodwaters.

Court Sentences Seven to Life for Sexual Violence
It’s the toughest punishment the country has delivered for the crime.

Police Raid Children’s ‘Refuge’
Authorities rescued than 450 kids amid reports of sexual abuse and unsanitary conditions.

Russia to Reportedly Reopen Spy Base South of Havana
The Lourdes facility shut down in 2001 due partly to the more than $200 million it cost a year to rent the building.

Ancient City Under Water
Floods force tens of thousands of people to evacuate Fenghuang

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