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HOUSTON, Sept 2- BP Plc asked a U.S. court on Tuesday to fire the court-appointed lawyer tasked with paying out compensation to people affected by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, saying the lawyer had not disclosed an alleged conflict of interest before taking the job. "In order to restore the integrity of the claims program, the court should replace him," BP said.
Sept 2- Halliburton Co, North America's top oilfield services provider, said it reached a $1.1 billion settlement for a majority of claims related to its role in BP Plc's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.. The settlement, which includes legal fees, is subject to approval by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Halliburton said.
REYKJAVIK/ STOCKHOLM, Aug 29- Iceland said a small volcanic eruption in the Bardarbunga volcano system that started in the early hours of Friday had stopped and it had lifted all airspace restrictions.
STOCKHOLM, Aug 29- A small eruption has occurred north of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano after nearly two weeks of earthquakes in the region but no volcanic ash has been detected, authorities said on Friday.
NAPA, Calif. Aug 28- During Sunday's 6.0 magnitude earthquake, some $75,000 worth of bottles of wine, rum and whiskey flew off the shelves of Aiyaz Masani's liquor store in Napa, California.
Aug 25- A package of bills aimed at regulating drought-parched California's stressed groundwater supplies has come under fire from agricultural interests, injecting doubt into the measures' fates in the waning days of the state's legislative session this week.
Aug 20- The cleanup of a 5,000- gallon fuel oil spill from a Duke Energy Corp power plant into the Ohio River could stretch into Thursday, Duke said on Wednesday, as the U.S. Coast Guard reopened a 15- mile section of the river to limited traffic.
STOCKHOLM, Aug 18- Iceland's Met Office on Monday raised its risk level to the aviation industry for an eruption at its Bardarbunga volcano to orange, which is the fourth level on a five-grade scale.
TOKYO, July 29- Atomic power's share of global electricity supply is at the lowest level since the 1980 s following the shutdown of Japan's reactors after the Fukushima disaster, and may fall further without major new plant construction.
Congress is once again considering the renewal of an act that requires insurers to offer terrorism insurance. The question is – does it need some tweaks?
International pressure is likely to grow, says Neal Wolin, former deputy Treasury secretary, discussing the likelihood of additional sanctions on Russia in the aftermath of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
NBC's Jim Maceda reports the latest details on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
Larry Korb, Center for American Progress, shares insight on the geopolitical unrest in Russia, Ukraine and the Middle East.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera says according to the Guardian a large number of AIDS researchers were on Malaysian Flight MH17 when it was shot down.
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, and Neal Wolin, former deputy Treasury secretary, share their thoughts on the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East and Russia's role in the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
The NTSB has not decided whether to go to Ukraine to investigate the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH 17 due to safety concerns, reports NBC's Tom Costello.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the crash of Malaysian flight MH17.
Carl Larry, Oil Outlooks & Opinions president, provides perspective on how geopolitical unrest is impacting oil prices.
Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisers, and David Gordon, Eurasia Group chairman, provide perspective on the impact of additional sanctions against Russia on the markets.
Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin provides political perspective on the handling of a missile attack on a Malaysian jet, and Israeli's invasion of Gaza,