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The Galveston County Daily News : Texas

July 23, 2014

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Horsfield, Crocker win at US Junior Amateur

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Qualifying medalists Sam Horsfield and Sean Crocker won their opening matches Wednesday in the U.S. Junior Amateur at The Club at Carlton Woods.

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Jury reaches no verdict in Ventura defamation case
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — There's still no verdict as jurors try to decide whether a decorated military sniper libeled former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir.

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Cruise passengers recount horror stories to Senate
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:04 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Laurie Dishman told senators through tears Wednesday that she was choked and raped on a Royal Caribbean cruise by one of the line's employees, using her experience to shed light on the dangers that passengers might face on cruises.

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Cruz suggests flight ban is boycott of Israel
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:04 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid fighting between Israel and Hamas.

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NCAA infractions chair responds to 'cheating pays'
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:00 pm

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The chairman of the NCAA's infractions committee says a number of factors could be the cause for the lack of activity by the group that prompted Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to call the enforcement program "broken."

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Honduran families deported back to a bleak future
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:04 pm

TOCOA, Honduras (AP) — Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husband four months ago.

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US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:04 pm

HONOLULU (AP) — Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild.

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Astros place Springer on DL, recall Krauss
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 7:01 pm

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Astros have placed outfielder George Springer on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quadriceps and recalled utility man Marc Krauss from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

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House, Senate advance competing border proposals
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:04 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border. Each side quickly ruled the other's approach unacceptable, leaving any solution unclear with Congress' annual August recess looming.

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