S&P cuts Egypt's credit ratings Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has pushed Egypt's sovereign credit ratings deeper into junk status, citing "continued pressure" on foreign reserves. More
Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433 Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of a collapsed garment factory building Thursday and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble. In addition to the 433 confirmed dead, police report that 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh’s $20 billion-a-year garment industry. More
Adichie focuses on Nigeria's present for new novel Modern life in Lagos, Nigeria's largest city, has become almost a character itself in novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's new book, "Americanah." Within its pages, one catches self-acknowledged glimpses of the writer herself, who shot to fame with her previous novel, a love story set during Nigeria's civil war entitled "Half of a Yellow Sun." More
Jones called 'greatest country singer of all time' The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling of quotes and tweets about Jones: "The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen." - Merle Haggard More
Kenya Country Profile 2015: That engine just keeps rolling The Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) reported that arrivals in the second quarter of 2014 fell 45% to 172,258. Industry players said the full year's numbers were expected to decline by similar margins because of the insecurity fears. In 2013, tourist numbers had ... 11/19/2015 - 10:00 pm | View Link
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Engine Trouble Was Reported Before Nigerian Crash The pilot had reported engine trouble just before the plane went down, killing all 153 people on board and an unknown number of people on the ground, according to Harold Demuren, director general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority. “Two engines ... 06/4/2012 - 5:47 pm | View Link
Engine problems eyed after passenger jet crashes in Nigeria suburb The pilots reported engine trouble before the plane fell out of the sky on a clear ... the U.S. But many travelers remain leery of some airlines. On Saturday night, a Nigerian Boeing 727 cargo airliner crashed in Accra, the capital of Ghana, slamming ... 06/4/2012 - 1:29 am | View Link
Engine problem forces Delta jet back to LA airport The Federal Aviation Administration says the pilot reported that a bird may have been sucked into an engine of the Boeing 757 just after 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. However, Delta spokesman Kent Landers says a maintenance crew inspected the engine after the plane ... 08/10/2010 - 11:12 pm | View Link
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School officials say it was an isolated incident and not a threat to the school.
WAPT-TV reports the Infiniti has been recovered and that three people are being held for questioning over the incident and a separate Thursday night carjacking in north Jackson.
KTRK-TV (http://abc13.co/1SDehLR ) reports a Fort Bend Independent School District police officer questioned the girl before taking the $2 bill to a bank, which verified the currency.
KTRK-TV reports the case is among eight counterfeiting investigations against students at Fort Bend since the 2013-2014 school year.
Felony drug charge against police chief's wife dropped
(AP) — The wife of an eastern Oklahoma police chief has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor drug charge after a felony count against her was dropped.
Police say officers fatally shot a robbery suspect after he shot and wounded a Milwaukee police officer.
Police Chief Ed Flynn said late Thursday that three officers saw a masked man leaving an auto parts store where a robbery had been reported and chased him on foot.
Finding Neverland," which never really found a Broadway audience, will close and try its luck in London.
Finding Neverland" is an adaptation from the 2004 whimsical film about a widow whose four young sons inspired J. M. Barrie to write the children's classic "Peter Pan.