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LIVE AT FIVESIX: 11.02.12

Posted on | November 2, 2012 | 5 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Anger As Fuel Shortages Hamper Storm Recovery

Tempers flare at a Queens gas station

ConEd says power may not come on in outer boroughs until November 11; over 50% of gas stations in NY/NJ area closed
Death toll rises to 41
Mixed emotions about Bloomberg’s decision to go ahead with marathon
Staten Island: the forgotten borough?


Obama Expands Lead In Michigan
Freep/Channel 7 poll shows Obama up 48-42, 10% undecided

Romney Makes His Case In Virginia
Makes joint appearance with Eric Cantor, prominent Commonwealth Republicans



POLITICS
Storm-wracked States Prepare For Election Day

Debris, destroyed houses line a street in Long Beach, NY

Election officials scramble to relocate polling locations, move displaced election officials, and find generators


Stabenow A Lock For Third Term?

Campaigns Lawyered Up For Election Overtime

Obama Bodyguard Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

O’Malley: Maryland’s Gay Marriage Law In Good Shape

Expats In Mexico Keep An Eye On US Politics

In Wisconsin, The Real Battleground Is Rural

Texas, Iowa Bar UN Observers From Polls

Hagel Endorses Kerrey For Nebraska Senate Seat



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Prices Mixed On Subdued Post-Storm Demand: NYMEX $86.81, Brent $107.97
Consumer Confidence At Four-Year High
Starbucks’ European Tax Bill Just $1.2 Million Last Year
Dollar Advances Ahead Of Jobs Report
US Stocks End 1% Higher On Upbeat Data
Fitch Cuts Sharp’s Credit Rating To “Junk”
Apple’s Samsung Apology Reprimanded By UK Judge As “Non-compliant”
“Pinch” Connects Multiple Devices To Create One Display
Wireless Service Recovers In Sandy-Affected Areas; Only 20% Of Towers Offline Now
Mexican Drug Cartels Enslave Engineers To Build Radio Network
Facebook Tests Hotspots That Give Free Wi-Fi With Checkins
Google’s List Of Antitrust Issues Gets Longer
Walmart To Challenge Apple And Roku With Boxee



SPORTS
Chargers Strike Fast, End Skid By Beating Chiefs

Chiefs QB Matt Cassel gets taken down

Norv Turner’s job safe for another week as San Diego thumps KC 31-13

Parker’s Buzzer-Beater Quiets Harden Talk

Patriots Take A Chance On Aqib Taleb

LSU Seeks Payback Vs. Tide

Marlins Sign Mike Redmond

Spurrier: Alabama Could Beat NFL Teams

Hurricanes Rout Hokies 30-12

Rangers Interested In Signing David Ortiz?

Doblin: Bloomberg Wrong On NYC Marathon

LaRoche, Burnett Decline Options, Elect Free Agency



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
“Retired Multi-Millionaire” Amanda Bynes To Sue InTouch Magazine

Amanda Bynes

Suing magazine over story claiming she paraded nude around a tanning salon


Britney Spears Case Dismissed; Judge Throws Out Lutfi’s Entire Lawsuit

Charlie Sheen Back On Coke? Nope, It’s An Ear Infection

Chris Brown Terrorizes Hollywood In Taliban Costume

Bristol Palin Smitten With New Boyfriend

Avril Lavigne’s Ex-Husband Dresses Up As Her For Halloween

Francis Lawrence To Direct Remaining “Hunger Games” Movies

Jamie Foxx In Talks To Play “Spiderman 2″ Villain



FOREIGNERS
Syrian Loyalists Withdraw From Last Base Linking Aleppo To South
Halloween Stampede Kills Three In Madrid
Kuwait Frees Opposition Leader After Arrest Of Protesters
Amid Heavy Security, Chicoms Prepare For Leadership Handoff
Russian Defense Minister In Hot Water
Elephant Talk: Look Who’s Speaking Korean



BLOGS & STUFF
WyBlog: No Word Or Not On Whether Bob Menendez Has a Wide Stance
Troglopundit: Has Anyone Photoshopped Nana Gouvea Into A Picture Of The Obama Campaign Yet?
Doug Powers: Bloomberg Endorses A Candidate
NewsBusters: No Time For Benghazi, But ABC Has Time To Cover Bloomberg’s Endorsement
Lonely Conservative: CIA On Defense, Says They Sent Half A Dozen Operatives To Benghazi
American Power: US Effort In Benghazi At Heart A CIA Operation
Sense Of Events: Panetta Says He Ordered Armed Response To Benghazi Attack
Gateway Pundit: Las Vegas Review Journal Skewers Obama Over Benghazi Lies And Omissions
Protein Wisdom: Officials Tell Eli Lake State Never Requested Military Backup
Rick Moran”: How To Tell Which Campaign Thinks They’re Winning – And Losing
Dana Loesch: Non-Union Crews Turned Away From Helping Sandy Victims
Hugh Hewitt: Donald Rumsfeld, Mark Steyn, And Jake Tapper On Benghazi
American Thinker: GOP’s Massive Ground Game Could Flip Wisconsin To Romney
Lisa Schiffren: Lessons From Experience In Sex And Politics
NRO: Chris Christie – Apolitical And Loving It
Weasel Zippers: Federal Judge Blocks Administration From Forcing Catholic Business To Comply With HHS Mandate
Gay Patriot: Gay Leftist Radio Host Advises Gay Romney Supporter To Commit Suicide, Says He Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Vote

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