Britain's finance minister on Monday tried to play down economic fears over a shock vote to leave the EU and said the country would not be rushed to the exit door, as Germany and the United States also appealed for calm. George Osborne said Britain's economy was "as strong as could be" and that the country was "open for business" after Thursday's seismic referendum. "I want to reassure the British people, and the global community, that Britain is ready to confront what the future holds for us from a position of strength," he said in his first public comments since the vote.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday overturned the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that makes it harder to prosecute elected officials accused of bribery.