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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Libyan soldiers and militias battle for city of Benghazi, heightened tensions between Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem, Brazil’s largest city Sao Paulo suffering worst drought in 80 years, and legal questions raised over tactics used in an FBI sting in Las Vegas,
Government Troops and Militias Vie For Control of Benghazi
Reports of hundreds dead over the last two weeks as pro-government forces fight to recapture the eastern city from armed Islamist groups.
Tensions Continue to Rise in Jerusalem
The shooting of a hardline Jewish activist and temporary shutdown of Al-Aqsa mosque sparked mayhem across the Old City on Thursday.
Severe Drought Could Push Sao Paulo to Collapse
The city only has about two weeks of drinking water supplies left thanks to the worst drought in eight decades.
Questions Over Legality of FBI’s Las Vegas Sting
Men accused of international gambling operation say federal agents broke the law to collect evidence against them.
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