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The Galveston County Daily News : AP

January 31, 2015

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Bledsoe, Dragic team for 44 points as Suns beat Bulls 99-93

PHOENIX (AP) — Eric Bledsoe scored 23 points and backcourt mate Goran Dragic had 21 as the Phoenix Suns held off the Chicago Bulls 99-93 on Friday night.

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Beijing Winter Olympics bid highlights skiing, hockey growth
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 2:00 am

CHONGLI, China (AP) — Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports but that is now seeking to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

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San Francisco police detain man in human remains case
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 2:00 am

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police said they detained a man shown in photos released earlier in the day in the case of human remains found inside a suitcase.

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Safiullin wins boys, Mihalikova wins Aussie Open girls title
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 2:00 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roman Safiullin of Russia won the boys singles title and Slovakia's Tereza Mihalikova won the girls singles title at the Australian Open on Saturday.

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No. 6 Arizona shuts down Oregon State in 57-34 win
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 2:00 am

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — T.J. McConnell jumped into passing lanes for steals and reached in to strip unsuspecting players of the ball.

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Snoop Dogg keeping focus on youth football before Super Bowl
Posted: January 31, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — Super Bowl weekend isn't just about the championship game for Snoop Dogg — it's also a reminder that the next generation of NFL greats need to develop.

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Artillery fire kills at least 12 civilians in Donetsk
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 2:00 am

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Artillery fire killed at least 12 civilians in the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Friday amid fierce fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops as hopes for a break in hostilities were dashed when an attempt to call a new round of peace talks failed.

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Japan self-censors images, words linked to hostage crisis
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 2:00 am

TOKYO (AP) — Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood — or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese in Syria — have been cut out. Some anime and other entertainment programs are altering, canceling or postponing episodes violating those sensitivities — typical of the kind of self-restraint shown here to avoid controversy.

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Is he dead? Philippines awaits answer of costly terror raid
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 2:00 am

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The cellphone message of the Filipino police commandos to their base was triumphant: "Mike 1 bingo," a code meaning they have killed one of Southeast Asia's most-wanted terror suspects, Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan.

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