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10:50 AM ET, June 24, 2016


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EU referendum: BBC forecasts UK votes to leave  —  The UK has voted by 52% to 48% to leave the European Union after 43 years in an historic referendum, a BBC forecast suggests.  —  London and Scotland voted strongly to stay in the EU but the remain vote has been undermined by poor results in the north of England.
Steven Erlanger / New York Times:
Britain Votes to Leave the European Union  —  LONDON — Britain has voted to leave the European Union, a historic decision sure to reshape the nation's place in the world, rattle the Continent and rock political establishments throughout the West.  —  With 309 of 382 of the country's cities …
David Cameron resigns after UK votes to leave European Union  —  PM announces resignation following victory for leave supporters after divisive referendum campaign  —  David Cameron has announced his resignation after the British public rejected his personal entreaties and voted to leave the European Union.
Nile Gardiner / The Daily Signal:
Why Americans Should Celebrate the Brexit Vote  —  The momentous victory for the Brexit campaign signals a new era of freedom for the British people. … After more than four decades of being shackled to the European Union (previously the European Economic Community), Great Britain has declared its independence.
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
As Britain decided its future, striking parallels with U.S. political debates emerged  —  LONDON — It may be pure coincidence that Donald Trump flew to Scotland on the day that British voters decided to leave the European Union.  But in striking ways, the forces fueling Thursday's historic referendum …
Discussion: New York Times and Politico
Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon says second Scottish referendum ‘highly likely’  — Follow our new EU referendum liveblog here  — Cameron to resign after losing referendum vote  — Boris Johnson: ‘No haste’ to start Brexit process  — Pound falls sharply as Bank of England urges calm
Jenna Johnson / Washington Post:
Trump celebrates Brexit vote: ‘When the pound goes down, more people are coming to Turnberry.’  —  TURNBERRY, Scotland — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump celebrated Britain's stunning vote to leave the European Union on Friday during a visit to Scotland, saying that the people …
Matthew Holehouse / Telegraph:
UK votes Brexit: what would happen next?  —  Play!  —  More than three years after David Cameron unveiled his strategy to reform Europe and put it to a referendum, Britain has voted to leave and the Prime Minister has resigned.  —  It is the greatest disaster to befall the block in its 59-year history.
Discussion: NBC News, The Resurgent and Jihad Watch
James Hohmann / Washington Post:
The Daily 202: Stop underestimating Trump.  ‘Brexit’ vote shows why he can win.  —  THE BIG IDEA: Britain's stunning vote to leave the European Union suggests that we've been seriously underestimating Donald Trump's ability to win the presidential election.
Brexit Voters Spurn Obama Pitch, Testing ‘Special Relationship’  —  U.S. president's plea fails to sway outcome of U.K. referendum  —  White House says U.S. has explored contingencies for EU exit  —  In deciding to quit the European Union, British voters spurned President Barack Obama's plea …
Discussion: Politico, and Guardian
Severin Carrell Scotland / Guardian:
Nicola Sturgeon prepares for second Scottish independence poll
Discussion: NBC News, BBC, Hot Air and Political Wire
Alan Travis / Guardian:
Fear of immigration drove the leave victory - not immigration itself
Discussion: The Week
David Dayen / American Prospect:
Who's to Blame for Brexit? The Elites
Discussion: Guardian
James Masters / CNN:
Brexit: David Cameron falls on his sword as gamble backfires
Discussion: Guardian
Lauren Davidson / Telegraph:   Mark Carney: Bank of England is ready for ‘new’ economy
Michael Wilkinson / Telegraph:
Watch live: counting begins for the EU referendum
Thomas Penny / Bloomberg:
U.K. Backs Brexit as Cameron Resigns After Historic Rupture
Discussion: New York Times and Searchbonus
Cassandra Vinograd / NBC News:
U.K. Votes to Back ‘Brexit,’ Will Leave European Union
Discussion: The Root, KSNG-TV and AOL
Malcolm Coles / Telegraph:   Leave or remain? Live EU referendum results and maps
Carrie Dann / NBC News:
Bernie Sanders Says He Will Vote for Hillary Clinton  —  Bernie Sanders says that he will vote for Hillary Clinton.  —  Sanders: I will vote for Hillary in November 6:41  —  Asked on MSNBC's Morning Joe whether he will vote for Clinton in November, Sanders responded “Yes.”
Nick Gass / Politico:
Sanders says he will vote for Clinton
Discussion: ABC News
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Defiant Sanders tells supporters: ‘You can beat the establishment’
Michael Biesecker / Associated Press:
CLINTON FAILED TO HAND OVER KEY EMAIL TO STATE DEPARTMENT  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary Hillary Clinton failed to turn over a copy of a key message involving problems caused by her use of a private homebrew email server, the State Department confirmed Thursday.
Brexit Upends Global Markets as Stocks, Pound Plunge; Yen Soars  —  Sterling has record drop as equity selloff volume soars  —  Oil tumbles below $48; gold surges with bunds, Treasuries  —  Global markets buckled as Britain's vote to leave the European Union drove the pound to the lowest …
Discussion: CNBC and Joe.My.God.
Pound Plunges to Lowest in More Than 30 Years as Brexit Looms
Discussion: Washington Post and NPR
Hollywood Reporter:
Led Zeppelin Wins ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Jury Trial  —  A jury rules in the band's favor after hearing testimony and arguments that the iconic song was a copyright infringement of Spirit's “Taurus.”  —  Led Zeppelin has beaten a lawsuit claiming that the iconic guitar riff in “Stairway to Heaven” …
Keith O'Brien / Politico:
Uprising in the Rust Belt  —  CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa.—Donald Trump's road to the White House begins here: on a four-lane highway, just east of Pittsburgh, past the roadside taverns, burned-out gas stations, and parking lots choked with weeds, up into the dark fingers of the Allegheny Mountains …
Larry O'Connor / Hot Air:
RIP Mike Flynn, founding editor of Breitbart's Big Government  —  Mike Flynn, the original Editor-in-chief of Andrew Breitbart's groundbreaking website Big Government, has passed away overnight.  The cause of death was not revealed in a statement released by his widow, Holly Flynn:
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John Pollard / ITV:
Cornwall pleas for reassurance it will not be ‘worse off’ following Brexit vote
Discussion: Guardian and Eschaton
Zoe Williams / Guardian:
Nigel Farage's victory speech was a triumph of poor taste and ugliness
Discussion: Mediaite, The Intercept and The Baffler
Boris heckled as he leaves home
Discussion: Althouse
This was the day the British people defied their jailers
Discussion: Front Page Magazine
Matt Pearce / Los Angeles Times:
Cleveland's attempt to restrict protests outside Republican convention is unconstitutional, court rules
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CBS Miami:
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Discussion: Naked Politics