05 03 2016
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Story by journalists at award-winning nonprofit Pro Publica exposes BP's longstanding problems

A series of internal investigations over the past decade warned senior BP managers that the company repeatedly disregarded safety and environmental rules and risked a serious accident if it did not change its ways. And even before the Deepwater spill the company faced possible sanctions including the possibility of a ban on drilling in the United States.

Van der Sloot tells his mother his murder confession was forced by Peruvian police

The FBI recorded a meeting in Aruba, where Joran Van der Sloot asked for $250,000 in exchange for providing information about the disappearance of student Natalee Holloway in 2005, reports the Associated Press.
Van der Sloot is currently in jail in Lima Peru, where he stands accused of murdering another young woman, Stephany Flores on May 30. Authorities say he has confessed to killing her in a rage after she went onto his computer and discovered he was a suspect in Holloway's disappearance.

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