Halliburton Energy Services has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the 2010 Gulf Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to the Department of Justice.
Federal officials said in a news release that a criminal information charging Halliburton with one count of destruction of evidence was filed in federal court in Louisiana.
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An ejector seat manufacturer is to be prosecuted over the death of Red Arrows pilot Sean Cunningham at RAF Scampton in November 2011.
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