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Suspected Charleston terrorist backed apartheid states — including the Confederacy

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Authorities have captured Dylann Storm Roof, the suspected terrorist in an attack on a black South Carolina church.

Federal authorities confirmed the 21-year-old was wanted in the Wednesday night shooting that left nine worshipers dead after a prayer service at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston.

The Eastover, South Carolina, man was arrested in late February in Columbia after security guards reported him dressed in all black and acting strangely at the Columbiana Mall.

Officers said they found several strips of Suboxone, which is used to treat addiction to heroin and painkillers, on Roof after he consented to a search.

He was banned from the mall, but he was arrested April 26 for trespassing after returning there.

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Roof was apprehended about 11 a.m. Thursday after a motorist spotted his black Hyundai Elantra, which displays a “Confederate States of America” license plate on the front bumper, while driving near Shelby, North Carolina.

Dylann Roof in front of his car (Facebook)

Dylann Roof in front of his car (Facebook)

An uncle said Roof received a gun from his father for a birthday present in April.

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“The more I look at him, the more I’m convinced that’s him,” his uncle, 56-year-old Carson Cowles, told Reuters.

Roof’s Facebook profile reveals little about him, but he is wearing a jacket with patches flags from the white rule-eras of South Africa and Rhodesia, which is now Zimbabwe.

He is friends with 89 people on the social network, about a third of whom are black.

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A high school friend told The Daily Beast that he recalled Roof as a heavy drug user.

“He used drugs heavily a lot,” said classmate John Mullins. “It obviously harder than marijuana. He was like a pill popper, from what I understood. Like Xanax, and stuff like that.”

The classmate said Roof’s racism seemed unremarkable to him before he allegedly gunned down nine black people inside their church.

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“I never heard him say anything, but just he had that kind of Southern pride, I guess some would say — strong conservative beliefs,” he said. “He made a lot of racist jokes, but you don’t really take them seriously like that. You don’t really think of it like that.”

A survivor said the gunman stood up and announced that he was there to shoot black people.

“I have to do it,” the terrorist said, according to a survivor. “You rape our women and you’re taking over our country — and you have to go.”


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Jeffrey Epstein’s IT consultant reveals he saw girls who ‘couldn’t have more than 15 or 16’ on private island

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ABC News broke a story just after midnight Thursday about a former IT consultant of Jeffrey Epstein's who resigned because he couldn't take some of the things he was seeing on Epstein's private island compound.

The island, which has been called "pedophile island" by locals, had "topless women everywhere.

"There were photos of topless women everywhere," said contractor Steve Scully, who began working for Epstein in 1999 and continued for six years. "On his desk, in his office, in his bedroom."

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‘Names are going to start coming out’: New report says more elites will be exposed in the Epstein case — and ‘DC is on edge’

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Will other powerful people — presumably men — get taken down as a result of the sex trafficking case against Jeffrey Epstein?

That’s the hope of many closer followers of the story, but it’s far from clear what, if any, fallout there will be. Epstein’s connections to Presidents Bill Clinton and Donald Trump have raised suspicions about potential evidence of their wrongdoing, such suspicions remain unproven. Alan Dershowitz has already faced accusations of being involved in Epstein’s crimes, though he denies the charge vigorously.

But a new report from Vanity Fair’s Gabriel Sherman says that “DC is on edge” over the Epstein case, and any elites who have run in his circles could be involved. Dozens of girls, if not more, are believed to be involved in his alleged sex trafficking, and lawyers for some of the women who have accused Epstein are strongly suggesting that other high-profile figures will be implicated.

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‘It’s so un-American’: Internet scorches Trump supporters for racist chants of ‘Send her back!’

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The ignoble highlight of President Donald Trump's rally in Greenville, North Carolina on Wednesday was when his fans doubled down on his racist attacks on four Democratic congresswomen of color and targeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), chanting "Send her back! Send her back!"

Political commentators of all stripes were gobsmacked by the crowd's naked racism — and buried them in condemnation:

The crowd at Trump’s rally chanting “send her back” after the President viciously and dishonestly attacked Ilhan Omar is one of the most chilling and horrifying things I’ve ever seen in politics.

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