|The Latest: Obama says UK committed to orderly transition|
The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): 2:10 p.m. President Barack Obama has spoken to British Prime Minster David Cameron and is confident the U.K. is committed to an orderly transition ...
|Obama says UK relationship endures despite Brexit|
President Barack Obama said on Friday that strong U.S. ties to Britain and the European Union would endure after British voters chose to leave the EU in a referendum that sent U.S. officials scrambling to contain political and economic fallout. "The people of the United Kingdom have spoken, and we respect their decision," said Obama, who had argued passionately for close NATO ally Britain to stay in the group. "The United Kingdom and the European Union will remain indispensable partners of the United States even as they begin negotiating their ongoing relationship," Obama said in a statement.
|With key role at stake, Airbus urges UK to stay competitive|
|Airbus urged Britain on Friday to remain competitive for industrial investments after it voted to leave the European Union, as aerospace experts warned it could no longer take for granted a strategic position inside the European planemaker. "The world will not stand still, nor will Europe," Airbus Group Chief Executive Tom Enders said in a statement.|
|"Brexit" threatens to undermine U.S.-Britain special relationship|
By Matt Spetalnick and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britainâ€™s decision to leave the European Union could send damaging shockwaves through the bedrock Anglo-American â€śspecial relationship,â€ť raising questions about Londonâ€™s willingness and ability to back U.S.-led efforts in global crises ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine. The loss of the strongest pro-U.S. voice within the 28-nation bloc, as a result of the â€śBrexitâ€ť referendum, threatens to weaken Washingtonâ€™s influence in European policymaking and embolden Russian President Vladimir Putin to further challenge the West, analysts and former diplomats say. Britain's exit -- which is not immediate and must be negotiated with the EU -- could present the next U.S. president with a decision on whether to turn to other key European partners like Germany and France, essentially downgrading America's special bond with London whose foundation was laid in World War Two.
|The Latest: Analyst: Brexit could hurt UK tech startups|
LONDON (AP) â€” The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local):