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LIVE AT FIVE – 2.2.11

Posted on | February 2, 2011 | 6 Comments

TOP NEWS
Mubarak Pledge To Step Down Not Enough For Protesters

President Mubarak addresses Egypt on TV

Promises to work in remaining months until elections for a peaceful transition

Monster Storm Carves Snowy Path Across U.S.
Heavy snow, ice stretch from Rockies to New England

Australia’s Cyclone Yasi Could Destroy Even “Cyclone-Proof” Homes
Could surpass Cyclone Tracy, which largely destroyed Darwin in 1974



POLITICS
GOP Senators Force Vote On Obamacare Repeal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell talks to the press about Obamacare repeal

Amendment to FAA bill offered; also, Barasso-Graham bill would allow states to opt out of Obamacare

“Jihad Jane” Terror Suspect Pleads Guilty (Video)

Romney: Obama Needs To “Press The Pause Button” On Healthcare Reform

House GOP Readies Ban On EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations

Arizona AG Withdraws State From Support of EPA Greenhouse Gas Efforts



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Strong Profits Help Dow Top 12,000
Oil Extends Decline As U.S. Stocks Rise, Egypt Fears Ease
Taco Bell Makes Spicy Retort To Suit
Google, Twitter Launch Services Allowing Egyptians To Tweet By Phone
AT&T Gets Aggressive With Anti-Verizon IPhone Ads
NASA Finds Lots Of Planets Outside The Solar System



SPORTS
Tom Brady Named AP Offensive Player Of The Year

Brady celebrates a TD against the Packers in the December 19 game

Second award for Brady in four seasons

Wintry Weather A Warning Sign For NFL, Whines Writer

Backstrom Makes 27 Saves To Carry Wild To Victory Over Kings


“We Wanted This To Happen,” Damon & Ramirez Say On Signing With Rays

Magic Johnson Says Lakers Might Need A Trade



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Ouch! Cyndi Lauper Red-Faced After Spa Treatment Goes Awry

Not her true colours

Not a chemical peel, insists publicist

“W” Magazine Responds To Kim Kardashian’s Pix Complaints

J-Lo Furious That “Idol” Is All About Steven Tyler

Lindsay Lohan Parties Until 3 AM
OK, not really news, I guess…

“Glee” Does The Super Bowl Katy Perry Style

Christina Applegate Has A Baby Girl

Zsa Zsa Gabor Rushed To Hospital

NBC Cuts Order For “The Cape”

Stephen King’s “The Stand” Headed For The Big Screen

Joaquin Phoenix Mulls Role In “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”



ELSEWHERE IN EGYPTFOREIGNERS
Israel Urges West: Hold New Egyptian Regime To Peace Deal
Jordan’s King Abdullah Replaces Cabinet
Poland Hosts Donor Conference For Belarus Political Struggle
Norks’ “Gift Politics” Begins To Lose Its Appeal
Pakistan Refuses To Release American Accused In Shooting
Baby Doc: “Not Important” How World Remembers Him


BLOGS & STUFF
Cubachi: Maddow Falls For False Story Pushing For Palin To Argue For Egypt Invasion
Ed Morrissey: Guess Who Predicted The Obamacare Ruling? (Video)
Blazing Cat Fur: Al-Qaeda On Verge Of Carrying Out “Nuclear 9-11″
Maggie’s Notebook: Valerie Jarrett Demands General Refill Her Wine Glass – And Calls Him “Boy”
iOwnTheWorld.com: Dana Milbank Doesn’t Last A Day!
Uncoverage: Obama Regime Circles Wagons, Won’t Produce Documents For Oversight Committee
Jim Geraghty: Why Is Jim Webb Not Doing Any Fundraising?
The Anchoress: Kermit Gosnell And The Absence Of The Mainstream Media


– compiled by Wombat-socho

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