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BP Set To Pay Largest Environmental Fine in US History for Gulf Oil Spill — This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. BP has agreed to pay a record environmental fine of $18.7 billion to settle legal actions brought by the US and several states over the fatal 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

BP set to pay largest environmental fine in US history for Gulf oil spill — BP has agreed to pay a record environmental fine of $18.7bn to settle legal actions brought by the US and several states over the fatal 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Fox News boss Roger Ailes renews contract to remain CEO and chairman — Roger Ailes - the powerhouse executive behind Fox News - has signed a new multi-year contract with 21st Century Fox that will see him continuing in his role as chairman and CEO the channels. The move comes after it appeared Ailes was losing his grip on Fox.

'I'm really rich': Donald Trump reveals $9bn fortune during campaign launch — Donald Trump, the billionaire real estate mogul, valued his fortune at $9bn as he officially entered the race for the White House. Related: Donald Trump the latest Republican to announce run for US president Publishing the most detailed summary of his financial worth in years, Trump said his portfolio of hotels, other properties and media assets, including Miss Universe, was worth over $8.7bn, once liabilities were removed.

James Murdoch's future under threat — James Murdoch's future at News Corporation looks increasingly precarious as shareholders delivered a damning verdict on his tenure amid widespread criticism of his handling of the hacking scandal. Following a contentious meeting in Los Angeles last week News Corporation shareholders lodged a massive protest vote against James and his brother Lachlan Murdoch.

US officials report massive data breach at federal human resources agency — The Obama administration is scrambling to assess the impact of a massive data breach involving the agency that handles security clearances and US government employee records. Government officials familiar with the situation told Associated Press that hack occurred at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Interior Department and could potentially affect every federal agency.

American Apparel granted a restraining order against founder Dov Charney — American Apparel has been granted a restraining order against its founder and former chief executive, Dov Charney. The order, the latest salvo in an ongoing legal skirmish, temporarily restrains Charney from breaching terms of an agreement that prevents him from seeking removal of the company's board members and making negative statements in the press against the company or its employees, American Apparel said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday.

RuPaul's Drag Race ends season 7 with one of the best finales in show's history — It was that time again: to gather the world's best queens under one roof, parade all of the participants in this season's Drag Race across an LA stage and hope to god that RuPaul saw what you did over the course of the season. But first, three more lip syncs from the finalists.

Deepwater Horizon: jury selection begins for BP exec charged in oil spill — Jury selection began Monday for the trial of the most senior BP executive charged in connection with 2010's fatal Deepwater Horizon oil disaster. David Rainey, BP's former vice president for exploration in the Gulf of Mexico, will stand trial in New Orleans, charged with obstructing a congressional investigation in the weeks after the oil spill, the largest in US history.

US economy shrinks 0.7% in first quarter as strong dollar eats into growth — A harsh winter, a strong dollar and falling oil prices took their toll on the US economy in the first quarter, the Commerce Department revealed on Friday. Related: Greek bank deposits hit 10-year low; US economy contracts - live updates US gross domestic product (GDP) - the broadest measure of economic growth - shrank at an annualized rate of 0.7%.
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Jul 03, 2015

RT @deray: US police killings are headed for 1,100 this year, w/ black folks twice as likely to be killed (via @thecounted)…

Jul 02, 2015

Obama having fun, again: GOP has enuff pres candidates "for an actual Hunger Games".

Jul 01, 2015

RT @PaulLewis: The Guardian is recruiting for my replacement in DC (I'm off to SF). You can apply here:…

Jul 01, 2015

RT @GuardianJessica: Hey so 63% of French restaurants received the grade C for health inspections. Bon appétit!…

Jul 01, 2015

RT @Bencjacobs: Hillary Clinton's campaign had a record setting fundraising quarter. Will they now pay their interns?…

Jun 30, 2015

RT @abigailtracy: I did some research and came up with this: These Could Be The Kickstarters The Feds Go After Next

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