VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – July, 11 2014

Written by Mark

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Mexican train derailment strands migrants trying to reach American border, head of U.S. Homeland Security seeks quicker deportation of migrants, Texas city purifies wastewater to increase drinking water supply, and Polish company produces guns for urban warfare.

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Train Derailment Strands U.S.-Bound Migrants
About 1,300 migrants were aboard the cargo train when it came off the tracks in Oaxaca state.

U.S. Homeland Security Chief Calls for Speedier Deportation
Jeh Johnson told regional officials thousands of unaccompanied children who crossed the border aren’t exempt and will be returned home.

A City’s Toilet-to-Tap Approach to Drought
Wichita Falls, Texas, is purifying sewage water to increase the supply of drinking water.

A New Generation of User-Friendly Rifles
The line allows a swift change from sniper to assault rifle.

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