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LIVE AT FIVENINE: 07.19.2013

Posted on | July 19, 2013 | 11 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Detroit Files For Bankruptcy

Not even Robocop can save them now

Files Chapter 9; largest US city to ever declare bankruptcy

Rudd Surprises With Hardline Boat Plan
Aussie PM orders no asylum for illegals in boats; refugees to be shunted to Papua

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Released
Out pending appeal after less than a day in prison



POLITICS
Florida Governor Says No To Demands For “Stand Your Ground” Session

Rick Scott greets protesters at the Capitol

Listens to protesters for an hour, but has no intention of moving to repeal or modify self-defense law

Senate Approves McCarthy For EPA, Perez For Labor

Chicago Public Schools Confirms More Than 2,000 Layoffs Coming

Filner Scandals Cast Shadow On San Diego’s Recovery

Wikileaker Will Face Charges Of Aiding The Enemy

IRS Official Testifies Political Appointee’s Office Involved In Tea Party Screening

Military Communities Brace For Hardship As Defense Furloughs Take Effect

Treasury IG Decries “Unprecedented” Treatment By Democrats At Hearing

Crazy Cousin John To Block New Term For CJCS



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Declining Stockpiles Push Brent To $109, WTI Approaches Parity: NYMEX $108.59, Brent $109.05
Dow, S&P 500 Set Record Highs On Bernanke, Upbeat Earnings
Google Shares Drop As Shift To Mobile Curbs Ad Prices
Detroit Bankruptcy Could Hit Millions Of Retirees
Moody’s Withdraws US Downgrade Threat
Florida’s Unemployment Rate Remains Flat At 7.1%
Google, Microsoft Earnings Disappoint
Apple Buys Locationary, A Startup Building A Wikipedia For Locations
Make It Stop: Verizon’s Edge Update Program Just As Bad As AT&T’s
Nokia Revenues Slide 24% But Uptick In Lumia Sales Offers Hope
Halfbrick Wants To Watch It All Burn With “Colossatron: Massive World Threat”



SPORTS
NBA Expected To Approve Bobcats’ Reflagging As Charlotte Hornets

Old Hornets’ logo

Buzz City


Six Current Players Join O’Bannon’s Lawsuit Against NCAA


Kings Sign Captain Dustin Brown To Eight-Year Deal


For Nyets’ Prokhorov, $183 Million Is No Big Deal

Rangers Getting Closer To Garza Deal

Rhythmic Gymnastics Hit With Scandal

Electronic Arts Loses License To Make NCAA Games

Charles Barkley: I Agree With Zimmerman Verdict

Josh Brent Retires From NFL

Danica Patrick Shows Off Her Grip On Leno

Washington Nationals Storylines To Follow In Second Half



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Selena Gomez Talks About Her Breakup With Justin Bieber

Selena Gomez

“I was way stressed out,” she tells Ryan Seacrest

“Game Of Thrones”, SNL, “Behind The Candelabra” Lead Emmy Race

Two Gay Actors Break Up

Farrah Abraham: “Wait, Who’s Trayvon Martin?”

George Clooney Pursued Eva Longoria Before Breakup With Stacy Keibler

“Glee” Takes Two-Week Break While Producers Rewrite Cory Monteith’s Storyline

Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult Dating Again

Lea Michele – Controlling Cory Monteith In Life And Death

Tiger’s Ex Elin Nordegren Thinks Lindsey Is A Good Influence On Him

Mike Tyson Performs One Act Play For HBO Special

Co$ Bosses Accuse Detractors Of “Pushing Myths”

Catherine Zeta-Jones Doesn’t Want To Talk About Oral Sex



FOREIGNERS
Italy’s Interior Minister Survives Deportation Row
Suicide Bomber Kills 20 At Iraq Sunni Mosque
Home Secretary May Reveals Diplomacy Affected Litvinenko Inquest
Cambodian Opposition Leader Makes Jubilant Return
Corruption Protesters Clash With Police In Madrid
Police Arrest Two Men Over Blasts At British Mosques
Morsi’s Supporters Rally; No Sign of Compromise



BLOGS & STUFF
Valley Of The Shadow: Two Reporters Who Want To See LA Burn
First Street Journal: I’m Sure It’s Just A Coincidence That Democrats Have Been Running Detroit For Eons
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Detroit Beats LA To Finish Line, Loses To Stockton And San Bernardino
Steven Crowder: Pure Detroit!
Via Meadia: Obama To Detroit – Drop Dead
Mary Katherine Ham: Barkley – “Zimmerman May Have Profiled, But I Agree With The Verdict”
Protein Wisdom: Finders Keepers
American Power: Federal Investigators Demand Hold On Zimmerman Trial Evidence
Breitbart: “Let’s Go Mess Up Hollywood For Trayvon”
Twitchy: Epic – James Woods Shreds “Sh*t Rag” Rolling Stone
Legal Insurrection: Mass. State Trooper Releases Tsarnaev Capture Photos In Response To RS Cover
Hit & Run: Police Photographer Who released Tsarnaev Photos Reportedly Relieved Of Duty
NRO Corner: Three Texas Planned Parenthood Clinics To Close
Jamme Wearing Fools: Dingy Harry Blames Fires Caused By Lightning Strikes On So-Called Climate Change


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