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 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:07:16 EST Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:07:16 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151130/LVB01/151139989&source=RSS Business Regulators reportedly set to stop merger of Staples, Office Depot U. S. regulators are poised to block the proposed merger of Office Depot and Staples unless the companies deliver concessions amid concerns of their combined market share in the market for corporate office supplies, according to the New York Post. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151130/LVB01/151139989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151130/LVB01/151139990&source=RSS Nation Fed officially ends too-big-to-fail lending The Federal Reserve on Monday adopted a rule prohibiting it from extending emergency loans to failing companies, formalizing a policy that was central to Congressional reform efforts in the wake of the global financial crisis of 2008 and 2009. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151130/LVB01/151139990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151130/LVB01/151139991&source=RSS World Hamburg says 'No' to hosting 2024 Olympic games Hamburg was one of five cities left in the running, alongside Rome, Paris, Budapest and Los Angeles. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151130/LVB01/151139991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151130/LVB01/151139992&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Intruder dies in California chimney after homeowner lights fire Reuters - A suspected burglar who attempted to enter a California home through the chimney died on Saturday after the homeowner lit a fire without realizing anyone was inside, police said. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151130/LVB01/151139992&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129921&source=RSS Business Turing cuts hospital price for drug it hiked 5,000 percent Turing Pharmaceuticals said it will offer hospitals Daraprim at up to 50 percent off the list price. It said hospitals are the first to use Daraprim to treat 80 percent of patients who have parasitic toxoplasmosis encephalitis, the most common form of toxoplasmosis in the United States. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129921&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129923&source=RSS Nation State Department terror warning casts shadow over Thanksgiving travel DENVER &#8212 Americans taking to the air and roads for Thanksgiving will battle both the crush of fellow travelers and security hassles brought on by a State Department global travel warning. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129923&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129924&source=RSS World Missing Russian jet pilot 'alive and well' in Syria A Russian pilot who went missing after his jet was shot down by Turkey while taking part in air strikes over Syria was rescued in a 12-hour operation involving special forces, Russia says. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129924&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129925&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Pa. teen accidentally runs full marathon PHILADELPHIA AP &#8212 A Pennsylvania teenager's family says he accidentally ran all 26. 2 miles of the Philadelphia Marathon because he missed a turn on his half-marathon course. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151125/LVB01/151129925&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129937&source=RSS Business U.S. retailers hunt for attacks after warning on stealthy malware U. S. retailers are hunting for evidence of new breaches leading into the holiday shopping season after a cyber intelligence firm privately warned them about payment-card-stealing malware that it said evades almost all security software. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129937&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129938&source=RSS Nation Thanksgiving travel weather forecast Stormy for western, central U.S. Weather-related Thanksgiving travel problems this week will be confined mainly to the western and central U. S. , while the eastern third of the nation enjoys mostly tranquil weather. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129938&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129939&source=RSS World Putin calls plane's downing by Turkey 'stab in the back' Russian President Vladimir Putin called the downing of a Russian warplane a stab in the back that will have serious consequences for Russia's relationship with Turkey. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129939&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129940&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Facing highest threat alert, Belgians bring out their cat photos What police force would start playing along with a practical joke when the capital is facing its highest state of alert and its most-wanted fugitive is still on the run? Right! This is surreal Belgium. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151124/LVB01/151129940&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151123/LVB01/151129954&source=RSS Business Private equity firms near 4.7B deal to buy Petco Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners Ltd and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board CPPIB are nearing a deal to acquire Petco Holdings Inc, valuing it at around 4. 7 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151123/LVB01/151129954&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151123/LVB01/151129955&source=RSS Nation Manhunt underway after New Orleans gunmen shoot 16 A manhunt was underway across New Orleans on Monday after 16 people were shot during a gunfight at an impromptu music video recording at in a city park, authorities said. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 08:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151123/LVB01/151129955&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20151123/LVB01/151129956&source=RSS World Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency Conservative Mauricio Macri has been confirmed as the winner in Argentina's presidential elections after his ruling party opponent conceded. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 08:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20151123/LVB01/151129956&source=RSS