Jones Day law firm has been hired to investigate. A student has sued. After soaring to the top of U.S. News' rankings, Temple's online MBA program has admitted that it misstated its numbers.
HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stock markets slumped Friday after Beijing responded to the Trump administration's tariff hikes by saying it may order higher import duties on a range of U.S. goods, ratcheting up fears of a trade war.
The graduated levy, which goes into effect April 6, has prompted some of the country's largest soda-makers to slash the sugar in their beverages.
BEIJING (AP) - China announced a $3 billion list of U.S. goods including pork, apples and steel pipe on Friday that it said may be hit with higher tariffs in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump that companies and investors worry could depress global commerce.
Comcast's $15.3 million spent on lobbying in 2017 made it the 14th-largest influence spender among commercial interests in Washington in 2017, the nonprofit group Opensecrets.org says.
The program is expanding to add 13 more commercial growers and 23 dispensary operators. A new research enterprise involving med schools will parallel the established commercial program.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Workers at New York-area airports will see their wages nearly double after the agency that operates the airports approved a series of hikes through 2023, bringing to a close years of protests.
Here's a ranking of the Philly area's fastest growing companies.
NEW YORK (AP) - Charles P. Lazarus, the World War II veteran who founded Toys R Us six decades ago and transformed it into an iconic piece of Americana, died Thursday at age 94, a week after the chain announced it was going out of business.
"We are closer and closer to having a complete facility" that was supposed to be finished in 2015.
A PUC judge said "some aspect" of Peco's smart meter "is inimitably perceptible by and contrary to the health and well-being of the individual."
"Facebook has lost control of the story." The company "is clearly tarnished," analyst Jim Meyer says. But CEO Mark Zuckerberg has faced pushback before, and "all big tech companies go through this phase," he concludes.
NEW YORK (AP) - Breaking five days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized for a "major breach of trust," admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm.