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
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Engine trouble reported before Nigerian plane crash BAMAKO, Mali — The crew of a Nigerian airliner that crashed into a crowded neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, on Sunday, killing all 153 on board, reported engine trouble just before the plane, once flown by Seattle-based Alaska Airlines, went down, an ... 06/4/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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Michael Raffl scored two goals, and Brayden Schenn netted the winner during a power play with 8:55 remaining to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.
Schenn took Voracek's pass from the right boards and redirected it from the slot off goalie Jonas Gustavsson's blocker and into the net.
The Flyers had taken a 2-1 lead six minutes into the third when Raffl beat Gustavsson on the glove side after Voracek found him open in front of the net.
Raffl added an empty-net goal with 30 seconds remaining to complete the scoring.
Freshman Jahlil Okafor had 27 points and eight rebounds during a scrimmage for Duke's "Countdown to Craziness" event on Saturday night at a packed Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Duke finished 26-9 last season and lost its second-round NCAA tournament game to Mercer.
Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles wasn't intimidated by top-ranked Mississippi State and did his part to keep the Wildcats within reach of the Bulldogs.
Having to play catch-up against the nation's top team was the difference as the Wildcats came up short in Saturday's 45-31 loss.
The sophomore quarterback completed 24 of 43 passes for a career-best 390 yards and two touchdowns.
After forcing Kentucky to punt on its opening drive, Prescott completed his first five passes for 56 yards to quickly move Mississippi State into Kentucky territory.
 Prescott's biggest play was recovering his own fumble at the Wildcats 13 after a 3-yard gain, extending the drive and setting up Josh Robinson's walk-in touchdown on the next play.
Mississippi State scored 10 straight points, converting Braylon Heard's fumble into Evan Sobiesk's 26-yard field goal and capping a 68-yard drive with Prescott's 2-yard run.
Austin MacGinnis' 34-yard field goal brought Kentucky within a touchdown and the Wildcats got another chance to narrow the lead before halftime.
Javier Flores awoke again to the raspy ring of a water-damaged phone, and he lifted himself out of the hammock that had become his bed. He splashed river water on his face and pulled on his only pair of pants, designer jeans he had been wearing when two U. S.
Hundreds of Americans have flown to Liberia in the past few days. Thousands more are on the way. This Ebola corps is a collection of doctors, nurses, scientists, soldiers, aviators, technicians, mechanics and engineers. Many are volunteers with nonprofit organizations or the government, including uniformed doctors and nurses from the little-known U.