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LIVE AT FIVE: 02.10.14

Posted on | February 10, 2014 | 3 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Iranians Send Warships Into Atlantic Near U.S. For First Time

Iranian vessels patrol in the Sea of Oman

Iranians say deployment in response to USN ships in the Persian Gulf

Rand Paul Launches Preemptive Strike On Bill Clinton
Taking the #waronwomen home to the Big He

Obama Changes Rules For Refugees
Now, limited support for terrorists is okay!
House GOP objects



POLITICS
The Obamacare Parallel

Veteran helping veteran at the Midwest Shelter For Homeless Veterans in Wheaton, IL

Veterans Benefit Management System failures presaged problems with Obamacare site

Schumer: Pass Immigration Now, Leave Implementation For Obama’s Successor

Charter Schools May Leave NYC In Response To Tighter Restrictions

Democrats Distance Themselves From Obama By Moving Left For 2016

Lawsuit Challenging AZ Gov. Brewer’s Medicaid Plan Dismissed



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Mixed On Lousy US Jobs, Winter Storm Worries: NYMEX $100.01, Brent $109.32
Dollar Weakens As Markets Look Forward To Yellen
AOL Reverses Unpopular Retirement Move
Nissan Willing To Lose Market Share To Ensure Profit
ISS Recommends “No” Vote On Icahn’s Plan For Apple
The Life And Death Of Flappy Bird
First Windows 8.1 Update Coming March 11?
Yahoo To Partner With Yelp On Local Search
Snapchat Token Bug Creates DoS Attack For iOS, Android
California Pushes For Cellphone Kill Switch



SPORTS
It’s Kevin Durant’s World; We’re Just Living In It

Durant ends just one assist shy of a triple-double as the Thunder destroy the Knicks

Durant scores 41, makes strong case for MVP as Oklahoma City humiliates New York 112-100

Missouri Defensive End Comes Out As Gay, Sports Press Wets Itself With Joy

Kings Can’t Beat The Wiz

Gold Medal In Figure Skating Caps Big Day For Russia At Winter Olympics

Chris Paul Returns As Clippers Destroy Sixers 123-78


The Potemkin Olympics: Sports As National Infomercial

NHL Players Begin To Arrive In Sochi

Truck Day Signals Return Of Spring To Boston

John Force Wins Season-Opening Winternationals

Top-Ranked Lady Huskies Crush #4 Louisville 81-64

Pistons Fire Coach Cheeks

Baseball Arbitration: Winners And Losers

Mason Plumlee Scores Career-High 22 As Nyets Beat Pelicans

Dodgers Sign Maholm To One-Year Deal

Top Five Spring Training Storylines: Espi vs. Rendon



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Ashley Benson, Heroin Chic…

…or creep?

TMZ asks readers: Too soon?

Mark Zuckerberg Is America’s #1 Philanthropist

IRS Goes After Michael Jackson’s Estate For $702 Million, Accuses Trustees Of Undervaluing Assets


George Zimmerman/DMX Celebrity Boxing Match Scratched

t.a.T.U Reunites For Olympic Opening Ceremony

Woody Allen Speaks Out…

…And Dylan Farrow Responds

Marc Anthony, GF Chloe Green Split After One Year

Farrah Abraham – Vivid Tried To Backdoor Me On Sequel



FOREIGNERS
Toyota To Close Australian Auto Plants By 2017
Japan Posts Record-Low Current Account Surplus
Swiss Voters Back Limit On Immigration
New Round Of Syria Peace Talks To Begin In Geneva
Rice Farmers Protest As Thai Government’s Funding Woes Mount
Norks Rescind Invite To Seek Bae Release
70,000 Rally In Fresh Kiev Protest
Nepal Parliament Ends Deadlock, Elects Social Democrat As Prime Minister
Boat Capsizes In Indian Reservoir, 22 Drown
Baluchi Rebels Blow Up Three Pakistani Gas Pipelines



BLOGS & STUFF
American Power: Smokin’ Conservative Michelle Malkin Girds For 2014 GOP Civil War
American Thinker: The Final Constitutional Option
Blackfive: Palate Cleanser – Gunny Bryan Wallgren’s John Glenn Speech
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Trans Woman Manages To Make Piers Morgan Look Sympathetic
The Necropolitan Sentinel: Obamacare Watch – Sure, We’ll Take THESE Federal Funds, But Not Those
Conservatives4Palin: Another Democratic Congressman Abandons The Sinking Ship
Don Surber: Robert Reich Knows Nothing About The Middle Class
Jammie Wearing Fools: Sudden Convert To Open Carry Wendy Davis Tried To Block “Campus Carry” Law In 2011
Joe For America: Backlash Against Immigration Floods Boehner’s Website
JustOneMinute: Righties Gone Wild
Pat Dollard: IRS, FBI Conduct Raid On “Machine Gun Preacher” Sam Childers; Charity Shipment “Totally Destroyed”
Protein Wisdom: Oh, The Irony!
The Jawa Report: Red On Red Continues In Syria
The Lonely Conservative: Democrats Now Officially The Anti-Jobs Party
This Ain’t Hell: Wanted – William Derek Church
Megan McArdle: Is There A Right Time To Raise The Minimum Wage?


Comments

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  • richard mcenroe

    They’re sending them over. Do we have to send them back all at once. Or just the more identifiable pieces?

  • Wombat_socho

    Heck, we’re still technically at war with them. Why send anything back?