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The Galveston County Daily News : AP

January 29, 2015

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3 Hawks, Durant and Westbrook are NBA All-Star reserves

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.

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LAPD criticized for event featuring ex-Mexican Mafia leader
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 7:04 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An ex-Mexican Mafia leader serving life in prison for murder was escorted by police to speak at a gathering of police chiefs and business leaders, prompting criticism and a call for a probe from the head of the civilian oversight commission for the Los Angeles Police Department, which organized the event.

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Robert Allenby gets only a few boos and comments in return
Posted: January 29, 2015

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Robert Allenby feared the worst Thursday at the Phoenix Open in his first round since his mysterious misadventure in Hawaii.

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Investors crave Shake Shack: IPO prices above expected range
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 7:04 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors apparently have a craving for a better burger.

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Belichick, Carroll coach Super Bowl from different angles
Posted: January 29, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — Put Bill Belichick behind a microphone and he's C-SPAN — minus the information.

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Report disputes claims that US hacked reporter's computer
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 7:04 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department inspector general report is disputing allegations by former CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson that the federal government secretly monitored her home computer.

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Feds: Treasure hunter eluded police with cash, tradecraft
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 7:04 pm

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A deep-sea treasure hunter who vanished during a court fight over his $50 million haul of gold bars and coins eluded capture by hiding in a two-room hotel suite under a fake name, paying for everything in cash and keeping a low-profile, authorities said Thursday.

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Gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital, at least 2 dead
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 7:04 pm

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through fallen concrete hunting for others who might be trapped.

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Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 8:01 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many battles with the White House over energy and the environment.

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