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LIVE AT FIVE: 10.29.12

Posted on | October 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
HURRICANE SANDY PUTS 50 MILLION AT RISK

Hurricane Sandy: ready for her close-up

Predicted to come ashore in Atlantic City; coastal Virginia already flooding

Romney Holds Slight Edge Over Obama In Long Island
Siena College/Newsday poll shows Mitt ahead 47-45

No Longer The Underdog
Scott Brown rallies moderates from his pickup



POLITICS
Key Senate Races Tighten, GOP Hopes Rise

Senator Brown and the Lying Professor

Romney’s coattails could shift eight critical Senate seats, create GOP majority in Senate
Related: MN poll shows Romney within the margin of error

Stephanie Cutter Whines About Des Moines Register Romney Endorsement

Ohio Race Plows Ahead On Stump, Airwaves

Obama Even In TV Ad Race Despite SuperPACs

Todd Akin Learns To Watch His Words

Colin Powell Regrets Nothing

Unions On The Front Line For Obama In Ohio



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Falls As East Coat Refineries Brace For Sandy: NYMEX $85.92, Brent $109.10
Hurricane Sandy Forces NYSE, NASDAQ Shutdown
Penguin, Random House To Merge $3.86 Billion Deal
Yen Well Off Lows As BOJ Meeting Approaches
Asian Shares Ease On Uncertain Growth, Corporate Outlook
Property Insurers’ Shares Fall As Storm Looms
UBS To Cut 10,000 In Overhaul
Johnson Controls Declines Lender Role For A123
Oak Ridge Unveils Titan Supercomputer
iPad Mini Is Smaller, Not Cheaper
Livescribe Sky Smartpen Review
IBM Prepares For End Of Process Shrinks With Nanotube Transistors
A Closer Look At Assassin’s Creed III
Hurricane Sandy Delays Nexus Phones, Tablets
GameStop To Open Seasonal Stores For Kids
Get Your Google Back



SPORTS
GIANTS SWEEP TIGERS, SCORE SECOND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN TWO YEARS

…and Game 2, Game 3…

“Giants were just better,” Tigers say

Cowboys Lament Poor Play, Close Call In Loss To Giants

OKC Thunder Trade Harden To Rockets For Five Players

Super Statement: Broncos’ Rising Defense Complements Manning, Stifles Brees

Jets In Tank After Crushing Defeat

Tom Brady Leads Patriots’ Rout Of Rams

Jimmie Johnson Wins Martinsville, Takes Over Points Lead

India’s Ganguly Calls Time On Glittering Cricket Career



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Natina Reed, Star Of “Bring It On”, Dead At 32

Natina Reed, 1979-2012, RIP

Actress, rapper hit by car

Kutcher, Kunis Set To Become Two And A Half?

Newly Single Taylor Swift Announces Concert Tour

Four Axed From “Basketball Wives” L.A.

After Ditching Family, Occupy Mom Gets $85K In Divorce


Jessica Simpson Saddened By Parents’ Divorce

“How I Met Your Mother” Plots “Buffy” Reunion With Seth Green

“Gladiator” Scribe John Logan To Pen Next Two Bond Films



FOREIGNERS
Protests Against Chemical Plant Force PRC Officials To Back Down
Yanukovych Claims Ukraine Win
Ongoing Clashes End Syria’s Failed Truce
Jihadi Rocket Attack Ends Gaza Truce With Israel
Indian Cabinet Reshuffle Addresses Regional Aspirations
Seven Killed, 100 Wounded In Nigerian Church Bombing
Chicom Leader Wen Jiabao’s Family Deny $2.7 Billion Fortune
LDP Wins By-election In Kagoshima Prefecture; Bellwether For General Election?
Lithuanian Opposition Vows To Form Government
Papparazzo Responsible For Duchess Of Cambridge Topless Pix Set To Arrested By French Police



BLOGS & STUFF
WyBlog: Reason #3417 To Like Chris Christie – His Frankenstorm News Conference
Wall Street Journal: Harry Reid’s Graveyard
Legal Insurrection: President Obama vs. Sandy
Pat Dollard: Gingrich Observes That Obama Canceled Campaigning For Sandy, But Not For Benghazi
NewsBusters: It’s Official, Rachel Maddow Completes Conversion To Baghdad Bob
Power Line: Al Qaqaa And Benghazi – That Was Then, This Is Now
GayPatriot: Independent Voters Tilting Increasingly To Romney
Breitbart: Media Blackout – Aside From Fox, Sunday News Hosts Fail To Mention Benghazi.
Ed Morrissey: Virtual Tie…In Minnesota?
Lonely Conservative: Mitt Romney Picks Up Endorsements From Four Major Iowa Newspapers
Jonah Goldberg: The Panetta Doctrine
Scared Monkeys: Over In Florida? Tampa Bay Times/News 9 Poll Has Romney Ahead 51-45
NRO Corner: Tom Friedman’s Ignorance About Reproductive Biology And Pro-Lifers
Gateway Pundit: Obama Reportedly Offered To Reestablish Ties With Iran
Protein Wisdom: Calling All Women

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