Oil prices dropped on Monday, extending sharp declines after Britain's vote to leave the European Union sparked a sharp selloff in global markets on Friday. Global financial markets plunged on Friday as results from a referendum defied bookmakers' odds to show a 52 percent to 48 percent victory for the campaign to leave a bloc Britain joined more than 40 years ago. Oil prices were under pressure as the British pound fell anew on Monday, with investors still at a loss as to what happens next now that the country has voted to leave the European Union.
Holders Chile stunned Argentina to win the Copa America Centenario in a penalty shoot-out as Lionel Messi's title curse struck again. Messi on Sunday blazed a penalty over the bar in the shoot-out before Lucas Biglia missed to leave Chile's Francisco Silva with the task of stroking home the winning spot-kick at the MetLife Stadium. It was a carbon copy of last year's Copa America final, also won by Chile on penalties after a goalless draw.
Hundreds of thousands of people from New York to San Francisco marched to celebrate gay pride, honor those killed in the Florida gay nightclub massacre, and promote tolerance. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, buoyed by a double digit poll lead over Republican Donald Trump in the race for the White House, joined the tail end of the parade in New York. In San Francisco, the crowd cheered and electronic music blared from floats, a group carried placards with photos of the Florida victims, and men in leather bondage walked the route under bright sunshine.