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Our early headlines:

Greeks Clash With Police Over Latest Austerity Measures.

Officials Say Houston's Cause Of Death Will Take Time and Adele Sweeps The Grammy Awards.

Activists: Syrian Rebels Repel Attack on Town.

Other top stories:

— "Obama's Budget: Political Tool Or Spending Plan?" (NPR's Scott Horsley)

ABC News' Political Punch blog)

— "Israeli Diplomats Targeted in India, Georgia" (New York Times Blog)

— "Hutaree Militia Members Face Trial" (CBSNews)

"Bali Nightclub Bombings Suspect Stands Trial" (Christian Science Monitor)

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