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LIVE AT FIVE – 01.25.12

Posted on | January 25, 2012 | 8 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Giffords Honored At State Of The Union

A Presidential hug for the departing Congresswoman

Chocolates and hugs as Giffords takes her seat for the last time

Mitch Daniels Rips Obama As Inept, Foolish
Or words to that effect, as he delivers GOP response to State of the Union


NYT: How Dare Mitt Romney Take Advantage Of The Tax Code
More whining about tax laws favoring the wealthy.



POLITICS
Gingrich Slams NBC For Silencing Debate Audience

Newt speaks to a huge crowd in Sarasota

“Dishonest as usual”

Did Democrat Billionaire Falcone Try And Buy Approval Of Lightsquared Deal?

SSG Wuterich Escapes Prison For Haditha Killings

What Romney’s Tax Forms Can Teach Us (And Mormons) About Tithing

House Passes Bill To Allow Religious Symbols On War Memorials

New Consumer Bureau Chief Grilled By Hostile Republicans

Palin Criticizes Christie For “Playing Into The Leftist Media’s Hands”



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Roche Bids $5.7 Billion For Illumina
Mixed Earnings, Greece Concerns End Wall Street’s Five-Day Run
Obama To Propose Mortgage-Refinance Plan
Quizno’s Reaches Debt Deal To Avoid Bankruptcy, Gets New Majority Owner
Yen Falls As Japan Posts First Trade Deficit Since 1980
Google Widens Tracks, Making Anonymity Harder
Megaupload Founder Denied Bail; 5th Arrest Mae In Copyright Infringement Case
Apple Sells More iPads Than HP Sold PCs
No Escape From Facebook’s Timeline Now
Printed Sensors Could Help Save You From Spoiled Food



SPORTS
A Prince For The Tigers

Tigers fans, your new DH: Prince Fielder

Detroit signs Fielder for nine years, $214 million

Raiders Hire Dennis Allen As Head Coach

#1 Kentucky Cruises Past Georgia, 57-44

Knicks End Six-Game Skid

Perreault’s Hat Trick Spurs Caps To Win Over Bruins

Posada Retires As A Yankee After 17 Years, 4 Rings

Heat Tops Cavaliers Behind Bosh’s 35 Points

Clarke & Ponting Flay India With Double Double; Aussies 569 For 7 At Teatime



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Demi Moore Seeking Treatment For Exhaustion

Demi Moore

Stress? Or substance abuse? Or both?

Tiger Woods Getting Hooked On A Different Ball Game?

Cynthia Nixon “Chooses” To Be Gay

Vanessa Paradis Breaks Silence On Johnny Depp

Halle Berry’s Ex Charged With Child Endangerment

“Project Runway”‘s Tim Gunn: “I Haven’t Had Sex In 29 Years

Brandi Glanville Claims Gerard Butler Hookup

“Desperate Housewives” Scoop: Major Character Dies

Miranda Kerr: Australia’s New Wonder Woman

“Lost In Space” Robot Actor Robert Tufeld Dies, 85



FOREIGNERS
Thousands Gather In Cairo On Anniversary Of Revolt
Gulf States Pull Monitors From Syria, Urge UN Action
Turkey’s Erdogan Slams France On Genocide Law
Iraq Violence Kills At Least 19
Spanish Judge Garzon On Trial For Violating Amnesty Law
No Quick Pullout For French In Afghanistan
Pope Benedict’s Message For The 46th World Day Of Social Communications



BLOGS & STUFF
The Anchoress: Pro-Lifers And The Truth-Phobic Press
Byron York: What Really Happened In The Gingrich Ethics Case?
Jim Geraghty: Great, Now Newt AND Mitt Have High Unfavorable Numbers
Riehl World View: Congrats, Capitalists – Reagan Democrats Abandon Romney
NRO Corner: Gingrich Says NBC Wrong To Prohibit Audience Applause At Debates
Power Line: On Black Holes And Other Democratic Party Voids
Gateway Pundit: Congressional Republicans Wear “1000 Days” Buttons To State Of The Union
AmSpecBlog: Romney Adviser Norm Coleman Goes OFf-Message On ObamaCare
Hit & Run: Bruins Goalie Skips White House Visit For Vaguely Libertarian-Sounding Reasons
LifeNews: Reuters Pushes Biased Study Claiming Abortion Safer Than Birth


SOTD: Sweet Emotion

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