determine if the disaster resulted from gross negligence. For BP, a finding of gross negligence would mean the company might pay the U.S. as much as some 17.6 billion U.S. dollars.
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r northern Veracruz and the states of Hidalgo, Tlaxcala and Puebla immediately inland from Veracruz. During a red alert, citizens must be ready at all times for evacuation while c.READ MORE
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f Buenos Aires to the affected regions, operated by the Chilean airline LAN, Aerolineas Argentinas (AA) and Austral airlines. AA and Austral announced they were suspending all fli.
In 1996, the EU adopted the so-called Common Position, which restricted dealings with Cuba, citing a lack of democracy and human rights violations. The policy was promoted in Eur.
Federal Aviation Administration said as many as three people were dead, according to local TV channel KOKH-TV. The single-engine aircraft departed Tulsa in northeastern Oklahoma a .
ob creation. WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday welcomed the signing of Yemen's power transfer deal which was brokered by the Gulf Cooperatio.