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 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:59:33 EST Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:59:33 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150902/LVB01/150909963&source=RSS Business Verizon said to start pared-down video service in coming days Bloomberg -- Verizon Communications Inc. will make its Internet-based mobile video service widely available in the coming days, offering free shows aimed at young viewers, at least initially, according to a person familiar with the situation. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150902/LVB01/150909963&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150902/LVB01/150909964&source=RSS Nation WWE legend Jimmy Snuka charged with murder 32 years after death of girlfriend WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy &#8220Superfly&#8221 Snuka, now 72, was arrested Tuesday morning in New Jersey and is being charged with the third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter of former girlfriend Nancy Argentino, who died in 1983. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150902/LVB01/150909964&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150902/LVB01/150909965&source=RSS World Eight dead in Paris fire A fire in an apartment building in northern Paris has killed eight people, including two children, French officials say. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150902/LVB01/150909965&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150902/LVB01/150909966&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Job offer rescinded after applicant sends nude selfie ST. CHARLES, Ill. , Sept. 1 UPI -- An Illinois job applicant texted his way out of an offered position when he accidentally sent the human resources manager a nude selfie, police said. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150902/LVB01/150909966&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150901/LVB01/150909988&source=RSS Business Patent-law change would raise medical costs A patent law change sought by the pharmaceutical industry could cost federal health-care programs 1. 3 billion over a decade by delaying new generic medicines, an analysis by the Congressional Budget Office found this summer, according to people familiar with the matter. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150901/LVB01/150909988&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150901/LVB01/150909989&source=RSS Nation Obama to rename tallest U.S. peak in historic Alaska visit Anchorage, Alaska CNNTo hear the White House describe Alaska, the state has become the canary in the climate change coal mine, complete with raging wildfires, accelerating ice melt in the arctic, vanishing glaciers and whole villages forced to relocate away from rising seas. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150901/LVB01/150909989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150901/LVB01/150909990&source=RSS World Venezuela prison fire kills 17 Seventeen people have been killed and another 11 injured in a fire at a prison in Venezuela. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150901/LVB01/150909990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150901/LVB01/150909991&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Florida woman uses Pizza Hut app to request 911 assistance AVON PARK, Fla. , May 6 UPI -- A Florida woman being held hostage with her children used a Pizza Hut ordering app to ask store employees to call 911 on her behalf. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150901/LVB01/150909991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150831/LVB01/150839988&source=RSS Nation Suspect arrested in 'execution-style' killing of Texas deputy sheriff CNNA Texas man faces a capital murder charge in the execution-style shooting of a sheriff's deputy while he was fueling his patrol car near Houston, authorities said. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150831/LVB01/150839988&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150831/LVB01/150839989&source=RSS Business Fiat Chrysler CEO again pushes merger with GM Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, is taking another swing at trying to promote the idea of a merger with General Motors. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150831/LVB01/150839989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150831/LVB01/150839990&source=RSS World Austria holds suspected people smugglers Austrian authorities have arrested five suspected people smugglers as part of an operation to check vehicles entering along the country's eastern borders. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150831/LVB01/150839990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150831/LVB01/150839991&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Shotgun shells designed to take out 'drone threats' BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 28 UPI -- An Idaho ammunition company is marketing Drone Munition shotgun cartridges designed to blast unwanted drones out of the sky. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:37:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150831/LVB01/150839991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150828/LVB01/150829873&source=RSS Business Former Apple exec to debut his own smartphone John Sculley didn't last at Apple long enough to see the iMac, let alone the iPhone. But now he's launching a beautiful new smartphone of his own. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150828/LVB01/150829873&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150828/LVB01/150829874&source=RSS Nation Gun in Va. television murders purchased legally The gunman who murdered two Virginia journalists and wounded another person on live television legally purchased two handguns last month, including the one used in the attack, and was able to pass a required background check despite his apparent emotional problems, a federal law enforcement official said Thursday. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150828/LVB01/150829874&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150828/LVB01/150829875&source=RSS World Hundreds die as desperate migrants head for Europe Libya on Friday recovered the bodies of 82 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe while Austria said 71 refugees including a baby girl had been found dead in the back of an abandoned freezer truck. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150828/LVB01/150829875&source=RSS