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, 23 Apr 2014 05:44:54 EST Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:44:54 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140422/LVB01/140429970&source=RSS Business Are Pinterest ads worth the price? A new study argues the social network's first ads may be worth their hefty price tag. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140422/LVB01/140429970&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140422/LVB01/140429971&source=RSS US Court to determine what constitutes pomegranate juice It is not a good sign for a lawyer at the Supreme Court who is arguing that her client's product is not misleading when one of the justices says he was misled. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140422/LVB01/140429971&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140422/LVB01/140429972&source=RSS World Japan has not narrowed trade differences with U.S., negotiator says Japanese officials said on Tuesday there was still a significant way to go before reaching a broad agreement on trade with the United States, a day before President Barack Obama visits for a summit. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140422/LVB01/140429972&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140422/LVB01/140429974&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Woman finds bird leg in her bag of Dole spinach Rose Carducci bought a bag of Dole spinach as part of an online order last week from a Buehler's Fresh Foods in Wadsworth, Ohio. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140422/LVB01/140429974&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140421/LVB01/140429990&source=RSS US Boston Marathon looks to shake shadow of 2013 bombing BOSTON Reuters - Runners, from the world's elite racers to first-timers, will step to the Boston Marathon starting line on Monday for the first running of the world-renowned race since last year's deadly bombing attack. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140421/LVB01/140429990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140421/LVB01/140429991&source=RSS Business Birchbox banks 60 million FORTUNE -- Two years ago, stuff in a box was all the rage among startups. The young and funded were hawking subscription memberships for coffee, razors, jewelry, sex toys, shoes, and booze. All of it seemed very faddish, and indeed, many of these startups have petered out. Those that have thrived have done so with a unique value proposition that. . . Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:38:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140421/LVB01/140429991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140421/LVB01/140429992&source=RSS World South Korea president condemns ferry crew actions South Korean President Park Geun-hye has condemned the conduct of some of the crew of the ferry that sank last week, calling it akin to murder. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:34:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140421/LVB01/140429992&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140421/LVB01/140429993&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Teenager survives flight over Pacific in jet wheel well Reuters - A teenage boy who ran away from home survived a five-hour flight in the freezing wheel well of a jetliner that reached 38,000 feet as it traveled from California to Hawaii, the FBI said. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:32:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140421/LVB01/140429993&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140417/LVB01/140419911&source=RSS US Court deportations fall 43 percent over five years Reuters - Deportations through U. S. immigration courts have fallen 43 percent in the past five years as the federal government brought fewer cases before those courts, according to Justice Department data analyzed by the New York Times on Wednesday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140417/LVB01/140419911&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140417/LVB01/140419912&source=RSS Business GE profit falls but beats estimates, outlook strong NEW YORK AP &#8212 General Electric posted lower first-quarter net income than a year ago because last year's results included the sale of NBC Universal. But the company said its industrial divisions performed well and the economic environment was positive. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:35:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140417/LVB01/140419912&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140417/LVB01/140419913&source=RSS World Bad weather hampers search for survivors of South Korean ferry Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for survivors of the South Korean ferry disaster. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140417/LVB01/140419913&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140417/LVB01/140419914&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Man wants to open a bar in his gun range Generally speaking, the combination of alcohol and weapons sounds like a bad one. Jeff Swanson of Oklahoma City doesn&#8217t see it that way, however. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:28:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140417/LVB01/140419914&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140416/LVB01/140419925&source=RSS US Oklahoma bans local minimum wage hikes Oklahoma cities and towns are banned from raising the local minimum wage under a new state law. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140416/LVB01/140419925&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140416/LVB01/140419926&source=RSS World Hundreds missing as South Korea ferry sinks Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140416/LVB01/140419926&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140416/LVB01/140419927&source=RSS Business Litigation expenses push Bank of America into loss Reuters - Bank of America Corp posted a first-quarter loss on Wednesday as it set aside an extra 6 billion to cover litigation expenses, a figure that far exceeded the legal settlements the No. 2 U. S. bank has announced recently. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140416/LVB01/140419927&source=RSS