Tag Archives: Sudan

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2 hurt in bomb blast in Egypt's capital Cairo

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state news agency MENA says two people were injured when a bomb exploded in a middle-class neighborhood of Cairo. The explosion Sunday happened near a building…

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Report highlights 'wide variations' in cancer and stroke care

Patients are suffering due to wide variations in how many cancer cases are diagnosed at an early stage & who gets the best stroke care, a report has found. The…

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Democrats defeat latest effort to nix Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have turned back the latest Republican effort to undermine the Iran nuclear deal. Democrats blocked a measure aimed at maintaining sanctions unless Iran recognizes Israel…

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Court rules Bangladesh opposition leader to face graft trial

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's High Court on Thursday decided former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia can stand trial on corruption charges involving a contract for a coal mine with a…

EPA chief: Agency did not shirk responsibility in mine spill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency dismissed complaints Wednesday by Republican lawmakers that her agency downplayed the seriousness of a toxic mine spill that fouled rivers…

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Geneva police nab 'most wanted bank robber in Canada'

GENEVA (AP) — Geneva police have arrested the "most-wanted bank robber in Canada," a seemingly athletic French-American citizen known for a technique of jumping over bank counters in his heists,…

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Oil rises more than 2 percent ahead of Fed decision

By Lisa Barrington LONDON (Reuters) – Oil rose more than 2 percent on Wednesday after a drawdown in U.S. stockpiles, an increase in U.S. gasoline prices, & lower-than-expected U.S. inflation…