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Posted on | July 24, 2013 | 12 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Weiner Sticks It Out

Weiner’s wife Huma Abedin speaks during a news conference

Caught sexting again, former congressman not withdrawing from mayor’s race

Fight Over Detroit Bankruptcy Begins In Federal Court
Law professors agree federal bankruptcy law trumps Michigan state law

Pope Francis To Visit Shrine Where He Called For Change
First event of World Youth Day



POLITICS
Governor McDonnell Apologizes, Repays Campaign Donor Loans

Bob McDonnell at CPAC

No laws broken; most voters say it doesn’t affect current election for governor

Obama Trying To Pivot To Jobs Again

First Lady To Speak To Radical Hispanic Group La Raza

House Prepares To Vote On Amendment Curtailing NSA Surveillance

Marquette Law Wisconsin Poll Shows Approval Slipping For Both Gov. Walker, Obama

Shipment Of F-16s To Post-Morsi Egypt Delayed

General Carter Ham Says “Quickly Apparent” Terrorists Behind Benghazi Attack

Judge Orders Halt To Prayers At NC County Meetings



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Slips On PRC Factory Data: NYMEX $106.96, Brent $108.20
PRC Manufacturing Weakens As Slowdown Deepens
Challenges Remain For Yahoo Despite Short-Term Success
Discover Profit Beats Estimates As Credit-Card Spending Climbs
Ford Boosts Engineer, Computer Worker Hiring
Starbucks To Introduce Greek Yogurt Parfaits
AT&T Misses Expectations As Costs Increase
Apple Wobbles In PRC As Competitors Offer More For Less
Leap Motion: Control Your PC With Handwaving
Oculus Planning VR Game Jam With IndieCade
Google Bigger Than Facebook, Netflix, And Instagram Combined
Flipboard Brings Its Mobile Magazines To The Web
Do People Really Want To Touch Their PC Screens?



SPORTS
Jaromir Jagr Officially Devil – Devils Officially Old

Returning from Russia

Can the 41-year-old vet replace Kovalchuk?


NASCAR Returning TO NBC In 2015

Red Sox Extend Pedroia For Seven Years, $100 Million


Lillibridge Atones For Error, Helps Yankees Steal Game In 9th

Balfour Blows Save, Takes Loss For A’s Against Astros

Former Boxing Champ Emile Griffith Dies, 75

Bochy Notches Win #1500 As Giants Beat Reds In Nightcap

Brewers Trade K-Rod To Birds For Minor Leaguer

Jays Commit Five Errors, Johnson Shelled In 14-5 Loss To Dodgers

Nationals Drop Fifth Straight With 5-1 Loss To Pirates



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Amanda Bynes Placed On Psychiatric Lockdown After Fire Incident

Playing with fire?

Unclear why she was in Thousand Oaks, much less setting fire to a driveway

Jimmy & Nancy Fallon Welcome A Daughter

Beyonce Gets Hair Caught In Fan At Concert

Steven Soderbergh Pledges $10K To Spike Lee’s Kickstarter

Chris Brown Pleads Not Guilty To Hit & Run

Topher Grace Tapped For “Interstellar”


Michelle Forbes From “True Blood” Joins NBC’s “Chicago Fire”

Timur BekmambatovTo Reimagine “Wizard Of Oz” As Fantasy-Action Series For Syfy

“Twilight” Star Kellan Lutz In Talks To Join Stallone For “Expendables 3″

Lady Gaga’s Cocaine Confession Exposed In Tell-All Book

Jay-Z, Madonna, Other Idiots Joining Sharpton’s Florida #Trayvon Boycott



FOREIGNERS
Four Dead After Australia-Bound Asylum Boat Sinks
Qatar Joins Calls For Morsi’s Release
Bulgaria: Police Break Siege Of Parliament
Pakistani Parties Nominate Presidential Candidates
Narendra Modi Visa Talk Heats Up, 65 MPs Write To Obama
Nazi “Wanted” Posters Spark Controversy In Germany
Canada Beefs Up Rail Safety Rules



BLOGS & STUFF
Doug Powers: Illinois Awarded $4.1 Million Federal Bonus For “Only” Misspending $51 Million On Food Stamps
Twitchy: It Takes A Village Idiot – Hillary Clinton Offers Absurd Advice To Royal Couple, Gets Schooled
The Looking Spoon: Seven Liberal Reactions To The Birth Of The Royal Baby
Victor Davis Hanson: Facing Facts About Race
Breitbart: Media Fall For Hoax Racism At Pro-Zimmerman Rally
Jawa Report: Racist “Pro-Zimmerman” Protester Outed As Leftist Plant
Gateway Pundit: Family Rescued By George Zimmerman Terrified Of #Trayvon Mob
Protein Wisdom: “The Family Rescued By George Zimmerman…Terrified They’ll Become Targets For Hate Mobs
Kathryn Jean Lopez: The Francis Factor And The Challenges It Presents
Power Line: Cornelia Pillard, Obama’s Radical Feminist Judicial Candidate
Byron York: Are Republicans Fooling Themselves About Obamacare?
Ed Driscoll: Suicide By Government
Zero Hedge: SEC Revolving Door Leads To $5 Million Payday For Former Enforcer
Ralph Z. Hallow: Aide’s Resignation Heightens Rand Paul’s War With Neocons
Long War Journal: American Passport Found At Al Qaeda Base In Syria
NRO Corner: Carney Tells GOP “Pay Attention To Spanish-Language Media”
Legal Insurrection: Stand Your Ground – The “New Doctrine” That’s 136 Years Old
Questions And Observations: Joe Scarborough Is A Blooming Idiot
Hot Air: Pelosi Rolls Out A Democratic Economic Agenda…For Women
Via Meadia: Democrats Turning On Obamacare


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Comments

  • Rosalie

    I’m not a Rosie O’Donnell fan but she’s right about Weiner. He needs to leave and get help. He won’t though becomes he has absolutely no shame; maybe because he’s sick. If we’re really lucky, maybe his wife can take over and become the mayor.

  • CrustyB

    The latest Weiner sex scandal broke on National Hot Dog Day. I am not making this up.

  • Good Stuff

    no reporting on the Senior Al Qaeda Members, Escape From Iraq Jai

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  • Wombat_socho

    Welp.

  • Good Stuff

    yeah – I read your link yesterday – I just find it curious that there has not been updates on the story – big void