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, 20 Sep 2017 13:59:18 EST Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:59:18 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170920/LVB01/170929993&source=RSS Business No holiday hiring for Walmart, just more hours for its workers The holidays are right around the corner, but Walmart won't be hiring for help. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170920/LVB01/170929993&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170920/LVB01/170929994&source=RSS Nation 'Extremely violent' Maria smashes into Puerto Rico at Category 4 Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday as 11,000 islanders huddled in shelters and millions more hunkered down for what could be a five-hour barrage of Category 4 winds while the storm grinds its way across the island. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170920/LVB01/170929994&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170920/LVB01/170929995&source=RSS World Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing more than 200 in Mexico A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170920/LVB01/170929995&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170920/LVB01/170929996&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Crab climbs out of pot, switches off hot plate A crab with a strong will to live was filmed climbing out of a pot of heating water and switching off the hot plate to save its comrades. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170920/LVB01/170929996&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170919/LVB01/170919853&source=RSS Nation Protesters back in St. Louis streets after night of violence CNNProtesters angry over the acquittal of ex-police officer Jason Stockley, a white cop on trial for murder in the shooting death of a black man, were back in the streets of downtown St. Louis Monday after demonstrations the previous night turned violent. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170919/LVB01/170919853&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170919/LVB01/170919854&source=RSS Business Toys 'R' Us outlines survival strategy after bankruptcy stores to get overhaul Toys 'R' Us plans to close certain underperforming stores and remake others into interactive spaces in a bid to remake its drooping image after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early Tuesday. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170919/LVB01/170919854&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170919/LVB01/170919855&source=RSS World Hurricane Maria 'devastates' Dominica Dominica has suffered widespread damage from Hurricane Maria, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says, as the storm hammers neighbouring Guadeloupe. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170919/LVB01/170919855&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170919/LVB01/170919856&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Pennsylvania Turnpike warns of 80-mile detour this weekend NEW CASTLE, Pa. AP &#8212 Pennsylvania Turnpike officials are warning motorists of an 80-mile detour they'll encounter in western Pennsylvania over the weekend. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170919/LVB01/170919856&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170918/LVB01/170919879&source=RSS Business Big oil becomes greener It&#8217s no secret that oil majors are among the biggest corporate emitters of pollution. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170918/LVB01/170919879&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170918/LVB01/170919880&source=RSS Nation Florida Keys re-open after punishing Hurricane Irma MARATHON, Fla. &#8212 Authorities opened Marathon to residents Saturday, but urged them to come prepared with supplies, medications and anything else they can collect before they return home to the badly damaged low-lying island chain a week after Hurricane Irma battered the Florida Keys. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170918/LVB01/170919880&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170918/LVB01/170919881&source=RSS World Hurricane Maria to become major storm near Caribbean islands Maria is expected to become a dangerous major hurricane as it nears the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170918/LVB01/170919881&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170918/LVB01/170919882&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Gas station robbery suspect's getaway car runs out of fuel Authorities say an Indiana man who robbed a gas station made off with food, drinks and cigarettes. What he didn't steal was gas. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:33:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170918/LVB01/170919882&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170915/LVB01/170919905&source=RSS Business U.S. retail sales post biggest drop in six months WASHINGTON Reuters - U. S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in August, likely hurt by the impact of Hurricane Harvey on motor vehicle purchases, suggesting a moderation in consumer spending in the third quarter. Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:33:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170915/LVB01/170919905&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170915/LVB01/170919906&source=RSS Nation Operators of Florida nursing home where 8 died cited for poor care, dubious billing Operators of a Hollywood, Fla. , nursing home where eight elderly patients died after Hurricane Irma were criticized repeatedly by state and federal officials for falling short of federally mandated standards for patient care and for dubious billing practices at both the Hollywood facility and a nursing home in Miami. Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170915/LVB01/170919906&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170915/LVB01/170919907&source=RSS World London Tube blast is terror incident, say police An improvised explosive device was detonated on a Tube train in south-west London during Friday's rush hour, Scotland Yard has confirmed. Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:28:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170915/LVB01/170919907&source=RSS