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Hundreds of thousands of Americans took to streets from New York to San Francisco on Sunday to celebrate gay pride, honor those who died in the Orlando massacre and promote tolerance. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, buoyed by a double digit poll lead over Republican Donald Trump in the race for the White House, joined the tail end of the route in New York. In San Francisco, the crowd cheered and electronic music blared from floats, a group carried placards with photos of the Orlando victims and men in leather bondage walked the route under bright sunshine.
Britain will continue to have access to the European Union's single market despite voting to leave the bloc, leading Brexit campaigner and favourite to become the country's next prime minister Boris Johnson said in a newspaper article on Sunday. Johnson said Britain could now forge a relationship with the EU based on free trade and partnership rather than a federal system, and that Britain would also be able to do free trade deals with growth economies outside the EU. "There will continue to be free trade, and access to the single market," Johnson wrote in a regular column for the Daily Telegraph newspaper, adding that there was "no great rush" for Britain to extricate itself from the EU.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top International Olympic Committee official says it's unclear if the suspended anti-doping laboratory for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics can be re-opened before the games start in just under six weeks.