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LIVE AT FIVE: 01.28.13

Posted on | January 28, 2013 | 5 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Over 200 Dead In Brazilian Dance Club Fire

Firemen put out the flames at the Kiss Club

Fire started when the band set off fireworks

With Economic Problems Solved, Focus Turns To Immigration
[/sarc] Also, Obama’s cabinet picks

Press Already Drooling Over Prospect Of Biden, Clinton In 2016
Jay Carney got this right: “For the sake and sanity of all involved, it’s worth taking a bit of a break from presidential election year politics.”



POLITICS
Another Day Illuminating The Success Of Chicago’s Gun Control Laws

Kevin’s Hamburger Heaven, site of a double homicide on Sunday

Seven dead, six wounded

“Bipartisan” Group Of Senators Agreeing On Immigration Reform Includes McCain, Graham And Schumer

Bob Casey Calls For Expanded Social Security Screening

Paul Ryan Says Deep Budget Cuts Likely Unavoidable

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio Throws Hat In Democratic Ring For NYC Mayor

DiFi Whines About “Venal” NRA

Illinois Approves Driver’s Licenses For Illegals

Tom Harkin’s Retirement Makes 2014 Harder For Democrats



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Continues Creeping Upward Ahead Of Fed Meeting On Egypt’s Instability, Economic Data: NYMEX $95.95, Brent $113.19
Asia Stocks Up Slightly On Strong US Earnings
Oil Barge Hits Vicksburg Bridge, Springs Leak
Retailers Can Start Charging Credit Card Checkout Fees Today
Japan Forecasts Real GDP Growth Of 2.5% This Year
First-Class Stamps Now $0.46
Why Lawsuits Over Subway’s Short Foot-Long Sandwiches Are Baloney
Reed Exhibitions Cancels Eastern Sporting & Outdoor Show After Gun Ban Backfires Badly
Jobless Claims Fall To Five-Year Low
Pr0n Already Showing Up On Twitter’s Vine
Nokia Launching “Music+” Subscription Service On Its Lumia Smartphones
Facebook Blocks Vine, Wonder Apps
Don’t Like Your Cell Network? Tough. Phone Unlocking Now Illegal In The US
Skyrim Dragonborn DLC Now Available For Pre-Purchase On Steam
RIM Being Eyed By Cash-Rich Lenovo
@Pontifex Blesses Twitter, Facebook To Spread Church Teachings



SPORTS
NFC Explodes For 62 Points In Pro Bowl Blowout

Vikings’ Kyle Rudolph: 122 yards, TD, and an MVP trophy

League ponders future of the Pro Bowl

Celtics Win Without Rondo – Then Find He’s Out For The Season

Sharks Off To First 5-0 Start After Beating Canucks 4-1

Anthony Drops Nine Bombs, Scores 42 To Lead Knicks Over Hawks, 106-104

Canadiens Recover To Beat Devils In OT


Cold Shooting Dooms Hoosiers In 74-60 Loss To Wolverines

Red Wings Stumble, Fall To Blackhawks In OT

Caps Beat Sabres For First Win Of Season

Former Nationals CF Nyjer Morgan Signs With Yokohama BayStars



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Liberty Ross, Rupert Sanders To Divorce

Rupert Sanders and Liberty Ross

She’s not forgiving him for his affair with Kristen Stewart

Miley Cyrus Wears A Suit Jacket For Cosmo – And Not Much Else

Lisa Hochstein Of “Real Housewives of Miami” Sues Internet Commenter For Calling Her A Call Girl

“American Idol” Finalists: The Show Is NOT Racist

Taylor Swift And Harry Styles Avoid Each Other At The NRJ Awards In Cannes

Burt Reynolds Leaving The ICU After Surviving The Flu

Sarah Chalke Scrubs Up For “Grey’s Anatomy”, But Who’s She Playing?

Miley: Liam Hemsworth Still “The Hottest Guy”



FOREIGNERS
Morsi Declares Emergency In Egypt’s Restive Cities
Queensland Hit By Flooding: Three Dead, Hundreds Of Homes Inundated
African Leaders Meet In Addis Ababa Amid Mali Crisis
Pro-Gay Rally In Paris Easily Dwarfed By Last Month’s Anti-Gay Marriage Rally
Medvedev Says Assad’s Grip On Power “Slipping Away”
Berlusconi Defends Some Of Mussolini’s Policies
Chavez Begins New Round Of Treatment In Cuba
IDF Deploys Iron Dome Systems In North As Syrian Chaos Continues
Another Factory Fire In Bangladesh Kills More Garment Workers



BLOGS & STUFF
Jazz Shaw: President Worried Media Isn’t Liberal Enough
Power Line: Barack Obama, Ammo Salesman
JustOneMinute: Obama, Secret Skeet Shooter
Israel Matzav: Sunday Times Defends Anti-Semitic Cartoon As “Typically Robust”
Bill Kristol: No Better Critics
Gateway Pundit: ABC’s “This Week” Has Senator Menendez On For Entire Segment, Doesn’t Ask About Underage Hookers
Doug Powers: Transparency Update
Protein Wisdom: Since When Do Joint Military/Police Exercises Over Urban Areas Include Machine-Gun Fire?
Lonely Conservative: Sean Hannity’s “Boomtown” (Full Video)


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Comments

  • jakee308

    Why does anyone think it’s a good idea to set off fireworks in an enclosed setting crowded with inebriated people?

    This has happened before. Doesn’t anyone read or remember anything anymore?

    Advice to young clubbers wherever you are: if they start lighting off fireworks in a club your at?

    LEAVE IMMEDIATELY!!!!

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  • Finrod Felagund

    Correction: Michigan defeated the Illinois Fighting Illini, not the Indiana Hoosiers.

  • Wombat_socho

    Oops. Leaving for work; have to fix it when I get back tonight. Sorry.