Lehigh Valley Business Around the Globe http://www.lvb.com/section/Around-the-Globe Around the Globe News News en-us Copyright 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:04:36 EST Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:04:36 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170120/LVB01/170129991&source=RSS Business HSBC cutting around 100 senior banking jobs globally HSBC has begun cutting around 100 senior jobs in its investment banking division worldwide this week, according to sources with direct knowledge of the matter. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170120/LVB01/170129991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170120/LVB01/170129992&source=RSS Nation Trump starts inauguration day with a Tweet WASHINGTON &#8212 President-elect Donald Trump woke up Friday in Blair House, the President's Guest House only steps from the White House, to begin a carefully choreographed ritual leading up to the peaceful transfer of power as he takes the oath of office at noon as the 45th president of the United States. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170120/LVB01/170129992&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170120/LVB01/170129994&source=RSS World Eight found alive in Italy avalanche hotel Eight people have been found alive in Italy's Rigopiano hotel, two days after it was buried in an avalanche. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170120/LVB01/170129994&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170120/LVB01/170129995&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Foreclosed Pittsburgh mall sells for 100 at auction Jan. 19 UPI -- A struggling Pittsburgh mall, once valued at nearly 200 million, was sold for a fraction of that price at auction on Wednesday. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170120/LVB01/170129995&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170119/LVB01/170119862&source=RSS Business Anthem extends Cigna deal closing date ahead of court ruling Anthem Inc ANTM. N on Thursday said it extended the deadline for its acquisition of Cigna Corp CI. N by three months as it awaits a federal court ruling on the U. S. government's lawsuit to block the deal. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170119/LVB01/170119862&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170119/LVB01/170119863&source=RSS Nation Court upholds firing over Muslim headscarf CAMDEN, N. J. &#8212 An appeals court Wednesday upheld the firing of a Camden County corrections officer who said her Muslim beliefs required her to wear a head covering on duty. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170119/LVB01/170119863&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170119/LVB01/170119864&source=RSS World New Gambian leader to take oath abroad The man who won The Gambia's disputed election says he will be sworn in as president at the country's embassy in neighboring Senegal. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170119/LVB01/170119864&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170119/LVB01/170119865&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Performer captures 275 students in record-breaking soap bubble MLADA BOLESLAV, Czech Republic Reuters - A Czech performer of bubble art surrounded 275 high school students and a car with a single soap-bubble screen on Wednesday, breaking the national record. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170119/LVB01/170119865&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170118/LVB01/170119879&source=RSS Business Carlos Slim Is launching a 100 percent Mexican TV channel in the U.S. Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim's cell-phone company, America Movil, said on Tuesday it would launch a television channel in the United States targeting Mexican audiences later this year, putting it into competition with broadcasters like Univision and Telemundo. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:34:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170118/LVB01/170119879&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170118/LVB01/170119880&source=RSS Nation George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston for shortness of breath HOUSTON &#8212 Former president George H. W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston since the weekend, a Bush family spokesman said on Twitter on Wednesday. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170118/LVB01/170119880&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170118/LVB01/170119881&source=RSS World Quakes hit snowbound Central Italy Central Italy has been struck by a series of earthquakes, as the region shivers in freezing temperatures. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:27:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170118/LVB01/170119881&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170118/LVB01/170119882&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Swedish brewery's 'Shower Beer' designed for shower drinking and conditioning Jan. 17 UPI -- A Swedish brewery released a new beverage designed to optimize the experience of drinking in the shower -- a Shower Beer that doubles as conditioner. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170118/LVB01/170119882&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170117/LVB01/170119894&source=RSS Business Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the US NEW YORK &#8212 Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U. S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170117/LVB01/170119894&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170117/LVB01/170119895&source=RSS Nation Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on moon, dies at 82 Reuters - Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon - an experience that he said made him belong to the universe, died on Monday at the age of 82, the U. S. space agency said. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170117/LVB01/170119895&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170117/LVB01/170119896&source=RSS World Kenyan women urged to withhold sex in vote drive A Kenyan MP has asked women to withhold sex from their husbands until they register as voters for the 8 August elections. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170117/LVB01/170119896&source=RSS