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LIVE AT FIVE – 10.12.11

Posted on | October 12, 2011 | 4 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Guardian: Romney Leaves Republican Rivals On Sidelines

Governor Mitt Romney runs the table

Strategists scathing about Perry’s lack of fire; Cain shows well

US Ties Assassination Plot To Iran
Plot to kill Saudi Ambassador exposed by DEA; Qods Force officer implicated

Infrastructure Minister Landau Blasts Prisoner Swap Deal
Gilad Shalit to be exchanged for 1000 Hamas prisoners; deal blasted as “huge victory for terror”



POLITICS
Obama Pitches “Jobs Plan” In Pittsburgh

President Obama tours IBEW training center

President talks to union electricians, job creation council

Protesters March Past Millionaires’ NYC Homes

Governor Asterisk Mocks Cain’s 9-9-9 Plan

Newt Swings Hard: “Throw Barney Frank In Prison”

Topeka Repeals Domestic Violence Law In Wake Of Budget Cuts

Self-Styled Seattle Superhero Back On Patrol After Arrest

L.A. Sheriff’s Alternative Ways Tested By Abuse Claims

Panetta Warns Defense Cuts Will Slow Weapons Upgrades



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Stock Index Futures Signal Weaker Open
Slovakia Rejects European Bailout Plan, Government Falls
Wall Street Sees “No Exit” From Financial Woes
As Greece Avoids Default, Recapitalization Plans Emerge For European Banks
Unemployed Californians Face Benefit Losses
Nikkei Snaps Three-Day Rally; Thai Flooding Hurts Automakers
99 Cents Only Stores To be Sold For $1.6 Billion
Apple Using iCloud To Lock In Users After Online Misfires
Zynga Unveils New Titles, Web Service
Australian Court To Deliver Tablet Ruling Tomorrow



SPORTS
Tigers Come Home, Bats Wake Up For 5-2 Win

Tigers’ Fister holds Rangers at bay after rough first inning; Rangers still up 2-1 in pennant series

SI’s Amick Pessimistic About NBA Players’ Chances In Showdown With Owners

Writing On Wall For Red Sox To Sack Chicago-Bound Epstein

Jets Trade WR Mason To Texans

Penguins Off To Flying Start Even Without Crosby

Tebow Takes Over As Broncos QB; Women, Minorities Hardest Hit

Arizona Beats Out Tampa For 2015 Super Bowl

Rollins, Phillies At Crossroads

Stoudemire: NBA Players To Form A League Of Their Own?

Tony Plush Finds Stardom, Acceptance In Milwaukee

Wally Backman To Join Nats’ Coaching Staff?



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Beyonce’s Baby Bump Blooper

Belly collapse on Aussie talk show?

Rumors flying about surrogate mom, prosthetic baby bump

Sara Leal: How Ashton Kutcher Seduced Me

Tori Spelling: It’s A Girl!



More Than 10 Million Viewers Watched Kardashian Wedding

Esquire Deems Rihanna “Sexiest Woman Alive”

Lifetime To Remake “Steel Magnolias” With All-Black Cast

“Lone Ranger” Saddling Up With Johnny Depp And A Tighter Budget



FOREIGNERS
Ukraine’s Former PM Tymoshenko Gets Seven Years In Prison For Gas Deal
Europe, US Concerned By Coptic Oppression In Egypt
Australian Dollar Drops Late As PRC/US Tensions Flare
Putin Slams US, Cuts Deals With PRC
Sirte “Close To Falling”
Australian PM Gillard Says House Has Moved From Words To Deeds On Carbon Tax
ROK’s Park Geun-Hye Turns Moderate In Pursuit Of Blue House



BLOGS & STUFF
Da Tech Guy: Dartmouth Debate Blog
Michelle Malkin: Perry Is Running Out Of Gas
Vodkapundit: Drunkblogging The Dartmouth Debate
Hit & Run: What Does Obama’s Jobs Bill Tell Us About The Deficit?
Weasel Zippers: Obama After Defeat Of Jobs Bill – “Americans Won’t Take No For An Answer”
Jawa Report: Iranian Terror Plot Against Saudi Ambassador Could Have Killed Senators As Collateral Damage
Israel Matzav: More Details On Shalit Deal
James Taranto: The Left’s Nervous Breakdown
Ron Radosh: Occupy Wall Street And The Delusions Of The Left
Allahpundit: Christie Shills For Romney On MassCare
PJ Tatler: Occupy LA Leader Says Violence Will Be Necessary
Lonely Conservative: Steny Hoyer Blames Voters For Washington Gridlock
Conservatives4Palin: Giuliani Out
Walter Russell Mead: Racist Republicans Flocking To Cain
The Macho Response: I’m A Pirate, Occupy My Pants


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