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HOUSTON, April 29 (Reuters) - Shrimpers in Louisiana and Alabama have filed class-action lawsuits against oil giant BP Plc (BP.L) and owners of the drilling platform that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, as claims for economic losses anticipated from ...
Gulf Coast oil spill could eclipse Exxon Valdez The Associated Press
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AP The following are comments about Florida Gov. Charlie Crist's decision to run for Senate without party affiliation: "Regrettably today it was more about Charlie Crist and his political ambitions more than anything else.
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TOKYO, April 30 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average rose 1.4 percent on Friday as signs that a bailout for debt-ridden Greece could come soon eased fears of a wider credit woes, prompting players to buy exporters such as Canon Inc (7751.
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In response to Apple CEO Steve Jobs' explanation on why his company refuses to let Adobe Systems' Flash Player on his company's iPhone, Adobe's chief technology officer sounded an upbeat tone and said the company was moving on without ...
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Survive and advance. The Spurs did just that, holding off a second-half rally by the Mavs to win Game 6, 97-87. Story » Series page » @johnhollinger Big call there as Amare gets hit with 2nd foul on a wipe away along baseline.
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BALTIMORE - There may be no such thing as an antidote right now for Robinson Cano, but the Orioles must have figured they had one in the top of the eighth inning.
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THE PRESIDENT: Please be seated. Let me begin by saying a word to Dr. Dorothy Height's sister, Ms. Aldridge. To some, she was a mentor.
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Newsweek - - Apr 23, 2010
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