BP considers options after oil spill settlement upheld

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- British Petroleum says Friday's court ruling in New Orleans in the Deepwater Horizon case was not the end of the story.

BP loses bid to force proof of losses tied to oil spill

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Businesses claiming damages from the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill do not have to prove they were hurt by the spill, a U.S. judge ruled, rebuffing a BP PLC plea.

BP denies cheating natural gas markets

HOUSTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Charges filed by U.S. regulators against BP for alleged manipulation in the natural gas market are without merit, the company said in a statement.

BP appealing ruling on gulf oil spill settlement payments

NEW ORLEANS, July 6 (UPI) -- British Petroleum is appealing a judge's decision to allow businesses and individuals not directly affected by the 2010 gulf oil spill to seek cash settlements.

BP heads to court in 2010 oil spill

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The case against BP in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is set to go to trial but the New York Times said Saturday government lawyers want to settle out of court.

BP relieved by latest oil spill settlement

HOUSTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- A decision by a federal judge in New Orleans to approve a health settlement related to the Deepwater Horizon avoids years of litigation, said BP.

Gates, Morrell bid farewell this week

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) -- When U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates retires from public service late this week, Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell said he will leave also.
No end date set for Gen. Petraeus

No end date set for Gen. Petraeus

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- The Pentagon said there is no truth to newspaper reports that U.S. Gen. David Petraeus will soon be leaving his post as commander of the war in Afghanistan.
Pentagon chief travels to Afghanistan

Pentagon chief travels to Afghanistan

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates landed at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan Tuesday for an unannounced visit with the top U.S. commander and the Afghan leader.
'Don't ask' report gets early release

'Don't ask' report gets early release

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he'll release the "don't ask, don't tell" report on gays serving in the military early to help senators' deliberations.

Pentagon welcomes London's NSS

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- British forces will continue to provide a quality war fighting machine in Afghanistan and elsewhere despite defense cuts, the Pentagon said.

Pentagon: No negotiations with WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A Pentagon official says it has not, and will not negotiate with WikiLeaks on the planned release of additional classified Afghanistan war documents.

Pentagon demands WikiLeaks return files

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The Pentagon said Thursday WikiLeaks must return the classified documents it is still reviewing and delete the thousands of war documents it posted on the Web.

U.S.: Naval exercises target N. Korea

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- U.S. officials say joint naval exercises with South Korea are aimed at North Korea, not China.

Pentagon urges patience in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) -- Much work is needed to stabilize Afghanistan, but U.S. military forces are committed to the fight, a Defense Department spokesman said.
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Geoff Morrell
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates (C) shakes hands with a reporter while walking with Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell (R) as they visit Camp Victory in the green zone of Baghdad, Iraq on September 16, 2008. Secretary Gates is in southwest Asia to meet with Iraqi and Afgan leaders and to preside over the changing of the Commanding General of Multi-National Force Iraq ceremony. (UPI Photo/Jerry Morrison)

Geoff Morrell (born: Australia, 1958) is an Australian film and theatre actor.

Morrell began his career in theatre acting, becoming a founding member of the Theatre South organisation. In 1983, he briefly moved to England, featuring in a number of productions there.

In 1985, he branched into film acting, with a minor role in a telemovie version of Wilde's "Lady Windermere's Fan". Over the next few years, he moved between film and theatre, starring in productions such as Macbeth and King Lear, as well as several supporting roles in films telemovies, mini-series and regular series. These included notable Australian films Blackrock and Oscar And Lucinda. He has had guest roles in the series The Secret Life Of Us, Stingers and Farscape.

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