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Bank of England’s Haldane says expects to vote for rate hike this year
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Bank of England’s Haldane says expects to vote for rate hike this year

A man stands outside the Bank of England in the City of London, Britain April 19, 2017. Sterling basked in the glow of a six-month high following Tuesday’s surprise news of a snap UK election.

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The Bank of …

The government responded swiftly to 7/7 bombings. What went wrong at Grenfell Tower?
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The government responded swiftly to 7/7 bombings. What went wrong at Grenfell Tower?

Since the catastrophic fire at Grenfell Tower there has been mounting criticism of the government’s response and support for survivors, which has appeared haphazard, poorly coordinated and singularly lacking in leadership.

The prime minister acknowledged at the weekend that support …

Sensex, Nifty edge lower; investors eye RBI minutes
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Sensex, Nifty edge lower; investors eye RBI minutes

The broader NSE index was down 0.37 percent at 9,618.25 as of 0600 GMT, while the benchmark BSE index was 0.25 percent lower at 31,219.12.

Indian shares fell on Wednesday, tracking Asian peers, as investors waited for minutes of a …

Troubling questions surround the tragic death of Charleena Lyles
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Troubling questions surround the tragic death of Charleena Lyles

People created this memorial outside the apartment building of Charleena Lyles, who was killed by Seattle Police Sunday, near Seattle’s Magnuson Park.

The tragic shooting of Charleena Lyles by Seattle police on Sunday deserves a full, vigorous investigation.

If recent …

50 Organizing Tips You’ll Wish You Knew All Along
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50 Organizing Tips You’ll Wish You Knew All Along

Before you can get clutter out, you have stop it from coming in

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"The first step to winning the battle against clutter is to control what comes into your home. Unsubscribe from junk mail and catalogs you do not …

Troops evict opposition MPs from Maldives parliament
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Troops evict opposition MPs from Maldives parliament

At least 13 opposition lawmakers were removed from parliament as a result of today’s ruckus and the rest walked out in protest before the vote, which the government then easily won. (Representative Image: AP)

Security forces physically ejected protesting MPs …

New Twenty20 tournament will ‘future-proof’ cricket, says Tom Harrison
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New Twenty20 tournament will ‘future-proof’ cricket, says Tom Harrison

Tom Harrison, the chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board, has defended the impending creation of a new Twenty20 tournament from 2020, claiming it will safeguard the future of the game and engage a generation of children that …

Why ‘Medicare for all’ is easy to say and near impossible to do
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Why ‘Medicare for all’ is easy to say and near impossible to do

When House Republicans euthanized their unloved and unlovable American Health Care Act moments before a scheduled floor vote on Friday, they handed the Democratic Party its first real victory in ages. ObamaCare’s defenders should savor the moment and gleefully Instagram …

Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood wasn’t an extremist, says ex boss
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Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood wasn’t an extremist, says ex boss

Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood was an “apolitical” man who showed no interest in radical Islam in the two years he lived in Luton, his former boss said.

Farasat Latif, a director at language school Elas UK where Masood worked between …

GOP has an opportunity and a duty to repair the flaws in the Affordable Care Act
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GOP has an opportunity and a duty to repair the flaws in the Affordable Care Act

Demonstrators celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding the Affordable Care Act’s federal subsidies outside the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., in 2015. President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal “Obamacare” off the House floor …