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Early Friday, Britain's surprise vote sends shockwaves across global markets as it ushers in new uncertainty in a world already plagued by weak growth. Prime Minister David Cameron, who had campaigned for a "Remain" vote, says he will resign to make way for a new leader. As supporters of Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) celebrate, the press reflects the divided nature of the country, after the "Brexit earthquake".
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior military leaders expressed concern this week that the launch of new Pentagon rules allowing transgender service members to serve openly in the U.S. military is moving too quickly, arguing that details must still be resolved, several senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press.
Former first overall pick Steven Stamkos has agreed to remain with the Tampa Bay Lightning, much to the chagrin of a host of NHL teams that were hoping to sign him as a free agent. The Stamkos sweepstakes never got off the ground as the team captain chose to re-sign with Tampa Bay rather than test free agency, which starts on Friday. "I am excited to move forward with the Lightning today for the next eight years," he said.