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 Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:01:20 EST Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:01:20 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170328/LVB01/170329855&source=RSS Business Olive Garden owner to buy Cheddar's chain for 780M Darden Restaurants Inc. agreed to acquire Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen for 780 million in cash, giving the owner of Olive Garden another restaurant brand it can use to fuel growth. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170328/LVB01/170329855&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170328/LVB01/170329856&source=RSS Nation Tesla 'autopilot' car hits Phoenix police motorcycle PHOENIX &#8212 A Phoenix police motorcycle was struck by a Tesla Model X reportedly operating on autopilot last week, police said. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170328/LVB01/170329856&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170328/LVB01/170329857&source=RSS World Deadly cyclone batters Australia A powerful cyclone has pummelled the north-east Australian coast, causing major damage, torrential rain and power cuts to tens of thousands of homes. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170328/LVB01/170329857&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170328/LVB01/170329858&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Nashville reporter without NCAA clips gets 'a little creative' March 27 UPI -- A Nashville local news anchor charged with recapping the Elite Eight basketball games without NCAA clips decided to get a little creative. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170328/LVB01/170329858&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170327/LVB01/170329882&source=RSS Business Norwegian bank DNB sells its share of Dakota pipeline funding Norwegian bank DNB DNB. OL has sold its share of loans funding the Dakota Access oil pipeline, it said on Sunday, ending its involvement in a project that has faced strong opposition from Native Americans and environmental groups. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170327/LVB01/170329882&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170327/LVB01/170329883&source=RSS Nation Double amputee, Marine veteran sworn in as N.Y. police officer A U. S. Marine veteran who lost his legs during a tour of duty in Afghanistan is believed to be the first-ever double amputee to become a full active duty police officer in the U. S. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:28:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170327/LVB01/170329883&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170327/LVB01/170329884&source=RSS World Russia protests leader Alexei Navalny jailed for 15 days Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders during mass protests on Sunday. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170327/LVB01/170329884&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170327/LVB01/170329885&source=RSS Out of the ordinary 101-year-old resident attends borough's centennial party DUPONT, Pa. AP &#8212 A 101-year-old woman was on hand to celebrate the centennial of the Pennsylvania borough where she has always lived. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170327/LVB01/170329885&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329916&source=RSS Business Sears' plan to sell brands no salve for financial woes Sears' plan to avoid bankruptcy in part by selling off or licensing brands including Kenmore and DieHard may prove difficult because of changing consumer tastes and possible legal roadblocks. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329916&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329917&source=RSS Nation U.S. workers face higher risk of being replaced by robots. Here's why Millions of workers around the world are at risk of losing their jobs to robots -- but Americans should be particularly worried. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329917&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329918&source=RSS World Egypt's Hosni Mubarak freed after six years in detention Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329918&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329919&source=RSS Out of the ordinary British brewery uses customers' DNA profiles to create custom brews March 23 UPI -- A British brewery is offering customers the chance to sample beers created specifically for them using genetic profile data from the customer's DNA. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170324/LVB01/170329919&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329933&source=RSS Business As Sears falters, shadow darkens over malls CALUMET CITY, Ill. &#8212To say that that the River Oaks Center, a sprawling mall in this blue-collar suburb of Chicago, has seen better days is an understatement. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329933&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329934&source=RSS Nation Kochs pledge millions to GOPers in 2018 -- if they vote no on health care bill Washington CNN In a last-minute effort to sink the Republican health care bill, a powerful network of conservative donors said Wednesday it would create a new fund for Republican 2018 reelection races -- but they'll only open it up to GOPers who vote against the bill. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329934&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329935&source=RSS World British-born London attacker 'known to MI5' The Westminster attacker was British-born and known to the police and intelligence services, the prime minister has revealed. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170323/LVB01/170329935&source=RSS