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Death-row inmates sue over same-day notice of execution (access required)

Welcome to Monday, the 157th anniversary of Republican President Abraham Lincoln’s re-election victory over his Democratic opponent, George B. McClellan. Here are some news items for the eighth day of November. — Japanese death-row inmates sue over same-day notification of ...

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BP urges court to toss judge’s settlement approval

NEW ORLEANS — BP is trying to persuade a federal appeals court that it should throw out a judge’s approval of the company’s multibillion-dollar settlement with Gulf Coast residents and businesses. Last year, BP PLC joined plaintiffs’ attorneys in urging ...

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Judge asked to dismiss ex-BP engineer’s indictment

NEW ORLEANS — A former BP engineer claims newly disclosed transcripts show “serious, recurring defects” in the grand jury proceedings that led to his indictment on charges he deleted text messages and voicemails about the company’s response to its 2010 ...

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