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  • TORRANCE, Calif.— An explosion and fire erupted Saturday at a California oil refinery, exactly two years after a blast that crippled the plant and led to higher gasoline prices, authorities said. No injuries were reported from the Torrance Refining Co. near Los Angeles, and there were no evacuations or damage to any buildings outside the refinery, Assistant Fire...

  • JERSEY CITY, N.J. _ Bel Fuse Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Jersey City, New Jersey- based company said it had net income of 27 cents. Bel Fuse shares have dropped nearly 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CAMDEN, N.J. _ Campbell Soup Co. on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $101 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 88 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.22 billion.

  • PISCATAWAY, N.J.— Rutgers University has apologized after turning students away from a career fair for wearing the wrong colored clothing. NJ.com reports that Rutgers Business School issued a formal apology in a statement on Thursday for barring students from entering a job fair who wore attire that violated a new dress code. Rutgers says it will help students...

  • WASHINGTON— The new leader of Newark's more than 1 million Catholics carried a strong message against President Donald Trump's immigration order as he joined the state's lobbyists on their annual schmooze-fest in Washington. Newark Archbishop Cardinal Joseph Tobin was one of the nearly 1,000 lobbyists, business people and politicians who rode the rails...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- Outlets of Santander Bank, already under fire for lending practices, denied mortgages to women, minorities and low-income borrowers in the U.S. The Committee for Better Banks, a coalition of bank workers, consumer advocacy groups and unions, dug into government data on home loans in the U.S. Santander's Ann Davis said the main data source,...

  • Chris Christie delivered a stern warning to a gathering of New Jersey lobbyists, business people and politicians that the field of candidates looking to succeed him could be making too many promises. Christie spoke Thursday night at the state Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner after a daylong train ride from New Jersey to the nation's capital.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- Outlets of Santander Bank, already under fire for lending practices, denied mortgages to women, minorities and low-income borrowers in the U.S. The Committee for Better Banks, a coalition of bank workers, consumer advocacy groups and unions, dug into government data on home loans in the U.S. Santander's Ann Davis said the main data source,...

  • District Judge William Martini in Newark, New Jersey, on Tuesday to four years in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from his role in a scheme that prosecutors said generated $1.3 million. Tomasz Chmielarz, 34, and Devin McArthur, 28, were each sentenced on Thursday to two years of probation and ordered to pay restitution of $64,529, $7,070,...

  • EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. _ Amber Road Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $4.5 million in its fourth quarter. For the current quarter ending in April, Amber Road expects its results to range from a loss of 15 cents per share to a loss of 12 cents per share. Amber Road expects full-year results to range from a loss of 43 cents per share to a loss of 32 cents per share, with...

  • District Judge William Martini in Newark, New Jersey, on Tuesday to four years in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from his role in a scheme that prosecutors said generated $1.3 million. Tomasz Chmielarz, 34, and Devin McArthur, 28, were each sentenced on Thursday to two years of probation and ordered to pay restitution of $64,529, $7,070,...

  • WASHINGTON— A federal appeals court said Thursday it will reconsider an earlier ruling that would have made it easier for President Donald Trump to fire the head of the government's consumer finance watchdog agency. The decision offers at least temporary job security for Richard Cordray, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who has been...

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    A New Jersey judge says a criminal complaint made against Chris Christie over the bridge scandal can now move forward, a report says.

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— You can still pass "Go" and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece. Hasbro Inc. is holding a worldwide contest to let people choose the eight tokens to be included in the next generation of the property acquisition game, based on the real streets of Atlantic City, New Jersey.

  • PARSIPPANY, N.J. _ Zoetis Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $154 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 45 cents per share. Zoetis expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.26 to $2.36 per share, with revenue in the range of $5.1 billion to $5.23 billion.

  • PARSIPPANY, N.J. _ PBF Logistics LP on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $24.7 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 54 cents per share. PBF Logistics shares have climbed 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PARSIPPANY, N.J. _ PBF Energy Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $54.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 60 cents per share. PBF Energy shares have dropped 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MORRISTOWN, N.J. _ Covanta Holding Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $11 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 12 cents per share. Covanta shares have declined 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON— As President Donald Trump vows to "drain the swamp" in Washington, a swarm of 1,000 lobbyists, business owners and politicians traveled by train from the swamps of New Jersey on Thursday for a day of lobbying. The state Chamber of Commerce's 80th annual trip— nicknamed the "Walk to Washington" because rail riders generally pace the train's corridors...

  • MT. LAUREL, N.J. _ PHH Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss of $133 million in its fourth quarter. The Mt. Laurel, New Jersey- based company said it had a loss of $2.49 per share. For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $202 million, or $3.77 per share.