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Britain votes to leave EU, Cameron quits, markets rocked
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow since World War Two to the European project of forging greater unity. Read More
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Worst day in 10 months as Wall Street reacts to 'Brexit'
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 turned negative for the year-to-date on Friday as Wall Street suffered its largest selloff in 10 months after Britain's decision to leave the European Union caught traders wrong-footed. More »
Britain's financial sector reels after Brexit bombshell
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's 2.2 million financial industry workers face years of uncertainty and the risk of thousands of job cuts after the country voted to quit the European Union, an upheaval that threatens London's dominance of finance. More »
Nexit, Frexit or Italeave? British vote fires up EU's 'Outers'
LONDON/BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Britain's vote to leave the European Union fired up populist eurosceptic parties across the continent on Friday, giving fresh voice to their calls to leave the bloc or its euro currency. More »
Republican ex-Treasury chief Paulson slams Trump, to vote for Clinton
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Henry Paulson, a Republican who was U.S. Treasury secretary during the 2008 financial meltdown, on Friday called a Donald Trump presidency "unthinkable" and said he will vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton. More »
'Brexit' threatens to undermine U.S.-Britain special relationship
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain’s decision to quit the European Union could send damaging shockwaves through the bedrock Anglo-American “special relationship,” raising questions about London’s willingness and ability to back U.S.-led efforts in global crises ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine. More »
Pentagon expected to repeal ban on transgender members next month
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon plans to announce the repeal of its ban on openly serving transgender service members next month, U.S. defense officials said. More »
After Brexit, what? U.S. secessionists hankering for 'Texit'
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Emboldened by Brexit, U.S. secessionists in Texas are keen to adopt the campaign tactics used to sway the British vote for leaving the European Union and are demanding "Texit" comes next. More »
Twenty dead in West Virginia in state's worst floods in a century
(Reuters) - At least 20 people in West Virginia have died in the U.S. state's worst flooding in more than a century, and hundreds more have been rescued from swamped homes, government officials said on Friday. More »
Exclusive: Google, Facebook quietly move toward automatic blocking of extremist videos
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some of the web’s biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove extremist content from their sites, according to two people familiar with the process. More »