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  • *Risk assets routed Britain votes to leave EU. LONDON, June 24- World stocks saw more than $2 trillion wiped off their value on Friday as Britain's vote to leave the European Union triggered 5-10 percent falls across Europe's biggest bourses and a record plunge for sterling. London's FTSE dropped almost 5 percent while Frankfurt and Paris fell 6 to 8 percent.

  • *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. LONDON/ SYDNEY, June 24- A British vote to leave the European Union sent sterling plunging on Friday and hammered equities across the world as turmoil swept through global markets. Billions were wiped from share values as FTSE futures fell 7 percent, EMINI S&P 500 futures 5 percent and Japan's Nikkei 7.6 percent.

  • *Risk assets routed Britain votes to leave EU. *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to global markets on Friday as results of an historic referendum showed Britain had voted to leave the European Union, sending sterling on a record plunge and pummelling equities across the world.

  • *Risk assets routed as TV networks say Britain votes for Brexit. *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as major television networks said Britain had voted to leave the European Union, sending sterling on a record plunge and pummelling share markets around the globe.

  • *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existence of the entire bloc and its single currency. Sterling sank a staggering 9 percent to $1.3550, having carved out a range of $1.3462 to $1.5022.

  • *UK and US stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existence of the entire bloc and its single currency. "Sterling is getting smackadoodled," said Tim Kelleher, Head of FX Institutional Sales New Zealand...

  • SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existent of the entire bloc and its single currency. Sterling was last at $1.4450, having carved out a massive range of $1.4000 to $1.5022. "Sterling is getting smackadoodled," said Tim Kelleher, Head of FX...

  • SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existent of the entire bloc and its single currency. Sterling was last at $1.4450, having carved out a massive range of $1.4000 to $1.5022. "Sterling is getting smackadoodled," said Tim Kelleher, Head of FX...

  • *UK financial industry employs 2.2 million people. LONDON, June 23- Traders are at their desks for the night, corporate lawyers are staffing a "rapid response" centre and the Bank of England is on high alert; Britain's financial sector is as ready as it can be for a referendum that may change the industry forever. Those who want Britain to stay believe a vote for "Brexit"...

  • *Face-to-face interaction boosts team performance- MIT study. MUNICH/ HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, June 23- Major German companies are investing in ambitious new buildings designed to attract top staff and encourage innovation, seeking to create a more dynamic corporate culture and keep pace with U.S. rivals despite investor concerns about the cost.

  • June 4- Fire crews have extinguished a fire that raged in Oregon after a Union Pacific Corp train carrying crude oil derailed on Friday and burst into flames, the Federal Rail Administration said. A quarter-mile evacuation remained in place around the scene near the tiny town of Mosier, outside of Portland, but it was expected to be lifted later on Saturday, the...

  • June 3- A Union Pacific train carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire along Oregon's scenic Columbia River gorge on Friday, forcing the closure of an interstate highway and the evacuation of a school in the first major rail accident involving crude in a year. Union Pacific Corp, which owns the line, said 11 rail cars from a 96- car train carrying Bakken crude oil...

  • Black smoke and flames could be seen after the accident in the tiny city of Mosier along the Columbia River. As emergency responders descended on the crash site, Interstate 84 was closed and students were evacuated from the nearby Mosier Community School. "I looked outside and there was black and white smoke blowing across the sky, and I could hear the flames," said...

  • Oil train derails in Oregon

    An oil train derails in Mosier, Oregon. CNBC's Dom Chu reports the details.

  • TOKYO, May 26- The yen surged on Thursday, taking some of the wind out of the sails of the recently buoyant dollar and prompting investors to cover positions against a backdrop of potential event risks, including a speech by Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen. The dollar earlier had stuck close to recent ranges, as investors looked for Yellen to provide clues on...

  • TOKYO, May 26- The yen surged on Thursday, taking some of the wind out of the sails of the recently buoyant dollar and leaving investors scrambling to cover positions. The dollar earlier had stuck close to its recent ranges, as investors looked ahead to a speech by Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen on whether a rate increase is imminent and on a pending decision on a...

  • TOKYO, May 26- The yen surged in early trade on Thursday, chipping away at the recently buoyant dollar as investors looked ahead to a speech by Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen on whether a rate increase is imminent and on a pending decision on a planned sales tax hike in Japan. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Wednesday that he told his G7 counterparts...

  • How much you pay for Obamacare could depend on where you live

    Studies reveal geographic variation in proposed Obamacare price increases.

  • NEW YORK, May 24- Stock exchange operator Nasdaq has rejected a listing application by MassRoots Inc on the grounds that it may aid in the use and dealing of an illegal substance, the cannabis social networking company said on Tuesday. The Denver- based company, which connects cannabis users, activists and business people through its mobile applications and web...

  • Wide variation in Obamacare rates proposed for 2017. What you pay will depend on where you live.

    Proposed price increases for Obamacare plans vary widely across states, and even within states.