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Hey good morning everyone I'm Christine a court then you are the latest headlines from the strategy room.
President Obama is on his way to the Gulf Coast to check coming environmental and economic crisis caused by the -- heat oil spill.
It's his fourth trip to the golf but this triple take an outside of Louisiana for the first time.
-- landed Biloxi Mississippi and visit Gulfport then we'll go to Alabama and take a ferry ride to the barrier islands.
Earlier Fox's Wendell Goler filed this report from the white house on the crisis and the golf.
BP is now under orders to come up with a more aggressive plan for containing the oil -- passing this bill.
Admiral Thad Allen the incident commander says the government ordered that -- officials discovered the oil was spilling about twice as fast as it originally -- We were concerned because if you look at him -- numbers in the amount of oil was going to be potentially out there at risk we wanted to give us about faster plans.
With greater redundancy in greater liabilities move forward.
-- this is the kind of thing the president is likely to see an Alabama we're governor Bob Riley says he's going to ask mr.
Obama for more leadership Riley says right now.
A lot of different officials have veto power.
And he doesn't think you can deal with the -- that way.
President will overnight in Pensacola and then when he gets back to Washington he will address the nation not what he is seen and what he plans says -- say.
It's the first address to the nation from the Oval Office and then on Wednesday.
The president will meet would BP officials including the chairman of the board.
And CEO Tony Hayward who has become the much hated face of this oil spill.
Aides here say the president will.
Ordered -- to create a multibillion dollar compensation fund to help people in companies that have been hurt by this bill.
And he will tell them we want to be administered by an independent panel because quite frankly White House officials -- -- disease he has been paying claims is fast.
As it can't ensure.
That was Wendell Goler at the White House the noise in the background was from construction activity -- by.
In other news Afghanistan is sitting on top of vast mineral wealth.
A team of American geologists in the US military has discovered large mineral deposits that could be worth one trillion dollars.
It's believed the discovery of iron copper cobalt gold and critical industrial metals like lithium.
Could turn Afghanistan into one of the world's most lucrative mining senators.
You can read more about this story at foxnews.com.
Folks who booked flights on Spirit Airlines will be grounded for a while longer.
Spirit has canceled all flights until at least Wednesday.
A pilot strike now in its third day has left thousands of passengers stranded.
Spirit is offering refunds plus a 100 dollar voucher for use of -- future flight.
Pilots are demanding pay equal few other airlines.
Finally Hollywood gains in the Broadway spotlight at the Tony Awards last night here are some of the highlights.
Denzel Washington received his first Tony winning best actor in a play for his role in fences.
Catherine Zeta-Jones won best actors and musical for a little night Muzak.
And Scarlett Johansson won for best featured actress in a play for her role.
And -- you from the bridge.
Other big winners last night and then -- this -- American theater's top honor for best musical and read was awarded best play.
Those are some of the day's top stories I'm Cristina -- Defcon three with KT McFarland and Mike Baker is next on the strategy room.
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