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"Ride-share" car services such as UberX and Lyft are transforming the taxi business in Philadelphia, and they don't even operate here.
New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection has extended for two years the operating permit of a Cape May County electric-generating plant that for decades has been ranked among the state's worst air polluters.
The Pennsylvania Ballet has hired a new artistic director: Ángel Corella, a former principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre. The Spanish-born Corella, 38, whose appointment was approved Tuesday by the board, is slated to start part-time in September, then full- time in January. He succeeds Roy Kaiser, who announced his retirement in April and will step down in October.
Center City firm helps commercial clients capture rebates and incentives.
WASHINGTON - Legislation to deter U.S. companies from moving their addresses overseas should avoid retroactive taxes, prevent a net tax increase, and move toward a revamping of the tax code, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R., Utah) said Tuesday.
NEW YORK - Solid earnings for a range of big companies helped nudge the stock market higher Tuesday. The restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill and the cable giant Comcast surged after reporting better results than Wall Street expected.
In the Region More grocers remove fruit Giant Foods and Aldi Inc. have joined the grocery chains with Philadelphia-area locations that are recalling...
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's growth prospects look brighter as anticipation builds for the forthcoming release of the next iPhone, a model expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius L.L.P., of Center City, is reportedly among a handful of firms in merger talks with Boston-based Bingham McCutchen.
Meneko Spigner McBeth was raised with Japanese delicacies, indulging in handmade egg-and-cucumber sushi rolls as a young girl, a child-friendly creation whipped up by her grandmother, a native of Japan.
PhillyDeals: Reed Tech, the 1,000-worker, Horsham-based intellectual-property (IP) company that manages the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's content-management software and advises inventors, engineers and lawyers on how best to apply, has completed its first-ever acquisition in its 48-year history, buying Minnesota-based PatentCore for a sum neither party will disclose.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - LG Display Co. says its earnings for the April-June quarter more than doubled thanks to improved demand for ultra-high-definition TVs.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Asian stock markets mostly rose Wednesday, bolstered by solid U.S. earnings and home sales. Indonesian stocks advanced after the official vote count showed Joko Widodo the clear winner of a bitterly contested presidential election.
BEIJING (AP) - Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier.
BERLIN (AP) - Automaker Daimler AG reported a 6 percent increase in second-quarter revenue and confirmed its full-year targets on Wednesday as new models and cost-cutting efforts helped its performance, though net profit declined sharply after a big one-time gain last year.
When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.
The price of oil fell slightly Tuesday but experts see geopolitical tensions preventing any significant short-term declines.
ATLANTIC CITY - This resort faces the prospect of having four major vacancies on its famed Boardwalk come mid-September. The grim reality sank in July 14 when Trump Plaza issued layoff notices and targeted Sept. 16 as the date to cease operating as a casino.
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