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LIVE AT FIVE: 02.26.14

Posted on | February 26, 2014 | 4 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Joe Biden: Hillary Clinton Won’t Affect My Decision About 2016

“I just truly haven’t made up my mind.”

Sees experience in administration as an advantage

Venezuela’s Maduro To Meet Opposition Leader
Meeting with Capriles hoped to calm bloody rioting


Obama Tells Karzai US Planning Full Withdrawal From Afghanistan
Pakistan Official Warns “Zero Option” Could Lead To Afghan Civil War



POLITICS
Obama Eases Penalties For Businesses Hiring Illegals

Analysts say the illegal immigration problem would be eased if businesses would comply with the law

Homeland Security audits shows businesses hiring illegals get fines reduced an average of 40%

Senate Moves Forward With Veterans Policy Rewrite

House Passes Bill To Allow Phone Unlocking

Holder Gives Nod To State AGs To Drop Defense Of Gay Marriage Laws

CBO Suggests Increased Domestic Spending Is Behind Military Cuts

House Dems Push Ahead On Minimum Wage Even As Reid Delays Senate Vote

Foreign Service Professionals Want Administration To Nominate Diplomats Who Actually Know Something About The Countries They’re Going To



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Edges Higher After Drop Ahead Of US Stockpiles Report: NYMEX $101.86, Brent $109.56
Aussie Falls With Iron Ore As Yuan Touches 7-Month Low On PBOC
Wall Street Slips The Day After S&P Sets Record
Macy’s Shakes Off January Storms To Ring Up Big Quarter
Tesla Battery Jolts Shares Higher While Upending Power Grid
New Taco Bell Breakfast Menu Aims Waffle Tacos At McMuffins
BlackBerry Goes Back To Basics In Quest To Regain Customers
Apple’s Security Fail Needs A Culture Change To Fix
What The Upcoming XBox One Dashboard Update Looks Like
TiVo Founders Launch QPlay, A Chromecast-Like Video Curation Service
San Francisco Woman Allegedly Assaulted, Robbed After Wearing Google Glass In Bar



SPORTS
Sabres Top Hurricanes As NHL Returns From Sochi

Ryan Miller in the net for the Sabres

Ehrhoff scores two as Buffalo snaps four-game skid


Gasol Explodes About Lakers Lack Of Discipline After 118-98 Loss To Pacers

Ovechkin Apologizes For Russia’s Poor Performance At Sochi


NBA Dismisses Rumors About 4-Point Shot Line, Bigger Courts

Shockers Make History By Going 30-0 In Regular Season

Braves Sign 19 Players To One-Year Deals

Hollins’ Career-High 27 Lifts Golden Rats Over Iowa

McCatty Talks Strasburg On The Radio



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Lindsay Lohan Tops Nanny In Court

Victorious in hit & run case

Plaintiff folds like cheap suit, drops lawsuit


Bill Murray Remembers Harold Ramis: “He Earned His Keep On This Planet”


Justin Bieber Going To Trial In DUI Case

Dreamworks Animation CEO Hints At Another “Shrek” Movie

For Those Of You Still Watching SNL, Fair Warning: Lena Dunham To Make Host Debut March 8 

“Entourage” Movie Gets Release Date

Jenna Fischer Pregnant, Expecting Second Child



FOREIGNERS
What The Government Isn’t Telling You About Bangkok
Iraqi Ambassador Denies There’s An Arms Deal With Iran
A Humiliated Putin Plans His Next Move In Ukraine
Cracks Starting To Show In Maduro’s Backing?
Israeli Air Strike On Hezbollah Missile Convoy Kills Four
Stormy Debate In Knesset Over Temple Mount Sovreignty
Turkish PM Under Investigation For Corruption
Boko Haram Jihadis Kill 59 In School Attack
Old Bailey Trial Of Hyde Park Bombing Suspect Collapses



BLOGS & STUFF
First Street Journal: Kim Jong-Un’s New Weapon
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Dear Alec Baldwin, L.A.’s Douchebag Quota Is Full
Proof Positive: High Pressure Redefined
Doug Powers: Global Warming Causing “Settled Science” Crowd To Attempt Suppression Of Dissent
Twitchy: Megyn Kelly Rips Cowardly Obamacare Bully Rep. Peters For “Attacking A Leukemia Patient”
American Power: How Our Founding Father Used To Pound The Booze
American Thinker: How To Handle Voter Fraud
Conservatives4Palin: Cheney – Obama Would Rather Spend Money On Food Stamps Than Defend The Country
Don Surber: Taking Celebrities To The Dry Cleaners
Jammie Wearing Fools: Black Pastors Call For Holder’s Impeachment
Joe For America: Veterans Affairs Employees Destroyed Veterans’ Medical Records To Cancel Backlogged Exam Requests
JustOneMinute: Science Comes To The Supremes
Pat Dollard: Leftist Soldier Hides To Avoid Saluting Flag, Brags About It On Instagram
Protein Wisdom: “Sometimes You Think You Know Someone, But You Don’t Have The Slightest”
Shot In The Dark: No Retreat. No Surrender.
The Jawa Report: Joooos! Is There Anything They Can’t Do?
The Lonely Conservative: Geithner Met With Obama Five Minutes Before Threatening S&P
This Ain’t Hell: Obama Has A Hissy When Governors Address NG Cuts
Megan McArdle: Mt. Gox Meltdown Spells Doom For Bitcoin


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