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New Jersey: U.S. state in the United States
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It is a peninsula, bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware. New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state by area but the 11th-most populous, with 9 million residents as of 2017, making it the most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states with its biggest city being Newark. New Jersey lies completely within the combined statistical areas of New York City and Philadelphia. New Jersey was the second-wealthiest U.S. state by median household income as of 2017.

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Nine U.S. Democratic presidential hopefuls begin televised forum to tackle LGBTQ issues

Nine U.S. Democratic presidential candidates began appearing at an hours-long televised town hall on Thursday focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, starting with New Jersey Senator..
Reuters - Published

U.S. importers stockpile Parmigiano, Provolone as tariffs on EU cheeses loom

Ambriola Co Inc's mammoth warehouse in West Caldwell, New Jersey, is crammed full of boxes and wheels of harder cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano, Pecorino Romano and Grana Padano - and more is..
Reuters - Published

Videos for New Jersey

'The Boss' Springsteen Showcases New Film [Video]'The Boss' Springsteen Showcases New Film

Musician and director of the film, Bruce Springsteen introduces his new album-based film "Western Stars" in New York. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

Dem hopefuls target Warren in latest debate [Video]Dem hopefuls target Warren in latest debate

Surging U.S. Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren came under repeated attack on her healthcare and tax policies in a debate on Tuesday, as moderate rivals pushed her to explain how she..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

What The CDC Knows About Vaping-Related Illnesses So Far [Video]What The CDC Knows About Vaping-Related Illnesses So Far

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have updated their figures concerning vaping-related deaths. California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas , Minnesota, Mississippi, and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Five Mysterious Things That Happened On Halloween [Video]Five Mysterious Things That Happened On Halloween

1. Illusionist Harry Houdini died on Halloween from a ruptured appendix in 1926. 2. An announcement on Halloween Eve in 1938 saying martians invaded New Jersey caused mass hysteria. 3. Joseph..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Booker Campaign On The Rocks As Funding Dries Up [Video]Booker Campaign On The Rocks As Funding Dries Up

Cory Booker’s presidential campaign signaled Saturday that the New Jersey senator won’t be in the race much longer. According to Politico, Booker will drop out if he’s unable to raise nearly $2..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

'We're trying to help people' - says vape shop as NJ Gov. creates task force to combat vaping [Video]'We're trying to help people' - says vape shop as NJ Gov. creates task force to combat vaping

'I don't know anybody that has died from vaping the right stuff,' says owner at iVape, as NJ expects to announce vaping restrictions within weeks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:18Published

How Did Pence Convince Trump To Make Him VP? [Video]How Did Pence Convince Trump To Make Him VP?

Indiana Governor Mike Pence was instrumental in getting Donald Trump elected President. Pence helped Trump win over evangelicals across the country. It was a stroke of genius on Trump's part. But how..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

The Happiest States In The U.S. [Video]The Happiest States In The U.S.

Feeling happy? It may have something to do with which geographic state you live in. Business Insider reports that Wallethub, a personal finance website, released its rankings for the happiest U.S...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:58Published

Soccer star Carli Lloyd kicks long NFL field goal [Video]Soccer star Carli Lloyd kicks long NFL field goal

U.S. soccer star Carli Lloyd kicks 55-yard field goal with NFL's Philadelphia Eagles

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:38Published

 

Newark city officials say filters 97% effective in reducing lead in water

Temporary water filters installed in homes in New Jersey's largest city of Newark are at least 97 percent effective in reducing lead in drinking water, officials said on Monday, but that doesn't mean..
Reuters - Published

New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks

Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to..
Reuters - Published

New Jersey wins legal challenge to PennEast natgas pipeline

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday barred PennEast Pipeline Co from using a federal law to seize properties controlled by the state of New Jersey in order to build a proposed $1 billion natural gas..
Reuters - Published

U.S. court says PennEast cannot condemn NJ state lands for pipeline

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday barred PennEast Pipeline Co from using a federal law to seize properties controlled by the state of New Jersey in order to build a proposed $1 billion natural gas..
Reuters - Published

New Jersey man posed as soldier in dating site scam - prosecutors

The suspect posted photos online bragging about his wealth and posing with wads of cash.
BBC News - Published

Key winners at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards

The MTV Video Music awards were held in Newark, New Jersey on Monday.
Reuters - Published

New Jersey officials speed up Newark lead pipe replacement with $120 million plan

New Jersey unveiled a $120 million plan on Monday to speed up the replacement of old lead pipes in Newark in response to mounting alarm about the toxic metal leaching into the drinking water in the..
Reuters - Published

New Jersey man charged with hoarding weapons and racist propaganda due in court

A New Jersey man charged with possessing an arsenal of weapons as well as methamphetamine and racist propaganda is due to appear in federal court on Tuesday, U.S. prosecutors said.
Reuters - Published

New Jersey man insulted at rally by Trump because of weight says 'I love the guy'

President Donald Trump called a man overweight who he thought was a protester at his rally in New Hampshire, only to learn later he had ridiculed a supporter.
Reuters - Published

Olympian charged with attempted murder in US

Michael Barisone, a dressage competitor, is arrested after a shooting at his New Jersey farm.
BBC News - Published

Tiger Woods shoots four-over at first PGA Tour play-off event

Tiger Woods shoots a 75 at the Northern Trust Open in New Jersey in his first round since The Open.
BBC News - Published

Real Madrid 3-7 Atletico Madrid: Diego Costa scores four and is sent off in big derby win

Diego Costa scores four goals and is sent-off as Atletico Madrid thrash Real Madrid 7-3 in New Jersey.
BBC News - Published

Longshoremen union local's president charged in NY with bribery

The president of an International Longshoremen's Association branch in New Jersey was arrested on Friday and charged with accepting at least $150,000 of bribes over a decade from a company that..
Reuters - Published

Runaway tyre causes New Jersey motorway crash

A tyre caused a crisis on a New Jersey motorway when it fell off a lorry and crashed into a car.
BBC News - Published

Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport

A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said.
Reuters - Published

Newark Airport‏ resumes flights after brief closure due to emergency

New Jersey's Newark Airport briefly suspended arrivals and departures on Saturday due to an emergency, officials said, and media reports said a plane had blown out a tire during a landing.
Reuters - Published

Supreme Court to hear New Jersey 'Bridgegate' appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal concerning the criminal convictions of two former associates of former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in the so-called Bridgegate scandal..
Reuters - Published

New Jersey selects Denmark's Orsted for major offshore wind project

New Jersey on Friday selected Denmark's Orsted A/S to develop a 1,100-megawatt wind project off the coast of Atlantic City, the largest ever offshore wind procurement by a U.S. state.
Reuters - Published

Man held in David Ortiz shooting charged with drug, weapons offenses

A man being held in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting and serious wounding of retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was charged in New Jersey on Thursday with drug and weapons..
Reuters - Published

Tires blow on United jet during Newark airport landing, no injuries

Tires on a United Airlines jet blew out as it landed at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday, causing flight delays but injuring none of the 166 passengers on board, officials said.
Reuters - Published

Flights resume at Newark after United plane skids off runway, no injuries

Flights were briefly halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but no one was hurt, federal officials said.
Reuters - Published

New Jersey unveils energy plan to make state 100% clean by 2050

New Jersey released a draft energy plan on Monday that provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion of the state's energy profile to 100 percent clean energy by 2050:
Reuters - Published

Former Nigerian dictator's £210m seized from Jersey account

former nigerian dictator's £210m seized from jersey account
Millions of pounds laundered by Sani Abacha have been recovered by Jersey and the United States.
BBC News - Published

The Sopranos house for sale in New Jersey for $3.4m

the sopranos house for sale in new jersey for $3.4m
The New York Times reports the four bedroom house is on sale for $3.4 million (£2.7m).
BBC News - Published

Tornado threat eases but will resume next week across U.S. Plains states

The tornadoes and heavy rains sweeping across the United States from the southern Plains into New Jersey will ease by late Thursday but resume early next week, forecasters said.
Reuters - Published

New Jersey man charged with threatening to bomb Trump Tower

A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in New York City was arrested on Wednesday on a string..
Reuters - Published

As Fed seeks policy advice, officials visit a struggling New Jersey city

Two top Federal Reserve officials went to Camden, New Jersey, on Friday, taking a different reading of the pulse of the U.S. economy by visiting what is by one measure the country's lowest-income city,..
Reuters - Published

Truck drivers see orders, miles fall in latest U.S. slowdown signal

At a truck stop in Ridgefield, New Jersey, driver Paul Richards reviews a notebook where he tracks miles driven and what he is hauling. His paycheck is down about 25 percent from the same period a year..
Reuters - Published

Booker launches 'Justice' tour, aiming for surge in U.S. presidential bid

U.S. Senator Cory Booker will launch a two-week national tour on Saturday with a rally in his adopted hometown of Newark, New Jersey, aiming to put momentum behind a presidential campaign stuck in the..
Reuters - Published

Cory Booker raises more than $5 million for U.S. presidential run

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker raised more than $5 million for his presidential election campaign in February and March, and has more than $6.1 million in cash on hand, his campaign said on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

New Jersey jury finds J&J not liable in talc cancer trial; company settles three other cases

A New Jersey jury on Wednesday cleared Johnson & Johnson of liability in a lawsuit brought by a man who said that asbestos in the company's talcum powder products caused his mesothelioma.
Reuters - Published

New Jersey jury clears J&J of liability in latest talc cancer trial

A New Jersey jury has cleared Johnson & Johnson of liability in a lawsuit by a man who alleged the company's talc-based products, including baby powder, caused his mesothelioma.
Reuters - Published

Man treks 100-mile ultramarathon in office shoes and jeans

man treks 100-mile ultramarathon in office shoes and jeans
Father-of-three from Jersey decides to race in perilous conditions - despite losing his equipment.
BBC News - Published

New Jersey sues company over illegal 'ghost gun' sales

New Jersey's attorney general on Friday sued a California company, accusing it of conducting illegal "ghost gun" sales, in what he said was the first lawsuit by a U.S. state against a distributor of..
Reuters - Published

New Jersey leaders in deal to legalize recreational marijuana

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday reached an agreement in principle with Democratic lawmakers for the state to potentially become the second in the country to legalize the recreational use of..
Reuters - Published

Flights resume at New Jersey's Newark airport after fire report shuts runways

Flights at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport resumed on Saturday after the airport closed its runways due to reports of a possible fire in the hold of a cargo plane that was diverted..
Reuters - Published

U.S. high court turns away religious rights case over church grants

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday bypassed a chance to further expand the ability of religious entities to receive public funding, leaving in place a lower court ruling that blocked a New Jersey county..
Reuters - Published

Catholic dioceses in New Jersey release names of accused priests

Five Roman Catholic dioceses in New Jersey on Wednesday released the names of 188 clergy members who have been accused of sexually abusing children dating back decades, including a former cardinal..
Reuters - Published

Smiles, grimaces in New Jersey with first-ever legal Super Bowl bets

A roar went up inside the FanDuel Sportsbook in New Jersey on Sunday, but play in the Super Bowl had not even started.
Reuters - Published

Cory Booker: New Jersey Democrat joins presidential race

cory booker: new jersey democrat joins presidential race
The New Jersey senator will stand for the party's nomination for the 2020 presidential election.
BBC News - Published

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