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  • UNION, N.J. _ Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $167.3 million. Bed Bath& Beyond expects full-year earnings to be $4.50 to $5 per share. Bed Bath& Beyond shares have dropped 11 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased nearly 6 percent.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- American Dream, New Jersey's long-stalled mega-mall and entertainment complex, faces a renewed legal challenge from a nonprofit group seeking to block $1.15 billion in tax-exempt financing that developers say they need to finish the project. The New Jersey Alliance for Fiscal Integrity on Wednesday revised an appeal it now has before state...

  • NEWARK, N.J.— A Connecticut man has admitted to using a Panamanian bank account to conceal more than $1.5 million in profits from the sale of duty-free alcohol and tobacco products. Attorney Paul J. Fishman says Saul Hyatt pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Newark to conspiring to conceal assets and income from the IRS. He shipped the alcohol through a...

  • NEW YORK— It began with the constant and compulsive pressure to sell. Wells Fargo employees, both current and former, say they spent every day frantically trying to persuade customers to open more accounts— not for any bonuses, but simply to keep their jobs. said Mikey McGinn, who worked for Wells Fargo as a teller and a banker from 2007 until July of this year.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Drivers from Tennessee and Georgia to New Jersey may soon breathe a collective sigh of relief as service is restored on Colonial Pipeline, cutting gasoline prices that have surged following a leak on the key line. Still, the 12- day disruption on Colonial, the main artery that flows about 1.3 million barrels per day of fuel from the refining hub on...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Global stock indexes rose and the dollar fell to its lowest against the yen in nearly a month on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan overhauled its monetary policy to target interest rates and ahead of a Federal Reserve decision later in the day. The Fed will announce its policy decision at 2 p.m. EST. "The BOJ made some dovish comments and that has given...

  • *Fed statement on monetary policy due 2:00 p.m. ET. Sept 21- Wall Street was higher on Wednesday morning, boosted by gains in technology and energy stocks, ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision later in the day. The Fed is scheduled to release a statement at 2:00 p.m. ET, followed by Chair Janet Yellen's press conference.

  • US portrays bomb suspect as jihadist who praised bin Laden

    The White House said for the first time that it appears the weekend attacks were an act of terrorism.

  • *Fed statement on monetary policy due 2:00 p.m. ET. Sept 21- Wall Street looked set to open higher as investors expected the Federal Reserve to stand pat on interest rates after a two-day meeting ending on Wednesday. The Fed is scheduled to release a statement at 2:00 p.m. ET, followed by Chair Janet Yellen's press conference.

  • Trump Jr. said Wednesday in Salt Lake City that his tweet was spurred by his concern as a father about inadequate vetting of people coming into the United States. His remarks came during a visit with editorial boards from the Mormon-owned Deseret News and KSL-TV. Trump Jr. said "We've seen what's going on in Europe.

  • Rahami is suspected of planting several explosives in New York City and New Jersey, including one that blew up on Saturday night in Manhattan and injured 29 people and two in New Jersey that exploded over the weekend but did not hurt anyone. Local restaurant owners in Elizabeth said on Tuesday that many of the fried chicken restaurants are operated by Afghan...

  • Today, as the Republican presidential nominee pursues black voters with vows to fix inner-city troubles, many Gary residents say his pitch to solve the problems of crime and poverty is disturbingly familiar. Little more than a decade after investing in Gary, Trump's casino company declared bankruptcy and cashed out his stake in the boat— leaving behind...

  • A policeman takes a photo of Ahmad Khan Rahami as he is placed into an ambulance in Linden, New Jersey.

    The man accused of a leaving bombs in two states was charged Tuesday with federal counts of using weapons of mass destruction, NBC News reports.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged the Afghan-born man suspected of weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey with 10 counts including use of weapons of mass destruction, portraying him as a jihadist who begged for martyrdom and praised Osama bin Laden. Federal prosecutors from separate districts in New York and New Jersey charged him...

  • Sept 20- Failed South Korean cargo line Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd found the money to unload a full container ship waiting outside a New York- area port. The National Retail Federation on Tuesday urged U.S. But the Miami has not been allowed in port because of a dispute about empty Hanjin shipping containers, which the Miami normally would load up as ballast to exit port.

  • ELIZABETH, N.J., Sept 20- Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged the Afghan-born man arrested after weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey with four counts including use of weapons of mass destruction and bombing a place of public use. The charges were laid out in a federal complaint that said a handwritten journal was found on the suspect, Ahmad Khan Rahami,...

  • Sept 20- U.S. prosecutors charged an Afghan-born man arrested after weekend attacks in New York and New Jersey with four counts, including use of weapons of mass destruction and bombing a public place, according to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday.

  • FEDERAL PROSECUTORS FILE FOUR CHARGES AGAINST NEW YORK- NEW JERSEY BOMB PLOT SUSPECT- CNN.

  • ELIZABETH, N.J., Sept 20- The father of the Afghan-born man arrested after weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey reported concerns about his son to the FBI in 2014, but it found no "ties to terrorism" and dropped its inquiry, the father and the agency said on Tuesday. His father, Mohammad Rahami, briefly emerged on Tuesday from the family's restaurant in Elizabeth,...

  • Sept 20- Failed South Korean cargo line Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd has found the money to unload a full container ship waiting outside a New York- area port. The National Retail Federation on Tuesday urged U.S. But the Miami is not being allowed in port because of a dispute about empty Hanjin shipping containers, which the Miami normally would load up as ballast to exit...