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S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley remains emotional nearly two weeks after nine African-American churchgoers were gunned down during a Bible study in Charleston in what is being called a hate crime. But she is resolute in calling for the Confederate flag’s removal from the S.C. State House.
Islamic State militants beheaded two women on charges of "sorcery" in a northeastern province of Syria, a monitoring group reported Tuesday, in what it said marked the Sunni extremist group's first decapitations of female civilians.