The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Brazilian riot police fire tear gas at striking subway workers in Sao Paulo, Egyptian police arrest seven sex assault suspects in Cairo, Syrian president issues amnesty decree after his re-election, and scientists use cameras to track behavioral changes in Alaska’s polar bears.
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Police Clash With Striking Subway Workers
Sao Paulo authorities fear traffic chaos if strike continues into Thursday’s World Cup opening match.
Police Arrest Men Linked to Sexual Assaults
Video posted online showing a woman’s alleged sexual assault caused outrage after inauguration celebrations in Cairo.
President Assad Grants Amnesty After Re-Election
Opponents say previous amnesty decrees haven’t freed nearly as many as promised.
Cameras Could Track Polar Bear Behavioral Changes
USGS scientists use point-of-view collar cameras to see if polar bears act any differently when their sea ice habitats melt due to climate change.
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