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
Keystone XL pipeline to be delayed TransCanada Corp. says the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more than its current $5.3 billion price-tag as it continues to await U.S. government approval. TransCanada had been sticking to its late 2014 or early 2015 start-up target, but the regulatory process has dragged on. More
Drivers benefit as oil prices drop sharply A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive. It's a relief to motorists and business owners and a positive development for the economy. More
Sudan freezes oil and security deals with South A month later, Bashir visited Juba, symbolising an easing of tensions at the time, and the South’s oil wells resumed pumping the crude ... SPLM-N and government forces battled outside the town. South Sudan, in comments made ahead of the Khartoum news ... 06/8/2013 - 5:49 am | View Link
Sudan's Bashir visits South Sudan in sign of easing tensions Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir visited South Sudan Friday in a sign of easing tensions after the two states ended a row over crucial oil exports and put behind ... suspected rebels who fired shells on their town. The attack in the east end of Kadugli ... 04/12/2013 - 8:23 am | View Link
South Sudan to pull out of oil town, easing crisis JUBA, South Sudan (AP) – Sudan said Friday its forces drove South Sudanese troops from a contested oil town near the countries' ill-defined border border while the south tried to put a good face on events, saying it was withdrawing. South ... 04/20/2012 - 6:14 am | View Link
South Sudan to pull out of border oil town, president says, easing military crisis with Sudan The president of South Sudan says he is withdrawing his troops from a contested border oil town that Sudan contends is in its territory. Friday's statement from President Salva Kiir said the south still believes that the town of Heglig is a part ... 04/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
South Sudan to pull out of oil town, easing crisis JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Responding to international pressure, South Sudan announced Friday it will withdraw its troops from the disputed oil town its forces took over last week, pulling back from offensive military action that pushed the ... 04/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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The school's athletic department said it issued apologies to Hawaii athletic director Ben Jay and Big West Conference Commissioner Dennis Farrell for what happened during UCSB's victory.
The department said the safety of student-athletes, staff and fans was important and it was reviewing the incident and "solidifying event protocol" in hopes of preventing a repeat in the future.
The Giants re-signed him to a two-year, $35 million contract in the offseason.
"Since the contract got finalized, it's just about focusing on the season and the two years ahead of me," Lincecum said.
Tony Abreu, who played for the Royals in 2012, singled home Gregor Blanco in the third inning for the Giants.
Giants non-roster invitee Mark Minicozzi, who played for independent league teams from 2009-11, homered off Jon Rauch in the two-run ninth.
The Royals, who entered the game with a Cactus League-leading .332 batting average, managed just four hits, only two after the first inning.
Yordano Ventura, who is one of three candidates for the final rotation slot, allowed two runs on three hits and a walk over two innings, while striking out two.
Madison Bumgarner, Matt Cain, Tim Hudson, Ryan Vogelsong and Lincecum, who are projected to be the Giants starters, have allowed one run and 13 hits with three walks in 23 innings in eight games.
Reliever Louis Coleman, who was held out of the first eight games with a bruised finger, is scheduled to pitch an inning Saturday.
Authorities say a teenage boy fatally shot his ex-girlfriend before turning the gun on himself at a north Phoenix home.
Officers responded to a 911 call of a shooting around noon Friday and found two people dead in the home's front yard from gunshot wounds.