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LIVE AT FIVE: 05.20.13

Posted on | May 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

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TOP NEWS
Senate Committee Moves Toward Vote On Immigration

Do the sponsors actually have the votes in the full Senate?

Do the sponsors actually have the votes in the full Senate?

Judiciary Committee still wrestling with contentious high-tech worker visas, same-sex marriage issues

AP President Blasts DOJ Subpoenas
Says DOJ actions are unconstitutional, hurt press


Burma’s Thein Sein: Military Will Always Have Special Place In Government
Dismisses allegations that military involved in anti-Muslim pogroms



POLITICS
Mitch McConnell: Obama Created “Culture Of Intimidation”

Senate Minority Leader: President has created a nanny state

Senate Minority Leader: President has created a nanny state

Blasts White House for IRS targeting of conservative groups

Civil Rights Trial On NYPD “Stop & Frisk” Tactics Closing

Massive Toxic Contamination At Camp Lejeune? (Video)

Obama Gives Commencement Address At Morehouse College

Two FBI Hostage Rescue Team Agents Killed In Training Exercise

Gomez Seeking To Turn Markey’s Long Tenure In Washington From Asset To Liability

Union Of Immigration Enforcement Officers To Oppose Senate Bill

NPR Claims Gay Marriage Bans Take Psychological Toll



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Falls Back Below $96/Barrel Ahead Of Economic Data Release: NYMEX $95.77, Brent $104.35
Yahoo In Rumored $1.1 BIllion Bid To Buy Tumblr
European Shares Advance With Asia As Yen Climbs And Silver Tumbles
PRC Housing Inflation Quickens In April
Suburban Poor Outnumber Impoverished City Dwellers
Dimon Under Pressure Ahead Of JP Morgan Chase Investor Vote
Elan Makes Two Acquisitions For $380 Million
LG To Unveil Stunning 5-Inch flexible OLED Display Soon
Windows 8: Five Hopeful Signs
Google Glass Year In Review
iOS Devices Approved For Use On Military Networks
New XBox More Than A Game Console To Microsoft
Sony Reveals More Tense Moments In “The Last Of Us”
Samsung Galaxy S4 To Hit $10 Million In Sales
Nokia Initiates MDM Rollout For 25,000 Staff
Dell’s Thumb PC, Project Ophelia, To Ship In July



SPORTS
Late Heroics Propel Senators To Double OT Win Over Penguins

Colin Greening comes through

Colin Greening comes through

Senators still trail 2-1

Unsung Heroes Help Bruins Ice Rangers

Spurs Rout Grizzlies In Game 1, 105-83

Sharks Get Physical, Bring Down Kings In OT

Dwight Howard Headed For Houston Rockets?


Cabrera Hits Three Dingers, Tigers Still Lose To Rangers 11-8

Another Tough Loss For Astros’ Harrell As Bucs Notch 8th Win In 10 Games

Haren Disappoints Again As Nationals Fall To Padres 13-4



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Janet Jackson Talks Eponymous Album’s 20th Anniversary

janet.

janet.

New album on the way

Aimee Teegarden From “Friday Night Lights” Skinny, Unrecognizable

Paris Hilton SWATted Again…

…And So Was Miley Cyrus

Denise Richards On Caring For Sheen/Mueller Kids: “I Want To Be There For Them”

Katrina Bowden Of “30 Rock” Gets Married

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart Break Up Again

LAPD Investigating Death Threats Against Chris Brown

Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez Attend Billboard Music Awards, But Not Together



FOREIGNERS
NZ Says PRC Refusal Of Meat Imports “A Short-Term Hiccup”
Hunting For Syrian Hackers’ Chain Of Command
Fierce Battle In Syria For Key Town Of Qusair
Hezbollah Suffering Heavy Losses In Syria
Imran Khan Blames Exiled MQM Leader For Death Of Activist
Obama Finally Gets Around To Guantanamo
India, PRC In New Bid To End Border Row
Riots In Tunisia After Ansar-Al-Sharia Meeting Banned
Irish PM’s Reputation At Stake In Safe Passage Of Abortion Bill
Historic Meeting Between Pope Francis And Coptic Patriarch Tawadros Fosters Unity
PRC Urges Norks To Release Fishing Boat



BLOGS & STUFF
Conservatives4Palin: Pfeiffer Tells Stephanopoulos “The Law Is Irrelevant”
Lonely Conservative: White House Adviser Says Legality Of IRS Actions Irrelevent, GOP Should Apologize To Rice
Protein Wisdom: Shorter White House Spokeshole – Shut The F*** Up, Peasants
Riehl World News: Empty Chair? Pfeiffer Says “Irrelevant” Where Obama Was During Benghazi, “Offensive” To Ask
Gateway Pundit: Obama Tells College Grads “I’m A Black Man”
Power Line: How Much Are Obama’s Scandals Hurting Him?
Weekly Standard Blog: More Polling Shows Americans Do Care About IRS, Benghazi Scandals
NewsBusters: Politico’s Gerstein Assumes GOP, Other Efforts To Get At The Truth About “Claiming A Trophy Firing”
Legal Insurrection: State Of Denial
Jihad Watch: Islamic Jihad Top Dog Calls For Muslims To Confront And Destroy Israel
Althouse: “The Onetime Messiah Seems Like A Sad Sack”
Jawa Report: IDF Investigation Concludes Pallywood’s Muhammad Al Dura Not Killed
PJ Tatler: NYT Claims “Climate Warnings Growing Louder” As CO2 Emissions In Free Fall
American Power: E.W. Jackson Wins GOP Nomination For Lieutenant Governor


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