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Takeaways from AP visit to Congo as nation offers expanded oil drilling

By SAM MEDNICK Associated Press MOANDA, Congo (AP) — The central African nation of Congo is offering 30 oil and gas blocks around the country for auction. It's a prospect that concerns environmentalists and some of the people who live near the drilling that has so far been limited to a ...

Here’s what to know about a US couple missing in the Caribbean

By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities in the eastern Caribbean are scouring waters in the region in hopes of finding a missing U.S. couple who were aboard their catamaran Simplicity more than a week ago when police say it was hijacked by three escaped ...