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Suspected cultists attacked a gas storage facility run by the local arm of Italian oil company Eni in Nigeria's oil-rich delta region, an army spokesman said. Hits on oil installations have picked up in the last few weeks coinciding with an arrest warrant for former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, known as Tompolo. The cult group with links to former militants has been quiet for years but security sources in the delta said they began regrouping after President Muhammadu Buhari came to power on a vow to crush endemic corruption.
BOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted.