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LIVE AT FIVE – 02.28.12

Posted on | February 28, 2012 | 5 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Romney Fights To Avoid Home-State Embarrassment

Mitt Romney in Michigan

An alliance of Tea Party activists, Democrats and social conservatives – enough to give Santorum the win?

Costa Cruises Liner Towed To Seychelles
No casualties this time as cruise ship suffers disabling engine fire: French fishing boat lends a hand

Russian Tank-Making City At Heart Of Putin Campaign
“Most people are worried about the prospect of more crises and they are sick of revolutions.”



POLITICS
Kerrey Dithers Over Changing His Mind On Senate Run

Former Senator Bob Kerrey

Have Nebraskans had enough of his Hamletesque shenanigans?

California Revenues Still Behind Despite Facebook Boost

Adelson Makes Substantial Donation To Gingrich SuperPAC

Two CHP Officers Injured After Occupods Turn South Africa Project Protest Into Riot

Wisconsin Governor Won’t Challenge Recall Signatures

Chafee Happy To Support Obama, Whitehouse



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Gold Gains For First Time In Three Days
Oil Drops Slightly As Weak Demand Outweighs Iran Concerns
Euro, Stocks Firm Ahead Of ECB Funding
U.S. Stocks Close Flat As Energy Undercuts Home Sales Data
Warren Buffett On Succession And Why He Doesn’t Like Gold
Treasuries Snap Advance On Speculation Consumer Confidence Is Up
Proview Seeks To Regain Global Rights To iPad Name
Intel Partners With ZTE On Smartphone; Unveils SoC Plans
Yahoo Picks Patent Fight With Facebook
One Year Later, Nokia And Microsoft Deliver
Mozilla, Telefonica Promise Open Web Smartphone
Dell Unveils Enterprise Servers; Getting Out Of The PC Business?
Can Blackberry Fight Back?



SPORTS
Fire & Rain Make For Bizarre Daytona 500

Workers try to extinguish a burning jet dryer after it was hit by Juan Pablo Montoya

Kenseth wins his second Daytona, Earnhardt second
Patrick a Star Before First Race On Fox

Fighting Irish Beat Lady Huskies 72-59 For First Outright Big East Title

Devils’ Road Run Ends At Seven With Loss To Rangers

Canucks Trade For Grit, Shutdown Players

Jason Varitek To Retire Thursday

Anthony Rendon Wows Nats Coaches, Staff



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Uma Thurman Pregnant

Uma Thurman

Third baby coming for 41-year-old actress

Sean Young Arrested For Fight At Governors Ball

Anna Sophia Robb Cast As Young Carrie Bradshaw

Angelina Jolie’s Right Leg Takes Over The Internet

James Spader Won’t Return For More “Office”

Jonah Hill, James Franco Rejoin For Brad Pitt-Directed “True Story”

Lucy Liu To Play Watson In CBS’ “Elementary”


“Tipsy” Katy Perry Spends $50K On Cooking Lessons At Oscars Bash

Rihanna Supporting Chris Brown In Phone Theft Flap

Rapper Jim Jones Arrested Again



FOREIGNERS
Source: Israel Won’t Warn U.S. If Iran Strike Launched
The Russian Expats Who Oppose Vladimir Putin
Norks’ Kim Fires Up Rhetoric As U.S., ROK Begin Exercises
EU Hits Syria With More Sanctions But Little Else
Sixteen Killed In Pakistan Bus Ambush
London Occupods Evicted From St. Paul’s
All-India Strike Hits Banking, Transport Services
Garzon Acquitted By Supreme Court On Abuse Of Authority Charges; Still Suspended From Bench On Other Charges
Natural Gas Explosion In Astrakhan Kills 6, 14 Missing



BLOGS & STUFF
Gateway Pundit: Santorum Robocalls Urge Democrats To Turn Out, Vote Against Romney
Riehl World View: WaPo’s Little Train Wreck That Couldn’t
Hit & Run: More On The Paul/Romney Non-alliance
Powerline: Obama Backpedals On Keystone
Lonely Conservative: Administration Proposes Cuts To Military Healthcare, Leaves Civil Service Benefits Untouched
Washington Free Beacon: Trashing Tricare
Verum Serum: Media Matters Is Having A Very Bad Day
Patterico: It’s Now Or Never?
Pamela Geller: Hundreds Of Threats For Assault Victim Whose Case Was Dismissed By Quran-Minded Judge
NRO Media Blog: BBC Admits Covering Muslims Differently Because Of Violence
Ed Morrissey: Dem Rep Admits To Constituents “Basically, We’re Not Looking To The Constitution”

Sister Toldjah: And The Winner Is…Barack Obama For “The Con Artist”!

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