HOUSTON - BP Plc will pay up to $18.7 billion (£11.98 billion) in penalties to the U.S. government and five states to resolve nearly all claims from its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago in the largest corporate settlement in U.S. history.
MEXICO - Mexico striker Javier Hernandez had surgery on a fractured collarbone on Thursday and will be out for four weeks missing the Gold Cup, the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) said.
HOUSTON - BP Plc has reached an $18.7 billion deal with the U.S government and five states to settle litigation stemming from its deadly 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil well blowout and explosion that killed 11 men and unleashed the worst spill in U.S. history.
LONDON - BP's $18.7 billion settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill draws a line under years of uncertainty to allow it to focus once again on growth but could make it an acquisition target.
- BP Plc's agreed to pay out $18.7 billion to the U.S. government and five coastal states to settle damages claims from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.
- BP has reached an $18.7 billion settlement of damages claims from the U.S. government and five states after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
- BP Plc reached a $18.7 billion settlement to end five years of litigation following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. It is the largest settlement with a single entity in U.S. history, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
MEXICO CITY - Now that Mexico's top court has given the green light to gay marriage, a host of states should bring their laws into line, a Supreme Court justice said.
- A former BP Plc engineer deserves a new trial on an obstruction of justice charge related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday.
MEXICO CITY - Mexico will not send a contestant to this year's Miss Universe pageant after part owner and TV personality Donald Trump made comments insulting Mexicans, Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Monday.
ATHENS - Greeks voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to reject terms of a bailout, risking financial ruin in a show of defiance that could splinter Europe. | Video