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9/21 - Judge Tosses BP Shareholders' Claims Arising From Oil Spill
A consolidated shareholder lawsuit against BP's current and former directors and officers alleging that lapses in security procedures contributed to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been dismissed, with a Texas federal judge concluding that the case belongs in England.
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