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BP trial to focus on scientists’ spill estimates – San Francisco Chronicle


BP trial to focus on scientists' spill estimates
San Francisco Chronicle
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When BP used a capping stack to seal its blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico, the device didn't just shut the source of the nation's worst offshore oil spill. Its pressure gauge also provided scientists with crucial data about the rate that 

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Halliburton pleads guilty to destroying evidence in BP oil spill – Los Angeles Times



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Halliburton pleads guilty to destroying evidence in BP oil spill
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — Oil-field services giant Halliburton has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the Justice Department announced Thursday. Halliburton has been charged with one count of 
Halliburton Pleads Guilty to Destroying Evidence After Gulf SpillNew York Times
Halliburton admits destroying Gulf oil spill evidenceUSA TODAY
Halliburton pleads guilty to destroying Gulf spill evidenceReuters
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Administrator opens probe of spill claims lawyer – Houston Chronicle



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Administrator opens probe of spill claims lawyer
Houston Chronicle
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The administrator of a multibillion-dollar settlement arising from the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf is pledging to thoroughly investigate allegations of misconduct by one of his staff attorneys. Court-appointed claims administrator Patrick 
Lawyer working on BP settlement claims suspendedRome News Tribune
Lawyer in BP oil-spill case accused of misconduct: reportMarketWatch (blog)
BP calls for inquiry over alleged misconduct by Gulf spill compensation lawyerTelegraph.co.uk

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BP calls for inquiry over alleged misconduct by Gulf spill compensation lawyer – Telegraph.co.uk



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BP calls for inquiry over alleged misconduct by Gulf spill compensation lawyer
Telegraph.co.uk
The oil major, which is already embroiled in separate legal action to try to halt disputed compensation payouts, said it was "very concerned" by the allegations. The claim against the lawyer was leaked to the Associated Press by a BP official after the matter 
BP calls for independent probe of claims lawyerThe Missoulian

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AP NewsBreak: Report alleges misconduct in BP case – NBC 29 News


AP NewsBreak: Report alleges misconduct in BP case
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The White House says President Barack Obama plans to announce Friday his new choice to lead the FBI in Jim Comey, former President George W. Bush's No. 2 at the Justice Department.Full Story. President Barack Obama on Friday plans to nominate 

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KEYC – Mankato News, Weather, Sports – - Lawyer working on BP settlement … – KEYC TV



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KEYC – Mankato News, Weather, Sports – - Lawyer working on BP settlement
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(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE – In this April 21, 2010 file aerial photo, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of Venice, La. NationalMore>> · Lawyer working on BP settlement claims suspended.
Lawyer working on settlement claims from Gulf oil spill suspended amid 570 News
David Rainey And Kurt Mix, Ex-BP Employees, Face New Indictments Over Gulf Huffington Post
Lawyer working on BP settlement claims suspendedSunHerald.com

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AP NewsBreak: Report alleges misconduct by lawyer working on BP settlement … – Minneapolis Star Tribune


AP NewsBreak: Report alleges misconduct by lawyer working on BP settlement
Minneapolis Star Tribune
NEW ORLEANS — A lawyer working for the court-appointed administrator reviewing claims as part of a multibillion-dollar settlement over BP's Gulf oil spill has been accused of receiving payments from a law firm representing a claimant, allegations that were 

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Ex-BP employees face new indictments over spill – FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans … – FOX 8 News WVUE-TV



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Ex-BP employees face new indictments over spill – FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Federal prosecutors have secured new indictments against a former BP engineer and a former BP executive charged separately with obstructing probes of the company's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Wednesday's indictment of 
Surviving the Next Gulf Oil SpillNew York Times (blog)
America's shameful shakedown of BPFinancial Times

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Diplomat Robert Fowler was freed on about $1M ransom, al Qaeda letter reveals – CTV News



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Diplomat Robert Fowler was freed on about $1M ransom, al Qaeda letter reveals
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An al Qaeda letter obtained by The Associated Press suggests about $1 million was paid for the release of Canadian diplomat Robert Fowler in Niger four years ago. Fowler, the highest-ranking UN official in Niger, and his colleague Louis Guay, were
Al-Qaeda rips into prima donna terrorist for failing to deliverGlobe and Mail
Internal complaint to al Qaeda fighter: You don't call, you don't hand in your NBCNews.com (blog)
Mastermind of BP plant siege given 'disciplinary' by al-QaedaThe Sun
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Judge Tosses Ex-BP Executive’s… – ABC News



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Judge Tosses Ex-BP Executive's…
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A federal judge has dismissed a charge that is the backbone of the case against a former BP executive accused of concealing information from Congress about the amount of oil spewing in 2010 from the company's blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico.
Ex-BP Executive Won't Face One Charge of Lying About SpillBloomberg
Key Charge Against Ex-BP Official In Spill Case DismissedNPR (blog)
Judge tosses ex-BP executive's obstruction chargeSeattle Post Intelligencer

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