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Obama, BP CEO both in Gulf; oil spill unsolved

GRAND ISLE/HOUMA, La. (Reuters) - BP said on Friday it may need two more days to know if its complex maneuver to plug a gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well has worked, while President Barack Obama warned there was no

Gulf oil spill hits Day 40 with no end in sight

NEW ORLEANS/VENICE, La. (Reuters) - The worst oil spill in U.S. history hits its 40th day on Saturday with Gulf residents clinging to one tenuous hope: that BP's complicated

Obama, BP CEO both in Gulf; oil spill unsolved

GRAND ISLE/HOUMA, La. (Reuters) - BP said on Friday it may need two more days to know if its complex manoeuvre to plug a gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well has worked, while President Barack Obama warned there was no

FACTBOX - Gulf oil spill impacts fisheries, wildlife, tourism

(Reuters) - Since the April 20 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico triggered the worst U.S. oil spill ever, the economic and environmental impact of the accident has widened.

Gulf oil spill hits Day 40 with no end in sight

NEW ORLEANS/VENICE, La. (Reuters) - The worst oil spill in U.S. history hits its 40th day on Saturday with Gulf residents clinging to one tenuous hope: that BP's complicated

FACTBOX - Ties binding China and North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visits South Korea from Friday for bilateral talks and a regional summit sure to focus on escalating tension over North Korea, which Seoul says sank its warship, the Cheonan, in March.

Plenty of action for clubbers outside the heart of town

This week, we take a look at the clubbing scene on the fringes of the Klang Valley. We like to call it the outer ring. Here are some of the more active clubs outside the confines of KL.

U.S. to halt 33 exploration rigs in deepwater review

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government's broad move to crack down on offshore oil safety will include the temporary suspension of 33 deepwater exploration rigs, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said on Thursday after unveiling a series of measures in the wake of the massive BP oil leak.

Obama heads to Gulf, BP advances in oil plug bid

VENICE, La. (Reuters) - BP reported some progress on Friday in its struggle to shut off its gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well, and President Barack Obama headed to the coast to assert control in the fight against the largest oil spill in U.S. history.

BP "top kill" continues, spill costs hit $930 mln

LONDON (Reuters) - BP Plc still does not know whether its