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Posted on | July 16, 2013 | 7 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Harry Reid Says Senate “Broken”

Opening the silos, fueling the boosters...

Opening the silos, fueling the boosters…

Vows to limit filibuster

Top Islamist Ghulam Azam Sentenced To 90 Years For War Crimes
Masterminded atrocities during 1971 Bangladesh War of Independence

Mexican Marines Capture Alleged Chief Of Zetas Cartel
“Z-40″ taken in Anahuac on the Nuevo Leon/Tamaulipas border


POLITICS
Spitzer, Weiner Coming On Hard In NYC Races

Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner

Leading Democrat primary races for comptroller, mayor

LA’s Zimmerman Demonstrations Continue Into Third Day

Petraeus Now A Dollar-A-Year Man For CUNY

Charleston WV Welcomes Boy Scouts To Jamboree

Bush The Elder Toasted By Obama

Nixon Aide Leonard Garment Dies, 89

Pentagon Report Finds Flaws In Sex Assault Probes

California Lawmakers Want Answers On Prison Sterilizations



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
WTI Trades Near Three-Day High As Oil Stockpiles Seen Shrinking: NYMEX $106.06, Brent $108.81
Twinkies Make “Sweetest Comeback”
Stocks Gain On Earnings As Treasuries Rise On Retail Data
Nissan Brings Back Datsun Brand With Go Car
Consumers Hold Back, US Retail Sales Moderate
Interesting: Ray Ozzie Joins HP Board
Surface Watch? Microsoft Allegedly Testing “Translucent Aluminum” Smart Watch
Apple Crawls Back To Samsung For iPhone Processors
Bill Gates: The College Lecture Is Dead, But Microsoft Bob Isn’t
Apple Investigates Report Of Electrocution by iPhone
Ad Netwrks Strike A Blow Against Online Piracy



SPORTS
A’s Yoenis Cespedes Beats Nationals’ Bryce Harper To Win Home Run Derby

Launching the bombs

Hits 17 in first round, finishes with 32

Real Madrid Tops Forbes List Of Most Valuable Franchises

Matt Harvey To Start For NL In All-Star Game


Kovalchuk Inks Deal With SKA St. Petersburg

Tennis Star Agnieszka Radwanska Catches Flak In Poland For Nude Pix In ESPN Body Issue; Dropped By Catholic Youth Group

Metta World Peace Heads Home, Signs Two-Year Deal With Knicks

Chip Kelly: Vick Will Have To Earn QB Job

Nolan Ryan: Manny Ramirez Could Be An Option For Rangers Soon

MLB’s Biogenesuis Squeeze Little More Than Legal Version Of Hidden Ball Trick



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Kelly Osbourne’s Engaged!

Matthew Mosshart and Kelly

It’s official!

Cory Monteith: Alcohol, “Substances” Found In Room Where He Died

Carly Rae Jepsen’s First Pitch At Rays Game Goes Awry

Chris Brown Probation Revoked

Gabourey Sidibe Pranks Jimmy Kimmel, Wears Bridal Gown To His Wedding

Anti-Vaccination Loon Jenny McCarthy Joins “The View” As New Co-host

Stranded Dave Mathews Hitches Ride With Fan

Dina Lohan: Oprah Winfrey Will Be Lindsay’s Mentor

“Despicable Me 2″, “Grown-Ups 2″ Beat “Pacific Rim” At Box Office

Is Fox Teasing A “Predator” Reboot?

Could “Doctor Strange” Be Too Big For Marvel?

Doctor Says Randy Travis Awake And Alert After Stroke

Tom Hanks A Grandfather Again

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Slams Spotify

Kirstie Alley “Livid” At Leah Remini For Leaving Co$



FOREIGNERS
Aussie PM Rudd Outlines Plan To Terminate Carbon Tax In 2014
Putin Wants Snowden To Leave, But Hasn’t Ruled Out Asylum
Burma To Free All Political Prisoners By Year’s End, President Says
Spanish PM Refuses To Resign As Scandal Deepens
David Cameron Accused Of Betraying Syrian Rebels
British Woman Dies Trying To Swim Channel For Charity
Uttarakhand Missing Now Presumed Dead; Death Toll From Floods Over 5,000
Gay Marriage Clears House Of Lords



BLOGS & STUFF
First Street Journal: The George Zimmerman Trial And The Philadelphia Inquirer
Twitchy: Race-Baiting Salon Article Sparks Hilarious Outbursts Of #WhiteRage
Volokh Conspiracy: Provocation And Self-Defense
Stephen Green: We’ve Only Just Begun To Race-Bait
American Thinker: More Lies From The Mainstream Media About The Zimmerman Case
JustOneMinute: NYT Editors On Zimmerman Acquittal – Keeping The Dream Alive
Allahpundit: Holder Tells Audience He Shares Their Concern Over Zimmerman Verdict
Power Line: An Early Look At The 2014 Senate Battleground
Legal Insurrection: Schweitzer Backs Out
Jim Geraghty: Democrats Still Seeking Anyone To Run Against GOP Senate Incumbents
Conservatives4Palin: National Journal Doesn’t Understand Why MSNBC’s Ratings Are Plummeting
Questions & Observations: Unions On Obamacare – “This Vision Has Come Back To Haunt Us”
Sister Toldjah: My Heart Bleeds For Big Labor. Really, It Does.
Bryan Preston: DOJ Hits Gallup With $10.5 Million Fine For Doing What DOJ, Obama Administration Do


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