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LIVE AT FIVE: 09.24.12

Posted on | September 24, 2012 | 4 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Japan Files Official Protests As PRC Ships Enter Senkaku Waters

A Chicom surveillance ship is shadowed by a Japanese fishery protection vessel

Taiwan to get into the act later this week with its own fishing fleet
Asahi Shimbun poll: Bilateral ties no good, say most Japanese, Chicoms


Obama Campaign Still Whining About Romney’s Taxes
Romney campaign says president’s campaign needs to stop lying to voters

Farm Aid Still Going Strong After 27 Years
30,000 turn out in Hershey to hear Willie, Kenny Chesney and other celebrate the family farm



POLITICS
Obama’s “Brilliant” Re-Election Campaign

Obama agonistes

Campaign showing all the competence of the candidate’s governance

Bill Clinton Calls For Action At Start Of His Global Initiative Conference

Closing Arguments Due On SC Voter ID Law

America’s Hidden Jobless: Too Dismal To Count

Donors Keeping Distance From Oregon Pot Campaign

Palin Advises Romney To Go Rogue

US Policy Toward PRC Criticized As Incoherent And Dangerous

The Return Of Ralph Reed



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Prices Fall As Eurozone Worries Resurface; NYMEX $92.01, Brent $110.39
Euro Stocks Poise dFor Weak Open On Growth Worries
Denver Company Buys Village Voice, Other Alternative Weeklies, But Not Backpage
Dollar Rises As Greece, Spain Jitters Return
Local Businesses Worry About Cancellation Of Kansas State Program
ROK Suspends Bidding For US Rice After FDA Raises Arsenic Worries
Palm Oil Heads For Two-Year Low As Stockpiles Increase
Foxconn Halts Production At PRC Plant After Massive Brawl
Nokia Kicks Apple’s Map In The Apps
iPhone 5 All But Sold Out
Microsoft Courier Lives On In In Windows 8’s Project Austin App
For Walmart, Cons Offset Pros On Kindle



SPORTS
Reds Reunite With Dusty Baker

LA’s Adrian Gonzalez celebrates hitting his second homer of the game

Return spoiled by 5-3 loss to Dodgers

Gordon Lives To Fight Another Day For Sprint Cup

Twins Sweep Tigers In Doubleheader

Replacement Refs Blow It Twice-In One Game

Texans Beat Broncos With Air Game, Now 3-0

Raiders Stun Steelers In Wild Finish

Succop Kicks Six As Chiefs Drop Saints To 0-3

Belichick Boils Over At Refs In Loss To Ravens

Nats Lose It In The Sun (Twice), Fall 6-2 To Brewers



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Billie Joe Armstrong Heads For Rehab After Vegas Concert Meltdown

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong

Green Day frontman seeking help for “substance abuse”, band to cancel some promotional appearances

A Big “Homeland” Surprise At Emmys

Eric Stonestreet Weighs In On Charlize Theron Dating Rumors

Natalie Portman Goes Blonde

Justin Timberlake Celebrates Bachelor Party In Vegas, Cabo

Sharon Stone Hospitalized Briefly For Migraine

Amanda Bynes Flees To New York

HBO’s “Treme” Renewed For Fourth, Final Season



FOREIGNERS
France And Germany Celebrate 50 Years Of Friendship
Former Chungking Top Cop Wang Lijun Gets 15 Years
French PM Urges More Time For Greece
Libya Exploits People Power In Ejecting Militia
Pakistan Clarifies: Minister’s Bounty Offer Not Government Approved
Syrian Rebels Seek Islamic Democracy But Also Protection Of Minorities
Belarus Votes Amid Opposition Boycott Call



BLOGS & STUFF
1389 Blog: A Lesson From Australia
Weekly Standard Blog: Obama Takes Responsibility For Everything
Valley Of The Shadow: Time For Goths To Sack The LA GOP
The Lid: Obama Calls Israeli Concern Over Iran “Noise” To Be Ignored; Ahmadinejad Agrees
Sacred Monkeys: Obama Adviser Gibbs Can’t Explain Why President Has Time For Whoopi Goldberg But Not World Leaders
Brietbart: Media Put 18,000 In Not Quite Full 5,000-Seat Venue For Obama In Wisconsin
Babalu: Great News! Unemployment Rate Falling Because Suicides Now Outnumber Deaths In Auto Accidents
Just One Minute: Winding Down In Iraq, Responsibly Or Otherwise
Power Line: A Bump In The Road, Or A Massive Roadblock?
Gateway Pundit: Obama Thanks Egyptian President For Protection Of Cairo Embassy – After Storming, Burning Of US Flag

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