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US Markets Extend Slide as Brexit Fallout Continues
U.S. stocks continued their slide today as investors reacted to more potential fallout from Britain's vote to withdraw from the European Union last week. The Dow Jones dropped 200 points shortly after the opening bell and was down 260 points by the end of trading. All U.S. markets closed in
David Cameron on Brexit Vote: 'We Must Not Turn Our Backs on Europe or the World'
British Prime Minister David Cameron addressed Parliament today, saying that while he accepts the decision of voters to leave the European Union, Britain "must not turn its backs on Europe or the world." His speech followed what has been a tumultuous series of days for Britain and was intended in
What's Next for the UK After Brexit Vote
So much for Britain’s "Keep Calm and Carry On" maxim. The U.K. is in chaos after voting to leave the European Union last week in a national referendum. On top of market uncertainty, a falling currency and the foreign investors who’re poised to pull out, there has been a leadership vacuum since
UK Exchequer Responds to Trump-Cameron Relationship Question
George Osborne states that the U.K. would deal with a President Trump because it is "in our interest to talk to our allies."
Winning Asylum Can Be as Grueling as the Journey for Refugees
More than 350,000 refugees and migrants, a majority of whom are Syrians, along with Afghans and Eritreans, have sailed across the Mediterranean to reach European shores since January. While the perilous journey has been widely documented in recent weeks, left unanswered are questions regarding the
Report: NFL to up London games
The NFL will play five games in London next season, according to a published report. The London Daily Mail reported the news Sunday as the Detroit Lions were playing the Atlanta Falcons at Wembley Stadium in the second of three NFL games in London this season. The NFL is expected to make an
'D' Is for Diplomacy
LONDON -- Mitt Romney has only been on British soil for 24 hours, but he and his campaign are quickly finding out that every word matters. Even before he touched down, a quote by an unnamed Romney adviser in London's Daily Telegraph newspaper was already creating a stir. The "adviser" suggested
'D' Is For Diplomacy (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone), ELIZABETH HARTFIELD (@LizHartfield) and CHRIS GOOD (@c_good) NOTABLES: THE NOTE ON THE ROAD: Good morning from London where Mitt Romney is on the second day of his seven-day, three-country foreign trip. On his agenda: a round of meetings with British ...
Mitt Romney Embarks on First Foreign Trip of His Candidacy
He Will Make Stops in the United Kingdom, Israel and Poland on a Six-Day Trip
Top Barclays Banker Quits in Growing Scandal
Morning Business Memo” One of the world’s most powerful banking executives has announced his immediate resignation. American executive Bob Diamond, 60, has quit as Barclays’ CEO–the latest casualty of a financial markets scandal. Diamond caved in to growing pressure in Britain after the bank ...