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Sudan plane crash kills 100: media - Washington Post

By germanifa01 - June 10th, 2008, 13:29, Category: General


KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A Sudanese airliner carrying 217 people burst into flames after landing at Khartoum airport on Tuesday and local media said up to half the passengers were feared killed. Sudanese television showed film of the aircraft ablaze in the darkness while emergency workers played water more info

NEW YORK — The U.S. Energy Department and the International Energy Agency both lowered their global oil consumption forecasts for this year because of surging prices, but said demand continues to accelerate in developing nations. The downward revision follows a reduction this month in fuel more info

BALTIMORE — When Jim McKay traveled to St. Andrews in Scotland to cover the 2000 British Open it was his final overseas event in more than 50 years of broadcasting. Sportscaster Jim Nantz visited McKay in his tiny, sparse hotel room before the final round. He recalled that McKay wasn't emotional more info

If ever there was a case of statistics not being representative of the true nature of a game, Game 2 in Boston was it. On paper, it looks like L.A. played a great offensive game against a strong defensive team: shot better than 49 percent from the field, went 10-for-21 on 3s, had more offensive more info

KRANJ, Slovenia - President Bush and European allies on Tuesday threatened tougher sanctions to squeeze Iran's finances and derail its potential pursuit of a nuclear weapon. Bush said the prospect of a nuclear-armed Iran would endanger world peace. "They can either face isolation, or they can have more info