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LIVE AT FIVE: 06.20.13

Posted on | June 20, 2013 | 7 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Pele Mocked On Social Media Over Appeal To End Protests

Open mouth, insert foot?

“Pele when silent is a poet”

Soccer legend asks Brazilians to focus on games, quit protesting

FBI Admits Using Drones For Stateside Surveillance
“Electric eye, in the sky…”


State Department Tries To Save Taliban Talks After Karzai Tantrum
Afghan President scuttles talks, insisting process must be completely in Afghans’ hands



POLITICS
Obama Says He’ll Meet Oversight Board About NSA Surveillance

Obama glances at British PM David Cameron during the G8 summit

Steps up defense of snooping: “Security vs. freedom is a false choice,” quoth Dear Leader

Former TWA Flight 800 Investigators Want New Probe

Conservatives’ Conference Highlights Murky Tax Laws

Rape Charges Filed Against Naval Academy Football Players

Senate Confirms Economic Adviser As Trade Rep

Murkowski Comes Out For Gay Marriage

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) Scrambles To Stop California From Imposing Its Egg Regs On Other States



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Oil Drops On Fed Bond Tapering: NYMEX $96.56, Brent $104.49
Euro Shares Fall With Commodities In Rout On Fed, PRC
PRC Manufacturing Contraction Deepens Amid Cash Pinch
Men’s Wearhouse Sacks Founder, Pitchman George Zimmer
Big Banks Reportedly Violating National Mortgage Settlement
“Candy Crush Saga” Maker Inches Towards IPO
Microsoft Backtracks On Used Game, Always-On Policies For XBox One
Facebook’s Zuckerberg Meets With Samsung To Discuss Partnerships
Boston’s Spindle Sold To Twitter
Vyclone, Vevo Apps Launch On Windows 8
Good Riddance Google Reader
Software Pioneer McAfee Posts Bizarre Video



SPORTS
Blackhawks Even Stanley Cup Series With 6-5 OT Win

Blackhawks mob Brent Seabrook after his game-winning goal

Chicago erupts for six goals, ends Rask’s shutout streak

Yankees, Dodgers Split In Don Mattingly’s Return To The Bronx

Celtics-Clippers Talks On Again

Manny Ramirez Done Playing In Taiwan

Saunders Goes The Distance For M’s But Throws It All Away With Wild Pitch In 1-0 Loss

#1 Pick In Baseball Draft Signs With Hometown Astros

Jets Players Want Sanchez At QB

Davis Takes Major League Lead In Homers As O’s Spank Tigers 13-3

Tribe Rallies Late Against KC, Gets Masterson Ninth Win

Ian Desmond’s Grand Slam In 11th Leads Nats Over Phillies, 6-2



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
James Gandolfini Dead At 51

Good night, sweet prince

James Gandolfini, 1961-2013 RIP

Played Mafia boss Tony Soprano on HBO’s hit series “The Sopranos”; felled by heart attack while in Italy


Joe Torre’s Daughter Makes A Life-Saving Catch In Brooklyn


Selena Gomez Hooking Up With Ed Sheeran

Paula Deen Admits Using The N-Word, Other Non-PC Horrors

Sam Taylor-Johnson To Direct “Fifty Shades Of Grey”

Shailene Woodley/Mary Jane Watson Cut From “Amazing Spider-Man 2”

Gaby Hoffman: Mel Gibson Was Mean To Me When I Was 11

Rihanna Whacks Clingy Fan With Microphone At Concert

Dwight Howard Not Watching NBA Finals

Christina Aguilera Bares Her Midriff; Looking Skinny On “The Voice” Finale



FOREIGNERS
India Cautions Afghans On Taliban Talks
Singapore Smog Hits Dangerous Levels
Jihadi Suicide Bombers Blast UN Compound In Mogadishu
Thousands Feared Dead In Uttarakhand Flooding
US Says Iran, Russia, And Uzbekistan Worst In Human Trafficking
PRC Says Norks Seeking New Nuke Talks
Salafis, Shiites Clash In Lebanon
Turkish Protester Stands Up To Authorities In Taksim Square. Literally.



BLOGS & STUFF
Michelle Malkin: The Amnesty Mob Vs. America
PJ Tatler: Bloomberg’s Real Agenda? “Self Defense Is Gun Violence”
Atlas Shrugs: Boston Jihad Bomber Memorialized As Gun Victim By Bloomberg’s Anti-Gun Movement
Weasel Zippers: Nanny Bloomberg Forced To Apologize After Boston Bomber Gaffe
Hugh Hewitt: Losing Immigration Reform By Refusing To “Finish The Dang Fence”
Allahpundit: Inevitable – Lisa Murkowski Declares Support For Gay Marriage
White House Dossier: Obama To Launch Major Global Warming Effort
Gateway Pundit: Irish MP Denounces “Unprecedented Slobbering” Over “War Criminal” Obama
Power Line: How Obamacare Is Being Used To Create A Permanent Democratic Majority
Mark Steyn: Taking ObamaCare Of Business
Israel Matzav: New “Moderate” Iranian President Involved In AMIA Bombing; Son Suicided Over Father’s Extremism
Washington Free Beacon: Senate Dems’ Amendment Would Gut Organizations’ Advocacy Rights
Jake Tapper: IRS Controversy Revives TEA Party
Scared Monkeys: PC Police Have Gone Too Far – NY Council Proposal Would Ban Suspect Descriptions On Pain Of Profiling Lawsuit


Comments

7 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE: 06.20.13”

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