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The Frankfurt stock exchange Deutsche Boerse on Tuesday said its shareholders had backed a planned merger with the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Earlier this month Deutsche Boerse lowered the threshold for shareholder support needed for the tie-up to 60 percent from 75 percent, removing a potential spanner in the works for the deal following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The 60-percent level was breached a few hours before the midnight deadline, Deutsche Boerse said in a statement.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Unpersuaded by Sen. Bernie Sanders' plea to unite behind Hillary Clinton, Sanders supporters and others geared up for more demonstrations in the streets Tuesday on Day 2 of the Democratic convention.