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
Between Waste and Nigerian Work Ethics [opinion] - Individual.com In many Nigerian homes today, taps ... a CareerBuilder survey reported ... A careful scrutiny of the engine number ... Sensing trouble, even ... 05/4/2015 - 3:49 pm | View Link
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A search for bodies in Nigeria Pilots on the flight from Nigeria's capital Abuja to its largest city, Lagos, radioed the tower that they had engine trouble shortly before the crash ... is ready to provide technical assistance to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority through the U.S ... 06/6/2012 - 1:32 am | View Link
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 - 4:42 pm | View Link
Dogs search for bodies in rubble of Nigerian plane crash The pilots reported engine trouble before the plane fell out of the sky on a clear ... Some emergency workers wore masks to try and protect themselves from the stench of the dead. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan spent about 20 minutes looking at ... 06/4/2012 - 1:39 pm | View Link
Authorities Fear On-Ground Deaths From Nigeria Plane Crash RELATED: Nigerian Plane Crash Claims 153 Lives A Nigeria Red Cross report said that 48 bodies had been recovered, with more being dug out from the rubble. The pilots reported engine trouble before the plane crashed on its way into Lagos. Two years ago ... 06/4/2012 - 1:14 pm | View Link
Update: Witnesses Say Plane Almost Hit Nigerian Hospital (Nigeria's widely read Sahara Reporters). — The crew "reported engine trouble just before [the jet] went down, said Harold Demuren, director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority." (The New York Times) — Minister of Aviation Stella Oduah ... 06/4/2012 - 7:01 am | View Link
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The tennis equivalent of breakfast, lunch, dinner and plenty of snacking in between on Day 2 of the French Open, with a whopping 57 first-round singles matches spread across 15 courts filling with expectant crowds.
 a quick-moving feast of bright yellow balls, blood-red clay and no shortage of tennis drama.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the workshops will begin on all four June Wednesdays and will run from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. They will be held at the Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex at the park, which sits just west of Louisville (LOO'-ihs-vihl), along the Platte River in Cass County.
June 3 - Introduction to Archery; June 10 - Shopping for Women's Bows; June 17 - Tuning Your Bow; June 24 - Fun with Archery.
Though the amount of wastewater pumped into the lake will be relatively small, there's still concern about mineral called selenium, which can cause deformities in birds' eggs.
Scientists plan to gather mallard eggs each year to make sure the selenium levels are within a safe range.
Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday on a quiet trading day with Hong Kong, Wall Street and London closed for holidays.
The numbers suggest that an improving economy could be setting the stage for the Federal Reserve to raise its benchmark short-term interest rate.
 Friday, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said in a speech that she expected the Fed to begin raising rates later this year if the job market improves.
Greece's ruling Radical Left Coalition rejected a call by party hardliners to skip its next payment to the International Monetary Fund.
The ruling party's central committee also rejected calls to nationalize banks and hold a referendum to allow voters to reject any deal with the European Union and the IMF over debt relief in exchange for fiscal changes.
The index has closed at record highs recently, though the gains have been tiny as investors fret over unimpressive earnings and an uncertain global economy.