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LIVE AT FIVE: 01.31.14

Posted on | January 31, 2014 | 10 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Attorney General To Seek Death Penalty For Boston Marathon Bomber

The scumball in question at the time of his capture

Three killed, hundreds injured by Chechen teen



Did Politics Play A Role In Atlanta’s Snowstorm Gamble?
Mayor Reed, Governor Deal embarrassed by winter storm gridlock



House GOP Unveils Immigration “Principles”
And if you don’t like those, they have others



POLITICS
Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) To Retire After Forty Years In Office

The latest architect of the Abominable Care Act to announce retirement

A crowded field, including “activist” Sandra Fluke, likely to ensue


IRS Rules Change Seen As Limiting Free Speech For Non-Profits



Sen. Mark Udall’s Son Busted For Heroin, Trespassing

White House Scrambles To Save Trade Agenda

Are Vulnerable Democrats Avoiding Obama?

Lawyers Complain Missouri Moving Too Swiftly On Executions



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Brent Holds Near $108 But Prices Could End January On Down Note: NYMEX $98.00, Brent $107.80
Amazon 4Q Earnings Grow But Miss Expectations
Asian Stocks Slip, Yen Pushes Higher
Economy Grew 3.2% In Fourth Quarter, Fueling Hopes For Faster Recovery
Toy Maker Wins Super Bowl Commercial
Ford To Invest $80 Million In Kentucky Truck Plant
Google Making Run At Apple As Most Valuable Tech Firm
Facebook Introduces Paper For iPhone
Man Loses $50,000 Twitter Handle To Hacker
Windows 8.1 May Default To Desktop On Startup
Will The Wii U Survive 2014?



SPORTS
In Search Of Drama, NASCAR Alters Playoff Race Again

Chairman Richard France explains the changes

Drivers critical of new format, lack of input

Sabres Rally To Beat Coyotes 3-2

Michael Young Set To Retire With Texas Rangers

Habs Rip Lackluster Bruins

Reserves Announced For 2014 NBA All-Star Game

Flames Beat Sharks 4-1 For Fourth Straight Win

Johansen Scores Twice As Blue Jackets Clip Caps

Sens Thrash Lightning 5-3

Suns Hand Pacers Second Home Loss, 102-94

Fister: Nationals May Have Better Rotation Than Tigers



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
This Is The New Face Of Jim Beam

Mila Kunis. Awwwww yeah.

Chosen for love of bourbon, global relevance, and warm personality.

Christie Brinkley: Still Stunning At Sixty

Halle Berry Stuns In A Little Black Dress Just Four Months After Son Maceo’s Birth

Scarlett Johansson Quits Oxfam Over Sodastream Controversy


Rihanna Talks Body Image, Wants A Bigger Butt

Miley, Madonna Grind On Stage For “MTV Unplugged”

Sarah Jessica Parker To Run Vogue?

Lindsay Lohan’s $75K Fur Is Missing

Jerry Seinfeld: The “Seinfeld” Reunion Is Real

“Sharknado” Stars Ian Ziering, Tara Reid Returning For The Sequel

Bieber’s Toxicology Report Shows He Was Wasted On Weed And Pills



FOREIGNERS
Rajan Warns Of Policy Breakdown As Emerging Markets Fall
NZ Exports To PRC Surge 45%
Figures Show Japan’s Economy Sharply Improving
Italian Court Reinstates Guilty Verdict Against Amanda Knox
Bangladesh Court Sentences Top Islamist To Death For Arms Smuggling
HK Magnate Gives Up Attempt To Buy Straight Husband For Lesbian Daughter
Thousands Of Police Deploy To Protect Polls From Anti-Government Protesters
Norwegian Politicians Nominate Snowden For Nobel Peace Prize
US Accuses Assad Regime Of Dragging Its Feet On Chemical Weapons Destruction
Goldman Deal On Danish Energy Splits Copenhagen Coalition
After Stunning Debut, AAP Scrambles To Dispel Doubts



BLOGS & STUFF
Dead Republican Party: Awaiting Revelation 21
First Street Journal: The Gun Grabbers; also, Found On Facebook
Proof Positive: Sockpuppet Of The Union Speech
Valley Of The Shadow: Why Waxman Retired
The Looking Spoon: One Sentence Smackdowns For Liberal Propaganda
Michelle Malkin: Standing Up Against Wealth-Shaming
Twitchy: This Is How It’s Done! Michelle Malkin Leads Crushing Social Media Win Against MSNBC Smear
Live From The Catacombs: Yes, It Matters That Chloe Sterling Is 11 (h/t Jeff Quinton on Facebook)
Tammy Bruce: The Mama-San State, Coming Now To A California Sushi Bar Near You
Da Tech Guy: Amy Glass, The Epitome Of Decadent
American Power: MSNBC Takes Down Racist Hate-Tweet Attacking Conservatives Over New Biracial Cheerios Commercial
American Thinker: Spot The Black Dummies
Blackfive: Rules For Successful Platoon Leaders
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Nanny State Tool Henry Waxman Retiring
The Necropolitan Sentinel: Obamacare Watch – People Aren’t Taking Obamacare Deadlines Seriously
Conservatives4Palin: Governor Palin’s Response To The SOTU
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, January 30
Jammie Wearing Fools: Queen Mooch Shakes Down Hollywood Democrats
Joe For America: Abortion Activist On Twitter – “I’d Like To Rip The Uterus Out Of Cathy McMorris Rodgers And Eat It”
JustOneMinute: Send Better Phony Stats (Pre-K Edition)
Pat Dollard: Chick-Fil-A Feeds Hundreds Of Stranded Atlanta Motorists For Free
Protein Wisdom: SOTU Address Postmortem – A Nano-analysis
Shot In The Dark: Pay Me My Memorial Down
The Jawa Report: Notorious Hate Corporation Doubles Down On Its Hate
The Lonely Conservative: So, What’s Up With Obama’s MyRA Retirement Proposal?
This Ain’t Hell: Well, Now We Know Why COLAs Were Really Reduced
Megan McArdle: Amazon’s Bad Omen For The US Economy


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