TOP DIPLOMATS FROM EU'S ORIGINAL SIX FOUNDING NATIONS OF FRANCE, NETHERLANDS, ITALY, BELGIUM AND LUXEMBOURG MEET IN BERLIN SAT FOR TALKS FOLLOWING UK'S VOTE TO LEAVE BLOC *

GERMAN FOREIGN MIN FRANK-WALTER STEINMEIER SAYS IT'S CRITICAL TO SEE UK'S VOTE AS A WAKEUP CALL, ADDING EU POLITICIANS MUST LISTEN "TO THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE EUROPEAN GOVERNMENTS BUT ALSO TO THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE PEOPLE" *

STEINMEIER CAUTIONS AGAINST RASH DECISIONS, SAYING "IT'S TOTALLY CLEAR THAT IN TIMES LIKE THESE ONE SHOULD NEITHER BE HYSTERICAL NOR FALL INTO PARALYSIS" *

WEST VIRGINIA GOV. EARL RAY TOMBLIN (D) DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY IN 44 OF 54 COUNTIES AND AUTHORIZES UP TO 500 NATL GUARD TROOPS TO ASSIST IN RESCUE EFFORTS FOLLOWING MASSIVE FLOODING *

AT LEAST 23 PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER ABOUT 9 INCHES OF RAIN THURS DAMAGED OR DESTROYED MORE THAN 100 HOMES *

200 NATL GUARDSMEN ARE CURRENTLY WORKING IN EIGHT COUNTIES, HELPING LOCAL OFFICIALS WITH SWIFT WATER RESCUES, SEARCH AND EXTRACTION EFFORTS AND HEALTH AND WELFARE CHECKS *

FEMA IS ALSO SENDING TEAMS TO ASSESS DAMAGE, AND STATE MAY REQUEST FED ASSISTANCE TO AID IN RECOVERY EFFORTS *

ITALY'S FINANCE MIN URGES EU SAT TO DO MORE THAN "CONCERN ITSELF ONLY ABOUT BANKS" *

PIER CARLO PADOAN SAYS "DEEP DISSATISFACTION" OVER IMMIGRATION, SECURITY AND SLOW ECONOMIC GROWTH COULD COMBINE FOR A FURTHER PUSH TOWARD DISINTEGRATION OF EU BLOC *

LEADERS ACROSS EU ARE MOUNTING EFFORTS TO KEEP BLOC TOGETHER AFTER UK'S VOTE TO LEAVE *

HUNDREDS OF KURDS ARE REPORTEDLY FLEEING VILLAGES CONTROLLED BY ISIS IN NORTHERN SYRIAN PROVINCE OF ALEPPO, WHERE MASS ABDUCTIONS HAVE BEEN REPORTED *

SOME OF THOSE FLEEING HAVE REPORTEDLY COME UNDER FIRE OR BEEN KILLED BY MINES *

SOME 900 KURDISH CIVILIANS HAVE REPORTEDLY BEEN ABDUCTED IN THE PAST THREE WEEKS AND FORCED TO BUILD FORTIFICATIONS FOR ISIS *

SEARCH SUSPENDED FOR FAMILY WHO VANISHED AFTER GOING SAILING IN GULF OF MEXICO *

FATHER AND HIS THREE TEENAGERS DISAPPEARED LAST SUN AFTER DEPARTING SARASOTA FOR FORT MYERS IN A 29-FOOT SAILBOAT *

RESCUERS HAVE ID'D TWO BODIES THAT HAVE BEEN FOUND AS FATHER, ACE KIMBERLY, AND HIS DAUGHTER, REBECCA *

TWO TEENAGE SONS REMAIN MISSING *

ONLINE PETITION IN BRITAIN SEEKING A SECOND REFERENDUM ON LEAVING EU HAS DRAWN MORE THAN 1.6 MIL NAMES *

PETITION ON THE HOUSE OF COMMONS WEBSITE SAYS IF EITHER THE "REMAIN" OR "LEAVE" WON LESS THAN 60% OF THE VOTE, WITH LESS THAN 75% TURNOUT, THERE SHOULD BE ANOTHER REFERENDUM *

"LEAVE" WON THURS VOTE WITH 52% SHARE AND OVERALL TURNOUT OF 72% *

CITY OFFICIALS IN ORLANDO SAY THEY'LL CREATE A PERMANENT MEMORIAL TO 49 VICTIMS KILLED IN JUNE 12 ORLANDO TERROR ATTACK *

OFFICIALS SAY A CMTE WILL OVERSEE AN "OPEN AND TRANSPARENT" PROCESS THAT INCLUDES INPUT FROM THE VICTIMS' FAMILIES AND THE COMMUNITY *

NEITHER A LOCATION NOR A DATE FOR MEMORIAL'S DEDICATION HAS BEEN DETERMINED *

OFFICIALS SAY ORANGE COUNTY REGIONAL HISTORY CENTER WILL ALSO COLLECT AND PRESERVE LETTERS, NOTES, SIGNS AND OTHER ITEMS LEFT IN MEMORIALS FOR VICTIMS AROUND ORLANDO *

Poll
Open Thread
Open Thread
Open Thread