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The Galveston County Daily News : Nation

January 31, 2015

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Rescue of 2 injured hikers underway on Mount Hood

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Clackamas County sheriff's office says a rescue operation is under way on Mount Hood after two climbers were injured.

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Balloon pilots make history with trans-Pacific flight
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 4:02 pm

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean came to an end Saturday as two accomplished pilots safely touched down in the water just off the coast of Mexico in their helium-filled balloon after shattering two long-standing records.

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Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 4:02 pm

ATLANTA (AP) — The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said.

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Dueling narratives surround 'Suge' Knight
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 4:02 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Marion "Suge" Knight sat jailed on suspicion of murder, dueling narratives cast him as attacker and victim in the hip-hop music mogul's latest and most serious run-in with the law.

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Man arrested in murder case of body parts found in luggage
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 4:02 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police arrested a man on suspicion of murder Saturday in connection with a suitcase found on a downtown street stuffed with dismembered human remains.

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Airport authorities: Traveler beats homeless man with chair
Posted: January 31, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A traveler who remained at Newark Liberty International Airport after missing two flights faces numerous charges for allegedly beating a homeless man with a chair as the man was sleeping.

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New York Assembly facing historic change in leadership
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 3:02 pm

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The contest to succeed longtime New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was supposed to be an open process, giving lawmakers two weeks to mull their options.

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Drivers: Return to your dealers for a 2nd air bag recall fix
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 4:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers, bring your vehicles back to the shop for more work on faulty air bags.

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Big Montana oil spill is latest involving pipeline company
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 4:02 pm

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming company whose pipeline leaked 30,000 gallons of crude oil into the Yellowstone River in Montana and its sister company have had multiple pipeline spills and federal fines levied against them in the last decade, according to government records.

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