June 26, 2016

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Stocks, commodities crash as investors shocked by ‘Brexit’

LONDON — Stock markets crashed, oil prices tumbled and the pound fell to a 31-year low on Friday as Britain’s unprecedented vote to leave the European Union shocked investors and dragged the region, the world’s largest economic bloc, into a new era of uncertainty. Investors rushed to dump European shares as soon as markets opened, Read More…

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‘Brexit’ approval taking toll as prime minister Cameron announces resignation

LONDON — It’s often said that David Cameron is a lucky politician who has seemed to coast through politics on instinct and charm during a career that has culminated in six years as British prime minister. On Thursday, his luck ran out. In calling a referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union, Cameron made Read More…

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UPDATED: Homemade curtain, blanket could help crack Amy Mihaljevic case

BAY VILLAGE — Investigators believe a homemade curtain and a store-bought blanket may be key pieces of evidence to help crack the case of the kidnapping and slaying of Amy Mihaljevic in 1989. Former FBI Agent Phil Torsney said during a news conference Thursday morning that the two items were found about 1,000 feet from Read More…

Cavs’ Thompson signs autographs at Summit Mall Macy’s

FAIRLAWN — Cleveland Cavaliers star forward Tristan Thompson was greeted by 200 fans in person at the Macy’s department store in Summit Mall on Thursday night. Thompson made the appearance in Fairlawn at 6 p.m. A crowd estimated at another 100 came with the shoppers to see Thompson in person. Under the Macy’s promotion, the Read More…

Britain votes to exit European Union; pound plunges

LONDON — Britain entered uncharted waters Friday after the country voted to leave the European Union, according to a projection by all main U.K. broadcasters. The decision shatters the stability of the project in continental unity forged after World War II in hopes of making future conflicts impossible. The decision raises the likelihood of years Read More…

LeBron James enjoys hero’s homecoming in Akron

LeBron James wanted to share the love with his hometown. One day after an estimated 1.3 million people attended a lovefest for the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers in downtown Cleveland, The Akron native had a celebration of his own in his hometown. An estimated 11,000 packed in and around Lock 3 on Thursday. Fire marshals Read More…

10 things to know, Thursday, June 23

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Who staged a sit-in at Congress over guns Rebellious Democrats hold an extraordinary around-the-clock protest on the House floor in a failed attempt to demand votes on gun-control bills, shouting down Speaker Paul Ryan when he attempted Read More…

BREAKING: Investigators believe curtain, blanket could help crack Amy Mihaljevic case

BAY VILLAGE — Investigators believe a homemade curtain and a store bought blanket may be the key pieces of evidence that help crack the kidnapping and murder of Amy Mihaljevic in 1989. Former FBI Agent Phil Torsney said during a news conference this morning that the two items were found around 1,000 feet from Amy’s Read More…

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GOP unmoved as House Democrats stage sit-in on guns

WASHINGTON — A drained and dwindling group of Democrats, some draped in blankets and toting pillows, carried their remarkable House floor sit-in past daybreak Thursday, disrupting the business of Congress in the wake of the Orlando shooting rampage with demands for gun-control votes in an extraordinary scene of protest broadcast live to the world. Unyielding Read More…

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BREAKING: Supreme Court deadlocks, effectively blocking Obama immigration plan

WASHINGTON — A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. The justices’ one-sentence opinion on Thursday effectively kills the plan for the duration of Obama’s presidency. A tie vote sets no national precedent but leaves in place the Read More…

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