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Criminal Charges Filed in BP Oil Spill

Yes, it was a crime; it was a crime against nature and against the law of the land, and now the first criminal charges are being filed, according to an exclusive report at NPR. "The first criminal charges in connection with the BP oil spill have been filed against a former BP engineer named Kurt Mix," NPR's Carrie Johnson reports exclusively. Carrie just told our Newscast unit that Mix has been charged with obstruction of justice for allegedly deleting text messages after the spill.
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Human Rights Group Files War Crime Charges Against BushCo

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (yesterday)

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