VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – October 7, 2014

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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Kurdish fighters stand ground against ISIS push into Kobani, Search resumes for Japan volcano survivors, a musical protest for Michael Brown, US college offers gamer scholarships.

SYRIA
Kurdish Fighters Battle ISIS Near Turkish Border
Outgunned Kurdish fighters stand ground in the Syrian border town of Kobani against invading Islamic State militants.

JAPAN
Japanese Troops Search for Volcano Survivors
After heavy rains, Japanese search and rescue crews resume hunt for volcano survivors.

ST. LOUIS
Audience Sings Civil Rights Song for Michael Brown
Protestors interrupt St Louis Symphony Orchestra performance with songs for the unarmed black teenager killed by police in August.

PITTSBURGH
University to Offer Athletic Scholarship for Video Gamers
Robert Morris University is now offering athletic scholarships to video gamers.

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