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Nikki Haley: Mass murderer Dylann Roof ‘hijacked' meaning of Confederate flag

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

The former Trump U.N. ambassador was S.C. governor when the state removed the divisive symbol from the statehouse after the mass slaughter of African American parishioners in 2015.
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Nikki Haley says the Confederate flag represented 'service' and 'sacrifice' until racist shooter Dylann Roof 'hijacked' it

Nikki Haley says the Confederate flag represented 'service' and 'sacrifice' until racist shooter Dylann Roof 'hijacked' it

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

In an interview with Blaze TV's Glenn Beck , former US Ambassador to the UN and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said white supremacist gunman Dylann Roof "hijacked" the meaning of the Confederate flag.
On June 17, 2015 Roof opened fire in a Wednesday night Bible study at the Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine people and injuring three others.
Haley said that Roof, who published a racist manifesto invoking the Confederate flag, "hijacked everything that people thought of" about the flag's meaning, saying, "people saw it as service, and sacrifice...
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A 2nd case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the US was just confirmed in Chicago

A 2nd case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the US was just confirmed in Chicago

CBS Chicago reported that a woman in her 60s has been diagnosed with Wuhan coronavirus. It's the second confirmed case in the US. The first case was reported in Washington... Read more ...

'Take her out': New recording appears to feature an angry Trump telling...

'Take her out': New recording appears to feature an angry Trump telling Giuliani's associates to 'get rid of' US ambassador to Ukraine for bad-mouthing him

President Donald Trump appeared to order associates of his personal lawyer to "get rid" of then-US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during a dinner in April 2018... Read more ...

Michael Bloomberg is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we...

Michael Bloomberg is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition

Who is Michael Bloomberg? Current job: CEO of Bloomberg LP and founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies. He is expected to run for president of the United States as a Democratic... Read more ...

Europe now has its first 2 confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus, both in...

Europe now has its first 2 confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus, both in France

The French government has confirmed two cases of the Wuhan coronavirus there, the first in Europe. The coronavirus outbreak is thought to have started in a seafood market in... Read more ...

At Least 2 People Killed In Massive Industrial Explosion In Houston

At Least 2 People Killed In Massive Industrial Explosion In Houston

The blast was felt more than 30 miles away, knocking homes off their foundations and casting debris about half a mile. Police opened a criminal probe, though it's not clear... Read more ...

Trump's official unveiling of new Space Force logo is being mocked for...

Trump's official unveiling of new Space Force logo is being mocked for looking like a 'Star Trek' rip-off

President Donald Trump's official unveiling of the US military's Space Force logo was mocked on Twitter for resembling an emblem from a long-running and beloved science-fiction... Read more ...

The Saudi crown prince allegedly hacked Jeff Bezos' phone. Meet 34-year-old...

The Saudi crown prince allegedly hacked Jeff Bezos' phone. Meet 34-year-old Mohammed bin Salman, who's at the center of human rights issues and drops millions on yachts and mansions

Mohammed bin Salman is the 34-year-old crown prince of Saudi Arabia. The UN said this week it had received credible information that Prince Mohammed hacked the personal cell... Read more ...

Oil is on track for its worst week since July amid coronavirus fears

Oil is on track for its worst week since July amid coronavirus fears

Oil prices fell Friday and are on track for the worst week since July amid fears that China's Wuhan virus will damage global demand. Futures of West Texas Intermediate crude... Read more ...

Demi Lovato reveals the song she'll sing at the Grammys was written just...

Demi Lovato reveals the song she'll sing at the Grammys was written just before her overdose: 'I hear these lyrics as a cry for help'

Demi Lovato opened up about her comeback performance at the Grammys on Sunday in a new interview with Beats 1's Zane Lowe . She revealed the song that she'll be performing... Read more ...

A former 'Bachelorette' contestant who abruptly left Hannah B's season has...

A former 'Bachelorette' contestant who abruptly left Hannah B's season has died from a suspected overdose

Tyler Gwozdz, who was a contestant on season 15 of "The Bachelorette," has died, show producers announced on Thursday. Gwozdz, who was 29, is suspected to have died from an... Read more ...