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11:55 AM ET, June 24, 2016


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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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
David Dayen / American Prospect:
Who's to Blame for Brexit?  The Elites  —  UK Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage speaks to the media following Britain's vote to leave the EU.  —  Over the past decade, elites broke the world, and were unrepentant about their failure.  They created the conditions for the worst economic crisis …
Discussion: Guardian and Telegraph
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
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
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
The British are frantically Googling what the E.U. is, hours after voting to leave it  —  The whole world is reeling after a milestone referendum in Britain to leave the European Union.  And although leaders of the campaign to exit Europe are crowing over their victory …
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 …
James Mackintosh / Wall Street Journal:
Sterling Crash Just the Start of Brexit Market Fallout  —  Markets will worry that Brexit is a harbinger of uncertainty, a boost for populism and a potential blow to free trade.  —  When traders are panicking, the savvy investor can usually pick up a bargain.  And traders are certainly panicking.
David Frum / The Atlantic:
Why Britain Left  —  I said goodnight to a gloomy party of Leave-minded Londoners a few minutes after midnight.  The paper ballots were still being counted by hand.  Only the British overseas territory of Gibraltar had reported final results.  Yet the assumption of a Remain victory filled the room—and depressed my hosts.
Discussion: ABC News
Inae Oh / Mother Jones:
UK Independence Party Leader Admits His Bold Brexit Claim Was a “Mistake”
Discussion: CNN, and U.S. Uncut
James Masters / CNN:
Brexit: David Cameron falls on his sword as gamble backfires
Alan Travis / Guardian:
Fear of immigration drove the leave victory - not immigration itself
Discussion: The Week
Brexit Voters Spurn Obama Pitch, Testing ‘Special Relationship’
Discussion: Politico and
Libby Brooks / Guardian:
Nicola Sturgeon: second Scottish independence poll highly likely
Discussion: Hot Air
Raf Casert / Associated Press:
EU must now stop further unraveling _ if it can
Lauren Davidson / Telegraph:   Mark Carney: Bank of England is ready for ‘new’ economy
Michael Wilkinson / Telegraph:
Watch live: counting begins for the EU referendum
Allegra Kirkland / Talking Points Memo:
Asked About Brexit's Economic Fallout, Trump Talks About His Own Properties
Discussion: and Daily Kos
Louis Nelson / Politico:
Trump hails Brexit: ‘They took back their country’
Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
Trump, touting his golf course, promises Brexit is only the beginning
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.”
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.
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Former Trump Adviser: Corey Lewandowski Was Fired Over Judge Curiel Attack  —  Corey Lewandowski was fired as Donald Trump's campaign manager due to the fallout over Trump's racial attacks on Judge Gonazalo Curiel, according to former Trump adviser Michael Caputo.
Discussion: Politico
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Four questions about CNN's deal with Corey Lewandowski
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” …
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John Pollard / ITV:
Cornwall pleas for reassurance it will not be ‘worse off’ following Brexit vote
Discussion: Eschaton and Guardian
Brexit Upends Global Markets as Stocks, Pound Plunge; Yen Soars
Discussion: CNBC and Joe.My.God.
Larry O'Connor / Hot Air:
RIP Mike Flynn, founding editor of Breitbart's Big Government
Boris heckled as he leaves home
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