34 Pulled From Gulf After Oil Platform's Leg Buckles

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Thirty-four oil rig workers who used escape pods to flee a sinking drilling platform were plucked safely from the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday by a tugboat that had helped tow the rig into place six hours earlier. One leg of the rig buckled Monday night.

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