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U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross scheduled a hearing for Thursday at noon on Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc.'s bid to withdraw from a pension plan for union workers at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City.
The Street: A 2013 study published by the journal Climatic Change studied historic emissions and compiled a list of leading investor- and state-owned producers of oil, natural gas, coal and cement over a 156-year-period
The Street: Consumers are going to love wearable technology such as the Apple Watch in the short term, but it's going to have to prove its worth if it wants to survive.
A former ratepayer advocate has been fined $11,000 for ethics violations, most of which stem from her simultaneously working for the state while serving...
The pedestrian walkway over the Benjamin Franklin Bridge is about to shift to its fall-winter schedule. Beginning on Wednesday, the south walkway will...
The Street: The International Council of Shopping Centers reports that 74% of households are planning to spend a boatload of cash on Halloween-related goods. The average family will spend $125 apiece on Halloween fun, and another 20% say they'll spend more this year than last year.
The former business agent who oversaw a Philadelphia ironworkers union's operations in the city pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal conspiracy, arson and extortion charges stemming from the group's penchant for violence and intimidation to secure work for its members.
Economics in a nutshell: “Whether the sharp decline in consumer confidence is the result of rising international concerns or a slowing economy makes a big difference, so it is premature to start worrying.”
Millennials might be just the spark the housing market has been asking for. The question is when will that spark ignite and how bright will it be?
A lunchtime rally at the Delaware County Courthouse on Monday was billed as a fight for increasing the minimum wage, but it took on the character of a Democratic campaign rally, with not a single low-wage earner in sight.
NEW YORK (AP) - Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways.
NEW YORK (AP) - Two different children's hoodies were recalled Tuesday because of a possible choking risk.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will deliver an economic address this week seeking to promote the recovery as the campaign season heads into its final weeks before midterm congressional elections.
NEW YORK (AP) - AOL will provide Microsoft's MSN with more video and additional news stories from popular sites such as The Huffington Post and TechCrunch in an expansion of a deal aimed at selling more digital advertising.
LONDON (AP) - Inflation across the 18 euro countries dipped further toward zero in September, piling pressure on the European Central Bank to pull the trigger on its biggest stimulus weapon - a large-scale program to create new money.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated in September after hitting the highest level in nearly seven years in August. But economists said the fall appears to be a temporary slip that shouldn't dampen consumer spending in the coming months.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Johnson & Johnson is buying the biopharmaceutical company Alios BioPharma Inc. for about $1.75 billion.
Walgreen booked a $239 million loss in its fiscal fourth quarter after swallowing a huge accounting charge from its Alliance Boots acquisition, but the drugstore chain's results still met Wall Street expectations.
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