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Feds Ask Judge To Toss Drilling Ban Lawsuit

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) The Justice Department asks the federal judge who overturned the Obama administration's initial six-month moratorium on deepwater oil drilling to throw out the court challenge because the government has imposed a new drilling ban. U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman didn't immediately rule Wednesday. . . . Full version available to subscribers.