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LIVE AT FIVE: 01.30.13

Posted on | January 30, 2013 | 2 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Mexico Welcomes New Immigration Push

A watch party for Obama’s speech in Las Vegas

Foreign Ministry expresses cautious optimism

Senate Confirms John Kerry As New SecState
Cornyn, Cruz and Inhofe only votes against

Egypt’s Army Chief Warns State Could Collapse
Gen. el-Sissi implies Army will not move to put down anti-Morsi protesters as riots continue, police prove unable to restore order



POLITICS
LaHood To Step Down As Transportation Secretary

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood

Last Republican leaves Obama’s cabinet

Boston’s Mayor Menino Back In The Spotlight

Indiana Couple Fights Charges From State DNR Over Rescuing Injured Baby Deer

New NYC Budget Plans To Cut 2500 Teachers Through Attrition

Obama: Immigration Reform “Within America’s Grasp”

Gun Control Advocates Urge Obama To Bypass Congress

Ted Cruz Introduces Bill To Fully Repeal Obamacare

Governor Perry Proposes Amending Texas Constitution To Allow Return Of Tax Surplus



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Oil Up Again In Asian Trade: NYMEX $97.53. Brent $114.37
Judge Says Samsung’s Infringement Of Apple Patents Not Willful But Denies Bid For New Trial
Amazon Misses Forecast, But Stock Leaps
RIM Reboot: Blackberry 10 Is Key To Its Survival
Embattled Chesapeake CEO To Step Down
U.S. Approves A123 Sale To Chinese Despite Security Concerns
Private Equity Firms Near Deal To Acquire Twinkies, Other Hostess Cake Brands
Philips Exits Shrinking Home Entertainment Business
Steve Ballmer Does Not Fear Dropbox Or An iPad Without Office
YouTube Prepping Paid Channel Subscriptions?
Apple Doubles Down On iPad, Increases Max Storage To 128GB
Disney Closes Down “Epic Mickey” Studio
Google Maps North Korea With Crowd-Sourced Data
Clearwire Shareholder Asks FCC To Stop Both Sprint Mergers
Pinterest Shows Off New Site Design, Invites Users To Try It Out
Google Drops 15,000 Raspberry Pi Computers On UK Kids



SPORTS
Islanders, Nabokov Keep Favored Penguins Reeling

Islanders goalie Yevgeni Nabokov stopping one of 37 Pens shots

Former pushovers wallop Penguins 4-1
Excitement fading fast as problems mount for punchless Penguins

Are The Yankees Done With A-Rod?

Rask, Marchand Help Bruins To Shootout Win Over Devils

At Super Bowl’s Media Day, Spotlight On Head Injuries Shines Harshly

Rangers Get Costly 2-1 Win Against Flyers; Callahan Injured

Minnesota Snaps Losing Streak Against Blue Jackets With 3-2 Win

Leafs Beat The Clock And Sabres In 4-3 OT Victory

Red Wings Beat Stars 4-2 As Filppula Scores 2

Kentucky Quiets Marshall Enderson, Beats #16 Ole Miss 87-74

Gio Gonzalez Under PED Cloud After Miami Clinic Story



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Melissa Gilbert And Timothy Busfield Engaged

Melissa Gilbert and Timothy Busfield

“Little House On the Prairie” meets “thirtysomething”

Noted Jerk Alec Baldwin Expecting First Baby With New Wife

LiLo Claims She’s Too Sick For Court

Ashley Judd Splits From Husband Dario Franchitti

Justin Bieber Gropes Young Fan’s Breast

“Teen Mom” Days Are Numbered

Miley Cyrus And Liam Hemsworth: Secretly Married?

WB Gives Green Light To “Entourage” Movie

“Boy Meets World” Exclusive: Meet Cory & Topanga’s Daughter



FOREIGNERS
UK Military Personnel Headed For Mali On Training Mission
Canada Pledges $13 Million In Mali Aid – None For African Troops
French Troops At The Gates Of Kidal, Last Major City In Northern Mali
Aleppo Massacre Sparks New Calls For End To Syrian Civil War
Australia’s PM Gillard Calls Elections For September 14
Argentina Reaches Agreement With Iran On Investigation Of 1994 Bombing
Anti-Rape T-Shirts In Vogue For India



BLOGS & STUFF
Daily Caller: CNN Drops Carville, Matalin, Erickson
Pat Dollard: Erickson Out At CNN, In At Fox
Allahpundit: Rubio And Limbaugh On Immigration Reform
NRO Corner: Immigration Reform Threatens To Add 7 Million To Obamacare
American Thinker: Why Immigration Is A Political Landmine For The GOP
Michelle Malkin: How The Liberal Media Spread The Sandy Hook “Heckling” Story – And How We Beat It Back
Ed Driscoll: Another Day, Another Deceptive Edit From NBC
Gateway Pundit: Sad. Lefty Mag’s Shooting Photo Is An Old Obama Golf Pic
Andrew Stuttaford: Exile
Phyllis Schlafly: Panetta’s Cowardly Decision
Jihad Watch” #MyJihadInEgypt – Mufti Calls For Anti-Morsi Demonstrators To Be Killed Or Mutilated
Weasel Zippers: Mayor Bloomberg Says Joe Biden Has Balls
Kirsten Powers: Obama Vs. Fox News – Behind The White House Strategy To De-Legitimize A News Organization
Sense Of Events: Obama, Alinsky, And Fox News
Ramesh Ponnuru: Why Republicans Should Ignore Obama
NewsBusters: MSNBC’s Finney Warns “Crazy Crackers” About “Hateful Language”
Sister Toldjah: Aide To Morsi Says Holocaust Was Faked
Atlas Shrugs: The New “New Republic” Drops Jews
Daily Pundit: Democrat Fifth Columnist David Brooks Calls For Second GOP


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