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 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:38:53 EST Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:38:53 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170222/LVB01/170229939&source=RSS Business CSX to cut 1,000 managers, CEO to exit as railway faces board shakeup U. S. railroad operator CSX Corp will cut 1,000 management employees and its chief executive will retire in May, a company spokesman said on Tuesday, as activist investor Mantle Ridge LP pushes to shake up the company's board. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170222/LVB01/170229939&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170222/LVB01/170229940&source=RSS Nation New patient group focuses on drug prices amid bipartisan concern WASHINGTON &#8212 A new patient advocacy group launches Wednesday that distinguishes itself by focusing only on drug prices and eschewing money from the pharmaceutical industry at a time when drug makers are pouring millions into a campaign fighting efforts to regulate them. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170222/LVB01/170229940&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170222/LVB01/170229941&source=RSS World Russian activist jail term quashed Russia's Supreme Court has ordered the release of opposition activist Ildar Dadin, who was the first person to be convicted under new laws on protests. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170222/LVB01/170229941&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170222/LVB01/170229942&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Canadian police issue ticket for wearing ferret while driving Feb. 21 UPI -- A ferret netted its owner a driving ticket after the driver was pulled over during a 24-hour traffic stop in Canada. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170222/LVB01/170229942&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229967&source=RSS Business HSBC hit by loss of more than 4B The hangover from the murky past of HSBC's private banking business is still lingering. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229967&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229968&source=RSS Nation Powerball jackpot soars to 403 million LOUISVILLE &#8212 The jackpot for the next Powerball drawing rose to an estimated 403 million after no one matched all six numbers Saturday, officials of the multistate game reported Monday. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229968&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229969&source=RSS World Three held for planning French attack Three people have been arrested in France on suspicion of plotting a terrorism attack, police sources say. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229969&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229970&source=RSS Out of the ordinary College student opened care package from mom, it was the trash he forgot to take out Connor Cox's mom is an expert at getting revenge. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229970&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229989&source=RSS Business Texas oil fields rebound from price lull, but jobs are left behind MIDLAND, Tex. &#8212 In the land where oil jobs were once a guaranteed road to security for blue-collar workers, Eustasio Velazquez's career has been upended by technology. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229990&source=RSS Nation Oroville residents return home Happy to return home after after damage to an Oroville Dam spillway in California prompted a massive evacuation, residents remain alert in case they are ordered to leave their homes once again. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229991&source=RSS World South Sudan declares famine A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229992&source=RSS Out of the ordinary 1,000 day-old chicks found abandoned in England field Feb. 18 UPI -- Animal welfare inspectors opened an investigation after some 1,000 day-old chicks were found abandoned in an open field outside Cambridgeshire in eastern England on Friday. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229992&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219896&source=RSS Nation Mistakes at U.S. lab force hundreds of Zika tests to be repeated Officials in Washington, D. C. 's public health laboratory had to repeat Zika tests for nearly 300 pregnant women, including two women who were mistakenly told they tested negative for the mosquito-borne virus that has been shown to cause birth defects. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219896&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219897&source=RSS Business Ford not scrapping plans to build Mexico factories Mexico City AFP - Ford is sticking with its plan to build two new factories in Mexico, despite an announcement last month that it had scrapped plans for a plant in the central state of San Luis Potosi. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219897&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219898&source=RSS World Shrine attack prompts Pakistan security crackdown Pakistan says dozens of militants have been killed in a security crackdown following Thursday's attack on a shrine that left at least 80 people dead. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219898&source=RSS