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LIVE AT FIVE – 04.11.12

Posted on | April 11, 2012 | 3 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Norks Fuel Rocket As ROK Goes To Polls

Norks to launch despite warnings from...well, pretty much everybody

Meanwhile in Seoul, President’s party expected to lose parliamentary majority


Annan Says Syria Promises To Respect Ceasefire
Also, will respect us in the morning

Officials: Zimbabwe’s Mugabe “Well, On Holiday”
Angry denials that leader is mortally ill



POLITICS
SecState Embraces “Texts From Hillary” Parody

HRC at work behind the scenes...

Meets Tumblr creators Lambe and Smith at State Department

Lambda Legal Fund Sues Nevada To Impose Gay Marriage

Feds Claim Christie Overstated Costs On ARC Project Before Killing It

Obama Raises $1.75 Million In Florida

Ryan: I Haven’t Discussed Being VP Candidate With Romney

George Clooney To Host $6 Million Fundraiser For Obama

Gingrich’s Utah Filing Fee Check Bounces

Pawlenty Closes Book On Campaign Debt

King Mum On Who He’d Caucus With If Elected To Senate



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Traders Defy Saudis, Bet On Rising Prices
NYMEX Crude Hovers above $101 After US Supply Jump Indicates Continued Weak Demand
Wall Street Drop Is Worst Of 2012
Small Business Owners’ Confidence Drops In March
AT&T To Sell Yellow Pages Stake To Private Equity Firm
Best Buy CEO Resigns Amid Probe Of Personal Conduct
Rajoy Says Spain’s Future At Stake As Regions Mull Returning Powers To Madrid
Fannie, Freddie Mull Mortgage Write-Downs
US Grains Futures Down On USDA Data
Nokia Credit To Lumia Customers For Data Fault Makes Phone Free
HP’s Open Stack Bids To Deliver What Amazon Won’t
Death Watch: Microsoft To Kill WinXP In 2014
Wavii Aims To Transform News Delivery With Social Data
YouTube Adds PPV To Live Streaming
Toshiba’s 13″ Excite: Does The World Need A Tablet This Large?



SPORTS
Bobby Petrino Fired At Arkansas After Four Seasons

Former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino

Arkansas AD Jeff Long rips coach for adultery, lying and other screwups

Guillen Reopens Old Wounds With Praise For Castro

Rose Out, But Bulls Top Knicks Anyway 98-86

Surging Boston Burns Out The Heat, 115-107

Orioles Blow Lead, Game, Fall To Yankees In 12 Innings

Parcells Not Interested In Coaching Saints

Edmonton Oilers, Doormat Of NHL, Score #1 Draft Pick

Chipper Returns With Homer As Braves Beat Astros 6-4

NHL Fans Will See All Stanley Cup Games On Cable For First Time

Detwiler Posts Five Shutout Innings As Nats Break Mets’ Win Streak With 6-2 Victory



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Ricki Lake Elopes

Ricki Lake

Ties knot with fiance Christian Evans in secret SoCal ceremony

Tony Romo And Candice Crawford Welcome Son Hawkins

Adam Levine Blindsided By Breakup With Anna V

What Does Jennifer Love Hewitt Put Behind Her Ears To Attract Men?

Seal Files Response To Heidi’s Divorce Papers, Seeks Joint Custody

Rooney Mara Magically Grows Longer Locks


Amanda Bynes “Has Been  A Little Lost” In Recent Years

Chevy Chase Attacks Own Show, Calls “Community” “A Fscking Mediocre Sitcom”

Madonna’s “MDNA” Suffers Biggest Album Drop Of All Time



FOREIGNERS
CCP Purges Bo Xilai From Politburo, Central Committee; Wife Detained In Murder Investigation

Annan Seeks Iranian Help As Syrian Cease-Fire Deadline Looms
Zimbabwe In Dire Need As Mugabe Drama Dominates News
Philippines Summon PRC Ambassador In Scarborough Shoal Standoff
Everybody Panics As Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Flexes Muscles
Sudan Government Vows Response After Surprise Loss Of Oil-Rich Town To SPLA
Israel Prepares For Possible Disruptions At Airport
Abu Hamza’s Extradition To US Approved By EU Court
ROK Election Results To Depend On Voter Turnout
Turkish PM Erdogan Slams Assad For “Killing Dozens Every Day”



BLOGS & STUFF
Bryan Preston: Gawker Hires “Fox Mole”, Who Misses Point Of His Own Tale
Protein Wisdom: BREAKING – Santorum To Drop Out
Tim Blair: We Are Tremendous
NRO Corner: Obamacare And The Deficit
Rush Limbaugh: Is Anyone Really Shocked That Obamacare Costs More Than They Told Us?
Power Line: America’s Debt Bomb – Worse Than Europe’s
Weasel Zippers: Poll Finds Obamacare Increasingly Unpopular – Among Democrats
Weekly Standard: Democratic Aide Says A Dozen Dem Senators Interested In Ryan-Wyden Medicare Reform
Jeffrey Lord: Huckabee Show Opens With Staged Caller
Gateway Pundit: Cardinal Burke Declares Cooperation With Obamacare HHS Mandate Is Sin
AmSpecBlog: Beyond John Derbyshire
American Thinker: Hybrids – Once Was Enough For Most

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  • http://profile.yahoo.com/65KXANPVQHQ5ELO7VVUUU5UGZY Maurice

    “Aw, geeze!” as  somebody used to say. Another “Flytilla”, huh?

    Great. Meet then at the airport, inspect their passports (which will be retained for “security” reasons), put them on busses and take them to Gaza.

    Everybody out!
    “Welcome to your new home. You’re all now “Palestinians”. Enjoy.”

  • http://evilbloggerlady.blogspot.com/ Evi L. Bloggerlady

    http://evilbloggerlady.blogspot.com/2012/04/from-criminal-defense-view-point-george.html
    George Zimmerman is going to be charged, and from a criminal defense perspective did everything wrong, yet his story holds up.  Why is that?  

    Of course he is probably screwed anyway.