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LIVE AT FIVE: 02.21.13

Posted on | February 21, 2013 | 3 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Has Hugo Chavez Come Home to Rule, Or Die?

Chavez supporters outside his Caracas hospital

Chavez supporters outside his Caracas hospital

Spanish newspaper ABC reports that his Russian and Cuban doctors say nothing more can be done for his final-stage cancer

Lead Detective Dropped From Pistorius Case
Policeman the subject of murder charges

Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty To Misuse Of Campaign Funds
Could face 57 months in prison, $100,000 fine



POLITICS
Pentagon Awash In Pink Slips

Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale

Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale

DoD officially notifies Congress of intent to furlough 800K civilian workers on March 1 to comply with sequester

Second Pol Admits Love Child

Conan Returning To Host #Nerdprom

Obama Officials Plan Response To Thefts Of Trade Secrets

SecState Kerry Presses Congress On Budget Deal

Senators Raise Alarm Over Another Possible Sale Of Government-Backed Firm To Chicoms

Boehner To Obama: You Created Spending Cut Crisis, You Fix It

Governor Scott Agrees To Expand Florida’s Medicaid Program

Mitt Romney To Address CPAC

Alabama House Passes Bill Tightening Requirements For Abortion Clinics



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Prices Drop As Dollar Strengthens: NYMEX $94.65, Brent $114.99
Fed Signals Possible Slowing Of QE Amid Debate Over Risks
U.S. Housing Starts Slip In January
NYT To Sell Boston Globe
Boeing Seeks FAA Approval For Permanent Dreamliner Battery Fix
Study Finds One-Third Of Seafood Mislabeled
NJ’s Biggest Utility Outlines Stormproofing Plans
U.S. Wholesale Prices Up 0.2% On Higher Food Costs
With PS4, Sony Aims For Return To Glory
Google Talking With Warby Parker To Make Glass Stylish
FCC Hopes To Grow Wifi Spectrum By 35%
Was MTV Hacked?
HTC Claims “Best Phone Ever Made”
Wo Says Apple Must Keep Setting Standards Or Lose Its Cool



SPORTS
Danica Patrick Lives Up To The Hype

Danica talks to her crew members during race practice

Danica talks to her crew members during race practice

First woman to qualify for lead in any NASCAR race

Lakers Win First Game Since Buss’ Death

Ruff’s Message Might Have Grown Stale In Buffalo

Hawks Can’t Hold Lead In Loss To Heat

Jayhawks Contain Marcus Smart, Win Rematch Against Oklahoma State

Voracek Scores Hat Trick In Flyers’ Wild Win Over Pens

Paul George Scores 27 As Pacers Rout Knicks

Few Fans, Fewer Goals As Avs Win With 1 In OT

Nyets Rally Past Bucks, 97-94

Gonzalez Not Tied To PED Clinic



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Singer Michelle Williams To Star In Reality Show

Singer Michelle Williams arrives at the Roc Nation Pre-Grammy Brunch

Singer Michelle Williams arrives at the Roc Nation Pre-Grammy Brunch

No Destiny’s Child reunion just yet

Lindsay Lohan Returns Borrowed $1750 Designer Dress In Tatters

Lou Myers Dies, 77; Played Mr. Gaines In “A Different World”

WWE Star Jack Swagger Arrested For DUI, Weed

“I Was Rob Lowe’s Snow White”

“And The Award For Least Sexy Actress Goes To…”

“America’s Got Talent” Hires Mel B As New Judge

Miley Cyrus Addresses New Photo Of Her Allegedly Smoking Pot

Bravo Reportedly About To Ax Most Of “Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills” Cast

Clive Davis Stands By Memoir, Denies Bullying Kelly Clarkson

Mark Hamill Muses On New “Star Wars”: “Go Retro”



FOREIGNERS
Human Rights Watch Faults Mexico Over Disappearances
Nork TV Reveals Catchy Tune To Celebrate Nuke Test
Car Bomb Shakes Damascus
Fatah Furious Over Rumors Of Indirect Israeli-Hamas Talks
Syrian Rebels Warn Hezbollah To Stop Fighting For Assad Or Be Eliminated From Lebanon
Japan Hangs Three Death Row Inmates
German President Of EU Parliament Tells Italians Not To Vote For Berlusconi
Pakistani Shiites Vow To Continue Protesting Attacks By Sunni Extremists
Ex-FM Livni Joins Netanyahu Coalition; Will Head Talks With PA



BLOGS & STUFF
Michelle Malkin: The Anti-Choice Left’s Disarming Of The American Woman
Erick Erickson: I Am Very Disappointed In Rick Scott
Hot Air: Womp. Rick Scott Decides To Expand Medicaid
Am SpecBlog: Et Tu, Rick Scott?
Byron York: The GOP’s Astonishingly Bad Message On Sequester Cuts
Rush Limbaugh: What Is Speaker Boehner Thinking?
Power Line: Rubio-Ridicule, Cruz-Hatred, And Ethnicity
American Power: Majority Says Illegals Should Be Deported
Weasel Zippers: Hollywood Moonbat Ashley Judd Meets With DSCC To Mull Senate Run In Kentucky
Israel Matzav: Boo. Hoo. Schumer Says Hagel Almost Cried
IBD: Leftists’ Howls Against Rick Perry Prove Texas’ Low-Tax Model A Success
Lonely Conservative: Could Calvin Coolidge Succeed Today?


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  • 20thCenturyVole

    Actual TV text bug: “Danica Patrick takes the pole”

    There’s a joke in there somewhere.