TALLAHASSEE, Fla./WASHINGTON - Hundreds of people including survivors of last week's deadly Florida high school mass shooting poured into the state capital Tallahassee demanding that lawmakers limit sales of assault rifles.
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Fed policymakers show rising confidence on inflation, economic outlook: minutes
The Federal Reserve's rate-setting committee showed more confidence in the need to keep raising interest rates at its last policy meeting, with most believing that inflation would perk up.
Wall Street falls as Fed minutes send bond yields higher
U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday in a rocky session after the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve's January meeting pushed yields on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note to a four-year high.
Apple in talks with miners to secure cobalt supplies: sources
Apple Inc is talking to major cobalt producers to secure supplies of the material vital for the lithium-ion rechargeable batteries that power its mobile phones, three cobalt industry sources said.
Supreme Court declines to broaden whistleblower protections
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to broaden protections for corporate insiders who call out misconduct, ruling they must take claims of wrongdoing to the Securities and Exchange Commission in order to be shielded against retaliation.
Syria's Ghouta residents 'wait to die' as more bombs fall
Residents of Syria's eastern Ghouta district said they were waiting their "turn to die" on Wednesday, amid one of the most intense bombardments of the war by pro-government forces on the besieged, rebel-held enclave near Damascus.
Yogurt wars escalate as Dannon sues executive who jumped to Chobani
Dannon Co on Wednesday sued a former high-level sales executive, accusing him of stealing confidential details about the company's strategies and salary data for its employees before jumping to yogurt-making rival Chobani LLC.
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