South flag low­ered

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SOUTH Carolina Gover­nor Nikki Ha­ley has signed into law a bill to re­tire the Con­fed­er­ate flag from the grounds of the state cap­i­tal. It’s a mea­sure she urged leg­is­la­tors to adopt af­ter a white su­prem­a­cist al­legedly gunned down nine African Amer­i­cans at a church in Charleston. Ms Ha­ley said that the mea­sure con­cerned the “fu­ture of our chil­dren”.

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