Lehigh Valley Business Around the Globe http://www.lvb.com/section/Around-the-Globe Around the Globe News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Wed, 04 May 2016 17:06:21 EST Wed, 04 May 2016 17:06:21 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160504/LVB01/160509947&source=RSS Business Uber is dropping Google Wallet on May 9th, now accepts Android Pay Beginning next week, Uber will officially transition to Android Pay as its preferred platform for in-app payments on Android smartphones. The ride hailing company integrated Google Wallet for similar purposes way back in 2013. Wed, 04 May 2016 09:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160504/LVB01/160509947&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160504/LVB01/160509948&source=RSS Nation How 'Stop Trump' failed to halt the Republican front-runner Republican John Hammond III had made no secret of his distaste for Donald Trump and his desire to halt his march to the party's presidential nomination, telling the Indianapolis Star newspaper in March that the mogul was unfit to lead the country. Wed, 04 May 2016 09:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160504/LVB01/160509948&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160504/LVB01/160509949&source=RSS World Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray The entire population of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray has been forced to evacuate because of a huge wildfire. Wed, 04 May 2016 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160504/LVB01/160509949&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160504/LVB01/160509950&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Bangkok cafe offers up-close encounters with fennec foxes, meerkats BANGKOK, May 3 UPI -- A Bangkok cafe is courting animal fans -- and controversy -- by offering customers the chance to play with fennec foxes, meerkats and other exotic animals. Wed, 04 May 2016 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160504/LVB01/160509950&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160503/LVB01/160509963&source=RSS Business Aeropostale seen filing for bankruptcy this week Aeropostale Inc. is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection this week and close more than 100 stores, according to people familiar with the matter, as the teen-apparel retailer contends with mounting losses and falling sales. Tue, 03 May 2016 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160503/LVB01/160509963&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160503/LVB01/160509964&source=RSS Nation Tennessee governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become law NASHVILLE &#8212 Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he is allowing the guns-on-campus bill to become law without his signature. Tue, 03 May 2016 08:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160503/LVB01/160509964&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160503/LVB01/160509965&source=RSS World European Union Commission to back Turkey visa deal The European Commission will back visa-free travel for Turkish citizens inside Europe's passport-free Schengen area, sources have told the BBC. Tue, 03 May 2016 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160503/LVB01/160509965&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160503/LVB01/160509966&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Developer apologizes for using forklift to move legally parked SUV NEW YORK, May 2 UPI -- A development firm apologized to a New York family after a neighbor recorded construction workers using a forklift to move their legally-parked SUV. Tue, 03 May 2016 08:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160503/LVB01/160509966&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160502/LVB01/160509989&source=RSS Business Gannett tells Tribune shareholders not to vote for board NEW YORK AP -- Gannett is escalating its pursuit of buy rival newspaper company Tribune, telling shareholders of Tribune not to vote for board members up for election in June. Mon, 02 May 2016 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160502/LVB01/160509989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160502/LVB01/160509990&source=RSS Nation Molotov cocktail hurled five officers injured at Seattle May Day march Demonstrators hurled rocks, bottles and at least one Molotov cocktail at police during a May Day march in Seattle that left five officers injured. Mon, 02 May 2016 08:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160502/LVB01/160509990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160502/LVB01/160509991&source=RSS World Snowy Mountains brumbies cull sparks Australian anger A plan to cull almost all the famous wild horses in Australia's Snowy Mountains region has been criticised as horrific by conservationists. Mon, 02 May 2016 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160502/LVB01/160509991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160502/LVB01/160509992&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Brooklyn pizzeria to sell pizza box made entirely out of pizza NEW YORK, April 29 UPI -- A Brooklyn pizzeria developed a delicious and ecologically-friendly alternative to cardboard pizza boxes by creating a box made entirely out of pizza. Mon, 02 May 2016 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160502/LVB01/160509992&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429860&source=RSS Business ExxonMobil profits crash to lowest level since 1999 The last time ExxonMobil's profits were this low, Y2K was still a thing. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429860&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429861&source=RSS Nation Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal' On Thursday evening, two days after the House voted for designating the bison as the national mammal, the Senate also approved the bill. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429861&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429862&source=RSS World New fighting rocks Syria's second city State media say rebels shelled a mosque in the government-held district of Bab al-Faraj, killing eight people. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160429/LVB01/160429862&source=RSS