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Gulf oil slick may be 'unprecedented disaster' - Obama

US President Barack Obama has described a sprawling oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico as a "potentially unprecedented" environmental disaster.

He was speaking in Louisiana, where he was holding crisis talks with officials to discuss how to tackle the crisis.

Matthew Price reports from Louisiana.


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