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UK ready to tighten money taps despite Brexit uncertainty
The Bank of England has turned more confident about Britain's near-term prospects and indicated it could raise interest rates in coming months _ even in the face of Brexit uncertainties
The Latest: Pound rises further on UK rates outlook
The pound has pushed above the $1.40 level as traders price in a growing likelihood of another interest rate increase in May from the Bank of England.
Brexit uncertainty to stay Bank of England's hand
While high inflation, low unemployment and stable growth would usually prompt the Bank of England to raise interest rates, concerns over Brexit are likely to stay its hand on Thursday.
LeBron James participates in shootaround, still iffy for opener
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- LeBron James participated in the shootaround Tuesday morning ahead of the? Cleveland Cavaliers ' season opener against Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics and will be a "total game-time" decision, a source familiar with James' thinking told ESPN. James sprained his left ankle
American tourist vacationing in Turks and Caicos shot in armed robbery, medically evacuated
An American tourist vacationing with his family in Turks and Caicos had to be medically evacuated after he was shot during an armed burglary Friday night. The Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force said a 57-year-old U.S. citizen was shot by a masked gunman while in his vacation villa in the
LeBron James on J.R. Smith holdout: hate not having 'one of my big guns'
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- It only took until the close of the Cleveland Cavaliers ' first week of training camp before LeBron James stuck his neck out into the stalled J.R. Smith negotiations and publicly stumped for the holdout guard. "I hate coming into another season -- two years in a row -- with
Protesters take field following recent unrest at E. Michigan
YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Protesters gathered near an end zone and marched on the field after Eastern Michigan's 27-24 victory over Wyoming on Friday night, three days after racial graffiti was found spray-painted on a campus building. The students sat peacefully and talked to EMU President James Smith
Protesters take field after Eastern Michigan win over Wyoming
YPSILANTI, Mich. -- ?Protesters gathered near an end zone and marched onto the field after the final play of Eastern Michigan's 27-24 win over Wyoming on Friday night. The protest came two days after racial graffiti was found spray-painted on a campus building. The students sat peacefully and
9/11 Widower Invites Ted Cruz to Learn About 'New York Values'
Sept. 11 widower James Smith knows something about New York values. Smith's wife, Moira, was killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. She was the only female NYPD officer killed that day. When Smith, a retired NYPD officer himself, heard about Ted Cruz 's "New York values" remark earlier this week, he
The Note: Debate Expectations, Reagan Library Edition
NOTABLES --HAPPY DEBATE DAY: Eleven candidates are slated to be on stage for the main debate at 8 p.m. Eastern tonight at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library hosted by CNN. The four bottom-tier candidates will be in an undercard debate at 6 p.m. Eastern. It seems likely that Ronald Reagan's rule