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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There is nervousness, anxiety and on the streets of Edinburgh fuelled by an atmosphere unlike anything seen before in recent UK politics.
However the vote goes, bonds of blood, history and geography mean the people of the Scottish borders will stay closely linked to England.
Alex Salmond could be hailed the future leader of a new country, but there is still no agreement on how an independent Scotland would work.