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LIVE AT FIVE: 11.15.13

Posted on | November 15, 2013 | 11 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Obama Announces Health Care Law Fix

Racist? Terrorist? Or just completely out of his depth?

Insurers question practicality


PRC’s Aid To Philippines Dwarfed By IKEA’s Contributions
Another “own goal” in already damaged relationship


Four Marine EOD Experts Killed At Camp Pendleton
Cause of accidental explosion on the Zulu Range under investigation



POLITICS
Bipartisan Criticism Of President’s Obamacare “Fix”

No grace under pressure, and not much coherency either

Speaker Boehner questions administration’s ability to make changes by rulemaking


Miley Metaphors: John McCain Terms Kerry’s Diplomacy A “Wrecking Ball”


Congressman: Benghazi Attackers Knew Location Of Ambassador’s Safe Room

NSA Chief Says Snowden Leaked 200,000 Documents

House Repulicans Introduce Resolution To Impeach Attorney General Holder

Amtrak Loses $72 Million While Free Booze Flows

US Ending Buys Of Russian Cargo Helicopters



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Rises In Asian Trade As Yellen Promises Continued Easy Money: NYMEX $94.22, Brent $108.42
Japanese Shares Lead Asian Charge As Yellen Gives All Clear
Buffett Takes $3.7 Billion Stake In Exxon-Mobil
TVA To Shut Down Eight More Coal Plants
Lockheed Martin To Cut 4000 Jobs
McDonald’s Eyes Bigger Share Of Coffee Market
Eight Years Later, Google’s Book Scanning Crusade Ruled “Fair Use”
Sony PS4 Finally Hits The Stores
Motorola Unveils “Affordable” Smartphone
Developers Can Now Log In To Windows 8, WinPhone 8 With Facebook
Isis Mobile Wallet Goes Nationwide, Offers Freebies



SPORTS
Tigers’ Cabrera Repeats As AL MVP; Pirates’ McCutcheon Takes NL MVP

First repeat winner since Frank Thomas in 1993-4

McCutcheon beats out Snakes’ first sacker Goldschmidt

Colts Climb Out Of Early Hole, Rally To Beat Titans

Melo’s 45 Not Enough As Knicks Fall To Rockets


Bruins Top Blue Jackets In OT

Talks About Changes To Japanese Posting System Hit A Snag

Islanders Blow Two-Goal Lead, Lose To Kings

Stars Crush Flames 7-3

Johnson Ready To Claim Sixth Title

What’s On Mike Rizzo’s Winter Meetings Shopping List?



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Taylor Armstrong Slams Brandi Glanville For Joanna Krupa Diss

“She can’t keep her trashy mouth shut.”

TMZ Pleads: Shut Up About Krupa’s Vagina

Barbara Walters Steals Scene At “Catching Fire” Screening

Andy Kaufman’s Brother Claims Comedian Is Alive, In Love, And Has A Daughter

Chris Brown Still In Rehab Despite LA Appearance

Jake Gyllenhaal Hospitalized After Punching Mirror

Matthew McConaughey: Leading Man Of The Year

Shawn Levy To Direct “City That Sailed” For Fox, Will Smith To Star

“Fifty Shades Of Grey” Author “Terrified” About The Film

Alec Baldwin’s Stalker Genevieve Sabourin Gets 210 Days In Jail

Miley Cyrus: I’m One Of The World’s Biggest Feminists



FOREIGNERS
Toronto Mayor Apologizes For Oral Sex Remarks
Ireland To Exit EU’s Emergency Room
Canada’s Trade Deficit Narrows To C$435 Million On Energy
1000 US Troops To Assist In Philippines Disaster Relief
Senior Israeli Minister Slams Kerry: “No Longer An Honest Broker” In Iran Talks
386 Kids Rescued, 348 Adults Arrested In Massive Worldwide Child Porn Bust
African Union Demands UN Delay Kenyan Leader’s Trial
Jihadis Mistakenly Behead Fellow Afghan Rebel
Sewage Swamps Gaza Streets As Egyptian Tunnel Closures Cut Off Power
Pakistani Taliban Enmeshed In Bloody Leadership Succession Struggle



BLOGS & STUFF
The Looking Spoon: What Obama Would Rather Do With Individuals Complaining About Obamacare
Proof Positive: Height Of Credibility
Doug Powers: No Matter How Obamacare Enrollment Is Spun, The Net Number Of Uninsured Is Skyrocketing
Twitchy: President Threatens To Veto Keep Your Healthcare Act
American Power: Repeal – It’s The Only Cure
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, November 14
Jammie Wearing Fools: Obamacare Schadenfreuderama
JustOneMinute: Obama’s Solution – Blame The Grandfather
Pat Dollard: Not An “Isolated Incident” – James O’Keefe Releases Second Video Exposing More Obamacare Navigator Fraud
Protein Wisdom: On The Upton Plan
Shot In The Dark: Big “L”, Small “L”
The Jawa Report: Where’s Rusty? Gone Clamming
The Lonely Conservative: Why Is Obamacare Driving Up Your Premiums? Kirsten Powers Has The Answer
Megan McArdle: Obamacare Is Whatever Obama Says It Is


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