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LIVE AT FIVE – 02.29.12

Posted on | February 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Romney Avoids Disaster In Michigan

Mitt Romney

Narrowly edges Rick Santorum in overall vote and delegate count in home state; coasts to victory in Arizona

U.N. Presses Syria To Call Cease-Fire
Death toll estimate raised to 7500

Snowe’s Retirement Leaves Senate Race Wide Open
A flock of candidates contends to replace RINO



POLITICS
Santorum Retools For Ohio

Rick Santorum

Needs to focus on the economy in Ohio, strategist says

Main Military Mortuary Fails Again: 9/11 Remains Consigned To Landfill




Obama Champions Auto Bailout In UAW Speech

Feds Take Down NYC Comptroller’s Campaign Treasurer

Supremes Wary Of Torture Cases; Return Of The Alien Tort Statute

Obama Orders Waivers To Terrorist Detention Laws



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Brent Crude Tops $122; ECB Loan May Spur Buying
Gold Futures Edge Higher In Electronic Trade

Greece Feels Collateral Damage From ECB
Investor Caution Urged As Dow Tops 13K Again
Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs May Face SEC Charges Over Mortgage Bonds
J.P. Morgan’s Dimon Fires Back At Newspapers Over Pay
Bernanke To Face Pressure On Fed Interest Policy
NY Fed Sells $6 Billion In Mortgage Bonds To Credit Suisse, Posts Gain On Sale Of Last AIG Assets
Photos On iPhone At Risk Of Security Breach?
Google’s New Privacy Policy May Violate EU Law
HP’s WebOS Purge Continues; 275 Sacked
Raspberry Pi $35 Computer Goes On Sale
Higher PRC Court Hears Apple’s Appeal Of iPad Decision
The Mounting Minuses At Google Plus



SPORTS
Dwayne Wade Says He Apologized To Bryant

Kobe Bryant drives by Dwayne Wade during the All-Star Game

Heat star apologized for accidental nose-breaking foul in game, afterward

Braun Sample Collector Says He Followed Protocol

Clippers Can’t Stop The Timbermutts, Fall 109-97

Lopez Scores 38 As Nyets Top Mavs

Caps Beat Islanders 3-2 In OT

Always Valentine’s Day In Red Sox Nation?

Missouri, Aggies To Pay Millions In Big 12 Exit Fees

Vanderbilt Upsets #16 Florida

Davey Johnson: Nationals Can Fire Me If We Don’t Make The Playoffs



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Jen & Ben Welcome Baby #3!

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner

Older sisters full of suggestions for little brother’s name

Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Millepied

Julia Roberts: Waiting For The Smile

Source: Whitney Houston’s Death To Be Ruled Accident

Lindsay: I’m Going Through The Process Of Proving Myself


“Dancing With The Stars” Avoids Conflict With New Cast

Joan Rivers: Angelina Jolie “Looked Like A Fool” At Oscars

Ryan Murphy Plans “One Hit Wonders” With Paltrow, Witherspoon, Cameron Diaz, Andy Samberg

Paula Deen Boasts Of Weight Loss After Diabetes Diagnosis



FOREIGNERS
Tunisia Offers Asylum To Assad
U.S. Officials See Iranian Attacks Likely In Wake Of Israeli Strike
Chavez Recovering From Pelvic Tumor Surgery, Say Venezuelan Officials
Serbia Accession Talks Encounter Objections
Israeli Soldiers Raid Private Palestinian TV Station
EU Nations Recall Ambassadors From Belarus As Sanctions Dispute Escalates
French Socialist Candidate Pledges 75% Tax Rate



BLOGS & STUFF
Powerline: A Big Night For Mitt Romney
NRO Corner: Inside Santorum World
Hillary Chabot: John McCain Calls For End To GOP’s “Greek Tragedy”
Michelle Malkin: Olympia Snowe Not Seeking Re-Election
Lonely Conservative: Georgetown Coed Testifies Students Going Broke Paying For Protected Sex
Legal Insurrection: Another Unintended Consequence Of The Higher Education Bubble
Washington Free Beacon: Fisker Cronyism Redux
Sense Of Events: First, We Kill All The Newborns

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