NEW YORK - Wall Street indexes rallied on Wednesday, with the Dow hitting a record high. The dollar and Treasury yields jumped as investors bet that an interest rate hike would come soon.
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OAKLAND, Calif. The widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, may be released from jail as she awaits trial on federal charges accusing her of covering up his plans for the June 2016 attack, a judge ruled on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON The White House told a government watchdog agency that Kellyanne Conway, a senior aide to President Donald Trump, acted "inadvertently" when she publicly endorsed the clothing and jewelry line of Trump's daughter, Ivanka, according to a letter the administration released on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON The Trump administration does not want to reform an internet surveillance law to address privacy concerns, a White House official told Reuters on Wednesday, saying it is needed to protect national security.
More Wells Fargo & Co customers may have been impacted by a sales scandal than previously believed, the U.S. lender said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday.
OTTAWA Canadian and U.S. officials are working on a plan to tackle asylum seekers crossing into Canada illegally, with American officials keen to discover how they entered the United States in the first place, said a source familiar with the matter.
LONDON Britain's upper house of parliament defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, voting in favor of a change to her Brexit plan that says she can only trigger exit talks if she promises to protect the rights of EU citizens.