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LIVE AT FIVE – 04.18.12

Posted on | April 18, 2012 | 4 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Warren Buffett Announces Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Warren Buffett

And here I was thinking his problem was at the other end. Recto-cranial inversion, maybe?

Romney: Return Of The Foreign Policy Hawk
No more leading from behind


Bin Laden’s Family To Be Deported From Pakistan
Widows and children headed for Saudi Arabia



POLITICS
Ted Nugent Has A Date With The Secret Service

Ted Nugent addresses a seminar at the 2011 NRA convention

To be questioned over statement he’d be “dead or in jail” within a year if Obama’s re-elected

Obama Signals For 2012:It’s All About The Economy

Day 2 Of GSA Hearings Show Lavish Spending Went Beyond Vegas

Iraq Vet Jesse Kelly Leads GOP For Giffords Seat

Thousands Housed In Trailers After Katrina May Get Payments

Political Class Wants Ann Romney To Shut Up Already

ALEC In The Cross-hairs After Trayvon Martin’s Death



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Prices Mixed In Asian Trade; NYMEX $104, Brent $119
Citigroup Shareholders Revolt Over Executive Pay Plan
Argentina’s Oil Grab Draws Fire
Eurozone Debt Fears Ease, German Bond Sale Eyed
Strong Sales See Coke Profits Up 8%
IBM Reports Higher 1Q Earnings, Flat Revenue
California Bill May Put Utilities On Verge Of Green Goal
Subsidies For “Clean Energy” Get New Look
Tesco To Spend $1.6 Billion To Revive UK Business
Wireless Market Seen Contracting After iPhone Binge
Google, Oracle Battle Over Android Future
Windows 8 Coming In Four Editions
Apple Fights Greenpeace Over Dirty iCloud Power Report
White House Questions CISPA Cybersecurity Bill
Microsoft Confirms HALO 4 For November 6



SPORTS
Moyer Fends Off Father Time, Padres For Win

Jamie Moyer of the Rockies

Becomes oldest pitcher to win a game at 49, beating out Jack Quinn in 1932

Boedker Goal Gives Coyotes OT Win

Knicks Drop Bombs On Celtics, Win 118-110

Spurs Rout Lakers, 112-91

Red Sox Unravel In Rangers’ 18-3 Thrashing

Predators Top Wings 3-1, Take 3-1 Series Lead

Twins Lose To Umpire, Yankees

Reimold Homers To Lead O’s Over White Sox

Capitals, Bruins Trade Accusations After Game 3

Gonzalez Dazzles Again At Nats Park, Earns 1-0 Win Over Astros



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Amanda Bynes: Don’t Compare Me To Lindsay Lohan!

Amanda Bynes & Lindsay Lohan: two of a kind?

Source tells RADAR: “Comparisons between the two are just ridiculous as Amanda has never been arrested for drug possession or for stealing anything.”

Anna Paquin And Stephen Moyer Expecting

Miley Cyrus Cuts Finger, Everybody Panic

Kanye West: I Never Said K-Dash Was My Beyonce

Heidi Montag Flashes Major Cleavage On EP

Katy Perry Keeps Coachella Partying Going Until 4 AM

Sharon Osbourne Hits Out at Simon Cowell’s World Of Debauchery

ABC’s “The Bachelor” To Be Sued For Racial Discrimination



FOREIGNERS
Assads Volunteer At Homs Aid Center
UN Sees Need For More Observers, Aircraft
Suu Kyi To Leave Burma For First Time In 24 Years
False Start: Israeli-Palestinian Talks Collapse
Bo Xilai May Face Criminal Charges For Blocking Murder Probe
Angry Norks Threaten Retaliation; Nuke Test Expected
Poll Shows Hollande Maintaining Lead Over Sarkozy
Egyptian Electoral Commission Upholds Ban On Ten Presidential Candidates



BLOGS & STUFF
American Power: “Stranglehold”
Just One Minute: Ted Nugent Wants To Kill Obama?
Examiner: White House Lets Romney Off The Hook For Nugent Comments, Debbie Wassermann-Schultz Hardest Hit
Jim Treacher: Obama Bites Dog
Power Line: Delusional Democrats
Doug Ross: Kewl – Memeorandum Helps Visualize Political Spin
NRO Corner: Kobach No Longer Advising Romney?
Jihad Watch: Taliban Commander Turns Himself In For $100 Reward
Weekly Standard: Senate Committee Won’t Vote On Budget Today After All
Legal Insurrection: Today Was A Great Day For Voter Fraud And Criminals – ALEC Surrenders
Pat Dollard: ALEC Disbands Non-Economic Task Force
Michelle Malkin: The Real GSA Scandal – Job-Killing Big Labor Payoffs
Cafe Hayek: A Banana Republic, Unless You Can Avoid It
Melissa Clouthier: War On Women Wisconsin Edition – Slut-Shaming Is Okay When Liberals Do It
Conservatives For Palin: Quote Of The Day

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