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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Taliban attacks French-run high school in Kabul, U.S. and Italian police arrest eight in extortion probe, Google News to shut down in Spain over copyright law, and supporters of Chechen leader pelt Russian rights activists with eggs.
French-Run School Targeted in Taliban Suicide Bomb Attack
Explosives were detonated during the performance of a play that condemned suicide attacks, killing at least one person and injuring 20 others.
Court Orders Mafia Arrests in Extortion Probe
U.S. police issued an arrest warrant for Francesco Palmeri, the underboss of New York’s infamous Gambino mafia. Seven others were detained in a number of Italian cities.
Google News to Shut Down Service Over New Copyright Law
The legislation will allow Spanish media outlets to charge services like Google News for republishing any of their content.
Human Rights Leaders Pelted With Eggs Over Chechnya Comments
Supporters of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov disrupted a conference of activists who criticized the collective punishment of militants’ families in the Russian region.
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