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Cap collecting Gulf oil, still unclear how much

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GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) -- A cap collected some of the oil spewing out of the blown-out Gulf well, but black crude was still leaking into the sea, and officials said they won't know until later today how the device is working.

It's the latest bid to contain -- not plug -- the nation's worst spill. Even if the cap is successful, it will not collect all the oil coming out. Stopping the leak is still months away.

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