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
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Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Chris Clemons was a no-show as the team reported for training camp Thursday.
Coach Gus Bradley said Clemons failed to make it to Jacksonville because of "personal things." It's unknown whether the 33-year-old Georgia native will be on the field for the first training camp practice Friday, but Bradley said he doesn't anticipate it being a long-term absence.
"We'll see how it goes," Bradley said.
Orlando Ortega of Cuba beat a strong field to win the men's 110-meter hurdles at the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm, as world champion David Oliver had to settle for third on Thursday ahead of his title defense in Beijing next month.
Ortega clocked 13.18 seconds in a race featuring four of the five top runners of the season, to beat Sergey Shubenkov of Russia by 0.04 seconds.
Oliver was another 0.02 seconds behind in third, but the American maintained his lead in the overall Diamond Race standings.
Jason Richardson, the 2011 world champion, was fourth.
With the track still wet from earlier rains, the time was well off Ortega's season best of 12.94.
Operators of a coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas are agreeing to pay $4.3 million to settle a lawsuit and clean up contamination that neighboring Native Americans blame for health problems and water pollution.
NV Energy and the California Department of Water Resources don't admit liability or wrongdoing in the proposed settlement involving Reid Gardner Power Generation Station.
The agreement was filed Tuesday in U.
Five Big Island farmers have signed up to join federal efforts in a conversation pilot program aimed at addressing feral pig management.
The Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://bit.ly/1IuwI3Q ) that the U. S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service announced in April that Hawaii and the U. S. territory of Guam would join Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi in the pilot program.
USDA official, Shirley Nakamura, said 12 people, including five from Hawaii County and seven from Guam, have signed up for the program.
"Our field offices are in the process of ranking the applications that were received," she wrote in an email Wednesday.
The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):
The judge in the Colorado theater shooting trial is giving instructions to the jury to guide their deliberations in the next step of the sentencing phase.
Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. is reading the guidelines to the jury Thursday before closing arguments.