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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are sprinting to shape up Donald Trump's presidential campaign before the party's national convention in three weeks, even as leading members of the party carry a deep antipathy or outright opposition to his claim on the GOP nomination.
The pound sank Monday to sit at 30-year lows while most stock markets tumbled following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, with traders fearing it will lead to months of uncertainty. Sterling plunged two percent in early exchanges as dealers rushed into assets considered safe, such as the yen and gold, although Japan's Nikkei stock index rallied after suffering a battering on Friday. "People are finding it difficult to comprehend what Brexit implies for the future -- we don't know yet what the magnitude of the shock will be," Steven Barrow, head of Group-of-10 strategy at Standard Bank Group in London, told Bloomberg News.
At least 10 people were injured at a rally outside the California state capitol in Sacramento on Sunday as members of a white supremacist group clashed with counter-protesters, authorities said. One of its leaders, Matt Parrott, said the party had called the demonstration in part to protest against violence that has broken out outside recent rallies by Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. When the white supremacists arrived at the capitol building at about noon on Sunday, "counter-protesters immediately ran in - hundreds of people - and they engaged in a fight," said George Granada, a spokesman for the Capitol Protection Service division of the California Highway Patrol.