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No end in sight as Gulf oil spill hits Day 40 | Reuters

The worst oil spill in U.S. history hit its 40th day on Saturday with Gulf residents clinging to the tenuous hope that BP's complicated "top kill" operation will plug the gushing well.

The tricky maneuver started on Wednesday and involves pumping heavy fluids and other material into the well shaft to stifle the flow.

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