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LIVE AT FIVE: 07.29.13

Posted on | July 29, 2013 | 16 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Three Million Attend Papal Mass On The Beach In Brazil

Copacabana beach in Rio

Pope preaches evangelism in Mass concluding World Youth Day

Spanish Train Driver Charged With Negligent Homicide
Death toll increases to 79 as injured passenger dies in hospital


Informal Israeli-Palestinian Talks To Begin Today
Israel to release 104 jailed Palestinians over next nine months



POLITICS
Top Democrats Want Weiner To Pull Out

Every picture tells a story, don’t it?

Campaign manager quits, but Weiner insists volunteers have increased


At Least Twelve Arrested In E. Baton Rouge Under Invalid Sodomy Law

Rand Paul Blasts Chris Christie Over Surveillance Programs


4 Out Of 5 American Adults Face Poverty, Joblessness

GOP Divided On Whether To Shut Down Government Over ObamaCare

Senate Democrats Call For Curbs On NSA’s Intelligence Collection

Huma Abedin Faces Questions About Dual Jobs

White House Takes Hard Line On Spending Cuts, Says No Negotiations With GOP

President To Award Medal of Honor To SSG Carter For COP Keating Battle



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Oil Prices Mixed In Asian Trade: NYMEX $104.39, Brent $107.18
Dollar In Retreat Ahead Of Fed Meeting, Reaches 1-Year Low Against Yen
BOJ’s Kuroda Okay With Planned Sales Tax Increase
Perrigo Buys Elan For $8.6 Billion, Gets New Irish Home
EU, PRC Resolve Solar Panel Dispute
Amazon Hiring 5000 In Warehouses To Meet Customer Demand
Iowa Sales Tax Holiday Big Hit With Shoppers, Retailers
Bank Blames GPS For Repossessing Wrong House
Apple’s Senior VP Bob Mansfield No Longer On The Executive Team
PC Industry Fights To Adapt As Tablets Muscle In
Software Experts Hack Cars, To Release Code At Def Con
Amazon Updates .NET SDK To Support Windows 8, Windows RT, And Store Apps
“Kingdom Hearts 3” Not The End Of The Series



SPORTS
US Beats Panama 1-0, Wins Gold Cup

Team USA players celebrate after win

The only soccer story you’ll see on Live At Five this year

Hoosier Ryan Newman Wins Brickyard 400 At Indy

Albert Pujols Goes On DL With Foot Injury, Could Miss Rest Of Season

Eagles QB Donovan McNabb To Retire Today

Marlins Hitting Coach Tino Martinez Resigns After Player Abuse Allegations

With Only Ghosts Inducted Into Hall Of Fame This Year, Players Plead Leniency For Pete Rose

NY Giants’ Will Hill Opens Up About Drug Use

Jeter Homers In Return As Yankees Edge Rays 6-5

Tribe Shuts Out Rangers For Second Straight Day

Bombs Away: Ramos Hits Grand Slam As Nationals Pulverize Mets 14-1



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Christina Ricci’s Favorite Thing About Being Engaged

At the premiere of “Smurfs 2”

“Being able to say fiance instead of boyfriend.”

Musician J.J. Cale Dead At 74

Tara Reid Rejected From “Sharknado” Sequel

Neil Patrick Harris: No Longer A One-Man Band

Toni Braxton Loses Song Rights In Bankruptcy

Selena Gomez Reunites With Justin Bieber For 21st Birthday Bash

Anderson Cooper’s Stalker Arraigned

“Wolverine” Whimpers With $55 Million Domestic Opening, Pulls $141 Million Worldwide

Lindsay Lohan Headed For Europe After Rehab

Miley Cyrus Misses German Meet & Greet With Food Poisoning

Ben Foster To Play Lance Armstrong In Stephen Frears Movie



FOREIGNERS
Bus Crash In Italy Kills 38
$53 Million In Jewels Stolen In Cannes Heist
Wave Of Car Bombings Hit Iraqi Shiites, 55 Dead
Cambodian Opposition Rejects Election Results
Taiwan Defense Minister Resigns After Corporal’s Death From Abuse
Putin, Russian Orthodox Leaders Attend Commemoration Of Christianity’s Arrival In Kievan Rus
25 Killed in Clashes Between Nigerian Jihadis, Vigilantes
ROKs Offer “Final” Kaesong Talks



BLOGS & STUFF
Victor Davis Hanson: Our 20th Century Future
Gateway Pundit: Is Cumulus Dumping Rush Limbaugh And Sean Hannity?
NRO Corner: Bad Voting Rights Suggestion In A NYT Editorial
Weasel Zippers: Crackhead Marion Barry Praises Weiner As “Good Democrat”
Jawa Report: Iconic Photo Nearly Excluded From 9/11 Museum As “Too Rah-Rah America”
Protein Wisdom: “I really believe that the way America will look best, the way we can really do best, is to not be Americans so vigilantly and so vehemently.”
Power Line: The Sequester, “Austerity”, And Obama’s Attempt At A Comeback
Jazz Shaw: Jack Lew On IRS Scandal – What Political Pressure?
Ed Driscoll: The Six Scariest Words In The English Language
Conservatives4Palin: Retired Colonel “Bud” Day Dies, 88
Sarah Palin: “Bud” Day, RIP
Ross Douthat: Going For Bolingbroke


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