Today in History for June 4th

Highlights of this day in history: Chinese troops crush a pro-democracy movement in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square; World War II’s Battle of Midway begins; Henry Ford tests his quadricycle; Bruce Springsteen releases ‘Born in the U.S.A.’ (June 4)

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Today in History for June 4th

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Highlights of this day in history: Chinese troops crush a pro-democracy movement in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square; World War II’s Battle of Midway begins; Henry Ford tests his quadricycle; Bruce Springsteen releases ‘Born in the U.S.A.’ (June 4)

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Chris Conrad & Mikki Norris | Pt. 6: Trump and Sessions, what’s next?

This is the final part of a 6 part historical series. Looking in the near future to the developments in the U.S.A. With president Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. What’s next?

Chris and Mikki began their grassroots legalisation campaign in 1988 and championed last year’s successful California Prop. 64 campaign. Chris is the author of The Newbies Guide to Cannabis and the Industry, Hemp: Lifeline to the Future, and Hemp for Health. Mikki is co-author of Shattered Lives: Portraits from America’s Drug War and Human Rights and the US Drug War.

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VICE News Daily: Russia’s Largest Military Exercise of 2015

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Mozambique is landmine free, U.S. soldier charged with desertion appears in court, enslaved Burmese fishermen are released, and Russia holds massive military drills.

MOZAMBIQUE
Last-Known Landmine Cleared
An estimated 8,000 people lost their limbs to mines.

U.S.A.
Military Says American War Prisoner Deliberately “Snuck Off”
It was Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl’s first court appearance since he was charged with desertion.

MYANMAR
Enslaved Fisherman Return Home
Thousands of workers have been freed since Thai authorities began investigating trafficking allegations.

RUSSIA
Military Holds Largest Exercise This Year
Nearly 100,000 soldiers took part in the drills.

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VICE News Daily: Estonia’s Defense Militia Grows

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Nepal votes to remain a secular state, Afghan prisoners break free, an Estonian militia trains volunteers, and California’s water wells dry up.

NEPAL
Lawmakers Reject Calls to Bring Back Hindu State
More than two-thirds of the constituent assembly voted to keep the secular system in place.

AFGHANISTAN
Hundreds Escape Prison Following Taliban Attack
Six militants disguised in police uniforms stormed the compound early Monday morning.

ESTONIA
Russian Fears Spur Militia Membership
Around 16,000 volunteers have joined since last year.

U.S.A.
California Water Wells Run Dry
One of the worst droughts in the state’s history has hit the central valley the hardest.

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VICE News Daily: Colombia Seizes Cocaine Disguised as Printer Toner

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Spain catches migrants from Morocco, Senegal tries a former dictator, Colombia and Mexico make a joint drug bust, and America hosts a major multinational naval exercise.

SPAIN
Migrants Found in Carnival Trucks
More than 60% of refugees enter the country through north African enclaves such as Melilla.

SENEGAL
Chad’s Former Leader Faces Trial For War Crimes
It’s the first time one African country has tried the leader of another.

COLOMBIA
Cocaine Found on Flight to Mexico
Police seized 48 boxes of drugs disguised as printer toner.

U.S.A.
International Force Holds Amphibious Exercises
Operation Dawn Blitz is one of the biggest naval drills in the world.

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VICE News Daily: English Lessons For Iraq’s Yazidi Children

The VICE News Capsule is a daily news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Record heat and smog in the Ukrainian capital, displaced Yazidi children learn English in Iraq, riot police and soccer in China, and what’s making the wheels on the bus go round across America.

UKRAINE
Record-Breaking Heat Grips Kiev
The city is experiencing scorching temperatures and air pollution is 18 times higher than average in some neighborhoods.

IRAQ
Yazidi Children Learn English Through Song
A former dean of the University of Hawaii is managing a school for hundreds of kids displaced by Islamic State attacks.

CHINA
Riot Police Monitor World Cup Qualifying Match Against Hong Kong
More than a thousand officers were deployed over fears residual tension from last year’s Umbrella protests would flare.

U.S.A.
Iconic Yellow School Buses Are Going Green
A growing number of them are using propane, natural gas, or electricity.

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VICE News Daily: Child Malnutrition Increases in Yemen

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Conflict starves Yemen’s children, Egypt clamps down on smuggling tunnels, America’s second-largest police force gets body cameras, and China’s first domestically produced commercial plane.

YEMEN
Children Increasingly Suffer From Malnutrition
Around half of all kids under five are too short for their age.

U.S.A.
LAPD Rolls Out First Body Cameras For Police
The department spent two years fundraising to buy more than 7,000 devices.

EGYPT
Military Destroys Smuggling Tunnels to Gaza
The underground network was a lifeline to the Islamist group Hamas, which collected millions in taxes from banned goods.

CHINA
First Domestically Developed Jet Cleared For Service
More than 5,000 new planes are needed to meet demand.

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VICE News Daily: Lebanon’s Garbage Protests Turn Violent

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Donetsk residents rally in support of pro-Russia rebels, Lebanon’s garbage protests turn violent, Kenya considers fertility treatment for endangered rhinos, and Philadelphia prison inmates are hand-carving a gift for the pope.

UKRAINE
Donetsk Residents Rally Support For Separatists
Dozens came out with flags and banners in favor of the pro-Russia rebels, as Ukraine marks Independence Day.

LEBANON
Demonstrations Continue Over Waste Management Crisis
At least one person died and dozens were wounded in violent clashes with police.

KENYA
Rhino Conservancy Seeks Funding For Fertility Treatments
Three females and one male remain alive in the world, but none are capable of natural reproduction.

U.S.A.
Philadelphia Inmates Build Chair For Pope Francis
The inmates plan to give it as a gift during the pontiff’s two-day visit to the city next month.

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VICE News Daily: Japan Shows Off Its Military

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: India confiscates smuggled cough syrup, Japan’s military exercises, Syria secures its ancient artifacts, and two American female soldiers make history.

INDIA
Police Seize Banned Cough Syrup Shipment
The contraband medicine was headed for neighboring Bangladesh where it’s outlawed.

WAR GAMES
Japan Holds Military Drill Near Mount Fuji
Hundreds of spectators watched tanks and helicopters fire at targets during the exercises.

SYRIA
Antiquities Safely Moved From Battle Sites
Clashes between rebels and government forces have damaged four of the country’s world heritage sites.

U.S.A.
First Females Pass Army Rangers Course
President Obama recently reversed the military’s ban on women in combat, allowing them to participate in the training program for the first time.

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