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Beginning August 1, men’s blue jeans and underwear sold at Walmart will carry electronic radio identification tags. The company, the world’s largest retailer, insists the devices are crucial to improving the logistics of inventory management, while critics point to the privacy concerns associated with the tags.

According to British Petroleum, safety is always top priority. That's what BP Spokesman Robert Wine told CNN for a report on the Deepwater Horizon explosion for June 9. The statement echoed company policy officially described in the BP Code of Conduct, which states:  "BP's commitment to safety means each of us needs to be alert to safety risks as we go about our jobs.... Always ... Stop any work that becomes unsafe."

A scientist working at the University of Sheffield in the UK has discovered the largest star ever found.

In what now reads like an ongoing Cold War spy novel, a new chapter unfolded last week when on July 13, U.S. officials admitted to having arrested and deported a 12th suspect of the Russian espionage network.

Oil has stopped flowing into the Gulf in the wake of BP's installation of a new cap on its broken well in the Gulf of Mexico.

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