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 - 9:07 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 oil town, easing crisis JUBA, South Sudan – 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 south ... 04/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | 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 of South ... 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 south closer to ... 04/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The report by U. N. chemical weapons experts, led by Swedish professor Ake Sellstrom, examined seven alleged chemical weapons attacks and said it lacked information to corroborate the allegations at two locations.
Sellstrom issued an initial report on Sept. 16 which concluded that evidence collected in the Ghouta area of Damascus following an Aug.
 in Jimmy Garoppolo the Panthers have a quarterback who has rewritten EIU and Ohio Valley Conference record books on his way to a likely job in the NFL.
When Babers arrived from Baylor to take over a team that had just gone 2-9, he asked the players a lot of questions.
 there has been no shortage of stats at EIU.
There were results in 2012 — a conference title, a playoff spot and a 7-5 finish.
Playing at the school where both Tony Romo and Sean Payton were quarterbacks, the senior from Arlington Heights, Ill., has set school records for everything from touchdown passes in a season (51, 17 more than No.
Adobe Systems Inc., the maker of Photoshop software, reported Thursday that its fiscal fourth-quarter profit shrank as its shift to cloud-based software cuts into profitability.
Adobe's profitability was also hampered by restructuring charges, compensation expenses and other special items.
Excluding one-time items, earnings came to 32 cents per share, matching analysts' prediction.
Adobe expects to earn 22 to 28 cents per share, excluding one-time items, on revenue of $950 million to $1 billion for its current quarter.
An Albuquerque man suffered severe burns to his knees and buttocks after a Bernalillo County sheriff's deputy forced him to kneel and sit on hot asphalt for nearly half an hour, according to a federal civil rights lawsuit.
The lawsuit filed earlier this month in U. S. District Court in Albuquerque alleges Deputy Chris Starr made Jonathan Griego, 23, kneel on the scorching asphalt during a June traffic stop on a day when temperatures reached 96 degrees in the city.
According to the lawsuit, Starr ignored Griego's complaints that the heat was burning through his pants and undergarments.
Governors from several Western states told federal officials on Thursday they are prepared to take on more responsibility for fighting wildfires.
During the annual winter meeting of the Western Governors Association on Thursday, state leaders told officials from the Bureau of Land Management and the Department of Agriculture that they recognize times are tight and that they plan to spend more of their own resources fighting fires in their states.
Hickenlooper added that the state is considering taking other local measures, including mandating that buildings use fire-resistant materials, and requiring property owners to disclose wildfire risks to potential buyers the same way they must disclose flood risks.