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LIVE AT FIVESEVEN: 11.13.13

Posted on | November 13, 2013 | 3 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Typhoon Aid Convoys Come Under Fire As Relief Efforts Become Logistics Nightmare

A Filipino policeman secures a truckload of relief supplies in Tacloban

Convoys being attacked by Communist guerillas, starving people

Hawaii Senate Passes Gay Marriage Bill
Governor to sign, make state 15th to legalize gay marriages


Netanyahu Blocks Plans To Build New Settler Homes
Wants no diversions from lobbying effort against Iranian nukes



POLITICS
Poll: President’s Popularity Plunges As Namesake Program Stumbles

Distrusted by over 50% of Americans! A new low!

Quinnipiac poll shows 39% overall approval rating; ironically, only thing Americans trust him on is handling terrorism

Another ObamaCare Fix Promised As Bill Clinton Criticizes Rollout

Wisconsin Governor Walker Reveals Violence, Death Threats In Upcoming Autobiography

Republicans Block Key Obama Court Appointee In Senate Vote

Obama DHS Pick Facing Tough Questions From Civil Liberties And Human Rights Groups

Is Obama Conducting A Purge Of The Military?



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Rebounds In Asia After Sharp Stateside Drop: NYMEX $93.20, Brent $106.00
Obama Claims Economy Is Growing Thanks To Dodd-Frank Reforms
Starbucks Ordered To Pay $2.76 Billion To Kraft In Packaged Coffee Row
Euro Stocks Fall As Investors Weigh Earnings
Fed Taper Talk Sends Emerging Stocks To Two-Month Lows
Gold Hits One-Month Low On Prospects For Fed Taper
Apple’s New iPad Mini Already Seeing Black Friday Price Slashes
Netflix Service Sees A TV Makeover
What’s Behind Italy’s Love For WinPhones?
Airbnb Makes Lodging Listing All Mobile
Android Dominates 81% Of World Smartphone Market



SPORTS
Pirates’ Hurdle, Indians’ Francona Named Managers Of The Year

Hurdle led the Pirates to their first postseason since 1992

Francona narrowly edges Boston’s Farrell in BBWAA vote

Hill Comes Up Big As Lakers Pound Pelicans

Sam Hurd Opens Up About Drug Use In The NFL

Sabres Edge Kings In Shootout

Warriors Dismantle Pistons 113-95

Blue Jackets Fall To Capitals In OT

Heat Blows Out Bucks

Habs Lose To Lightning In Shootout

Black Caps Grab Unlikely ODI Win Over Sri Lanka

Trent Jewett Leaves Nationals Coaching Staff For Mariners



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Comp Sci Student Pleads Guilty In Miss Teen USA Extortion Case

Miss Teen California Cassidy Wolf is crowned

Hacked entrants’ computers, threatened to publish nude photos

Jennifer Lawrence On Hollywood, Women, And Body Image

Justin Timberlake: #Hashtag Of The Year

Unspeakable Armenian Pulled Over On LA Freeway, Mayhem Ensues

Zac Efron Breaks Jaw After Accidental Fall At Home

Brazilian Model Tati Neves Has Nice Things To Say About Justin Bieber…In Bed

California Dreaming: Kate Hudson

Akiva Goldsman, Jeff Pinkner To Adapt “Ghost” As Series For Paramount TV

Kelly Clarkson Plays Coy On Pregnancy Question



FOREIGNERS
UK Unemployment Drops To 7.6% In Third Quarter
PRC’s State Security Committee Shows Xi’s Clout
Palestinian Teen Stabs, Kills Israeli Soldier
Top Indian Cop Under Fire For “Enjoy Rape” Remark, Apologizes
Ukraine Parliament Fails To Agree On Tymoshenko Release
Egypt Lifting State Of Emergency
Syrian Army Retakes Town South Of Damascus
Prince Of Wales Accuses Supermarkets Of Putting The Squeeze On Farmers
Syria’s Kurds Move Toward Autonomous Region, Announce Transitional Government



BLOGS & STUFF
The First Street Journal: Scoring Obaminablecare
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Who Knew That People With Graduate Degrees Were Such Racists?
Doug Powers: Who Will Be Counted As An Obamacare Enrollee?
Twitchy: Do You Got “Ho-Surance”? “Bro-Surance” Creators Branch Out, Set Sights On Lady Parts
The People’s Cube: If You Liked ObamaCare, You’ll Love ObamaCar
American Power: Congressional Democrats Give Obama 72 Hours To Fix Obamacare
American Thinker: Dangerous Times – Obama And The Crisis Of Evil
The Necropolitan Sentinel: Obamacare Watch – Skeptical About The Websites Working In Time
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, November 12
Jammie Wearing Fools: O’Keefe Gets Results – One Obamacare Navigator Fired, Three Suspended After Being Exposed On Video
Pat Dollard: Fox News Continues To Destroy Its Competition
Protein Wisdom: Introversion Isn’t Obama’s Problem, His Inability To Tell The Truth Is
Shot In The Dark: Carpetbaggers – Of Moo And Cow
The Jawa Report: Last Jew In Afghanistan Not So Positive About Americans
The Lonely Conservative: The Food Police Are At It Again
Megan McArdle: Venezuela’s Economic War On Itself


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