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
N Korea says it successfully tests long-range rocket engine North Korea says it has successfully conducted an engine test of a new intercontinental ballistic rocket it claims will strengthen its ability to stage nuclear strikes on the United States. The North's official Korean Central News Agency released the news ... 04/8/2016 - 12:50 am | View Link
Trump’s Private Jet diverted to Nashville due to ‘engine trouble’ 40 p.m. after the pilot reported engine problem. The FAA is investigating the incident. Trump made it to the event in Little Rock two hours late. “My guys said that’s OK we can go back to New York with your trouble, come back another time,” said Trump. 02/4/2016 - 3:29 am | View Link
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
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
Dana Air Flight 992 Dana Air Flight 992 was a scheduled domestic ... The accident occurred after the crew reported engine trouble and declared ... Former Nigerian president Goodluck ... 05/26/2016 - 1:06 pm | View Website
Nigerian plane reported engine trouble ... Nigerian plane reported engine trouble before crashing Sunday. June 4, 2012 | 9:32 am JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The toll in Sunday's plane crash in Nigeria, ... 01/18/2016 - 8:01 pm | View Website
Engine Trouble Was Reported Before Nigerian Crash A Nigerian airliner that crashed in Lagos, killing all 153 on board, was American-built, so the United States will be part of the investigation. 06/5/2012 - 12:45 am | View Website
More details of plane crash in Lagos, Nigeria: American ... Click image for more photos. The American pilot of the passenger jet that crashed in Lagos, Nigeria, on Sunday reported engine trouble shortly before the ... 06/4/2012 - 10:14 pm | View Website
Official: Pilot signaled trouble moments before ... The pilot of the Dana Air plane that crashed into a densely populated neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, radioed that the plane was having trouble minutes earlier 06/4/2012 - 9:24 pm | View Website
A man is facing charges after accidentally shooting himself in the leg in a Colorado Springs gas station bathroom.
The Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1Z7EwOG ) that police say 34-year-old Randall Reese Jr. was shot while using the restroom after a handgun discharged in his pocket on Friday.
He was treated at a hospital and arrested.
Reese faces charges of unlawfully carrying a concealed weapon and illegal discharge of a firearm.
Information from: The Gazette, http://www.gazette.com
Authorities say they have arrested a man suspected of stabbing his friend multiple times inside a Buddhist temple in Salem.
The Statesman Journal reports (http://stjr.nl/1NXZ23G ) that 23-year-old Jose Murillo faces charges of attempted murder and assault in connection with the Friday incident.
Adrian Gonzalez broke a ninth-inning tie with a two-run single off a suddenly struggling Familia, sending Los Angeles past New York 4-2 on Sunday night.
Familia blew a four-run lead in the ninth inning of the series opener only to get bailed out by Granderson's game-winning homer.
Los Angeles took two of three at Citi Field before a trio of sellout crowds on a weekend when the NL champion Mets celebrated the 30th anniversary of their 1986 World Series crown.
 the move backfired when Granderson hit an RBI triple to the right-field fence over a leaping Yasiel Puig.
Liberatore (1-0) struck out Asdrubal Cabrera, who homered earlier off Kershaw, to end the inning.
Gonzalez had an RBI single and ex-Met Justin Turner drove in Chase Utley with a groundout to help the Dodgers build a 2-0 lead against Bartolo Colon, who pitched six solid innings in his first outing since his 43rd birthday.
Wilmer Flores (hamstring) was activated from the disabled list and played third base in place of captain David Wright, who missed his second consecutive game with a neck problem.
Mets RHP Matt Harvey (3-7, 6.08 ERA) tries again to get back on track when he faces the skidding White Sox in a Memorial Day matinee at Citi Field, weather permitting.