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, 17 Nov 2017 14:03:41 EST Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:03:41 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171117/LVB01/171119866&source=RSS Business Tesla unveils sleek electric big rig with 500-mile range Elon Musk showed off Tesla Inc. &#8217s highly anticipated Semi &#8212 a semi-autonomous electric big rig &#8212 Thursday night, promising revolutionary speed, reliability and cost efficiencies. And he saved a big surprise for the end. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171117/LVB01/171119866&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171117/LVB01/171119867&source=RSS Nation Twenty injured by fire in Philadelphia-area seniors' residence Reuters - About 20 people were injured by a fire at a home for seniors in the Philadelphia area late on Thursday, local media reported. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171117/LVB01/171119867&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171117/LVB01/171119868&source=RSS World Iraqi forces recapture final IS-controlled town, Rawa Iraqi forces say they have recaptured Rawa, the last town in the country controlled by so-called Islamic State. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171117/LVB01/171119868&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171117/LVB01/171119869&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Man gets his dying wish to be buried with cheesesteaks PLAINS, Pa. AP &#8212 A Pennsylvania man who always joked that he wanted to take something to eat when he died has gotten his wish. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171117/LVB01/171119869&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171116/LVB01/171119899&source=RSS Business Volkswagen Group earmarking 11.8 billion to develop, build China electric cars Volkswagen Group said on Thursday it plans to spend 10 billion euros 11. 8 billion by 2025 to develop and manufacture all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles as it seeks to comply with upcoming stringent rules in China. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171116/LVB01/171119899&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171116/LVB01/171119900&source=RSS Nation California mass shooting suspect killed wife, hid body day before rampage, officials say RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. &#8212 The day before a man went on a shooting spree at seven sites in this Northern California community, he killed his wife in their home and cut a hole in the floor to hide her body, sheriff's officials said Wednesday. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171116/LVB01/171119900&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171116/LVB01/171119901&source=RSS World Mugabe in crunch talks over future in Zimbabwe crisis South African government ministers are in Harare for crisis talks with ousted President Robert Mugabe and military leaders who have seized control. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171116/LVB01/171119901&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171116/LVB01/171119902&source=RSS Out of the ordinary New Zealand man pulled over for playing bagpipes while driving Nov. 16 UPI -- New Zealand police pulled over a man this week because he was driving while playing the bagpipes. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171116/LVB01/171119902&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171115/LVB01/171119915&source=RSS Business Wall Street stunned as General Electric stock keeps falling The rough year for General Electric shareholders will not end anytime soon as the company's turnaround plan did not meet expectations, according to Wall Street analysts. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171115/LVB01/171119915&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171115/LVB01/171119916&source=RSS Nation Alleged gunman in Northern California rampage had history of violence A portrait of a violent and crazed man began to emerge late Tuesday, just hours after he allegedly killed four people and wounded 10 others in rural Tehama County before dying at the hands of police. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171115/LVB01/171119916&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171115/LVB01/171119917&source=RSS World UK cyberdefense chief accuses Russia of hack attacks One of the UK's cyberdefense chiefs has accused Russia of having attacked Britain's media, telecommunications and energy sectors over the past year. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171115/LVB01/171119917&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171115/LVB01/171119918&source=RSS Out of the ordinary City waiving minor traffic citations to encourage toy donations Nov. 15 UPI -- A Pennsylvania police department is waiving citations for some minor traffic violations to encourage residents to donate toys for the holidays. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171115/LVB01/171119918&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171114/LVB01/171119941&source=RSS Business US oil and gas 'resurgence' expected as global demand grows A global energy watchdog says it expects the U. S. to become the undisputed world leader in oil and gas production after a resurgence in its industry to meet growing demand. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171114/LVB01/171119941&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171114/LVB01/171119942&source=RSS Nation Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley's troubled past emerges Before Devin Patrick Kelley carried out the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history on Sunday, the former airman had displayed a pattern of violent and disturbing behavior. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171114/LVB01/171119942&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20171114/LVB01/171119943&source=RSS World Iran earthquake survivors plead for help as death toll rises Iranians living outdoors in bitterly cold temperatures after an earthquake are making desperate pleas for help. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20171114/LVB01/171119943&source=RSS