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
Watch How Hot Your Engine And Exhaust Get While Running I’ve always had an irrational fear of mufflers and exhausts, which I guess I can attribute to frequently losing the hair and skin off my leg from the hot pipe of my dirt bike growing up. This fear carried over to cars though, and now I get to see my ... 04/12/2017 - 10:35 am | View Link
Bringing the Private Sector Into the ‘Engine Room’ of SDGs In Nigeria, By Edward Kallon Riding on these national initiatives and the resilience of the Nigerian people, we should consider ourselves ... And, are poverty and income inequality being addressed through reported jobs and growth attributable to the private sector? 03/6/2017 - 8:37 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
Passengers have now been transferred onto another plane bound for Orlando A passenger has described how a Virgin Atlantic plane spent an hour circling over Liverpool Bay after developing engine trouble. Claire Ibbetson ... In May it was reported a Virgin Atlantic flight with same VS75 flight number was forced to make an ... 09/14/2015 - 10:20 am | View Link
Nigerian pilot proposes midair after faking engine failure – Video Nigerian pilot Tobi Layade proposed to his girlfriend aboard a private jet after faking an engine trouble. Tobi had planned a trip to Jamaica with his girlfriend, but midway he created anxiety by telling her they had an engine problem and needed to go back. 03/4/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
Shell Blog – Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com John, re the Cable/Brinded letter you have got the wrong end of the stick. It was HM Govt who created the role of ‘contact minister’ and not just for Shell; other ... 04/29/2017 - 7:04 pm | View Website
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Miguel Sano homered and drove in five runs, helping the Minnesota Twins beat slumping Kansas City 7-5 on Sunday for the Royals' ninth straight loss.
Sano posted his fourth consecutive multihit game. He has 11 hits in his last 16 at-bats. He drove in nine runs in the two-game, rain-abbreviated series.
Sano connected in the third after Jason Hammel (0-3) walked Byron Buxton and Max Kepler.
Se convirtió en el 13er jugador en la historia de las Grandes Ligas que produce 10 o más cerreras en un juego, y en el primero desde que Garret Anderson lo hizo para los Angelinos en 2007.
Washington terminó con 23 hits, su mayor cifra en la temporada, y anotó la mayor cantidad de carreras en la historia de la franquicia Expos/Nacionales.
Authorities in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua say an army patrol was attacked by gunfire, setting off a shootout that killed seven armed men in their 20s.
The state prosecutor's office says the shootout occurred Saturday afternoon in the remote town of La Grulla in western Chihuahua.
In a Sunday statement, prosecutors say 15 soldiers riding in two vehicles took fire in rugged terrain.
NOLA.comLawmakers find common ground on $1 trillion plan to keep gov't openNOLA.comIn this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington. Top Capitol Hill negotiators are reporting progress toward a long-sought agreement on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of and more »
Washington PostTrump administration still considering how to make it easier to sue the media, Priebus saysWashington PostReviving a controversial theme that President Trump brought up on the campaign trail, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Sunday that the administration has “looked at” potential changes to libel laws that would make it easier for Trump to sue news and more »