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Posted on | January 24, 2014 | 6 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Fragile Ukraine Cease-Fire Tested By Reports Of Police Brutality

Protesters clashed with police in central Kiev yesterday.

Unrest spreads to Lvov, Rovno, Cherkassy


Majority Indifferent To Christie Bridge “Scandal”
CBS poll shows 53% of Republicans and independents’ views unchanged



Thailand Awaits Crunch Court Ruling On Election
Can administration proceed with scheduled election despite opposition’s threat to boycott?



POLITICS
Fox News Poll: Obamacare Support Hits Record Low

Larger chunk of public solidly opposes PPACA

Even Democrats’ opposition increases to 30%


Senate Intel Committee Rips Gen. Dempsey Over Benghazi Disaster



Boehner Rejects Leno’s Suggestion Of White House Run

Dinesh D’Souza Indicted For Violating Election Law

Moody’s Downgrades Health Insurers, Citing Obamacare

Judge Rules Kansas Sperm Donor Owes Child Support To Lesbian Couple



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Higher As US Distillate Stockpiles Drop: NYMEX $97.51, Brent $107.69
Emerging Markets Selloff Accelerates On PRC, Fed Concerns
Microsoft Posts Better Than Expected Earnings
Senator Markey (D-MA) Calls For Investigation Into Herbalife
VW Labor Chief Terms US Operations A Disaster
Pentagon Denies Ordering 80,000 New Blackberry Phones
Samsung Posts First Profit Drop In Two Years As Smartphone Sales Stall
Qualcomm Acquires Mobile Patents From HP
Syrian Electronic Army Hacks CNN Social Media Accounts
Facebook Strikes Back – Predicts Princeton U Won’t Exist By 2021
Korg Resurrects Iconic RK-100 Keytar After Thirty Years



SPORTS
Balfour Returns As Rays Closer

Balfour speaks to press as Rays principal owner Sternberg looks on

Signs for two years, $36 million after passing physical


Blue Jackets Win Team Record Eighth Straight, Batter Flyers 5-2

NBA All-Star Starters Announced


Predators Score Twice In Third To Upset Canucks

Lester: Staying With Red Sox A Priority

Nicushkin’s Goals Help Spark Stars Rout Of Leafs

Garza Not A Brewer Yet

Giolito, Cole Make MLB.Com’s Top 100 Prospects List



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Cate Blanchett Enjoying The Acclaim “Indecently”

Cate with her Golden Globe

The Telegraph interview

Viewers Abandoning Unspeakable Armenians: Lowest Ratings In Three Years

Bieber Makes Bail, Mugs For Miami Fans


Dean McDermott Enters Rehab After Cheating On Tori Spelling

Garrett Hedlund Offered Captain Hook Role In “Pan”

Ann Hathaway Explains Low Post-Oscars Profile: “People Needed A Break From Me”

“Wonder Woman” Gal Gadot Signs Three-Picture Deal With Warner Bros.

Soapy Drama From David Russell, Susannah Grant Gets Order From ABC



FOREIGNERS
Cairo Rocked By Bombs, Five Killed
French President Hollande Meets With Pope Francis Amid Rumors Of Affair
South Sudan Rebels, Government Sign Ceasefire
As Iran Declares Victory, The West Averts Its Eyes
Indian Supreme Court Orders Investigation Into Village Gang Rape
David Cameron: Europe Obsessed With Bureaucratic Bumpf
Norks Call For End To Hostilities In Letter To ROK
Hazara Bus Bombing Victims Finally Laid To Rest



BLOGS & STUFF
American Power: Unhinged Leftists Escalate Google Bus Protests To Home Of Driverless Car Designer
Proof Positive: Pope And Change
Valley Of The Shadow: Liberty Caucus’ Paulbots Refuse To Work With Los Angeles GOP
Doug Powers: Subway & Michelle Obama Announce Partnership To Make Kids Hate Lunch At Other Places Than Schools
Twitchy: Obamacare Propaganda Training Session For TV & Film Industry Creeps Out Actor Allen Covert
American Power: Leftists Freak Out Over Huckabee’s Totally Accurate Comments On Dems’ View Of Women
American Thinker: Schumer’s Plan To Abolish The Tea Party
Blackfive: Admiral Mullen Addresses CVA, Weekly Standard, Gets Healthy Dose Of Skepticism
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Rule 5 Thursday, Selena Gomez Is Single Edition
The Necropolitan Sentinel: No Place For The Luxury Of Living In NY
Conservatives4Palin: Enthusiasm On The Left Like A Bubble About To Burst
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, January 23
Jammie Wearing Fools: Of Course – Conservative Actors’ Group Being Harassed By The IRS
Joe For America: Ted Nugent – Politicians Check Their Scrotums At The Door, Even Hillary
JustOneMinute: US Economic Mobility Not Declining?
Pat Dollard: After Years Of Decline, Number Of Aliens Apprehended By Border Patrol Up For Second Year In A Row
Protein Wisdom: This Is Your America Now
Shot In The Dark: The Left’s Koch Habit
The Jawa Report: Liberals Caught On Video Mocking Wheelchaired Greg Abbott, Labeling Disability A Liability
The Lonely Conservative: Jay Carney Claims Millions Of Americans Desire Obamacare
This Ain’t Hell: Michael Reagan And The Fallen Heroes Project
Megan McArdle: The Mirage Behind Brazil’s Economic Miracle


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