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, 17 Sep 2014 17:18:23 EST Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:18:23 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919857&source=RSS Business Family Dollar tells investors to reject takeover MATTHEWS, N. C. AP - Family Dollar is telling shareholders to reject an unsolicited, 9. 1 billion takeover bid by its rival, Dollar General. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919857&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919858&source=RSS US NY store owner plotted to send jihadists to Syria CNN -- A man who owns an upstate New York food store funded ISIS, tried to send jihadists to Syria to fight with the terrorist group and plotted to do some killing himself -- by gunning down U. S. troops who had served in Iraq -- federal authorities alleged Tuesday. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919858&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919859&source=RSS World Final push in Scottish referendum Both sides in the Scottish referendum campaign have held rallies as they make their final efforts to win over undecided voters. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919859&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919860&source=RSS Out of the ordinary England-Scotland border checkpoint set up as prank Jon Parker Lee says English and Scottish pranksters behind Scottish Border Agency checkpoint prank were united in having a laugh. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919860&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919872&source=RSS US Tobacco growers brace for tougher competition DANVILLE, Va. AP &#8212 Starting next month, America's remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919872&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919873&source=RSS Business United attendants can get up to 100,000 to leave their job United Airlines is about to make some of its flight attendants very happy on their way out the door. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919873&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919874&source=RSS World UN calls for 1B to fight Ebola outbreak More than 1bn 618m is needed to fight the West Africa Ebola outbreak - a tenfold increase in the past month, the UN's Ebola co-ordinator has said. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:38:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919874&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919875&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane BEIJING AP &#8212 Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:35:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919875&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140915/LVB01/140919898&source=RSS Business CFO bails on RadioShack in middle of cash crisis RadioShack will face its life-or-death financial crisis without its chief financial officer. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140915/LVB01/140919898&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140915/LVB01/140919899&source=RSS US Lawyers want 2,000 potential jurors called for Boston bombing trial BOSTON Reuters - U. S. prosecutors and attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber asked a judge on Friday to call 2,000 potential jurors to be screened for his trial. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140915/LVB01/140919899&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140915/LVB01/140919900&source=RSS World Scores of migrants drown off Libya Many migrants have drowned while trying to reach Europe after their boat sank off Libya, the Libyan navy says. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140915/LVB01/140919900&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140915/LVB01/140919901&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Girl, 10, defeats Army JROTC cadet at push-ups Kaylyn Mintz, 10, stepped forward during a JROTC fundraiser at a North Carolina mall and handily defeated a cadet at a push-up contest. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140915/LVB01/140919901&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140912/LVB01/140919952&source=RSS US Obama's request to combat militants draws support WASHINGTON AP &#8212 Bending for once to the will of the White House, Republicans and Democrats coalesced Thursday behind President Barack Obama's call to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants and pointed toward votes in the heat of a midterm election campaign. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140912/LVB01/140919952&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140912/LVB01/140919953&source=RSS Business Yahoo wins battle in secretive surveillance court The public is getting a broader glimpse at the still-secretive world of government data collection. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140912/LVB01/140919953&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140912/LVB01/140919954&source=RSS World Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide after the judge found he killed his girlfriend by mistake. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140912/LVB01/140919954&source=RSS