Lehigh Valley Business Around the Globe http://www.lvb.com/section/Around-the-Globe Around the Globe News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:08:48 EST Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:08:48 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829892&source=RSS Business Spiders force Suzuki to recall midsize cars DETROIT AP - Spiders have forced Suzuki to recall more than 19,000 midsize cars. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829892&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829893&source=RSS US Time Warner Cable comes back from nationwide Internet outage Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's largest cable and broadband providers, suffered an unusual nationwide Internet outage early Wednesday morning, sparking new complaints about the company's service. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829893&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829894&source=RSS World Islamic State accused of Syria mass atrocities Islamic State militants have committed mass atrocities in Syria, including the recruitment of children as fighters, the United Nations says. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829894&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829895&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Zig-zagging lane lines confuse commuters CENTREVILLE, Va. , Aug. 26 UPI -- Commuters driving through I-66 in Centreville, Va. , were faced with an unexpected challenge Monday as recently placed lane lines began stripping and curving. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829895&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829917&source=RSS US New clues in Michael Brown shooting CNN -- Could a newly released audio provide more clues on what led up to Michael Brown's shooting death? Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829917&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829918&source=RSS Business Burger King confirms it's buying Tim Hortons for about 11B MIAMI AP - Burger King says it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about 11 billion, a move that would give the fast-food company a stronger foothold in the coffee and breakfast market. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829918&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829919&source=RSS World Captured Russian troops 'in Ukraine by accident' A group of Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine crossed the border by accident, Russian military sources are quoted as saying. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829919&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829920&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Discarded toy lightsaber prompts bomb scare JUNEAU, Alaska, Aug. 25 UPI -- A plastic toy lightsaber discarded on a road in Alaska caused a bomb scare, prompting local police to dispatch a bomb expert. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829920&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829942&source=RSS Business Insects threaten Florida's 9 billion citrus industry LAKE WALES, Fla. AP - The tourists stream to Florida in their cars, intent on a week at Disney or a sugar-sand seashore or a nonstop party on South Beach. Road weary and thirsty, they pull over at one of the state's five official welcome centers. They walk inside, and then they look up. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829942&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829943&source=RSS US California quake damages historic buildings CNN -- In the heart of Northern California's wine country, piles of stemware lay shattered on the ground. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829943&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829944&source=RSS World Boko Haram declares 'Islamic state' in northern Nigeria Militant group Boko Haram has said it has set up an Islamic state in the towns and villages it has seized in north-eastern Nigeria. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829944&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829945&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Stolen Obama statue discovered with six-pack of Twisted Tea in Pa. park WILKES-BARRE, Pa. , Aug. 22 UPI -- A stolen life-sized statue of United States President Barack Obama was has been returned to its Northern Pennsylvania owner after being discovered on a nearby picnic bench with an empty six-pack of Twisted Tea and a cigarette butt hanging from its mouth. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829945&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140822/LVB01/140829956&source=RSS American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak ATLANTA AP -- As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet about his plans, but spent much of his first public appearance pleading for help for countries still struggling with the virus. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140822/LVB01/140829956&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140822/LVB01/140829957&source=RSS Business Bank of America to pay 16.65 billion over mortgages On Thursday, the bank reached a 16. 65 billion agreement to pay the biggest settlement in history, adding to what was already a hefty bill for the bank. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140822/LVB01/140829957&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140822/LVB01/140829958&source=RSS World Syria death toll 'more than 191,000' More than 191,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict up to April, the UN human rights chief says. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140822/LVB01/140829958&source=RSS