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LIVE AT FIVE: 08.28.12

Posted on | August 28, 2012 | Comments Off

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Obama Declares State Of Emergency In Louisiana For Tropical Storm Isaac

Governor Jindal speaks to the press

Jindal fires back that what the state asked for was a disaster area declaration

Protests At GOP Convention Muted, Small
Organizers complain about weather, police presence affecting numbers

Will Colombia Make Peace With FARC?
President Santos announces talks with rebels in nationally broadcast speech



POLITICS
Flood Of Internet Posts Pay Tribute to Neil YoungArmstrong

Neil Armstrong, Hero Of The Internet People

Compilation of tweets, Facebook posts and other memorials by network that misidentified the fallen astronaut

Convention-Bound Ryan Slams Obama For Presiding Over “Debt, Doubt And Decline”



Opponents Defeat “Power Grab” Feared By TEA Party, NRA, Other Grassroots Movements

Ron Paul Supporters Rally In Tampa, Still Lukewarm On Romney

San Francisco’s Archbishop-elect Busted For DUI In San Diego



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Gasoline Surges, Oil Falls As Gulf Refineries Shut Down For Isaac; NYMEX $95.47, Brent $112.26
Apple’s Win Against Samsung A Loss For Consumers?
FAA To Study Use Of Electronics In-Flight
Japan Downgrades August Economic Outlook
Founder Schulze Cleared For Best Buy Buyout Bid
M&T Bank Snaps Up Distressed Lenders As Prey Becomes Predator
AOL Announces Special Dividend, $600 Million Stock Buyback
Samsung’s Reaction To Apple Verdict: No Surrender
Active In Cloud, Amazon Reshapes Computing
What’s Missing In Windows 8 Apps
The Future Of Fitness: Bluetooth Opens Up With New Running, Cycling Standards
Samsung Unveils Galaxy Player 5.8
The Anternet: How Ants Speak The Language Of The Internet
Facebook App Center Under Fire In Germany



SPORTS
Beltre Continues Hot Streak As Rangers Edge Rays 6-5

Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre

3 for 3 with a home run and four RBI

Blue Jays Bounce Back, Beat Yankees 8-7 In 11th
Teixeira gets calf owie, out 1-2 weeks

Red Sox 5, Royals 1; Dice-K Off The DL, Big Papi On


McLouth Comes Through In The Clutch As O’s Rally To Beat Pale Hose 4-3

Francis, Rockies Shut Out Dodgers 10-0

King Felix Goes The Distance Again, Shuts Out Twins 1-o

Tribe Stomped By A’s 3-0; Just Like The Bad Old Days In Cleveland



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Jessica Alba Is Ready for “Sin City” Sequel

Jessica Alba goes blonde again

And as you can see, so is her hair

Unspeakable Armenian Donates 100 Pairs of Designer Shoes To Charity After Kanye West Empties Her “Ghetto” Closet

Prince Harry Freezes Facebook Account, Meets With Head Of Army

The Emma Stone Interview

Carly Rae Jepsen Splits From “Call Me Maybe” BF, Finds New Man

DiCaprio, Maguire & Hardy Teaming Up For Movie About Animal Trafficking

Katy Perry! You Just Broke Up With John Mayer! What Are You Going To Do Now?

Chattanooga Lookouts Have Something…Unique On Their Outfield Wall

Amanda Bynes Hit & Run Case Reopened Because She’s Death On Wheels



FOREIGNERS
India Parliament Remains Stalled Over Coal Scandal
Sonia Gandhi Takes Point On Coal Row Counteroffensive
Bodies Fill Mass Graves As Assad Struggles To Keep Power
France Tells Syrian Rebels To Form A Provisional Government And They’ll Support It
Typhoon Buffets ROK, Kills Four; Storm Now Headed Toward Norks
US Troops Punished For Koran Burning, Urination Video
Pakistan Supreme Court Gives PM More Time In Graft Case
Hamas Welcomes Israeli Kids Back To School With Rocket Barrage
Riots Erupt In Mombasa After Killing Of Fiery Muslim Cleric
Toronto Police Arrest Estranged Boyfriend In Scattered Body Parts Case
Mexican Police Detained In Shooting Of US Agents



BLOGS & STUFF
First Street Journal: Why Officer Moses Walker Is Dead
WyBlog: Under The Radar, Obama And His FCC Push Ahead With Broadband Internet Tax Scheme
Bret Stephens: Barack Obama, Global Has-Been
Twitter Room: God Not Listening To Samuel Jackson On TS Isaac; Actor Flips Out
Rush Limbaugh: Tracking The Hurricane With The Media
a Blog For All: Four US Soldiers Charged In Terror Plot
Jim Geraghty: Priebus On Matthews – “He Made The Case For Us”
NewsBusters: Newt Takes It To Chris Matthews On His “Racist Thinking”
Hit & run: Did Todd Akin Make The GOP’s Abortion Plank Suddenly Relevant?
Wizbang: Here’s The Latest Paul Ryan “Scandal” You’re Supposed To Care About
Weasel Zippers: Spain Gets Revenge On America
Right Scoop: Mark Levin Explains The GOP Rules Change And Why It Had To Be Defeated
Power Line: Ritchie’s Ratchet, Part 3
Lonely Conservative: Obama Posts Picture Of Himself To Memorialize Neil Armstrong – And Then It Gets Worse
Jawa Report: Caption This – Neil Didn’t Do It Himself
Small Dead Animals: Is There Nothing Obama Can’t Do?
Conservatives 4 Palin: Governor Palin Discusses “Hope-ium” With Sean Hannity
Gateway Pundit: New Tone! Unhinged Actress Hopes Isaac Washes GOP Convention Out To Sea
Legal Insurrection: Strains Show In Warren Campaign – Cameraman Attacked

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