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  • Inquiries have spiked for temporary office spaces that do not require travel through Pennsylvania Station, the busiest train station in the U.S., where weeks-long outages in July and August are expected to trigger a travel nightmare for employees living in New Jersey and Long Island suburbs, according to businesses and real estate specialists.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's first budget proposal, snubbed by some Republican allies, is just the latest example of an administration that seems at times clueless or indifferent toward Congress. Two weeks ago, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey with little to no heads-up to GOP leaders, some of whom were left struggling to explain, much less defend,...

  • The company announced its plans for a store in Trenton on Tuesday. Trenton officials have said they're excited about the store, believing it will help bring more foot traffic to the downtown area. Trenton is now one of only four state capitals around the country without a Starbucks.

  • May 23- Wall Street ended higher on Tuesday after the release of President Donald Trump's budget plan but gains were tempered by declines in consumer discretionary stocks amid weakness in auto-parts companies. While Tuesday's economic data was weak, investors were relieved Trump's first full budget plan was largely as expected, even if it is not expected to...

  • NEW YORK, May 23- The Trump administration is proposing to sell off in the coming fiscal year the entire gasoline reserve created in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, according to its budget proposal unveiled on Tuesday. It consists of 1 million barrels of gasoline blendstock and is stored in commercial storage terminals in Maine, Massachusetts and New Jersey.

  • Chris Christie on Tuesday unveiled a plan to limit the impact on New Jersey commuters during an emergency track repair project at Penn Station, while New York Gov. Christie said that only riders on New Jersey Transit's Morris and Essex Line's Midtown Direct service would be affected by the work from July through Labor Day, with their trains ending in Hoboken.

  • The Borgata said MGM Resorts' "M life" program will replace the My Borgata Rewards program on June 7. He said the "timing couldn't be more ideal," with the recent opening MGM Resorts' new casino in Oxon Hill, Maryland, and another planned for next year in Springfield, Massachusetts. It will enable members to earn credits at 17 MGM properties in Las Vegas, Mississippi,...

  • BEIJING, May 23- As a controversial U.S. investment visa scheme comes under fresh criticism, Sam Walls of Little Rock, Arkansas, faces a different problem as he courts wealthy Chinese. Walls, who is 47 and does not speak Mandarin, spent three months in China last year promoting the project, often travelling by high-speed rail between Beijing and Shanghai.

  • Vadym Iermolovych, 29, of Kiev, had been the first hacker to admit criminal wrongdoing, in what authorities have called the largest known hacking scheme to game financial markets, leading to more than $100 million of legal profit. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in Newark, New Jersey, one year after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy...

  • Vadym Iermolovych, 29, of Kiev, had been the first defendant to admit criminal wrongdoing, in what authorities have called the largest known hacking scheme to game financial markets, leading to more than $100 million of legal profit. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in Newark, New Jersey, one year after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud,...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— After months of good news from Atlantic City's recently struggling casinos, a top New Jersey gambling regulator made a bold proclamation Monday: Atlantic City's casinos are healthy once again. Matt Levinson, chairman of the New Jersey Casino Control Commission made the comment after the state Division of Gaming Enforcement released...

  • NEWARK, N.J.— A Ukrainian hacker involved in an international scheme that used stolen unpublished news releases to make about $30 million in profits was sentenced Monday to more than two years in prison. The 29- year-old Kiev man was among several people arrested in August 2015 in the U.S. and Ukraine, according to the U.S. attorney's office in New Jersey.

  • GALLOWAY, N.J.— A New Jersey restaurant worker who wrote insults on a police officer's receipt has been fired. Drew Huggard, owner of Romanelli's Garden Cafe in Galloway, took the action after a photo of the receipt was posted online. It showed the words "cops,"'' pigs "and the Spanish word for pigs scribbled on the receipt.

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— Some New York state lawmakers want to withhold millions of dollars of funding from Penn Station until Amtrak resolves chronic commuter train delays at the busy New York City train facility. The bill before the state Senate would direct the Long Island Rail Road and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority not to make payments to Penn Station...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— New Jersey claims in a lawsuit that gun manufacturer Sig Sauer sold about $2 million worth of defective handguns to state police. Sig Sauer, based in Newington, New Hampshire, sold 3,000 P229 handguns and various holsters to the New Jersey State Police. New Jersey State Police tried to work with Sig Sauer to repair and replace the guns, according to the...

  • The same technology that keeps kids glued to their smart phones is being used by some schools as protection against sexual assaults. Using apps, victims and bystanders can alert school officials, police or parents to trouble. STOPit: New Jersey- based creator Todd Schobel launched this app in 2013.

  • NEW YORK— Boxed caters to millennials looking to do their bulk buying from their phones. CEO AND CO-FOUNDER: Chieh Huang. DISTRIBUTION CENTERS: Boxed operates distribution centers in Las Vegas; Atlanta; Dallas; and Union, New Jersey.

  • NEW YORK— Boxed co-founder and CEO Chieh Huang is focusing on millennials who want bulk-sized deals on items like toilet paper and peanut butter— but who can't or won't drive to warehouse stores. Items are shipped throughout the country from distribution centers in Las Vegas, Atlanta, Dallas, and Union, New Jersey, where the company is based. Huang, 35, the son of...

  • CAMDEN, N.J.— Campbell Soup is struggling to transform into a company known for fresher foods like carrots and refrigerated juices as its flagship canned soup business declines. The maker of Pepperidge Farm snacks and V8 juices said Friday that sales fell for the quarter ending April 30, including a 6 percent drop in its recently formed "Campbell Fresh" unit.

  • NEW YORK, May 18- The death of Fox News founder Roger Ailes could pose a major hurdle to a series of lawsuits that claimed he sexually harassed female anchors and contributors at America's most-watched cable channel. His departure from Fox News in July amid a sexual harassment scandal abruptly ended his 20- year reign at the cable channel that helped reshape...