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 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:03:19 EST Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:03:19 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929861&source=RSS US Ferguson demands high fees to turn over public files WASHINGTON AP -- Bureaucrats in Ferguson, Missouri, responding to requests under the state's Sunshine Act to turn over government files about the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, are charging nearly 10 times the cost of some of their own employees' salaries before they will agree to release any records. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929861&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929862&source=RSS Business Hong Kong's worst protests in decades rattle markets Hong Kong's worst protests since China took back control of the former British colony in 1997 haven't just decked the territory's stocks and currency, with analysts expecting longer-term economic repercussions. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929862&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929863&source=RSS World Ashraf Ghani sworn in as new Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has been sworn in as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929863&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929864&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Slot machine luck saves gambler from jail A German gambler was about to be arrested at a Bochum casino when a last-moment slot machine jackpot allowed him to pay his fine. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929864&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929877&source=RSS US Fire at control site stops flights at O'Hare, Midway CHICAGO AP -- A fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility Friday halted all flights in and out of the city's two airports. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929877&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929878&source=RSS Business Microsoft offers first look at new Windows - and gives it a name SEATTLE Reuters - Microsoft Corp will unveil a new name for its best-known product on Tuesday when it offers the first official glimpse of its latest Windows operating system. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929878&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929879&source=RSS World UAE's first female fighter pilot led airstrike against ISIS CNN -- Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri may be ISIS' worst nightmare. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929879&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929880&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Potato salad Kickstarter campaign leads to charity fundraiser CLEVELAND Reuters - An Ohio man's modest request this summer for a little help making potato salad culminates this Saturday in PotatoStock 2014 - a charity event to help end hunger and homelessness. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:38:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929880&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929929&source=RSS US Tony Stewart won't face charges in Kevin Ward Jr.'s death CNN -- NASCAR driver Tony Stewart won't face charges in connection with the on-track death of sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr. , a New York district attorney announced Wednesday. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929929&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929930&source=RSS Business NutraSweet to stop making aspartame NEW YORK AP - NutraSweet says it will no longer make the artificial sweetener aspartame as a result of foreign competition. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929930&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929931&source=RSS World India's Mars satellite 'Mangalyaan' sends first images India's space agency has released its first picture of Mars, taken by its satellite which entered orbit around the Red Planet on Wednesday. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929931&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929932&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Firefighters rescue pet frog from blaze Firefighters who doused the flames at a North Texas house have also made sure the lone resident didn't croak. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929932&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140924/LVB01/140929944&source=RSS Business Limits on overseas mergers prompt renewed debate WASHINGTON AP -- The Obama administration's decision to curb the ability of U. S. corporations to skirt taxes by merging with foreign companies kicked off an immediate election-season debate over when and how to tackle the nation's complex corporate tax code. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140924/LVB01/140929944&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140924/LVB01/140929946&source=RSS US More health insurers offer Obamacare plans Americans will have more choice when they shop on the Obamacare exchanges this fall for health insurance. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140924/LVB01/140929946&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140924/LVB01/140929947&source=RSS World Air strikes target IS near Turkey New air strikes have targeted Islamic State IS militants in Syria, hitting areas close to the border with Turkey. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140924/LVB01/140929947&source=RSS