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Pennsylvania Democrats are furious after a Republican House lawmaker announced he’d tested positive for coronavirus over a week ago but didn’t tell them. State representative Andrew Lewis, a 33-year-old who represents a district partially encompassing the capital Harrisburg, revealed he tested positive for COVID-19 in a Facebook post on Wednesday afternoon. Lewis said his positive…
When Anthony “Rek” LeCounte and Alex Pisciarino tied the knot last summer, they didn’t expect their wedding to become a flashpoint in a congressional campaign. Shortly after moving to Charlottesville for graduate school at the University of Virginia, the pair of gay Republican activists became volunteers for Denver Riggleman, a libertarian-leaning distillery owner and former…
Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. China’s parliament approved a controversial new national security law for Hong Kong Thursday, sparking outrage in the city, where opponents fear it marks “the end of Hong Kong.” China’s rubber-stamp legislature, the National People's Congress, voted overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution…
Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. As President Donald Trump fumes at Twitter’s decision to fact-check two of his tweets this week, a ready-made replacement social network is trying to convince him to join. Gab, a far-right social network that is filled with conspiracy theories, racism and antisemitism,…
Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via APWant the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Minneapolis burned on Wednesday night as protesters clashed with police for a second night following the death of George Floyd after a police officer kneeled on his neck until he was unresponsive. Buildings were set on fire, stores…
Videos taken by bystanders show the moments leading up to the deadly arrest of George Floyd — and appear to undermine Minneapolis police’s account that he was uncooperative. Minneapolis cops said they were responding to reports of a man suspected of forgery on Monday evening and encountered 46-year-old Floyd, who appeared “to be under the…
Okanagan Cultivators made an enormous hire this month by adding Mr Winston Dobbs to its board.