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LIVE AT FIVE: 10.23.12

Posted on | October 23, 2012 | 6 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Beeb Notices Europe Left Out Of Foreign Policy Debate

Obama and Romney throw down on furriners

BBC thinks Romney had the best night; “pivoting to President Peaceful”

Wisconsin Shooting Brings New Call For Gun Control
Unexpectedly!

Early Storm Drops Two Feet Of Snow On Northern California Mountains
Storm brings badly needed rain to lower altitudes



POLITICS
Lawsuit Puts Texas School Finance System On Trial

Lawyers for Texas’ school districts

Attorneys for school districts claim state funding system “hopelessly broken”

Schieffer Gets High Marks For Debate Moderation

“Horses And Bayonets” Crack Goes Viral

Russell Means, American Indian Movement Activist, Dies At 72

Ohio’s Vote Fraud Billboards Come Down After Sponsor Insists On Anonymity

Funding Fight On If California’s Proposition 30 Fails

George McGovern’s Lasting Imprint On American Politics

Factcheck.Org Busts Obama’s Drilling Denials



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Brent Hits Six-Week Low Despite Mideast Tensions: NYMEX $88.83, Brent $109.75
Yahoo Earnings Top Estimates
Asian Stocks Drop, Led By Utilities; Yen Briefly Hits 80 Before Falling Back
Temporaries Sue Walmart, Staffing Agencies
Gold Rebounds As Stocks Recover, Dollar Retreats
Treasuries Drift Lower Before Debate, Fed
DeMarco Shrinks Fannie & Freddie Without Any Help From Congress
Apple Responds To Android Threat With U-Turn On iPad Mini
Fault Encryption Leaves Some Android Apps Vulnerable, Report Says
Microsoft’s 32GB Surface Tablet Sells Out In UK
Remains Of Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios Go On Auction Block
Consumers Flock To Buy New $249 Google Chromebook



SPORTS
Giants Rout Cardinals 9-0 For NL Pennant

Tony Cruz strikes out

Third straight beating administered to St. Louis puts SanFran in World Series against well-rested Tigers


Lions Defense Keeps Bears In Check, But Not Enough To Avoid 13-7 Loss

UCI Agrees To Strip Armstrong’s Titles

Struggling Panthers Fire GM Marty Hurney

Power Rankings: Surviving Kansas Could Be Key For Keselowski

Packers’ Woodson Out For Six Weeks With Busted Collarbone

Mavericks’ Nowitzki Sidelined By Knee Surgery



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Michael Lohan Seeks Conservatorship For Lindsay

Lindsay and father Michael Lohan

Claims whole family needs therapy; kids unanimously want him to just go away

Justin Timberlake Calls Wedding Day “Magical”

The GQ&A: Emily Van Camp From “Revenge”

Kat Von D And Deadmau5: Hand-Holding Honeys

Heidi Montag And Spencer Pratt’s “Crazy” Night Out In Vegas

Taylor Swift Dishes On Her New Album “Red”, Among Other Things

The CW’s “Arrow” Gets Full-Season Pickup

Exclusive First Look At Ben Kingsley As “Iron Man 3” Villain The Mandarin

Chevy Chase Apologizes For Saying “N*gger” On “Community” Set As Series Remains At Standstill



FOREIGNERS
Syrian Civil War Spills Over Into Lebanon
BBC Takes Harsh Look At Its Jimmy Savile Sex Scandal
Emir Of Qatar’s Visit To Gaza Draws Protests From Palestinian Authority, Israel
Italian Court Holds Scientists Guilty Of Manslaughter In Earthquake Warning Case
ROK Fails To Block Activists From Sending Propaganda North
Japan’s Justice Minister To Resign Over Past Ties To Yakuza
Muslim/Buddhist Violence Erupts Again In Burma’s Rakhine State
Pussy Riot Members Sent To Gulags
Backbench Demand For EU Veto Thwarts Cameron’s Bid To Set The Agenda
UK’s Mirror Newspaper Group Also Tagged For Phone Hacking



BLOGS & STUFF
WyBlog: Newark Enacts “Union-Only” Construction Ordinance For All Projects, Public And Private
Hit & Run: CNN Post-Debate Poll Gives Slight Edge To Obama
American Power: “Horses And Bayonets”
Bill Kristol: President Romney
Power Line: CNN Poll Confirms That Romney Won By Not Losing
Breitbart: Wisconsin Senator’s Son Beaten To A Pulp By Anti-Romney Thugs
GayPatriot: Looks Like Wisconsin Democrats Got Some “Differentiating” To Do
National Review Online: Nate Silver’s Flawed Model
Lonely Conservative: Please Tell Me These Women Aren’t Teachers #FOWARD
Director Blue: It’s Magic! Biden’s Brother Wins $100 Million Federal Contract To Build Homes In Iraq
Atlas Shrugs: Nigerian Muslims Attacks Churches, Kill At Least 31

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