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LIVE AT FIVE – 05.25.12

Posted on | May 25, 2012 | 2 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
AWOL Muslim Soldier Found Guilty In Fort Hood Bomb Plot

PFC Naser Abdo

Could get life in prison for planned revenge bombing

Jury In John Edwards Trial Continues Deliberations Into Fifth Day
Reviewing the evidence



Egyptian Islamists Claim Lead Halfway Through Vote Count
Muslim Brotherhood claims 30.8% of the vote



POLITICS
GSA Parts Ways With Jeffrey Neely

Former GSA party animal Jeffrey Neely

Neely hosted $823,000 conference in Vegas; agency won’t say if he resigned or was fired

Filings Raise More Questions On Liz Warren’s Ethnicity

Obama Returns To Iowa To Stump For Votes

Student Loan Rate Freeze Stalls In Senate

Senate Race Shifts To Northern Virginia

Some Businesses Support Increase In NY Minimum Wage

NJ Muslims Angry Over NYPD Surveillance Findings



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Edges Up On PRC, Eurozone Economic Concerns; NYMEX $90.74, Brent $106.48
Greek Exit From Euro Could Plunge US Into Recession
Spanish Regulator Halts Trading In Bankia Shares
Buffett Bullish On Newspapers
NBC May Buy Out Microsoft’s Share Of MSNBC
Treasuries Head For First Weekly Loss Since March On Euro Optimism
New Orleans’ Times-Picayune Cuts Paper Editions To Three A Week
Facebook Launches Facebook Camera
WebOS Enyo Team Heading For Google
Apple Chief Tim Cook Forgoes $75 Million In Dividends
Android v. WinPhone: The Case For Conversion
Bump Technology: iOS, Android Catching Up With WebOS Again
It’s Official: Google Is Now A Hardware Company



SPORTS
Wade Scores 41 As Heat Defeat Pacers

Heat's Dwayne Wade shoots past the Pacers' George Hill

105-93, and back to Miami to face Boston or Philly

Angels’ Haren K’s 14 In Shutout Of Mariners

Rain, Padres Spoil Hefner’s Debut With Mets

Mesoraco’s Grand Slam Helps Reds Sweep Braves

Yankees Not For Sale, But Worth At Least $4 Billion

Players Association Accuses NFL Owners Of Collusion, Files Lawsuit


Danica Puts Indy 500 In Rear-View Mirror

It’s Not Just The Manager: The Rays Get Geeky

Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios Closes Its Doors



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
“American Idol” Winner Phillip Phillips Headed For Hospital

Phillip Phillips

To undergo surgery for kidney stones

Rihanna Rocks Dreads At “American Idol” Finale

Bill Clinton Poses With Porn Stars



Britney Denies Storming Out Of “X Factor” Auditions

Grant Bowler Gets Richard Burton Role Opposite Lohan’s Liz Taylor

Elton John Released From Hospital; Respiratory Infection Requires Concert Cancellations

Bradley Cooper Sets Up SEAL Pic “American Sniper” At Warner Brothers

Ray J Saved By Ingrown Hairs

Kelly Preston Walks Out On Travolta?



FOREIGNERS
Hollande Visits Afghanistan To See Troops, Karzai
Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi To Face Former PM Shafik In Runoff Election
All Eyes Now On Moscow Talks
US Senate Votes To Cut Pak Aid By $33 Million For Jailing Helpful Doctor
Ukraine Parliament Brawls Over Language Bill
US To Vet Free Syrian Army, May Begin Arms Transfers



BLOGS & STUFF
Kyle Wingfield: About That Idea That Obama’s Spending Has Been Tame…
Jim Pethokoukis: The Stunning Chart That Shows Obama’s Spending Binge Really Happened
Power Line: Barack Obama, Fiscal Conservative!
Villainous Company: Malum In Se
Valley Of The Shadow: Brett Kimberlin, Brad Friedman, and KPFK
Liberalterroristpal.com: Who Is Brett Kimberlin?
An Ex-Con’s View: Apathy Or Courage?
American Power: Elizabeth Warren Stonewalls Questions About Cherokee Ancestry
Weasel Zippers: Obama Campaign Organizes Hecklers To Harass Romney In Philadelphia
Lonely Conservative: 1996 Ad Shows Obama Spoke At Socialist Gathering
Daily Pundit: Don’t Look at The Detroit Behind The Curtain
Michael Barone: Cocooned Liberals Unprepared For Political Debate
NewsBusters: Chris Matthews Is Tired Of People Talking About The Thrill Up His Leg
Legal Insurrection: Elizabeth Warren Blames Mom For Native American Ancestry Claim
Fire Andrea Mitchell: Obama’s National Co-Chair Is A Private Equity Manager, Just Like Romney at Bain Capital

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