Worst day in 10 months as Wall Street reacts to 'Brexit'
The S&P 500 turned negative for the year-to-date on Friday as Wall Street suffered its largest selloff in 10 months after Britain's decision to leave the European Union caught traders wrong-footed. In the busiest trading volume for a single session in nearly five years, financial stocks led the decline on the S&P 500 with a 5.4 percent drop -the largest for the sector since November 2011. The S&P 500 lost all the year's gains and suffered its largest decline since late August last year.
Man freed after 20 years: Don't just drop charges _ clear me
Viva Shaq! Obama names hoops legend as Cuba envoy
Basketball fanatic Barack Obama named legendary center Shaquille O'Neal as sports envoy to Cuba on Friday, in a new sign of thawing ties between Washington and Havana. When the imposing seven-foot one-inch player was dominating courts for the Orlando Magic and Miami Heat in Florida he was just a short hop from the island state. The United States and Cuba finally restored ties last year and officials from both countries are gingerly negotiating a new relationship, even as parts of the embargo fall away.
Court bites back, exonerates Michigan TV vet who saved dog
The Latest: Calls for 2nd referendum crash UK website
Man arrested in series of shootouts that wounded 2 deputiesBELLFLOWER, Calif. (AP) ? Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were critically injured during a series of gun battles with a man who had fled a routine DUI checkpoint and later held a resident hostage for hours before his arrest early Friday.
Fourteen dead in West Virginia in state's worst floods in a centuryAt least 14 people in West Virginia have died and hundreds more have been rescued from swamped homes in the state's worst flooding in more than a century, government officials said on Friday. "The damage is widespread and devastating," Governor Earl Ray Tomblin said at a news conference. Government officials are focusing resources on rescuing those trapped or swept away by the flooding, he said, adding that some 66,000 residences are without power.
Cameron resigns as Brexit vote shocks EU, pummels markets
British voters dealt a seismic blow to the European Union by voting to leave the bloc, triggering the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron Friday and sending world financial markets into freefall. The shock outcome of Thursday's historic referendum could have a knock-on effect on other EU members battling hostility to Brussels and possibly lead to the break-up of the United Kingdom after Scotland raised the prospect of another independence vote. In an emotional statement outside Downing Street, Cameron said he would resign to make way for a new leader by early October after the failure of his "Remain" campaign.
Text: Lawyer seeks plea deal, doubts Manziel can stay clean
DALLAS (AP) ? An attorney handling Johnny Manziel's domestic violence case expressed doubts about the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback's ability to stay clean and said he was given a receipt that shows Manziel may have spent more than $1,000 at a drug paraphernalia store just 15 hours after he was involved in a hit-and-run crash, according to a lengthy text message accidentally sent to The Associated Press.
14-man Racing down Toulon to win Top 14 title
Racing 92 clinched their first French Top 14 title in 26 years on Friday when they shrugged off having to play an hour with 14 men to defeat Toulon 29-21 in a thrilling final. "It is the most special season of my life," said man-of-the-match Carter who arrived in France having helped the All Blacks to the 2015 World Cup. Toulon's English full-back Delon Armitage blasted his team's indiscipline.