Lehigh Valley Business Around the Globe http://www.lvb.com/section/Around-the-Globe Around the Globe News News en-us Copyright 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Fri, 06 Mar 2015 22:41:43 EST Fri, 06 Mar 2015 22:41:43 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150306/LVB01/150309852&source=RSS US Court puts Nebraska same-sex marriages on hold CNN Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage will remain in place while the state appeals a federal judge's decision to strike it down. Fri, 06 Mar 2015 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150306/LVB01/150309852&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150306/LVB01/150309854&source=RSS World Outcry as IS bulldozers attack ancient Iraq site Archaeologists and officials have expressed outrage about the bulldozing of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud by Islamic State militants in Iraq. Fri, 06 Mar 2015 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150306/LVB01/150309854&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150306/LVB01/150309855&source=RSS Business Storage dearth may drive oil prices to 30 As the U. S. runs out of space to store its glut of crude-oil supplies, prices for the commodity could sink to as low as 30 a barrel. Fri, 06 Mar 2015 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150306/LVB01/150309855&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150306/LVB01/150309856&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Boy, 11, dresses as Christian Grey for school's book day MANCHESTER, England, March 6 UPI -- A British mother said her 11-year-old son was left out of his school's World Book Day photos when he dressed as Fifty Shades of Grey character Christian Grey. Fri, 06 Mar 2015 08:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150306/LVB01/150309856&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150305/LVB01/150309871&source=RSS Business Ford sales slide surprises as GM, Nissan, Honda gains all miss Ford Motor Co. &#8217s light-vehicle sales slipped 2 percent while other top automakers reported smaller gains than analysts had estimated as cold weather slowed showroom traffic. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150305/LVB01/150309871&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150305/LVB01/150309872&source=RSS US Winter's last push brings snow, travel woes to East Winter's last big push of the season is shaping up as a monster, with freezing rain or snow stretching from North Texas to New Jersey, forcing thousands of canceled flights. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150305/LVB01/150309872&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150305/LVB01/150309873&source=RSS World Liberia releases last Ebola patient Liberia has released its last Ebola patient after going a week without any new cases of the virus, according to the World Health Organization WHO. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150305/LVB01/150309873&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150305/LVB01/150309874&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Man arrested after replying to sheriff's Facebook post Authorities in Ohio said a man is in custody after he commented on a sheriff's department Facebook post asking for information about his location. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150305/LVB01/150309874&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150304/LVB01/150309921&source=RSS Business Business activity lifted in February as central banks loosen up Reuters - Global business activity picked up last month just as many central banks around the world loosen monetary policy further to try and drive up stubbornly low inflation and revive moribund economies. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150304/LVB01/150309921&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150304/LVB01/150309928&source=RSS US Boston poised for start of bombing trial BOSTON &#8211 Spectators began lining up at 5 a. m. outside Boston's federal court Wednesday as the entire city awaited opening statements in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150304/LVB01/150309928&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150304/LVB01/150309933&source=RSS World Microsoft co-founder discovers long-lost Japanese battleship CNNMicrosoft co-founder Paul Allen says he has found the wreck of a long-lost World War II Japanese battleship near the Philippines. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150304/LVB01/150309933&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150304/LVB01/150309938&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Photographer captures weasel's woodpecker ride LONDON, March 3 UPI -- A photographer in London captured a rare photo showing a small weasel appearing to ride on a woodpecker, but he said the mammal was actually attacking the bird. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150304/LVB01/150309938&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309962&source=RSS Business Best Buy's profit soars 77 percent on phone and TV sales Best Buy reported a 77 jump in quarterly profit Tuesday, as the electronics retailer reported strong sales growth in the U. S. market during the key holiday season. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309962&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309963&source=RSS US Georgia woman's execution postponed because drugs appeared 'cloudy' For the second time, a Georgia woman's execution has been postponed -- this time because of concerns about the drugs to be used. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309963&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309964&source=RSS World Attractive jihadists lure UK girls to extremism Attractive jihadist fighters can be eye candy to lure in British Muslim girls, a former extremist has said. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309964&source=RSS