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  • In this aerial file photo made Wednesday, April 21, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana's tip, an oil slick is seen as the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns.

    A federal judge will preside over a high-stakes trial for the raft of litigation spawned by the 2010 deadly rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.


    LAST UPDATE : Feb 25, 2013, 5:10 AM EST
  • The Japanese electronics giant talked about its upcoming game console and said it will go on sale this holiday season, but didn't reveal the device itself.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 21, 2013, 3:46 AM EST
  • In this Dec. 20, 2012 file photos, cars for export park at a port in Yokohama, south of Tokyo. Japan's Finance Ministry says a rebound in exports in January failed to keep pace with growth in imports, leaving a record 1.63 trillion yen ($17.4B) trade deficit.

    Japan posted a record deficit in January as rebounding exports lagged behind surging imports of crude oil and gas due to rising prices and the weakening yen.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 20, 2013, 2:40 AM EST