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Stocks trampled by global uncertainty after Brexit vote

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Despair grips 'remain' side as UK votes to leave

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Dems stage dramatic sit-in on guns, GOP unmoved

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Census: Asians remain fastest-growing racial group in US

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Senators strike compromise to ban suspected terrorists from buying guns

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    Stocks trampled by global uncertainty after Brexit vote

    by Kate Gibson / Money Watch on Jun 24, 7:02

    Last updated at 10:50 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 24 U.S. stocks caved as Wall Street joined global markets in a collective rush from risk assets in the wake of Britain’s vote to depart the European Union. “Europe is an important economic center. Europe matters quite a bit to the global economic picture,” Jim Russell, a […]

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    Despair grips ‘remain’ side as UK votes to leave

    by CBS News on Jun 23, 19:56

    LONDON (AP) – The Latest on Britain’s referendum on whether to leave the European Union (all times local): 6:30 a.m. One of the leaders of the victorious ‘leave’ campaign has reassured the European Union that Britain will continue to be a good neighbor after its unprecedented vote to leave the bloc. Labour lawmaker Gisela Stuart, […]

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    Dems stage dramatic sit-in on guns, GOP unmoved

    by CBS News on Jun 23, 9:14

    A confrontation over gun control brought pandemonium to the House of Representatives overnight. Civil rights campaigner John Lewis and other House Democrats staged a sit-in on the House floor. It started before noon Wednesday, but there are still over 20 Democrats on the House floor. Republican House leaders refused to bend to the Democrats’ demand […]

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    Census: Asians remain fastest-growing racial group in US

    by Associated Press on Jun 22, 21:32

    The Census Bureau says Asians remain the fastest-growing racial group in the United States. And the nation’s white population is showing the slowest growth. The Asian population in the U.S. grew at 3.4 percent between July 2014 and 2015, with international migration responsible for the majority of the growth. There are now 21 million Asians […]

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    Senators strike compromise to ban suspected terrorists from buying guns

    by CBS News on Jun 21, 10:55

    A group of nine senators on Tuesday unveiled a bipartisan compromise aimed at keeping guns out of terrorists’ hands in the wake of the June 12 Orlando shooting. The legislation spearheaded by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, would prohibit people on the government’s no-fly list and the government’s selectee list used for extensive screening at airports from purchasing […]

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    Suit accusing Starbucks of under-filling lattes can proceed

    by Associated Press on Jun 21, 7:54

    A federal judge is allowing the bulk of a lawsuit accusing Starbucks of systematically under-filling lattes to move forward. Two California residents are suing the Seattle-based coffee chain, claiming that Starbucks lattes are only filled to about 75 percent of the cup’s capacity. The lawsuit says Starbucks instituted a recipe in 2009 to create smaller […]

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    Actor Anton Yelchin killed by own rolling car

    by Associated Press on Jun 19, 12:21

    We’re saddened to report the passing of Anton Yelchin, best known as Chekov @StarTrekMovie https://t.co/dgpY0gSuem pic.twitter.com/EXMCAJsKgx — Star Trek (@StarTrek) June 19, 2016 LOS ANGELES — 1 p.m. Los Angeles police say Anton Yelchin, an actor best known for playing Chekov in the new “Star Trek” films, was killed by his own car as it […]

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    Concern over whether donations to Orlando victims will reach them

    by CBS News on Jun 17, 11:34

    The Orlando massacre has spurred a huge outpouring of generosity. A GoFundMe effort has crossed the $5 million mark, the largest and fastest growing campaign in the website’s history. But there are new concerns about how funds for Orlando victims will be used. More than 100 victims of previous mass killings – including Sandy Hook and Virginia Tech – […]

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    After Orlando, do Americans support assault weapons ban?

    by CBS News on Jun 15, 20:23

    In the wake of the nation’s deadliest mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, a new CBS News poll has found that a majority of Americans now support a nationwide ban on assault weapons. The survey, conducted in the days following the massacre at a popular Orlando gay night club, shows 57 percent of Americans now favor such a ban. […]

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    City of Orlando names those slain in nightclub massacre

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jun 13, 21:08

    In a statement on the City of Orlando’s website, city officials listed the names of those killed in a shooting at a popular gay nightclub in the early morning hours on Sunday. “During this difficult time, we offer heartfelt condolences to the families of the 49 victims who lost their lives during the Pulse tragedy,” […]

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    Obama says no signs Orlando shooter was part of larger plot

    by Associated Press on Jun 13, 8:15

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says there’s no clear evidence that the shooter at an Orlando nightclub was directed to conduct his attack or part of a larger plot. He says it appears the shooter was inspired by extremist information disseminated over the internet. Obama says the investigation is at the preliminary stages and […]

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    ‘Heavily-armed’ man arrested in California near LGBT pride parade

    by Associated Press on Jun 12, 11:33

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says a heavily armed man arrested in Southern California told police he was in the area for West Hollywood’s gay pride parade. Garcetti announced the arrest Sunday while attending the LA Pride kickoff. Police in Santa Monica planned a news conference to discuss the arrest. Authorities did not know of […]

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    50 dead, more than 50 injured in Florida gay bar shooting

    by CBS/AP on Jun 12, 8:48

    A shooting and hostage situation early Sunday morning at a Florida nightclub — which describes itself as “Orlando’s hottest gay bar” — left an estimated 50 people dead, including the gunman, and more than 50 injured, officials say. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer said at a press conference Sunday that a state of emergency has been declared after what authorities have […]

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    US airlines to start scheduled flights to Cuba

    by CBS News on Jun 11, 18:40

    Six airlines won permission Friday to resume scheduled commercial air service from the U.S. to Cuba for the first time in more than five decades, another milestone in President Barack Obama’s campaign to normalize relations between Cold War foes. The airlines — American, Frontier, JetBlue, Silver Airways, Southwest and Sun Country — were approved by […]

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    Google responds to accusations of favoring Hillary Clinton

    by Reena Flores / CBS News on Jun 11, 11:31

    Earlier this week, an investigative video created by news and pop culture website SourceFed went viral, drawing millions of views on Facebook and YouTube. The seven-minute-long video accused the search giant Google of manipulating autocomplete suggestions to be more favorable to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, with some examples of how Google differed from its […]

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    Pope OKs new procedures on bishops who botch abuse cases

    by Associated Press on Jun 04, 12:17

    Pope Francis on Saturday scrapped his proposed tribunal to prosecute bishops who failed to protect their flocks from pedophile priests and instead established new legal procedures to remove them if the Vatican finds they were negligent. The new procedures seek to answer long-standing demands by survivors of abuse that the Vatican hold bishops accountable for […]

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    Seattle’s ‘man in tree’ sent to psychiatric hospital

    by Associated Press on Jun 01, 11:59

    A man who spent 25 hours high atop a sequoia tree in downtown Seattle in March has been found incompetent to stand trial on a malicious mischief charge. Cody Lee Miller has been held on $50,000 bail since he climbed the tree March 22 and ignored police efforts to coax him down, throwing branches and […]

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    Rain cancels Memorial Day parade, but veterans march anyway

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 30, 15:23

      Rain in Pepperell, Massachusetts wasn’t going to keep a group of veterans from honoring fallen soldiers on Memorial Day. In a Facebook post Sunday, the Pepperell Police Department canceled the annual Memorial Day parade, citing “heavy rain and possible lightning” in the area, CBS News reported . A group of veterans showed up anyway […]

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    Park Service considers visitor caps, expects record crowds

    by Associated Press on May 29, 14:15

    As the National Park Service kicks off a centennial summer expected to draw record crowds, the agency is seriously considering caps on how many people pass through some of the country’s most iconic landscapes and historical sites each day. Park managers have begun looking at whether, when and how best to manage the impact of […]

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    Pasco frozen food company lays off 61 in wake of recall

    by Associated Press on May 28, 12:32

    A Pasco frozen food company has laid off 61 more workers amid an ongoing shutdown in connection to listeria contamination in some of its products. The Tri-City Herald reports that CRF Frozen Foods announced the additional layoffs Friday, raising the total number of workers laid off to more than 300. CRF Frozen Foods has recalled […]