BP prepares to plug Gulf oil well for good

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – BP Plc could start plugging its broken deepsea oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday night, more than three months after its rupture led to the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

Oil spill pipeline won’t reopen this week: Enbridge

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Enbridge Inc’s chief executive said on Sunday the company would not restart its ruptured pipeline in Michigan this week as it continues to clean up 800,000 gallons of oil spilled in and around the Kalamazoo River.

BP distributors consider reverting to Amoco brand

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Some BP gas station owners in the United States want to drop the BP name and return to the Amoco brand to recover business hit by public anger over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster.

Obama: Goals in Afghanistan attainable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, facing public doubts about his ability to turn the tide in the unpopular Afghanistan war, said on Sunday his goals there are both modest and attainable.

Chelsea Clinton marries in "royal wedding"

RHINEBECK, New York (Reuters) – Bill and Hillary Clinton’s only daughter has married her long-time boyfriend in the picturesque New York village of Rhinebeck in what was dubbed America’s royal wedding.

Congress questions BP’s use of dispersants in Gulf

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – BP’s use of dispersant chemicals on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is sparking questions from a U.S. congressional panel, which says the company used more of these compounds than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had directed.

BlackBerry users in UAE, Saudi may have services cut

DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) – More than a million BlackBerry users may have key services in Saudi Arabia and the UAE cut off after authorities stepped up demands on smartphone maker Research In Motion for access to encrypted messages sent over the device.