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Angry youths stone Nigerian leader's convoy; police fire gas
JALINGO, Nigeria (AP) — Youths angry at the Nigerian government's failure to fight Islamic extremists threw stones Thursday at President Goodluck Jonathan's electioneering convoy in the eastern town of Jalingo, breaking windshields and windows on several vehicles. An Associated Press reporter was unable to see if anyone was hurt.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:59:38 -0500
Last-ditch foreclosure hearings draw many Detroit homeowners
DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of Detroit homeowners in danger of losing their properties flocked Thursday to hearings that offered a last-ditch chance to avoid foreclosure and to keep the houses from adding to the city's already huge glut of vacant dwellings.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:57:25 -0500
Shell to revive plans to drill in Arctic
LONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc plans to resume drilling in Alaska this year even as it plans to cut spending by $15 billion over the next three years because of the drop in oil prices.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:55:41 -0500
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