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

7 monthes 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

7 monthes 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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Twitter, Facebook Remove Trump Post Over False Claim About Children And COVID-19

Twitter, Facebook Remove Trump Post Over False Claim About Children And COVID-19

The social network said the president's false claims that children are "almost immune" from COVID-19 violated its policy on coronavirus misinformation. (Image credit: Olivier... Read more ...

Kodak's $765 million government loan is being investigated by House...

Kodak's $765 million government loan is being investigated by House Democrats after Elizabeth Warren urges probe

House Democrats have launched an investigation into Kodak and the government office that issued it a potential $765 million loan to shift to drug production. House Financial... Read more ...

Facebook Launches Reels, Hoping To Lure TikTok Users

Facebook Launches Reels, Hoping To Lure TikTok Users

The social network's new Reels feature in Instagram is launching as TikTok faces scrutiny in Washington over its Chinese ownership. Read more ...

'Why the hell would I take a test?': Biden says he hasn't taken a cognitive...

'Why the hell would I take a test?': Biden says he hasn't taken a cognitive test after Trump challenged his mental ability

Former Vice President Joe Biden clarified that he has not taken a cognitive test, following challenges from President Donald Trump to take one. The presumptive Democratic... Read more ...

New York City will establish checkpoints at bridges and tunnels to enforce...

New York City will establish checkpoints at bridges and tunnels to enforce quarantine rules for many out-of-state travelers

New York City will create checkpoints at key entry points, including tunnels and bridges, to bolster the state's mandatory 14-day quarantine law, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced... Read more ...

Samsung is launching a new foldable phone called the Galaxy Z Fold 2 that...

Samsung is launching a new foldable phone called the Galaxy Z Fold 2 that fixes the original Galaxy Fold's biggest problems

Samsung just announced the Z Fold 2, it's next foldable phone. The phone comes with an improved design compared to the first-generation Galaxy Fold, such as a more durable... Read more ...

'It was an angry speech': Trump slams Obama's eulogy of civil rights icon...

'It was an angry speech': Trump slams Obama's eulogy of civil rights icon John Lewis, calling it 'terrible' and 'ridiculous'

President Donald Trump derided his predecessor's eulogy for civil rights icon John Lewis, in which former President Barack Obama called for expanded voting rights... Read more ...

Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 phones start at $1,000, and you can preorder them...

Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 phones start at $1,000, and you can preorder them on August 6

Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 starts at $1,000, and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra starts at $1,300. Both phones will be available for preorder starting on August 6 from Samsung's online... Read more ...

Samsung is trying to challenge the Apple Watch's dominance with a new Galaxy...

Samsung is trying to challenge the Apple Watch's dominance with a new Galaxy Watch that can detect when you fall

Samsung is launching a new smartwatch called the Galaxy Watch 3 that offers advanced health features like fall detection, blood pressure monitoring, and the ability to take an... Read more ...

We got an exclusive look at the presentation that wellness startup B Great...

We got an exclusive look at the presentation that wellness startup B Great is using to raise $2.5 million to chase down the $2 billion CBD market

Barbara Goodstein, the founder of CBD startup B Great, shared the pitch deck she's using to raise $2.5 million. She's closed on $1.5 million in equity financing already, and... Read more ...