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BP to Pay $18.7 Billion for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Campbell Robertson, John Schwartz, and Richard Pérez-Peña, THE NEW YORK TIMES   NEW ORLEANS (The New York Times) — An $18.7 billion settlement announced Thursday of all federal, state and local claims against the oil giant BP arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil Read More

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Proposed Tobacco Settlement Excludes Black Media

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON – The U.S. Justice Department and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund have reached an agreement with the four major tobacco companies that requires them to spend more than $30 million advertising with the three major television networks and Read More