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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says his inauguration will have "an unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout." Organizers of a protest the next day call it the biggest demonstration in history to welcome a new president.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities asked the courts on Wednesday to deny bond for the suspect in last week's fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer as he was hospitalized for most of the day with injuries he got during his arrest.
Asian shares edged lower on Thursday and the dollar rebounded after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hinted that interest rates in the United States could rise quickly this year. The dollar had been grinding lower in recent sessions, dropping to its weakest levels since early December after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump expressed concerns about a stronger greenback. Investors have also remained anxious ahead of Trump's inauguration on Friday, with many using it as an excuse to take some money off the table.