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 Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:09:17 EST Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:09:17 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160923/LVB01/160929935&source=RSS Nation Charlotte curfew ends after largely peaceful protest night CHARLOTTE, N. C. AP -- A third night of protests over a fatal police shooting in Charlotte gave way to quiet streets as a curfew enacted by the city's mayor ended early Friday. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160923/LVB01/160929935&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160923/LVB01/160929936&source=RSS Business UPS launches U.S. drone test flights for urgent medical deliveries BEVERLY, Mass. Reuters - United Parcel Service Inc said it began testing the use of drones for emergency deliveries of medical supplies this week with a flight in rural Massachusetts, which the company hopes will eventually lead to federal approval of drones as a regular delivery option. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160923/LVB01/160929936&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160923/LVB01/160929937&source=RSS World Aleppo pounded in new Syria offensive Warplanes have carried out fresh air strikes on Aleppo, hours after Syria's government announced an offensive to retake rebel-held areas of the city. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160923/LVB01/160929937&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160923/LVB01/160929939&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Hospital hires robot to patrol emergency room parking lot BAKERSFIELD, Calif. , Sept. 22 UPI -- A California hospital unveiled the newest member of its security staff -- a robot charged with patrolling the emergency room parking lot. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160923/LVB01/160929939&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160922/LVB01/160929951&source=RSS Business Wells Fargo employees say sales focus was all-consuming It began with the constant and compulsive pressure to sell. Then came stress-induced health problems. Wells Fargo employees, both current and former, say they spent every day frantically trying to persuade customers to open more accounts &#8212 not for any bonuses, but simply to keep their jobs. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160922/LVB01/160929951&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160922/LVB01/160929952&source=RSS Nation State of emergency declared after violent clashes in Charlotte Charlotte, North Carolina CNNViolent protests raged in Charlotte for the second night over the police shooting of an African-American man, prompting North Carolina's governor to declare a state of emergency. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160922/LVB01/160929952&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160922/LVB01/160929953&source=RSS World Taiwan asks Google to blur images from disputed island Taiwan has asked Google to blur satellite images of what appear to be new military installations on a disputed island in the South China Sea. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160922/LVB01/160929953&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160922/LVB01/160929954&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Wireless signals can detect your feelings with new device CAMBRIDGE, Mass. AP &#8212 What if your computer or smartphone could tell if you're happy or sad? Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160922/LVB01/160929954&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160921/LVB01/160929967&source=RSS Business Wells Fargo considers clawing back exec's 125 million payday Carrie Tolstedt, the executive who ran the unit at Wells Fargo responsible for opening up millions of phony accounts, may have to give back a portion of her 124. 6 million payday afterall. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160921/LVB01/160929967&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160921/LVB01/160929968&source=RSS Nation Protests erupt in Charlotte after police kill man 12 officers hurt CHARLOTTE &#8212 Demonstrators started a fire and shut down part of Interstate 85 early Wednesday and about 12 police officers were injured and squad cars damaged when protests erupted after an African-American man was shot and killed by another officer. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160921/LVB01/160929968&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160921/LVB01/160929969&source=RSS World Syrian air strike kills four medical workers An air strike on a clinic near the Syrian city of Aleppo has killed four employees of an international medical aid agency, the group says. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160921/LVB01/160929969&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160921/LVB01/160929970&source=RSS Out of the Ordinary NYC museum invites viewers to use 18-karat gold toilet NEW YORK AP &#8212 A New York City museum is offering visitors a chance to sit on a golden throne, but only in private. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160921/LVB01/160929970&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160920/LVB01/160929993&source=RSS Business Senate panel to scrutinize proposed Bayer-Monsanto merger WASHINGTON AP -- The Senate is taking a closer look at a proposed 66 billion merger of American seed and weed-killer company Monsanto and German medicine and farm chemical maker Bayer. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160920/LVB01/160929993&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160920/LVB01/160929994&source=RSS Nation Gas prices spike as fuel shortages hit Southeast Gas prices are spiking in the Southeast because of a broken pipeline -- and some drivers are having trouble finding gas at all. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160920/LVB01/160929994&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160920/LVB01/160929995&source=RSS World UN suspends all aid convoys in Syria The UN has suspended all aid convoys in Syria after a devastating air attack on its lorries near Aleppo on Monday. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160920/LVB01/160929995&source=RSS