Lehigh Valley Business Around the Globe http://www.lvb.com/section/Around-the-Globe Around the Globe News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:31:37 EST Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:31:37 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161020/LVB01/161029987&source=RSS Business Facebook plans 'thousands' of drones in next decade Facebook plans to launch thousands of its internet-beaming drones within the next decade, according to the head of the company&#8217s aviation team. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161020/LVB01/161029987&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161020/LVB01/161029988&source=RSS Nation Growing calls for railroad probe in wake of station crash TRENTON, N. J. AP -- New Jersey's commuter railroad is facing growing calls for more scrutiny at federal and state levels amid questions about its safety after one of its trains crashed into a station last month, killing a woman on the platform and injuring more than 100. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161020/LVB01/161029988&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161020/LVB01/161029989&source=RSS World Ethiopia detains 1,600 under state of emergency The Ethiopian authorities have detained 1,600 people as they try to boost security under the state of emergency, a government minister has told the BBC. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161020/LVB01/161029989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161020/LVB01/161029990&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Stray kitten interrupts Turkish news broadcast DENIZLI, Turkey, Oct. 19 UPI -- A kitten became an unexpected guest on a morning news program in Turkey after wandering into the studio. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161020/LVB01/161029990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161019/LVB01/161019861&source=RSS Business Yes, Ford is building plants in Mexico. No, it's not cutting U.S. jobs DETROIT &#8212 In the summer of 2008, with the Great Recession underway and Detroit&#8217s auto industry in a free fall, Ford Motor took a big gamble It would switch three of its North American assembly plants from building trucks and sport utility vehicles to making small passenger cars. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161019/LVB01/161019861&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161019/LVB01/161019862&source=RSS Nation Terror bombing suspect moved from hospital to prison TRENTON, N. J. AP -- A man accused of setting off bombs in New Jersey and New York, injuring more than 30 people, has been moved from a hospital to a state prison. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161019/LVB01/161019862&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161019/LVB01/161019863&source=RSS World 'Thousands flee' Mosul ahead of battle Thousands of people have fled the Mosul area and more are expected as Iraqi troops move on the city to liberate it from the so-called Islamic State IS. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161019/LVB01/161019863&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161019/LVB01/161019864&source=RSS Out of the ordinary New Jersey 'mountain lion' identified as house cat Plagido's Winery in Hammonton initially shared footage of a seemingly large cat sprinting through their vineyard in late September. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161019/LVB01/161019864&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161018/LVB01/161019877&source=RSS Business Ford to suspend output at four plants, including for F-150 DETROIT - In a fresh sign of pressure on U. S. automakers, Ford Motor Co on Monday said it will shut down production of its best-selling F-150 pickup truck for a week at a Kansas City assembly plant, and temporarily idle three other plants over the next several weeks. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161018/LVB01/161019877&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161018/LVB01/161019878&source=RSS Nation FDA investigates 10 deaths possibly linked to teething products PHOENIX &#8212 The Food and Drug Administration confirmed Monday it is investigating 10 deaths that could be connected to the use of infant homeopathic teething products. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161018/LVB01/161019878&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161018/LVB01/161019879&source=RSS World Ikea Shanghai frowns on elderly daters who occupy cafeteria Sad news for elderly lonely hearts in Shanghai they can no longer look for love in Ikea. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161018/LVB01/161019879&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161018/LVB01/161019880&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Boy, 7, buys pony after raising more than 2,000 selling lemonade for two years BRISBANE, Australia, Oct. 17 UPI -- A 7-year-old Australian boy who spent two years raising 2,285 by selling lemonade shed tears when he finally achieved his ultimate goal -- owning a pony. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161018/LVB01/161019880&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161017/LVB01/161019904&source=RSS Business Supervalu to sell Save-A-Lot chain for 1.37B NEW YORK AP &#8212 Supervalu said Monday that it is selling its Save-A-Lot supermarket chain for 1. 37 billion to Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161017/LVB01/161019904&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161017/LVB01/161019905&source=RSS Nation High school graduation rate reaches new high WASHINGTON AP -- High school graduation rates have reached a record high of 83. 2 percent, continuing a steady increase that shows improvement across all ethnic groups, the White House said Monday. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161017/LVB01/161019905&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20161017/LVB01/161019906&source=RSS World Iraq troops make gains in push on Mosul Iraqi pro-government forces have made gains at the start of a large-scale operation to retake Mosul, the last major stronghold of the so-called Islamic State IS in the country. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20161017/LVB01/161019906&source=RSS