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LIVE AT FIVE: 09.04.13

Posted on | September 4, 2013 | 9 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Kerry Stumbles As He Tries To Sell Syria Intervention To Congress

Caught in a bipartisan crossfire

Boots on the ground or no boots?

Quinn’s Rivals For NYC Mayor Score On Her Push To Give Bloomberg Third Term
De Blasio surges to double-digit lead in primary polls

Unannounced US/Israeli Missile Test Fuels Syria Jitters
IDF says it was a test of the Iron Dome anti-missile system



POLITICS
Bloomberg Sues City Council Over Law Easing Suits Against NYPD

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Suit says council resolution intrudes on state law


Montana Judge Says 30-Day Rape Sentence May Be Illegal, Orders New Hearing


NAACP/KKK Meeting In Wyoming Believed To Be A First

Oklahoma Supreme Court Issues Stay In Baby Veronica Case

Mayor Bing Takes Offense At Boston Mayor’s “Blow Up” Detroit Comment

Alleged Navy Football Rape Victim Drunk But Not Out Of Control, Friends Testify

Former Filner Rival Skips Race For San Diego Mayor



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Brent Holds Above $115 As Syria Concerns Stoke Supply Fears; NYMEX $108.25, Brent $115.73
Microsoft To Buy Nokia’s Mobile Phone Unit
Kodak Emerges From Bankruptcy With Focus On Commercial Printing
Asian Stocks Drop As Emerging Currencies Fall On Syria Concerns
S&P Calls Feds’ Lawsuit “Retaliation” For US Downgrade
News Corp Sells Local Newspapers To Fortress Group
Nokia Buy Can’t Fix Windows Phone
Kindle Matchbook Offers Cheap Digital Copies Of Print Purchases
Nymi Bracelet Aims To Replace Keys, Passwords With Your Heartbeat
Western Digital Outs “Mini Me” Red Label NAS Drives
XBox One ESPN/NFL Integration – A Look At What’s Coming



SPORTS
Defending NASCAR Champ Keselowski “Beyond Frustration”

Finishing in 35th this past Sunday in Atlanta

Will he be the first champ since 2006 not to make the Chase?

Oracle Hit With Major Penalties In America’s Cup Cheating Scandal

Lester Outduels Scherzer As Red Sox Beat Tigers 2-1


Suns Waive Beasley For Character Issues

A’s Tie Rangers Atop AL West

Frustrated Adam Dunn Might Retire After This Season

Orioles Rally Late But Not Enough To Beat Tribe

Braves Beat Mets 3-1, Magic Number Now 10

Could Tebow Rejoin Patriots Later In The Season?

Werth Leads Nationals Past Mets, Now Only 6.5 Behind Reds In Wild-Card Hunt



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Vanity Fair’s 100th Anniversary Cover Girl: Kate Upton

Upton by Leibowitz

Related: Kate Upton’s Style Evolution

Jennifer Lopez Is Cosmo’s October Cover Girl

Miley Cyrus Breaks Silence On VMAs

Stacy Keibler’s Weekend At Burning Man – No Clooney? No Problem!

Lee Thompson Young’s Death Certificate Released

E.L. James, “Fifty Shades Of Grey” Producers Defend Casting Decisions

“True Blood” To End Its Run After Next Season

Scarlett Johansson To Adorn Harper’s Bazaar October Cover

Chaz Bono Now Half The Man He Used To Be

Taylor Swift Lands Role In Spy Flick “The Secret Service” Alongside David Beckham

QED Sets Bill Murray For Barry Levinson-Directed “Rock The Casbah”

Will Chase Withdraws From “Little Miss Sunshine”, Takes Role In “Nashville”

Showtime’s “Homeland” Third Season Premiere Leaks Online A Month Early

Amanda Bynes Spending $3500/Day On Medical Treatment



FOREIGNERS
Senate Syria Resolution Sets Time Limits, Bars Ground Troops
Dennis Rodman Back In North Korea For “Basketball Diplomacy”
Female Vigilante may Be Hunting Mexican Bus Drivers
UN Says Syrian Refugee Count Now Over 2 Million
More Than 60 Dead As Baghdad Rocked By Car Bombs
German Prosecutors To Charge 30 Alleged Auschwitz Guards
Rudd Snapped Quoting “West Wing” In Gay Marriage Response
Egyptian Rocket Attack Kills 15 Militants In Sinai
Brazilian President May Cancel White House Visit Over NSA Snooping



BLOGS & STUFF
First Street Journal: Economics 101 – If You Don’t Have The Money, You Don’t Have The Money!
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Washington Post Names Teacher Of The Year
Doug Powers: ObamaCare Fallout Continues As 40,000 Longshoremen Quit AFL-CIO
Twitchy: Ace Of Spades, One Photo Destroy Antiwar Left Hypocrisy
American Power: Obama’s Inept Foreign Policy
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, September 3
Jammie Wearing Fools: Krauthammer – Obama’s Syria Plan Entirely Incoherent
JustOneMinute: Two Down, Many To Go
Pat Dollard: Bakery Threatened For Refusing To Make Gay Wedding Cake Closes Its Doors
Protein Wisdom: David Horowitz, Zionist, Joins Snowbilly Mama In Going All Racist On This Syrian Thing
Shot In The Dark: Chanting Points Memo – Our Spunky, Cute White Underclass
The Jawa Report: GOP Leadership: It’s Okay To Kill 100k Innocent People, But Kill 1k With Chemical Weapons And, By Golly, You’ve Crossed A Line
The Lonely Conservative: Sen. McCain Caught Playing Games On His Phone During Syria Hearing
Megan McArdle: As Goes Nokia, So Goes Finland?


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