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
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
In Their ‘One Love’ Doctrine, Nigerians Must Embrace The Concept Of ‘Unity In Diversity’ Nigeria and Nigerians will, as usual ... At the closure of the military adventure into the country’s governance, it became necessary to institute a home-made Nigerian constitution which would ensure that the military stays back in the barracks and ... 05/5/2014 - 11:17 am | View Link
In Their ‘One Love’ Doctrine, Nigerians Must Embrace The Concept Of ‘Unity In Diversity’ At the closure of the military adventure into the country's governance, it became necessary to institute a home-made Nigerian constitution which ... bank holiday all over the country. But before Nigeria celebrates its Democracy Day in the next couple ... 05/5/2014 - 4:28 am | View Link
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Hammel walks 5 in Cubs' 4-1 loss to Dodgers in series opener
The Cubs' right-hander was holding his own through the first five innings while the Dodgers' ace was rolling through Chicago's lineup.
Hammel (7-6) gave up three runs and four hits in five-plus innings, struck out five and walked three.
Kershaw got back on the winning track after the Dodgers wasted two gems by the left-hander — 10-inning walk-off losses in Oakland on Aug.
Authorities say a woman has died in a single car crash after she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a wooded area.
The accident happened at 6:25 p.m. on Friday in Huntington on the North Shore of Long Island.
Police identified the woman as 80-year-old Eugenia Kouwenhoven, of Huntington. She was transported by helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Authorities said Kouwenhoven was driving a 2014 Buick Regal westbound on Woodbury Road when she lost control and crashed.
Police are continuing to investigate.
Tomlinson lined a bases-loaded single up the middle with one out in the ninth against previously unbeaten Kevin Siegrist, and the Giants topped the Cardinals 5-4 on Friday night to snap St. Louis' five-game winning streak.
Byrd hit a grand slam off 15-game winner Michael Wacha in the third inning for the Giants, who kept pace 2 1-2 games behind NL West-leading Los Angeles.
Byrd's eighth career grand slam gave the Giants eight for the season, a franchise record.
Upon slamming into the east-west runway, the wreckage of the F-16 continued to tumble toward a staging area where some 500 paratroopers were preparing for joint Army-Air Force maneuvers.
The scattering debris ripped the fuel tank of a parked C-141 transport, which ignited a massive fireball that injured more than 80 soldiers and eventually claimed the lives of 24.
Adhering to a suck-it-up-and-move-on mindset, the Desert Storm veteran couldn't escape the night sweats, the ghastly dreams and re-runs of shrieking colleagues drenched in flames.
The nightmare often ended on the same abrupt note, with a last-gasp appeal from a disfigured victim, lips and nose missing: "I'm thirsty; can I have something to drink?"
 that's where it might have ended, in the burgeoning Department of Veterans Affairs database for post-traumatic stress disorder, where roughly 8,000 veterans from as far back as Vietnam find it easier to kill themselves each year than to contend with the past.
Approved by the Food and Drug Administration as a Class II biofeedback device, the BAUD has four silver knobs — separate left and right volume controls, one dial for frequency, and another marked "Disrupter."
A Prussian physicist discovered that when one ear receives an audio signal tone of, say 100 Hertz, and the other ear simultaneously is given a 120 Hz feed, the brain hears the difference, a 20 Hz frequency.
 some mental health therapists claim that emotional scars created by acute trauma can be targeted through acoustical neuromodulation.
With 45 years of clinical practice under his belt, the Navy veteran says he's used neuromodulation to successfully treat more than 60 patients over the past five years for a variety of ailments, from depression to chronic pain.
Except for May 25 — the anniversary of an especially intense firefight — LaPointe, a musician and high school social studies teacher, thought he had his flashbacks under
Telegraph.co.ukIndian sisters to be raped as 'punishment' for brother elopingTelegraph.co.ukTwo sisters in India - one aged only 15-years - are to be raped as "punishment" for their brother running away with a married woman from a higher caste in the latest caste to shock the country. Meenakshi Kumari, who is 23, and her younger sister, will