Trump supporters allegedly recruited gay men to falsely accuse Buttigieg of rape

Trump supporters allegedly recruited gay men to falsely accuse Buttigieg of rape

Far-right trolls Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman allegedly recruited gay Republican men to falsely accuse Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg of sexual assault. The scam, an effort to aid President Trump in the 2020 election, came to light Monday when a dubious post appeared on Medium, published under the name Hunter Kelly. The article contained…
Venezuelan opposition leader takes to the street with military to oust Maduro

Venezuelan opposition leader takes to the street with military to oust Maduro

This is a developing story. Please refresh for updates. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, flanked by a small group of heavily armed soldiers, took to the streets Tuesday to call for nonviolent protests and a military-led ouster of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. Standing outside of a military base in Caracas, Guaidó posted a video to…
Sri Lanka’s Muslim community fear retaliation and alienation in wake of Easter bombings

Sri Lanka’s Muslim community fear retaliation and alienation in wake of Easter bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka remains on high alert one week after more than 250 people were killed in a string of coordinated bombings that tore through churches and hotels on Easter Sunday. The attacks were led by a little-known local Islamist group called National Thowheed Jamaath, whose leader had allegedly pledged allegiance to…
Joe Biden tried another Anita Hill apology. Here’s how it went.

Joe Biden tried another Anita Hill apology. Here’s how it went.

Days after Anita Hill rejected former Vice President Joe Biden’s apology, he’s trying again. “I apologize for it,” he told Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts during a Monday interview, in a bid to take responsibility for how Hill was treated during her testimony before the U.S. Senate about the sexual harassment she said she…
Army vet plotted to bomb white nationalist rally as “retribution” for New Zealand shooting, feds say

Army vet plotted to bomb white nationalist rally as “retribution” for New Zealand shooting,...

A U.S. army veteran planned to bomb a white nationalist rally in southern California in retaliation for the New Zealand mosque shootings that left 50 dead, federal authorities said Monday. Mark Steven Domingo — a 26-year-old former U.S. infantryman who fought in Afghanistan — asked an undercover FBI agent for help creating a bomb powerful…
Chase doesn’t get why customers aren’t saving money. Elizabeth Warren has an answer.

Chase doesn’t get why customers aren’t saving money. Elizabeth Warren has an answer.

Chase — as in JPMorgan Chase — just doesn’t get why Americans aren’t saving money! But plenty of Americans, including Elizabeth Warren, have some ideas. In a widely ridiculed, now-deleted tweet, the official Chase account offered some advice (coupled with the hashtag #MondayMotivation) for Americans trying to build a savings account: Just stop taking cabs,…
A good guy with a gun — and “Jesus Christ” — can stop mass shootings, NRA members say

A good guy with a gun — and “Jesus Christ” — can stop mass...

Want the best from VICE News in your inbox? Sign up here. INDIANAPOLIS — As NRA members ogled racks of AR-style weapons during the group's annual convention in downtown Indianapolis Saturday morning, a 19-year-old armed with the same type of gun walked into a synagogue near San Diego and opened fire. Semi-automatic rifles like AR-15s…
How Fox News dominates Facebook in the Trump era

How Fox News dominates Facebook in the Trump era

By the time Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference landed, the battle to spin it had already begun, with politicians and media outlets pumping out their respective takes. But on Facebook, there was one clear winner: Fox News. The network’s favorable interpretation of the Mueller report — that it exonerated the president — furiously gathered…
What you need to know about Libya’s bloody power struggle

What you need to know about Libya’s bloody power struggle

Libya is caught between a military strongman who sells himself as the only force who can drive out terrorists and a U.N.-backed government that has failed to earn widespread support. The White House isn't helping. In a call last week, President Trump appeared to go against his administration’s previous position, and backed the country’s strongman:…
A self-proclaimed Islamophobe allegedly shot up a synagogue. Some Republicans are blaming Ilhan Omar.

A self-proclaimed Islamophobe allegedly shot up a synagogue. Some Republicans are blaming Ilhan Omar.

The main suspect in Saturday’s deadly shooting at a San Diego synagogue is also being investigated for setting fire to a mosque last month. But Republican congressmen and pundits are somehow attempting to blame Rep. Ilhan Omar for what he allegedly did. The suspected shooter, a 19-year-old white male who posted his manifesto online, said…

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