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LIVE AT FIVE: 03.04.14

Posted on | March 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Russia Tightens Hold On Crimea With 16,000 Troops

“Steel” in his spine? Yeah, suuuure.

Russia Tells UN Yanukovych Asked For Intervention


Rumsfeld on Ukraine: It Is U.S. Weakness That Has Shaken The World



Blade Runner Trial Underway
Live broadcasts miss bizarre off-camera turns

Train Station Rampage Further Strains Ethnic Tensions In PRC
Authorities blame Uighur separatists for attack



POLITICS
Obama Budget Seeks To Unify Democrats Rather Than Compromise With Republicans

Paul Ryan is not surprised by the massive giveaways

$4 trillion budget likely dead on arrival

South Carolina Drops Effort To Enforce Immigration Law

Christian Alternative To Obamacare Growing Fast As Deadline Nears


All 50 Governors Oppose Administration’s Proposed National Guard Cuts

Supremes Refuse To Rule on City’s Illegal Immigration Ordinance

Gov. Kitzhaber Pessimistic About Cover Oregon Website

Tea Party Losing Steam In Primaries?

Is Petraeus Being Silenced By Ongoing Probe?

Boehner Snubbed By CPAC



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Mixed As Traders Eye Ukraine Crisis: NYMEX $104.79, Brent $111.22
Gold Holds Near Four-Month High On Ukraine Crisis
Asian Stocks Mixed As Ukraine Tensions Continue
High Heating Bills Distort Spending Data
Buffett: Keystone Pipeline Would Be Good For Country
Wheat Retreats With Corn As Ukraine Shipments Avoid Disruption
Apple’s New Car System Turns Your Dashboard Into An iPhone Accessory
Kickstarter Surges Past $1 Billion Mark
Zynga Reboots Three Of Its Biggest Franchises For Mobile
Samsung Announces New ARM-Powered Chromebooks
OUYA Everywhere Is Bringing The Android Game Platform To Other Devices



SPORTS
LeBron James Tops 60 Points For First Time; Heat Burn Bobcats

Who was that masked man?

Sets personal and team record as Heat top Bobcats 124-107


Ruff Gets 600th NHL Coaching Win As Stars Down Sabres



Umpires Vindicated In First Tests Of MLB Instant Replay System

Timbermutts Outlast Nuggets, 132-128

#1 Lady Huskies Rout #3 Louisville 68-48

Blue Jackets Edge Maple Leafs 2-1

Detwiler And Roark Get Work As Nats Fall To Yankees 4-2



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Leah Remini: I Left Co$ For My Daughter

“[My friends] didn’t care about doing the right thing. That showed me everything the Church taught me was a lie.”


Abandoned cult to protect daughter


Lady Gaga, Sharon Osbourne End Feud, Strangle Each Other At Elton John’s Oscar Viewing Party

Scarlett Johansson Pregnant, Expecting First Child


Ellen Flops In Long, Boring, Self-Involved Oscars Show

Backlash Against Kim Novak Snark On Twitter Is Immediate And Harsh

Most Tweeted About During Oscars? Jennifer Lawrence

50 Cent Backs Off Suggestion That Diddy, Rick Ross Are Gay Lovers

Taylor Swift Stalker Threatens To Kill Anyone That Comes Between Him And His “Bride”

Mary-Kate Olsen Shows Off Massive Engagement Ring



FOREIGNERS
Netanyahu Rallies U.S. Supporters After Obama Pushes For Compromise With Palestinians
Nepal Orders Climbers To Clean Up Garbage On Everest
Crimean Tatars Denounce Russian Incursion
India Puts All Rolls-Royce Deals On Hold Pending Bribery Probe
Emirates Jail Three Jihadis For Up To Seven Years
India Condemns Terrorist Attack In PRC
Venezuelan Opposition Maintains Protests Despite Carnival Season



BLOGS & STUFF
First Street Journal: Western Intellectuals And The Misunderstanding Of Power
Proof Positive: There’s Still A Bear In The Woods
Doug Powers: Kerry – “That Re-Set Thing With Russia Was A Long Time Ago”
Twitchy: The New Republic Admits Romney Was “Exactly Right” About Russia
American Power: What “Free Palestine” Really Means
American Thinker: Banning The American Flag And Reconquista
Blackfive: Kramer And Putin
Conservatives4Palin: Governor Palin’s Interview On Hannity
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, March 3
Jammie Wearing Fools: Iran Executes Two For Homosexuality, Iowahawk Wonders Why “U.S. Wedding Cake Activists” Silent
Joe For America: Muslim Barber Refuses to Cut Lesbian’s Hair – Whose Rights Trump Whose?
JustOneMinute: You Go To Peace With The President You Have
Pat Dollard: Code Pink Founder Jailed In Egypt – Her Jail Phone # Posted If You Want To Call
Protein Wisdom: Di Blasio Kicks 700 Kids Out Of High-Performing Charter Schools
Shot In The Dark: Palin 1, Obama 0
The Jawa Report: Surenos Gangbangers In…Syria?
The Lonely Conservative: Another Costly EPA Regulation Unleashed On The Economy
This Ain’t Hell: Ninth Circuit Says Not Safe For Students To Wear U.S. Flag T-Shirts On May 5
Megan McArdle: Can Lipitor Save Big Pharma?


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