VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – May, 8 2014

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: a Thai court charges the prime minister with abuse of power and forces her resignation, Uganda tries the first men charged under a new anti-gay law, protests are held calling for the Sultan of Brunei to sell the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, and Ukrainian Jews are reportedly emigrating to Israel at a much higher rate than before the crisis began.

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THAILAND
Prime Minister Shinawatra Forced to Step Down
The leader is charged with graft and swiftly replaced.

UGANDA
Gay Couple Could Get Life in Prison Under New Law
The two men are the first to be tried under the controversial bill.

U.S.A.
Protests Over Ownership of the Beverly Hills Hotel
Los Angeles authorities are urging the Sultan of Brunei to divest ownership after his country enacted Islamic law targeting gays and women.

UKRAINE
Jewish Migration Agency Reports Surge in Emigration to Israel
Almost three times as many Ukrainian Jews moved to Israel the first four months of this year than during the same period last year.

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