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LIVE AT FIVE: 08.28.13

Posted on | August 28, 2013 | 16 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Military Intervention In Syria As Early As Tomorrow?

Biden: “Violators of international norms will be held accountable”

Russia, PRC warn against missile strikes

Forest Service Out Of Money To Fight Wildfires
Money being shifted from other accounts

Hagel: No Plans To Cut Off Military Aid To Egypt Yet
Says US will keep working for reconciliation



POLITICS
McCain Admits Immigration Bill Could Give Foreign Workers Edge Over Americans

Arizona Senators Flake & McCain listen to constituents at a town hall meeting

More border security at the price of jobs?

Congress Pushes Obama To Seek Its Approval, Input On War With Syria

Fort Hood Murderer Remains Silent In Penalty Phase

Hearing Begins For Annapolis Football Players Facing Court-martial For Rape

Senate Democrats Clash With Governor Brown Over State Prisons

News Flash From 2013: Neil Armstrong Is Dead

White House Economic Adviser Sperling Expected To Leave Soon

Proposal To Secede From Colorado Falls Short In Rural County

ObamaCare Fraud Prevention Program Plagues With Implementation Problems

Wisconsin Lawmaker Reintroduces Bill To Make English State’s Official Language

Hundreds Of Private Lobbyists Earning Public Pensions In 20 States

Florida Food Stamp Agency “Saves” $1.7 Million  – By Stopping Fraudulent Payments



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Hits Two-Year High On Warning To Syria: NYMEX $111.93, Brent $116.89
Syria Sinks Asia Stocks As Oil Spikes, Rupee Dives
Dollar Gains As Emerging Market Assets Slide
Patrick Dempsey Says Goodbye To The Coffee Chain He Rescued
Walmart Same-Sex Spouse Benefits Decision Puts Pressure On Holdouts
Feds Seek $6 Billion From JPMorgan To Settle Mortgage Claims
Facebook Discloses Government Requests For Data
Google Slashes Price of Unlocked Nexus 4 Phone To $199
Samsung To Launch Galaxy Tab 3 Kids
Why Does Everyone Hate Ballmer?
$199 Game Consoles Aren’t Worth The Money You’re Saving



SPORTS
Kate Upton Gets A Lesson From The King

A pair of the all-time greats

Supermodel’s golf lessons with Arnold Palmer light up Twitter


Stern Warns Nyets, Knicks Owners To Dial Back Rivalry


Signpost On The Road To Infamy: A-Rod Hits Homer #650

No Charges For Scottie Pippen After Brawl With Drunk Autograph Seeker

Victorino Delivers: 2 HR, 7 RBI In Red Sox 13-2 Rout Of Orioles

Clippers Won’t Re-Sign Lamar Odom – Crack Was The Last Straw

White Sox Rally Late, Beat Astros 4-3

Shields Dominates Twins, Royals Win 6-1

Nationals Edge Marlins 2-1, Now Seven Back In Wildcard



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Sigourney Weaver To Rejoin Ridley Scott In “Exodus”

Yep, still hot.

Will play human-alien hybrid who protects orphaned Israelite girl – no, wait…


Cyndi Lauper Accuses Miley Cyrus’ VMA Performance Of Encouraging Date Rape

Alec Baldwin Gets Into Street Scuffle With Photographer, Pins Him Against Car

Michael Buble And Wife Welcome Baby Boy

Pippi Longstocking Sex Tape Will NEVER See The Light Of Day


“Grey’s Anatomy” Actor Jason Bruening Heads To “Pretty Little Liars” Spinoff “Ravenswood”

Evan Ross Cast As Messalla In “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay”

Paris Jackson “Doing Much Better” After Suicide Attempt, Grandmother Says

“Girls Gone Wild” Founder Joe Francis Going To Jail

Taylor Swift Disses Exes At VMAs

Diddy Brawls At VMA Afterparty While Jay-Z Shields Beyonce

No, Dr. Luke Not Judging “American Idol”

Naomi Watts Nervous Over Princes’ Reaction To Her Princess Di Portrayal



FOREIGNERS
Pro-Assad hackers Implicated In NYT, Twitter Attacks
Of Nuclear Village Idiots And Radiation Scaremongers
Russia Evacuates Citizens From Syria
Bombings Kill 51, Maim 150 In Baghdad
Israel Jittery Over Syria After Threats
PRC Police Hold Female Suspect After Boy’s Eye Gouged Out
Zimbabwe’s Disneyland Plans “Inappropriate”



BLOGS & STUFF
Doug Powers: @Barack Obama Thanks Katy Perry For Spreading The Word About Obamacare
Twitchy: Singer Jamie Grace’s Heartfelt Reaction To Miley Cyrus Video Proves Young People Matter In The Culture War
American Power: Hamptons McMansions
American Thinker: Obama’s War On Black Education
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: This Stupid Week, Do Over Edition
The Necropolitan Sentinel: Obamacare Watch – Immigration Reform
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, August 27
Jammie Wearing Fools: Sen. Landrieu Urges Moving Cyber Jobs Out of DC: “Some of those jobs need to be located outside the blast zone”
JustOneMinute: Syria – A Time To Choose, Or Not
Pat Dollard: Russian Police Seize Painting of Putin, Medvedev In Womens’ Underwear
Protein Wisdom: Poor Blacks Overwhelmingly Support Vouchers
Shot In The Dark: Chalk Up A Win For Brad Carlson!
Jawa Report: Russian Official – West Is Like “Monkey With A Hand Grenade”
Megan McArdle: Will Smoke From Lew’s Burning Pants Obscure Debt Deal?


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