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United States: credit rating under threat?

The United States endures further economic woes as Standard and Poor’s lowers the nation's credit outlook. Meanwhile, BP seeks to distribute its 20-billion-dollar compensation fund after last year's devastating oil spill, but who is entitled to get what? Finally, the push is on to finish the missing link in a highway that stretches from Alaska to Argentina.

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