BP shares down 2.8 pct after US brings lawsuit

Associated Press: Shares in BP PLC are down by 2.8 percent after the U.S. Justice Department announced it was suing the oil company and several other firms involved in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. BP stock was down 13 pence at 463.45 pence ($7.22) on the London Stock Exchange Thursday morning. The U.S. government accuses the companies of disregarding federal safety regulations in drilling the well that blew out April 20, triggering a deadly explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig and sending millions of gallons......

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