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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell broadly in afternoon trading Wednesday after the release of weak U.S. economic reports and mixed corporate earnings results. Yields on U.S government bond yields rose to their highest level in two months and oil prices continued to climb. Eight of the 10 industry sectors of the Standard and Poor's 500 index were lower, led by telecommunications companies.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department assistant secretary said Wednesday it's "not acceptable" for any agency employee to conduct government business on a private email server as former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton did.