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, 27 Mar 2015 02:09:52 EST Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:09:52 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329903&source=RSS Business Silicon Valley gender discrimination lawsuit goes to jury SAN FRANCISCO AP -- Jurors were set to begin their second day of deliberations on Thursday in a gender-bias case that has drawn attention to the treatment of women in Silicon Valley. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:32:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329903&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329904&source=RSS US New Bergdahl letter outlines torture Washington CNNHouse Speaker John Boehner said Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is innocent until proven guilty after the U. S. military charged him with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, but emphasized in an exclusive interview with CNN's Dana Bash that he was more concerned about the circumstances of his release. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:28:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329904&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329905&source=RSS World Alps plane crash may have been deliberate The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday appeared to want to destroy the plane, French officials said. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:23:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329905&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329906&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Man gets 7M lottery ticket in get-well card NEW CITY, N. Y. AP &#8212 A Pennsylvania man recovering from surgery has won 7 million off a lottery ticket tucked into his get-well card. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150326/LVB01/150329906&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329920&source=RSS Business Kraft and Heinz to form North America's No. 3 food company Reuters - Kraft Foods Group Inc, the maker of Velveeta cheese, will merge with ketchup maker H. J. Heinz Co, owned by 3G Capital and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, to form North America's third-largest food and beverage company. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329920&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329921&source=RSS US Critics say Utah firing squad law tarnishes state's image SALT LAKE CITY AP -- Utah lawmakers say they took a pragmatic approach in approving the firing squad as a form of execution if lethal-injection drugs aren't available. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329921&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329922&source=RSS World Alps recovery operation resumes One of the black box recorders - recovered from a remote mountain ravine between Digne and Barcelonnette - has been damaged, officials said. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329922&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329923&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Moth lays eggs in reporter's ear during live broadcast WASHINGTON, March 24 UPI -- A Washington, D. C. , TV news reporter who drew the attention of an African moon moth while delivering a report at the Smithsonian said the insect laid eggs in his ear. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150325/LVB01/150329923&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150324/LVB01/150329937&source=RSS Business GM to make new Chevrolet Cruze in Mexico General Motors will build its next-generation Chevrolet Cruze small car in Mexico, the company said on Monday. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150324/LVB01/150329937&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150324/LVB01/150329938&source=RSS US Firing squads now allowed in Utah SALT LAKE CITY &#8211 Utah became the only state to allow firing squads for executions Monday when Gov. Gary Herbert signed a law approving the controversial method's use when no lethal-injection drugs are available. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150324/LVB01/150329938&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150324/LVB01/150329939&source=RSS World Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps An Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps between Barcelonnette and Digne, French aviation officials and police have said. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150324/LVB01/150329939&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150324/LVB01/150329940&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Camera catches restaurant fraudster releasing rat Security camera footage from a British restaurant recorded the moment a man set his pet rat on the ground in an attempt to scam a free meal. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150324/LVB01/150329940&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150323/LVB01/150329965&source=RSS Business Olive Garden turnaround helps lift Darden profit above expectations Whether Olive Garden has started to salt its pasta water or make its noodles less scotta and more al dente, one thing is clear the promised Olive Garden renaissance is underway, and already boosting the bottom line of its corporate parent, Darden Restaurants. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150323/LVB01/150329965&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150323/LVB01/150329966&source=RSS US Ted Cruz announces 2016 presidential bid The first-term senator from Texas announced early Monday he is running for president. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150323/LVB01/150329966&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150323/LVB01/150329967&source=RSS World Singapore mourns founding father Lee Kuan Yew Singapore has begun seven days of national mourning following the death of its founding father, Lee Kuan Yew. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150323/LVB01/150329967&source=RSS