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LIVE AT FIVE: 11.14.12

Posted on | November 14, 2012 | 5 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
President Obama Feeling The Heat

Looking grim

Collateral damage spreads from l’affaire Petraeus as angry investigators want answers
Paula Broadwell goes to ground in DC

Will Obama And The GOP Cut A Budget Deal?
Three fiscal cliff scenarios

Kremlin Says Obama, Putin Ready To Advance Relations
Forward!



POLITICS
SecDef Sacks Another General

General William “Kip” Wells

Former AFRICOM CG busted back to three stars for lavish travel, unathorized expenses

Top Candidates To Replace Clinton At State Face Hurdles

Red Cross Pushes Back On Sandy Response


Charter School Enrollment On The Rise

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Leaves Mayo, Remains In Minnesota

Pelosi To Announce Plans Today: Retire, Step Down As Minority Leader, Or What?

Petition Urges Macy’s To Dump Trump Apparel For Crimethink

Jury Rules Against Chicago Police In “Code Of Silence” Beating Trial



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Prices Stagnant As IEA Predicts Slow Growth, Sluggish Economy; NYMEX $85.41, Brent $108.10
Asian Stocks Lack Impetus As Fiscal Cliff Clouds Outlook
Wall Street Declines On Concerns Over US, Euro Economies
Small Businesses Doubtful About The Economy
US risk Council Proposes New Money Market Rules
Raley’s, Union Reach Deal (Video)
Vodafone Misses Estimates, Takes $9.4 Billion Writedown
Microsoft Surface Update Tweaks Performance
Google Warns About Increased Government Surveillance
Nokia Buys 3D Mapping Company, Announces New Service “Here”
HTC: We’re Not Backing Away From Android
20 Minutes Into The Future: Petraeus The (Unlikely) SecDef In “Call Of Duty: Black Ops II”



SPORTS
Fish Sale: Marlins Trade Pretty Much Everybody To Toronto For Some Chew, Magic Beans, Prospects

Jose Reyes

Blockbuster deal shifts $170 million in contracts to Blue Jays, alienates few remaining Marlins fans

Danny Green Bombs Over Kobe As Spurs Beat Lakers 84-82

Knicks Hold Off Late Challenge From Magic, Remain Undefeated

Roethlisberger Out Indefinitely

Former Seahawk Arrested In Case Involving Solo, Released

Bears Fans Tie The Knot At Soldier Field Tailgate

Royce White Goes Off On Rockets For Not Helping With His Anxiety Disorder

Williams, Johnson Lead Nyets Over Cavaliers 114-101

Johnson, Melvin Chosen Managers Of The Year; Pair Led Baseball Revival In DC, Oakland



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Rihanna: Obsession Of The Year

Robyn Rihanna Fenty

“Men straight lost their minds over this woman.”

Janeane Garofalo’s Marriage No Joke

Accuser Recants Allegations Against Voice Of Elmo

Whedon’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.” Pilot Adds Two Agents

Nicole Kidman: Cruise Divorce “A Shock To My System”

Bieber’s Dilemma: Go Back To Selena, Or Bang Supermodels?

Brad & Angelina’s Kids Get Their Letters To Santa In Early

Leryn Franco Hits The Beach

Brandon T. Jackson To Star In “Beverly Hills Cop” Reboot

Darth Vader To Be Resurrected

Keira Knightley Poses Topless, Addresses Anorexia Rumors



FOREIGNERS
Chicom Party Congress Wraps Up Ahead Of Leadership Unveiling
France Officially Recognizes Syrian Rebels, Will Consider Providing Arms
Strikes Against Austerity Hit Four EU Countries
After Four Decades, Suu Kyi Comes To India
Prince Charles Celebrates 64th Birthday With Tour Of Middle Earth
Hollande Defends Record As Economy Struggles
Protests Erupt In Jordan After Fuel Subsidy Cut



BLOGS & STUFF
Mark Steyn: Forget Benghazi, What About Our Diplomats In Tampa?
Belmont Club: The Snowflake’s Core
Andrew Malcolm: A Handy Guide To Who’s Doing Who In The Obama Sex Scandals
Jawa Report: Petraeus Bio With Mistake Cover
Lonely Conservative: Libs Want to Deport Anyone Calling For Secession
Weasel Zippers: Governor O’Malley (D-MD) Says GOP Must Get Rid Of “Tea Party Stench”
Allahpundit: Did Petraeus Lie To Congress In His Benghazi Briefing?
NewsBusters: Krauthammer Says Administration Held Affairs Over Petraeus’ Head
Americans For Tax Reform: ATR Opposes Carbon Tax
Protein Wisdom: Defining Conservatism Up

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