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 ... 06/7/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Sudan and South Sudan both claim control of oil town, South Sudan announces withdrawal Sudan and South Sudan both claimed to be in control of a contested oil town near the countries' ill-defined border on Friday after the south said it was withdrawing its troops to avert a return to war. Last week, South Sudanese troops took over the border ... 04/20/2012 - 12:50 pm | 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 Sudanese troops ... 04/20/2012 - 10:14 am | View Link
South Sudan withdraws from oil area, easing border crisis JUBA/KHARTOUM (Reuters) - South Sudan said on Friday it would withdraw its troops from the disputed Heglig oil region more than a week after ... Ban Ki-moon called on Thursday for the South to pull out. The South still believed Heglig, which many ... 04/20/2012 - 10:14 am | 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 ... 04/20/2012 - 2:43 am | View Link
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A former church school principal has pleaded not guilty to forgery and theft charges.
The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports (http://tinyurl.com/odeoa9s ) pastor John Christensen of Trinity Lutheran Church and School says he found a fake receipt for more than $900 worth of textbooks and reported it to police.
Atheists for Human Rights and Rodney Michael Rogers filed the lawsuit in U. S. District Court in Minnesota.
The Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/1t8wnw5 ) reports that the lawsuit requests a judge declare both the state law and the county's policy unconstitutional.
Senate Democrats' campaign arm is borrowing $10 million for a last-minute boost to their fundraising as officials see their majority increasingly in peril.
Democrats are trying to fend off Republicans, who could capture the majority for the first time since 2006's elections if they can net six Senate seats.
Austria's president has apologized for his country's treatment of soldiers who deserted Hitler's army during World War II as traitors.
President Heinz Fischer said that labeling the Austrian deserters that way for decades after the conflict is "something for which one has to apologize and shame himself."
Sunflower seeds (get unsalted) don't do it for you?
Substitute toasted pumpkin seeds (sometimes called pepitas) or chopped toasted hazelnuts.
GREEN BEANS WITH TARRAGON, MUSTARD AND SUNFLOWER SEEDS
Stir in the tarragon, mustard, lemon zest and sunflower seeds.
Nutrition information per serving: 140 calories; 100 calories from fat (71 percent of total calories); 11 g fat (6 g saturated;