Lehigh Valley Business Around the Globe http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/section/Around-the-Globe Around the Globe News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:31:19 EST Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:31:19 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029926&source=RSS Business GM 3Q profit nearly doubles, led by N. America DETROIT &#8212 General Motors says its third-quarter profit nearly doubled as strong earnings in North America and China outweighed struggles in Europe and South America. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:05:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029926&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029927&source=RSS US Man stopped after scaling White House fence For the second time in a month, someone has jumped the White House fence, but this time the intruder was immediately subdued Wednesday evening &#8212 by Secret Service dogs. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:56:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029927&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029928&source=RSS World Ottawa returns to work one day after shooting Residents in Ottawa are returning to work one day after a gunman fatally shot a soldier at an Ottawa war memorial, before rampaging through the country's parliament building. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:53:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029928&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029929&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Man's ashes to be scattered in fireworks display SPRINGFIELD, Mo. AP &#8212 A Missouri funeral director is sending his father out with a bang. His father's ashes, anyway. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:49:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029929&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029942&source=RSS Business Warren Buffett loses 2 billion in two days If you're having a bad week, consider that Warren Buffett has lost 2 billion and it's only Tuesday. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:48:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029942&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029943&source=RSS US Apple CEO talks security with top Chinese official Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook discussed user data security at a meeting on Wednesday with a top Chinese government official in Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency reported. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:45:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029943&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029944&source=RSS World news French oil giant Total appoints new CEO PARIS &#8211 French oil giant Total SA says it has named Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive after the shocking death in a plane accident of former CEO Christophe de Margerie on Monday. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:41:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029944&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029945&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Woman said Jesus Christ would pay her bill LAWTON, Okla. , Oct. 21 UPI -- An Oklahoma woman allegedly told restaurant workers her husband, Jesus Christ, would soon arrive to pay her tab, but the holy hubby was a no-show, police said. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:36:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029945&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141021/LVB01/141029959&source=RSS Business Economy strong enough for small-business owners to sell, retire The Great Recession made it hard to sell a small business. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:09:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141021/LVB01/141029959&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141021/LVB01/141029960&source=RSS US Officials warn 500 million financial records hacked WASHINGTON &#8212 Federal officials warned companies Monday that hackers have stolen more than 500 million financial records over the past 12 months, essentially breaking into banks without ever entering a building. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:06:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141021/LVB01/141029960&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141021/LVB01/141029961&source=RSS World news Oscar Pistorius given five years for girlfriend's death South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been given five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:01:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141021/LVB01/141029961&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141021/LVB01/141029963&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Ebola plush toys fly off the shelf Reuters - It may be the only time you will find these words in the same sentence Ebola and Add to Wishlist. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:56:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141021/LVB01/141029963&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141020/LVB01/141029986&source=RSS Business Sears looks to raise more cash via rights offering HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. &#8212 Sears is looking to raise more cash, announcing that it is planning a rights offering that may raise up to 625 million. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:45:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141020/LVB01/141029986&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141020/LVB01/141029987&source=RSS US Lorde's 'Royals' song banned in San Francisco for now Even though Lorde sings, &#8220We&#8217ll never be royals&#8230. &#8221 in the chorus of her hit Royals song, two San Francisco radio stations have banned the song from their airwaves &#8211 at least while their town&#8217s beloved San Francisco Giants are taking on the Kansas City Royals in the World Series. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:38:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141020/LVB01/141029987&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141020/LVB01/141029991&source=RSS World Nigeria declared free of Ebola virus Nigeria has been declared officially free of Ebola after six weeks with no new cases, the World Health Organization WHO says. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:56:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141020/LVB01/141029991&source=RSS