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U.S., Alabama urge no delay in BP oil spill trial

A BP petrol station sign is seen at dawn in west London October 25, 2011. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A BP petrol station sign is seen at dawn in west London October 25, 2011. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A BP petrol station sign is seen at dawn in west London October 25, 2011. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this April 21, 2010 file handout image. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Files/Handout

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this April 21, 2010 file handout image. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Files/Handout

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this April 21, 2010 file handout image. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Files/Handout
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