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A court officer stands guard outside Federal Court on October 6, 2012 in New York after terror suspect radical Islamist preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri appeared before US Judge Frank Maas after being extradited from Britain. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Financial Analyst Admits To Passing Insider Trading Tips To Friend

A former Merck & Co. senior finance analyst pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court Thursday to insider trading charges.


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Probe Continues Over Woman’s Death At Columbia

Autopsy results remained inconclusive for a young woman who was found dead in a Columbia University residence hall this past weekend.


A car enters the employee entrace at the headquarters for drug maker Merck in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Report: Pharmaceuticals Lead In Job Cuts Announced In July; New Jersey Hardest Hit

It’s no real surprise that a report from consultants Challenger, Gray and Christmas, Inc. lists the Garden State as has having the region’s highest number of upcoming job cuts.