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LIVE AT FIVESIX: 11.29.12

Posted on | November 29, 2012 | 3 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Obama Flexible On Top Tax Rates?

Softening to avoid the cliff?

Susan Collins Latest Stumbling Block For Rice Nomination
Moderate GOP Senator not satisfied with UN ambassador’s answers on Benghazi



Abbas Seeks Statehood For Palestinian Authority
Would change UN status from “entity” to “non-member state”



POLITICS
Congressional Democrats’ Hispanic Caucus Rejects GOP Proposals On Immigration

Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ)

Agree on enforcement – but with caveats

Family Sues CIA Decades After Scientist’s Mysterious Death

Proposition 8, DOMA Cases Under Supreme Court Review

Texas Moves To Seize Polygamists’ Ranch

Top Independent Democrat Favors Coalition With GOP In NY State Senate

Two Tickets Strike Gold In Record Powerball Payout

Romney To Meet Obama At White House Today



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Recovers From Drop On Hopes Of Avoiding Fiscal Cliff: NYMEX $86.83, Brent $109.79
Wall Street Sharply Lower After Disappointing New Home Sales Numbers
SEC Weighs Lawsuit Against SAC Capital
Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction Under Scrutiny
Euro Rises On Optimism Over Fiscal Cliff Deal
Student Loan Delinquencies Hit A New High
icrosoft: Google Users Getting “Scroogled” On Searches
Mozilla, German Lawmakers Spar In Link Tax Row
Microsoft Windows Store: A Look At Its First Month
Animoto Turns Facebook Photos Into “Best Of 2012″ Videos
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 Goes On Sale Early With Price Break
PeopleBrowsr Wins Temporary Injunction Against Twitter
Burglar Exploits Hotel Lock Security Flaw



SPORTS
BJ Upton To Atlanta, Pettitte Back With Yankees

Former Tampa Bay CF B.J. Upton

Upton signs for 5 years, $75 million

Attn Troglopundit: Danica Patrick Getting Divorce

Rockets Get Pounded In Harden’s Return To OKC

Rondo Ejected As Nets Beat Celtics

UConn Passed Over By ACC For Lousiville

NHL, Players Meet With Mediators, Will Talk Again Today

Billups Returns To Clippers, Helps Beat Timbermutts

Derek Fisher Signs With Mavericks



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Bobbi Kristina, Nick Gordon Call Off Engagement

Nick Gordon, Bobbi Kristina

Houston family cool to Gordon


Angus Jones Not Leaving “Two And A Half Men”

Jessica Simpson Pregnant Again; Weight Watchers Speaks Out

Demi Has A New Boy Toy

Ben Affleck Named Entertainment Weekly’s Entertainer Of The Year

Jennifer Lopez: Mile-High Diva?

Steven Tyler Apologizes To Nicki Minaj, Insists He’s Not A Racist

Randy Travis Says He’s Given Up Booze For Good



FOREIGNERS
UN Court Acquits Former Kosovo PM Of War Crimes
Egypt Fast-Tracks Constitution Amid Political Turmoil
Netanyahu: UN Can’t Force Israel To Compromise On Security
Bombs In Iraqi Shiite Cities Kill 30
Bangladeshi Factory Owner: I Didn’t Know Fire Exits Were Needed
Britain Awaits Major Report On Press Responsibility
M23 Rebels Set Conditions For Withdrawal From Goma
Assange Ignores Questions On Free Press, His Health
Syrian Rebels Build Momentum With Tactical Successes
Taliban Suspected In Suicide Bomb Attack Against Pakistani Jihadi Leader
Moscow Court Rules Pussy Riot Video Extremist, Bans It From Internet



BLOGS & STUFF
Coyote Blog: Cargo Cult Social Engineering
Michelle Malkin: LA’s Busiest Pier Shut Down By Longshoremen
Weasel Zippers: Susan Collins Blasts Rice’s Handling Of Benghazi After Meeting
Michael Walsh: Benghazi Blowback
Weekly Standard Blog: White House Says Obama Doesn’t Care If Susan Rice Lied
Allahpundit: Top Romney Strategist – No Regrets, Baby
Belmont Club: The Role Of Trust In Politics
Twitchy: The Hashtag Stops Here?
Gateway Pundit: Boehner Holds The Line On Tax Cuts
Rick Moran: By The Way, Iran’s Still Working On Nukes
NewsBusters: Obama Opposed Eliminating Filibuster In 2005
Lonely Conservative: Disgraced Sex Offender Mel Reynolds To Seek Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Seat
NRO Corner: On “Morning Joe”, John Heileman Jokes Lindsey Graham Is Actually Woman (Edited Out In Rebroadcast)
Jihad Watch: Erdogan To Visit Hamas Top Dog In Gaza
Daily Caller: Herman Cain Not Interested In Running For Senate In 2014
American Power: NYT Touts California’s “Resurgence”
Ed Driscoll: And Now A Word From Bill Clinton On The Dangers Of Raising Taxes

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