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US Ambassador to the U.N. Haley speaks out

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – US Ambassador Nikki Haley is urging countries that provide UN peacekeeping troops to hold soldiers accountable for sexual abuse, an appeal that came after citing an AP investigation into a child sex ring in Haiti involving peacekeepers. Haley also warned that “countries that refuse to hold their soldiers accountable must recognize that this either stops or…

Nikki Haley Confirmed by US Senate as Ambassador to the U.N

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) (AP)– Nikki Haley has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the Ambassador to the UN The vote came down Tuesday afternoon after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee overwhelmingly advanced her nomination. South Carolina Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman resigned his leadership post to avoid becoming lieutenant governor. Leatherman resigned Tuesday minutes before U.S. senators began…

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Nikki Haley as UN Ambassador

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes overwhelmingly to approve Nikki Haley as US ambassador to the United Nations. The vote advances to the full Senate. Haley appeared before the committee last Wednesday for nearly three-and-a-half hours. If confirmed, Haley will resign as South Carolina’s governor with two years remaining in her term. Under the state constitution, her resignation…

Governor Haley Could Be Confirmed Tuesday as UN Ambassador

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Governor Nikki Haley could be confirmed as early as Tuesday afternoon as the Ambassador to the U.N. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set to vote at Noon on Haley’s post. After the vote, Haley’s nomination will be put before the full Senate. If Haley is confirmed, Lt. Governor Henry McMaster would become Governor, according to state…

Expert Explains What Haley’s Role Would be as U.N. Ambassador

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- Governor Haley sat before Congress as they decide whether she is the right woman for the job. Director of USC’s Walker Institute of International and Area Studies Bob Cox said the position she is up for is no small role. “The U.N. Ambassador’s job is to represent the United States at the major international organization that includes…

Gov. Haley Urges Understanding After Slager Mistrial

Gov. Haley wants South Carolinians to walk in understanding after Slager Mistrial

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley says she’s urging South Carolinians to walk the path they have walked the past two years _ one of faith, love and understanding _ in the wake of the mistrial in the Michael Slager case. Slager is the white former police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of Walter Scott, an…

Second Chance Summit for Workforce to Be Held Monday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The Second Chance Summit was held in Columbia Monday morning. Attendees included Governor Nikki Haley, along with the Executive Director of the Department of Employment and Workforce, Cheryl Stanton and heads from other agencies such as the Department of Corrections and Probation and Parole. According to State officials, the agencies are partnering to help ex-convicts returning as citizens…

Governor Haley: State Employees in 26 Counties Will Be Paid for Executive Order Days Off

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – State employees in 26 counties who were required to stay home because of Hurricane Matthew will be paid for the days their offices were closed. Gov. Nikki Haley issued an executive order Friday granting leave with pay for employees who work in the state offices she ordered closed from Oct. 5 through Oct. 7. As the…

Governor Haley Updates Hurricane Mathew Recovery

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Governor Nikki Haley updated residents on the status of recovery from Hurricane Mathew. Haley said Thursday , there has been a fourth death linked to Hurricane Mathew in the state. Haley also said officials continue to monitor the rivers and the flooding situation in the town of Nichols. Haley praised all the crews on the ground, including…