GOP front-runner Donald Trump said Wednesday his supporters would respond with "riots" if he does not secure the Republican presidential nomination. According to recent polls, the business magnate is leading the GOP field nationally. (NBC News)
President Barack Obama selected U.S. Appellate Court Judge Merrick Garland to fill Antonin Scalia's seat in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. However, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, quickly said the Senate will not consider Garland's nomination. (CNBC)
The Obama administration demanded North Korea release an American college student sentenced Wednesday to 15 years of hard labor for allegedly pilfering a propaganda banner as a souvenir. (USA Today)
Investor Bill Ackman sold 20 million shares of Mondelez International (MDLZ), reducing his Pershing Square's stake in the snack maker to 5.6 percent. Ackman's portfolio has taken a beating this week as Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX), one of Pershing's holdings, has plunged 51 percent. (Reuters)
Creditors of Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) are demanding new, tougher terms after the drug maker delayed filing its annual financial statements. (Reuters)
Office Depot (ODP) may get a bid from Amazon.com (AMZN) for its corporate business unit, according to The New York Post.
Citigroup's (C) CEO Michael Corbat's pay was increased by 27 percent last year to $16.5 million, including deferred shares worth about $4.5 million. He earned $13 million in 2014. (CNBC)
Rio Tinto's (RIO) CEO Sam Walsh will retire July 1 and will be succeeded by Jean-Sebastien Jacques, the head of the company's copper and coal division. (Reuters)