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LIVE AT FIVE – 03.27.12

Posted on | March 27, 2012 | 3 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
New Black Panther Party Stands By Zimmerman Bounty

"We are military."

Acting against the wishes of the slain boy’s family; also, a witness says Martin attacked Zimmerman

It’s Hard Out There For A Pimp Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Former IMF boss charged by French magistrates with “aggravated pimping”

NY Times/CBS Poll: Afghan Support Hits New Low
Plurality of adults say the US should get out sooner



POLITICS
Suspect In San Francisco Multiple Murder Should Have Been Deported In 2006

Binh Thai Luc - who should have been in Vietnam six years ago

Court ruling forced ICE to free him after 180 days after ADW and armed robbery convictions when Vietnam failed to provide travel docs

Virginia Senate Approves Budget For Commonwealth


Boehner, Reid Discussions May End Transport  Standoff

Pols On A Roll In Albany, New York May Have First Early Budget Since 1983

PA State Senator Jane Orie Convicted On 14 Counts

EPA Takes Aim At Coal Plants

Obama Gets Boost From Fake President

Court Dismisses Kerrey Residency Challenge

Chris Shays: “I’m The Only Republican Who Can Win [Connecticut] In November”



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
NYMEX Crude Back Over $107; Awaiting Direction From US Oil Data
Gold Finishes Lower After Spike As Fed Maintains Loose Money Policy
Asian Stocks, Won Gain On Bernanke Outlook, ROK Report
Beef Processing Plants Fight Back Against “Pink Slime” Claims
Airlines Hike Ticket Prices To Defray Increased Fuel Costs
FTC Calls On Congress To Pass Consumer Privacy Laws
Nokia Kicks Off US Campaign With Low-Priced WinPhone, Fresh Apps
Microsoft, US Marshals Take Down Botnet Servers In Two ISP Raids
New iPad Shortchanges Users On Battery Life
Google Ordered To Change Autocomplete Function In Japan



SPORTS
Tebow Preaches Separation Of Church And Mates

Jets backup QB Tim Tebow

Fends off questions about his faith in press conference
Sanchez and Tebow both saying all the right things

Wings Clinch Playoff Spot With 7-2 Drubbing Of Blue Jackets


Knicks Top Bucks 89-80 Without Lin

Baylor Blocks Summitt, Tennessee Seniors From Trip To Womens’ Final Four

Pacers Finally Beat The Heat, 105-90

Pierce Scores 36 As Celtics Beat Bobcats 102-95

Lannan Locked In As Nats’ Fifth Starter

Late Goal By El Salvador Ends US Soccer Olympic Hopes



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Kendra Wilkinson: “I Have No Talent”

Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson

“I never ever see myself as a celebrity or famous so I poke fun at that…”

Bobby Brown Busted For DUI

Madonna’s Underage Daughter Caught Smoking

Flour Bomber An Influential PETA Activist, Despite Group’s Denials

“Mad Men” Premiere Shatters Ratings

Deadmau5: “Madonna Is A F**king Idiot”



Simon Cowell Confronts Brick-Wielding Woman Intruder In His London Home

Probation Department Pooh-Poohs Hit & Run Allegation Against Lohan

Heidi Klum, Sandra Bullock Do Tequila Shots Together During Wild Girls’ Night Out



FOREIGNERS
Japan Goes Off-Script At Summit To Slam Norks
Obama’s Remarks On Missile Defense Spark Political Storm
Pope Benedict Tells Cubans He Sympathizes With Their “Just Aspirations”
Syrian Opposition Seeks To Show Alternative To Assad
France To Bar Radical Imams From Conference
“Red Terror” Adds to Bo Xilai Scandal
Administration Cuts Off US Aid To Mali After Coup



BLOGS & STUFF
Legal Insurrection: Trayvon Martin Case Heading For The Abyss
Protein Wisdom: We Are Outraged By Your Racism
The Jawa Report: Former NAACP Leader Accuses Jackson, Sharpton Of Exploiting Trayvon Martin

Sense Of Events: “After My Election I Have More Flexibility…”…To Cave In To Your Demands
Powerline: Kill This “Space” Program
Hit & Run: ObamaCare On Trial, Day One – A Case Of “Inartful Drafting” By Congress
Weasel Zippers: No Joke – Hollywood Casts Hanoi Jane To Play Nancy Reagan In New Movie
NRO Corner: Gingrich Says He’d Be Romney’s VP

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