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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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Patients Still Struggle To Balance High Costs Of MS Treatment, Despite Generic

Patients Still Struggle To Balance High Costs Of MS Treatment, Despite Generic

Drugs to treat multiple sclerosis can run $70,000 a year or more. Patients hoped competition from a generic version of one of the most popular brands would spur relief, but... Read more ...

The world's 2,153 billionaires are richer than 4.6 billion people combined...

The world's 2,153 billionaires are richer than 4.6 billion people combined, Oxfam says

The world's 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 4.6 billion people combined, Oxfam's latest report on inequality found. The richest 1% are more than twice as wealthy as... Read more ...

Just as Australia's deadly fires begin to subside, it's being hit with more...

Just as Australia's deadly fires begin to subside, it's being hit with more apocalyptic weather. Videos show enormous dust storms and golf-ball-sized hail battering cars and buildings

Heavy storms hit southeastern Australia on Sunday and Monday local time. The rainfall helped relieve some of the areas affected by bushfires, according to the BBC , but the... Read more ...

Phoebe Waller-Bridge thanked her makeup artist for drawing abs on her as she...

Phoebe Waller-Bridge thanked her makeup artist for drawing abs on her as she wore a sheer ensemble to the SAG Awards

Phoebe Waller-Bridge thanked her makeup artist for drawing a six-pack on her during her SAG Award acceptance speech. The "Fleabag" star won Most Oustanding Actress by a Female... Read more ...

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston had an adorable backstage moment after...

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston had an adorable backstage moment after winning at the SAG Awards and people can't stop talking about it

Exes Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston reunited backstage at the 26th annual Screen Actor Guilds Awards Sunday night. Pitt and Aniston both won awards in the evening. The two... Read more ...

The star of the 49ers' dominant win over the Packers nearly became a pro...

The star of the 49ers' dominant win over the Packers nearly became a pro surfer and was cut 6 times in the NFL before breaking out

San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert dominated the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship with 220 yards and 4 touchdowns. Mostert has had a wild journey to this... Read more ...

Prince Harry says he feels 'great sadness' about stepping down from his...

Prince Harry says he feels 'great sadness' about stepping down from his royal duties

The Duke of Sussex on Sunday delivered his first public remarks on his decision to step away from royal duties. On Saturday, Buckingham Palace announced that Harry and wife... Read more ...

Virginia wants to prevent another 'Unite the Right' at an MLK Day gun rally...

Virginia wants to prevent another 'Unite the Right' at an MLK Day gun rally that set off a state of emergency

An annual gun-rights rally is expected to take place Monday morning in Richmond, Virginia, on MLK Day. There are growing fears about the potential of violence at the event... Read more ...

'I'm super fired up': Elon Musk and NASA are ecstatic after acing a 'risky'...

'I'm super fired up': Elon Musk and NASA are ecstatic after acing a 'risky' safety test of SpaceX's new Crew Dragon spaceship for astronauts

SpaceX just completed a "risky" and explosive test that was designed to show its Crew Dragon capsule can whisk astronauts to safety in the event of a rocket failure. The... Read more ...

Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov has Conor McGregor-type money, worth $50 million

Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov has Conor McGregor-type money, worth $50 million

LAS VEGAS - Conor McGregor 's wealth and material success were on full promotional display heading into UFC 246 - but he's not the only rich superstar on the promotion's... Read more ...