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Jury "at a standstill" in ex-BP engineer's trial

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jurors have adjourned for the night after saying they are having difficulty reaching a unanimous verdict in the trial of a former BP engineer charged with trying to obstruct a probe of the company's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

In a note that U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval Jr. read aloud in court Tuesday, jurors said they have been "at a standstill" and deadlocked for several hours. Duval instructed them to continue deliberating.

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