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Obama: 'No more cosy relationship'

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President Obama has promised to stop the "cosy" relationship between oil companies and the regulators which allow permits to drill.

He also launched an attack on the "finger-pointing" of the oil companies which he said he "will not tolerate".

Mr Obama was speaking after meeting his cabinet at the White House regarding the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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