• Handout photographs of Mexican prisoner trying to escape from jail inside a suitcase

    Stuffed in Suitcase: Lover Tries to Smuggle Boyfriend Out of Prison

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    The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is posing an uncertain threat to the Gulf of Mexico, even as efforts to contain the worst oil spill in U.S. history are set to ramp up.
  • Tropical storm Alex threatens more U.S. oil spill chaos

    The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened on Saturday to veer toward the Gulf of Mexico within days, posing a new threat to containment and cleanup of the worst U.S. oil spill in history.
  • British PM fears BP's destruction

    President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron were expected to discuss London-based BP Plc and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill on Saturday as stormy weather raised fears that clean-up operations could be disrupted.
  • Obama, Cameron expected to talk BP spill

    U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron were expected to discuss London-based BP Plc and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill on Saturday as stormy weather raised fears that clean-up operations could be disrupted.