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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plunged in the U.S. and worldwide Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The result stunned investors, who reacted by rushing to the safety of gold and U.S. government bonds as they wondered what will come next for Britain, Europe and the global economy. U...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by casino developer MGM Resorts International challenging the constitutionality of a Connecticut law creating a process for a possible third casino along the Massachusetts border. In a ruling released Thursday, U.S. District Judge...
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden has been cleared to race Sunday at Road America, two weeks after breaking his right collarbone in a scary crash at Texas. Newgarden was hurt in a race on June 12 after his car slammed on its side and slid along the frontstretch wall with...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Red Sox left fielder Chris Young is sore and on the disabled list because of a strained right hamstring, but manager John Farrell said Friday that the injury isn’t as bad as the team initially feared. Young pulled up grabbing his leg after rounding first base in the...
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The father of a Salt Lake City businessman is setting up interviews for women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son, nearly a week after taking out a newspaper ad announcing the search. Baron Brooks tells the Spokesman Review newspaper that his father, Arthur...
LONDON (AP) — Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the prime minister Friday, sending global markets plunging and shattering the stability of a project in continental unity designed half a century ago to prevent World War III. The...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — I’ve jumped out of a plane from 13,000 feet. I’ve ridden 400-foot-tall roller coasters that top speeds of 100 mph, and I once found myself using my fingernails to clutch the side of a rock face way too steep to climb without gear. Heights have never fazed me. Until the...
Today is Friday, June 24, the 176th day of 2016. There are 190 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 24, 1946, Fred M. Vinson was sworn in as the 13th chief justice of the United States, succeeding the late Harlan F. Stone. On this date: In 1509, Henry VIII was...
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area woman’s accent sounds completely different since she underwent jaw surgery in December, and doctors say she might have a neurological condition called foreign accent syndrome. In a KTRK-TV (http://abc13.co/28Q4OkZ ) video posted online, Lisa Alamia’s accent swings...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a narrow victory for affirmative action, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a University of Texas program that takes account of race in deciding whom to admit, an important national decision that was cemented by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. The justices’ 4-3...

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