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Oil giant British Petroleum has agreed to pay a record fine to settle criminal charges related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. The exact figure is being worked out — more information is expected from the Department of Justice — but it being reported as the biggest criminal penalty in U.S. history. Bloomberg News reporter Brian Swint is following the story in London.
For more, go to: http://www.thetakeaway.org/2012/nov/15/bp-said-agree-largest-criminal-settlement-us-history/