8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Jun 24 2015

Amazon, eBay, Etsy and other online retailers joined Walmart in banning sales of the Confederate flag today. (Wired)
Video of the arrest of Dylann Roof, the man accused of last week's Charleston shooting, surfaced today. The two officers who arrested him can be seen high-fiving. (NBC News)
The autopsy of Freddie Gray shows he was killed by a "high-energy injury" — likely sustained while bouncing around un-belted in the back of a police van. The 25-year-old's death in Baltimore this April prompted days of protests. (Baltimore Sun)
A massive heatwave in Pakistan has killed more than 700 people, with temperatures as high as 113 degrees. (BBC)
The man believed to be responsible for a spate of attacks on Asian women in Manhattan, was found dead in a New York City apartment building. (New York Times)
Some pretty shocking photos surfaced on Tuesday, showing editors at the New York Times staging elaborate jokes about mass shootings in 2001. Not that funny. (Gawker).
The families of American hostages, held by foreign terrorist groups, will soon be able to negotiate ransoms without fear of criminal prosecution. (New York Times)
The Norwegian women’s soccer team took on the sexist criticism they often face, in a hilariously deadpan video. (The Guardian)

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