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Bank of England Cuts Interest Rate to 0.25%

Bank of England Cuts Interest Rate to 0.25%

The central bank cut its key lending rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 0.25% and unfurled a mix of measures, including reviving its bond-buying program, to help stimulate the country's economy in the wake of the June 23 vote to exit the European Union.


Bank of England Lowers Interest Rates Following Brexit

Bank of England Lowers Interest Rates Following Brexit

A man walks past the electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index, top left, in Tokyo, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016. "Based on our analysis, the payroll growth in July is likely to be pretty strong", Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank market strategist Ayako Sera said.



Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli opponent's hand

Sasson, who won a bronze medal later Friday, wasn't optimistic that El Shehaby would accept his hand. But even those watching the sport for the first time were amazed by the lack of respect El Shehaby showed Or Sasson. Ori Sasoon suffered a heart-breaking and dramatic defeat, when he was beaten in the last second of his 100kg semi-final on Friday evening. International Judo Federation spokesman Nicolas Messner said fighters were not obliged to shake hands after a bout.



Clinton and Kaine release tax returns

The information, posted on the campaign website, shows that Ms Clinton paid a federal tax rate of 34.7 per cent and a local rate of 9 per cent in 2015. Trump has said that he's under an audit by the Internal Revenue Service and won't release his returns until that audit is concluded - which may not happen before the November 8 election .


Khan asks McCain to withdraw Trump support

Khan asks McCain to withdraw Trump support

McCain, the author of "Dirty Sexy Politics" and "America, You Sexy B****: A Love Letter to Freedom", also took issue with the GOP , writing, "I'm sick of people like me being blamed for this mess". WASHINGTON (CNN ) - Khizr Khan is calling on Sen. Former Arizona state Senator Dr. Kelli Ward is attacking establishment Senator John McCain for his tepid support of the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.


Nassib stumbles in start for Manning, Dolphins win 27-10

Nassib stumbles in start for Manning, Dolphins win 27-10

The win for the Miami Dolphins took longer than expected as there was a 51-minute delay to start off the game, due to some bad weather that had rolled in. Less than 20 minutes before the scheduled 7 p.m. kickoff, stadium officials warned fans to leave their seats and to seek shelter inside the stadium with storms approaching.