Lehigh Valley Business Around the Globe http://www.lvb.com/section/Around-the-Globe Around the Globe News News en-us Copyright 2018 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:12:24 EST Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:12:24 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/LVB01/180619884&source=RSS Business Laid off when casinos closed, back to work with reopenings ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. AP &#8212 When Revel, Atlantic City&#8217s 2. 4 billion casino shut down in 2014, Meg Timson wondered what would happen to a building that was only about two years old, and already out of business. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/LVB01/180619884&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/LVB01/180619885&source=RSS Nation One dead and 22 injured after gunfire at New Jersey art festival TRENTON, N. J. &#8212 A dispute between rival gang members was the probable cause behind a shooting that erupted in the early morning hours of a popular all-night arts festival in Trenton, killing one, injuring 22, and leaving New Jersey's capital in a state of shock on Father's Day. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/LVB01/180619885&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/LVB01/180619886&source=RSS World Conservative wins Colombia's presidential election Conservative political newcomer Ivan Duque has been elected president of Colombia. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/LVB01/180619886&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/LVB01/180619887&source=RSS Out of the ordinary New Zealand man arrested for stealing human toes from dead body exhibit June 18 UPI -- A New Zealand man stole human toes from a dead body exhibition, officials said. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:34:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/LVB01/180619887&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180615/LVB01/180619900&source=RSS Business Trump's China tariffs met with retaliation threats from Beijing President Donald Trump moved the U. S. to the brink of a trade war with China, announcing tariffs on 50 billion in Chinese imports that America&#8217s biggest trading partner vowed to retaliate against. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 09:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180615/LVB01/180619900&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180615/LVB01/180619901&source=RSS Nation Marches across the U.S. protest separation of migrant families LOS ANGELES &#8212 Drawing on an American history of cruelty, from the conquest of the Indians to the slave trade to the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, activists in this city gathered on Thursday to voice outrage at what they see as the latest affront to American values by the Trump administration splitting up migrant. . . Fri, 15 Jun 2018 09:21:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180615/LVB01/180619901&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180615/LVB01/180619902&source=RSS World McDonald's to scrap plastic straws in UK and Ireland McDonald's has joined the fight against plastic pollution by switching to paper straws at its restaurants in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 09:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180615/LVB01/180619902&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180615/LVB01/180619914&source=RSS Out of the Ordinary Czech president torches underpants stunt stuns journalists PRAGUE AP &#8212 A fiery stunt by the Czech president has really stunned journalists this time. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 08:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180615/LVB01/180619914&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619932&source=RSS Business Disney under gun to respond to Comcast's 65B Fox bid Your move, Disney. After Comcast Corp. made a 65 billion bid on Wednesday for 21st Century Fox Inc. &#8217s entertainment assets -- the same holdings that Walt Disney Co. had agreed to buy for about 52. 4 billion -- the Mouse House is under pressure to respond. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619932&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619933&source=RSS Nation Energy firms chasing oil price rally stumble on old baggage With oil price recovery taking hold, several U. S. oil and gas companies entered 2018 with a compelling plan - sell undeveloped or less essential fields and invest the money to boost returns from their sweetest, most productive spots. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619933&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619934&source=RSS World Rolls-Royce announces 4,600 job cuts Engineering firm Rolls-Royce said it would cut 4,600 jobs over the next two years as part of a major reorganization. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619934&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619935&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Minnesota online sensation raccoon captured atop skyscraper A raccoon that climbed to the top of a 25-story St. Paul, Minnesota, skyscraper early on Wednesday was captured after becoming a star on the web, where it won the hearts of followers across the United States and around the globe. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619935&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180613/LVB01/180619956&source=RSS Business ATT's Time Warner takeover wins judge's approval in defeat for Justice Dept. WASHINGTON &#8212 A federal judge on Tuesday approved the blockbuster merger between ATT and Time Warner, rebuffing the government&#8217s effort to stop the 85. 4 billion deal, in a decision that is expected to unleash a wave of corporate takeovers. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180613/LVB01/180619956&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180613/LVB01/180619957&source=RSS Nation Women tally victories for both parties in five primaries A dominant theme of the latest round of congressional primaries was the continued emergence of female candidates in both parties. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180613/LVB01/180619957&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180613/LVB01/180619958&source=RSS World U.S., Mexico and Canada win joint bid for 2026 World Cup, topping Morocco in FIFA vote MOSCOW &#8212 The World Cup is returning to the United States, and this time, Mexico and Canada are along for the wild ride. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180613/LVB01/180619958&source=RSS