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 climbs further after Fed minutes; industrials lead
U.S. stocks advanced on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 on track for their seventh gain in eight sessions, buoyed by stocks in economically sensitive areas such as industrials and technology.
U.S. hate groups proliferate in Trump's first year, watchdog says
The number of U.S. hate groups expanded last year under President Donald Trump, fueled by his immigration stance and the perception that he sympathized with those espousing white supremacy, the Southern Poverty Law Center said on Wednesday
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.
Broadcom cuts Qualcomm offer to $117 billion after new NXP deal
Microchip maker Broadcom Ltd cut its bid for Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday by 4 percent to $117 billion as it objected to Qualcomm’s decision to raise its own bid for NXP Semiconductors NV to $44 billion.
Final version of Trans-Pacific trade deal released, rules pushed by U.S. on ice
The final version of a landmark deal aimed at cutting trade barriers in some of Asia-Pacific's fastest-growing economies was released on Wednesday, signalling the pact was a step closer to reality even without its star member the United States.
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