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Brexit rattles Britain, and the world

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>> It's the biggest ever blow to the European project.>> Independence Day!>>
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>> British voters opting to leave the block by 52% to 48 in the country's referendum on membership, sparking jubilation in the out camp, and forcing Prime Minister David Cameron to announce he'll step down by October.
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>> But I do not think it would be right for me to try to be the captain that steers our country to its next destination.>> Some concerned Cameron's departure could add to the instability thats hammered global financial markets but Reuter's UK chief political correspondent Liz Piper says he had little choice.
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>> The skeptic part of his party was very clear if they won the argument, he should really fall on his own sword. I think he campaigned so strongly to remain in the European Union, when the results came out, no matter how close they were, the British public had voted against him, and that meant he could no longer stay on.
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>> Now bookmakers all ready have Boris Johnson as favorite to take over at number ten. But the former London mayor was booed and sworn at as he left his home this morning.>>
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A hint of just how hard it will be to reunite the country. Later, Boris tried to strike a reassuring tone.
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>> In voting to leave the EU, it is vital to stress that there is now no need for haste.>> If Forest sounded somber perhaps he was starting to see the daunting task ahead of him. Not just negotiating Britain’s exit, but doing so in the most difficult circumstances.
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Plus it looks like he’ll also have to negotiate with folks north of the border. Brexit prompting Scottish first Minister Nicola Sturgeon her country on course for second independence referendum