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LIVE AT FIVE – 03.23.12

Posted on | March 23, 2012 | 3 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Army To Charge SSG Bales With Murder For Panjwai Massacre

SSG Robert Bales

To be charged, court-martialed on seventeen counts of murder today

NCTC To Keep Data On Americans With No Terror Ties
Privacy advocates concerned about implications of data mining


Merah’s Murders Upend French Presidential Race
National Front’s Le Pen claims vindication of party’s anti-Islamist stance



POLITICS
Senate Moves Insider Trading Bill To White House

Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT) discusses his STOCK Act

Bars insider trading by Congressmen, Senators and staff

Sanford Police Chief Steps Aside Over Trayvon Martin Case

The New Political Weapon: Etch-A-Sketch


Obama Defends His Policy On Keystone Pipeline

Media Matters Ad Campaign Aims To Silence Rush Limbaugh

NJ Senate Committee Rejects Christie Judicial Nominee Phillip Kwon

DeMint Urges GOP To Unite Behind Romney

Marine Plans To Attend Tea Party Event Despite Impending Dismissal



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Oil Falls Almost 2% On Fears Of Declining PRC Use
Bagel Pioneer Murray Lender Dies, 81
Bank Of America Getting Into The Landlord Business
US Jobless Claims Hit Four-Year Low
New McDonald’s CEO Unlikely To Tamper With Chain’s Winning Ways
T-Mobile Closes Seven Call Centers, Lays Off 3300 Workers
Hacktivists Biggest Data Thieves Of 2011
AT&T Accused Of Billing Feds For Nigerian Scam Calls
Google Moves To Penalize Sites With Excessive SEO
Minecraft Coming To XBox 360 May 9: Do Not Adjust Your Television
Google Takes “Street View” Up The Amazon River
Ohio Art Stock Surges After Romney Advisor’s Gaffe



SPORTS
Louisville Takes Out #1 Michigan State

Louisville's Chane Behanan reacts to the Cardinals' win

Cardinals upset Big Ten champs 57-44

Syracuse Edges Badgers, Advances To Elite 8

Elway, Tebow Trade Stories Don’t Match Up

Malkin Upstages Radulov As Pens Rout Predators To Clinch Playoff Spot

Clippers Hit New Lows In Loss To Hornets

Corona Scores 3 As US Routs Cuba 6-0 In World Cup Qualifying Round

Flyers Top Caps 2-1 In Shootout

Morse’s Opening Day Status In Question As Back Woes Continue



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Hilary Duff: It’s A Boy!

Hilary Duff and hubby Mike Comrie

Luca Cruz Comrie, seven pounds, six ounces

Coroner: Whitney Houston Drowned, Had Cocaine In System

Rihanna Makes Midnight Visit To Ashton Kutcher’s Pad, Doesn’t Leave Until 4 AM

Nicole Richie Showing Cleavage, Healthy Body In Bikini

The Host: Teaser Trailer For Stephanie Meyers’ New SF Movie

NBC’s “Smash” Renewed For Second Season, Without Key Player

Pregnant Snooki Walks Roommate’s Dog In Platform Heels

J-Lo Gets Flustered Over Diddy At “American Idol”

Britney Spears In Court To Discuss Conservatorship



FOREIGNERS
Pope’s Visit To Mexico An Answer To Catholics’ Prayers
UNSC Condemns Mali Coup
UNHRC Presses Sri Lanka On Civilian Deaths During Civil War
Horror Becomes Everyday As Self-Immolation Protests Against PRC Sweep Tibet
NATO To Cut Funding For Afghan Security Forces BY Two-Thirds
Protests Loom As Hong Kong Braces For New Leader
Fianna Fail Moves To Expel Former PM Ahern Over Questionable Finances
Madonna Vows To Oppose Gay Law In Putin’s Hometown
Damaging Coup Rumors Ricochet Across PRC



BLOGS & STUFF
Byron York: Romney’s Foes Launch Etch-A-Sketch Attack
Powerline: Did Everyone Take Stupid Pills This Week?
Weasel Zippers: Obama Campaign Censoring YouTube Comments On Propaganda Video
Karl Rove: “The Road We’ve Traveled” With Obama
iOwnTheWorld: Media Matters Ratchets Up Their Limboycott
Hit & Run: Obamacare’s Defenders Still Aren’t Taking Challenges To The Mandate Seriously
Lonely Conservative: Virginia Middle School Assignment – Opposition Research On Republicans
Jim Geraghty: Our Recent History – The Undiscovered Country
Protein Wisdom: Romney Says W And Henry Paulson Saved Country From Depression

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