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LIVE AT FIVESEVEN: 03.15.13

Posted on | March 15, 2013 | 5 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Obama’s Israel Visit Criticized As “Maintenance Trip”

"Plan? What plan?"

“Plan? What plan?”

Grauniad miffed at lack of new peace initiative


Scientists Confirm Higgs Boson Discovery
Subatomic particle seen at CERN last year proved to be “God particle”


Senator Rob Portman Comes Out For Gay Marriage After Son Comes Out As Gay
Changes longtime stance on subject



POLITICS
Miami Grand Jury Investigating Senator Menendez (D-NJ)

GUILTY! GUILTY! GUILTY!

Senator Robert Menendez

Examining the Melgen connection


Obama’s Approval Drops As Budget Cut Stalemate Drags On

Justice Dept. To Probe Cleveland Police For Excessive Use Of Force


Florida Gambling Arrests May Close Veterans Shelter

Obama On Drone Secrecy: At Least I’m Not Dick Cheney

Rick Perry At CPAC: GOP Should Nominate Conservatives For President

LA To Replace Pickup Shot Up In Dorner Manhunt

Senate Democrats Join Push To Eliminate Obama’s Illegal Immigrant Advocate

Michigan Judge Blocks ObamaCare’s Contraception Mandate



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Oil Rises On Weaker Dollar, U.S. Jobs Report: NYMEX $93.21, Brent $109.40
Jobless Claims Drop For Third Straight Week
Stocks Could Hit New High With US Data On A Roll
JP MOrgan Misled Investors, Dodged Regulators, Senate Report Says
AEG, Owner Of LA Kings, Off The Market
Fed To Stick With Stimulus Despite Debate Over Risks
Citadel To Sell Remaining Stake In E*Trade
Dynegy Buying Five Illinois Power Plants From Ameren
Police Accuse Reuters Hack Of Helping Anonymous Hack Tribune Company
Apple Now Selling Refurbed 4th-Gen iPad, iPad Mini
Facebook To Finally Add Hashtags, WSJ Says
HTC Crashes Samsung’s Party
BlackBerry Z10 Coming To Verizon March 28
Netflix Kicks Off $100K Cloud Prize Competition
Mozilla Unveils Firefox Simulator 3.0
Microsoft Surface Pro Sales Cannibalizing Surface RT
US Video Game Sales Dropped 25% Last Month



SPORTS
Team USA Falls To Dominican Republic 3-1

Missed yesterday's game with back strain from carrying team in previous game

Missed yesterday’s game with back strain from carrying team in previous game

U.S. faces elimination against Puerto Rico tonight

NHL’s New Map A Done Deal

Blazers Send Knicks To Third Straight Loss

Blackhawks Beat Blue Jackets In Shootout, 2-1

Tuck Rule Could Be Eliminated As Part Of Proposed NFL Rule Changes

Jets 3, Rangers 1


Orange, Hoyas, Irish Advance In Big East

Penguins Beat Leafs For 7th In A Row

NFL Flagged For Sex Questions

Ovechkin Reaches 700 As Caps Edge Canes 3-2

Duncan Turns Back Clock Against Mavericks

Rendon Among Seven Nationals Sent Down To Minors



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
It’s David Bowie vs. Jon Bon Jovi For #1 Atop Next Week’s Billboard 200

Bowie & Bon Jovi

Bowie & Bon Jovi

Bowie’s The Next Day would be his first #1 album ever

Colin Trevorrow To Helm “Jurassic Park 4”

Charlie Sheen: Please Deliver Dog Sh*t To Daughter’s Former School

Seth Gordon, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis To Reunite For “One Night On The Hudson”

Prosecutors Slam Door On Plea Deal With Lindsay Lohan, Prepare For Trial

Nicki Minaj Arrives Late For “American Idol”: Contestants React

Miley Cyrus “Terrified” Of Losing Liam Hemsworth

Bieber Apologizes For Mocking LiLo’s Financial Woes

Rapper Lil Wayne Hospitalized With Seizures



FOREIGNERS
Steven Seagal Joins Vladimir Putin For Photo Op
Obama Tells Israeli TV US Won’t Allow Iran To Build Nukes
EU Leaders To Clash Over Austerity At Summit As Unemployment Accelerates
Pope Francis Eschews Trappings Of Papcy On First Day In Office
Dead Pigs Show Dark Side Of PRC Food Industry
South Africa Encourages Zimbabwe To Support Saturday’s Referendum
53 Indian Fishermen Detained BY Sri Lanka Navy
Italy’s Parliament Convenes, Seeking A Way Out Of Electoral Gridlock



BLOGS & STUFF
Breitbart: Caddell Blows Lid Off CPAC With Blistering Attack On “Racketeering” GOP Consultants
Valley Of The Shadow: Sequestration, Democrats, And Fight Club
The Looking Spoon: Feinstein Has To Say She’s Not A Sixth Grader Because She’s Not As Smart As One
Power Line: Diane Feinstein – More Than A Sixth Grader, Less Than A Senator Doing Her Duty
Jay Nordlinger: That Old Piece Of Parchment
Bryan Preston: Senator Ted Cruz Brings Up Constitution In Senate Debate On Gun Ban, Annoys Feinstein (Video)
American Power: Heated Exchange At Gun Ban Hearing – “I Am Not A Sixth Grader”
Weasel Zippers: Reuters Deputy Social Media Director Indicted For Helping Anonymous Hack Tribune Compnay
Jawa Report: Ha-Ha! Reuters Editor Indicted For Helping Cyber Terrorists
Viking Pundit: The (Fiscal) Reality-Based Community
Legal Insurrection: The “Reality-Based Community” Meets Fiscal Reality On Entitlements
Allahpundit: Dick Morris Tells CPAC It’s Time For GOP To Give Up On Roe V. Wade
NewsBusters: MSNBC’s Ed Schultz Leaving Prime Time For Weekends
NRO Media Blog: MSNBC Moves The Deck Chairs
Jammie Wearing Fools: Low-Rated MSNBC Hack “Special Ed” Schultz Jettisoned To Saturday Graveyard Slot
AmSpecBlog: Boston Phoenix Turns To Ash
Lonely Conservative: Rand Paul’s CPAC Speech (Video)
Protein Wisdom: Boehner Says GOP A Minority Party


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