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Scottish leader may try to block 'Brexit' as turmoil spreads
LONDON (AP) -- Scotland's Parliament could attempt to block Britain from leaving the European Union, the Scottish leader said Sunday as the turmoil following the historic referendum spread and the leader of the opposition Labour Party faced an open revolt in his party....

Kerry urges Britain, EU to manage their divorce responsibly
ROME (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Britain and the European Union to manage their divorce responsibly for the sake of global markets and citizens, a day before he was to become the first senior American official to visit London and Brussels since the United Kingdom's historic referendum....

London's global financial hub wary of more isolated future
LONDON (AP) -- In the streets of the City of London, the heart of Britain's global financial hub, it's difficult to find someone who voted to leave the European Union....

Spaniards vote once more, trying to break govt stalemate
MADRID (AP) -- Spaniards headed to the polls Sunday for an unprecedented repeat election that aimed to break six months of political deadlock after a December ballot left the country without an elected government....

Italian police capture fugitive mob boss sought for 20 years
ROME (AP) -- Italian police say they have captured a convicted 'ndrangheta mob boss in his bed in a countryside hideout after 20 years on the run....

British expatriates fear for their future after UK vote
BENIDORM, Spain (AP) -- Tad Dawson's pub in this Spanish vacation town was doing a brisk business in the summer sun. The only dark clouds he saw were coming from the bar's TV, tuned to a British news channel....

Panama Canal opens $5B locks, bullish despite shipping woes
PANAMA CITY (AP) -- With a band playing and flags waving, a Chinese ship carrying more than 9,000 containers on Sunday entered the newly expanded locks that will double the Panama Canal's capacity in a multibillion-dollar bet on a bright economic future despite tough times for international shipping....

A look at the Panama Canal and its newly expanded locks
A look at the Panama Canal and its newly expanded locks, which were formally inaugurated Sunday:...

China on schedule for launch this year of 2nd space station
BEIJING (AP) -- China on Sunday recovered an experimental probe launched aboard a new generation rocket, marking another milestone in its increasingly ambitious space program that envisions a mission to Mars by the end of the decade....

For Trump and Brexit voters, echoes of the same frustrations
MAYBOLE, Scotland (AP) -- At the heart of the campaign that led Britain to vote to leave the European Union was a desire to regain independence lost amid a globalized world. It's the same kind of feeling that Donald Trump rode to become the presumptive Republican nominee in the U.S., where he campaigns to put "America first" and "make America great again."...

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