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LIVE AT FIVE: 04.21.14

Posted on | April 21, 2014 | 7 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Fatal Clash At Ukraine Checkpoint Shreds Easter Sunday Ceasefire

A local resident inspects a burned-out car at the rebel checkpoint allegedly attacked by pro-Kiev irregulars

Attack by Ukraine paramilitary forces, or provocation by Russian security forces?

Dozens Of Suspected Jihadis Killed In Yemen By Drone Strikes
Strikes follow AQAP leader’s pledge to fight

Pope Francis Prays For Peace In Syria, Ukraine During Easter Address
Celebrates Easter Mass with thousands in St. Peter’s Square



POLITICS
Sagebrush Rebellion Revisited: Western States Move To Reclaim Public Lands From Washington

Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks to supporters near Bunkerville, Nev.

Representatives from seven Western states met Friday in Salt Lake City for “Legislative Summit On The Transfer Of Public Lands”


Fauxcahontas Insists She’s Not Running For President


Congressmen Make Bipartisan Call For More Russia Sanctions As Ukraine Violence Continues

Feds Draw Criticism For Selling Wyoming Wild Horses For Slaughter

Obama Punts On Keystone Pipeline Decision Again

Congressman Pete King (R-NY) Unsure About Run For White House

Colorado Drivers Complain About Being Profiled In Other States Following Pot Legalizaion



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Drops But Remains High On Ukraine Crisis: NYMEX $104.08, Brent $109.09
Japan Posted Record $134 Billion Trade Deficit In 2013; Yen Drops
Kraft Recalls 48 Tons Of Hot Dogs
General Mills Scraps Controversial “No Sue” Policy After Outcry
It’s Final – Corn Biofuels Not Helping Economy Or Environment
Unemployment Falls In 21 States, According To Labor Department
Facebook Launches Extremely Creepy “Nearby Friends” Feature
Nike Responds To FuelBand Shutdown Rumors
Changing Passwords Not Enough To Protect Yourself From Heartbleed
Apple, Google Vie To Offer Exclusive Game Apps
PS4 Gets Octodad: Dadliest Catch April 24



SPORTS
Sharks Take Two-Game Lead, Rout Kings 7-2

Kings goalie Quick takes a brief rest during the second period

Fourth-liners Brown and Torres spark San Jose’s comeback win in the second period

Wizards Top Bulls In Game 1 102-93

Pivotal Game 3 Awaits As Pens, Blue Jackets Tied At One

Heat Shake Off Slow Start, Clip Bobcats

Bruins Beat Red Wings 4-1 To Even Series

Trail Blazers Upset Rockets 122-120

Span’s Sac Fly Completes Nats’ Comeback Win Against Cards



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Gwen Stefani Joins “The Voice”

Joining the judges

Replaces the pregnant Christina Aguilera

Tila Tequla Preggers

Teresa Giudice Forced To Sell Mansion As Bank Account Runs Dry Following Fraud Charges

Lindsay Lohan Reveals Miscarriage

Broke And Faking It For The Cameras: Kenya Moore Under Fire

Adele Plans Comeback At London’s Albert Hall

Katie Holmes Celebrates Suri’s Eighth With Cupcake Greeting

Enrique Iglesias Has Yet To Introduce His GF Anna Kournikova To Dad Julio

White House Responds To Justin Bieber Deportation Petition

Laura Prepon Returns Full-Time To “Orange Is The New Black” Season Three

Justin Bartha, Wife Lia Smith Welcome Baby Girl



FOREIGNERS
ROK President Park Says Ferry Captain’s Actions “Akin To Murder”
Pakistan Bus Crash Kills 42
Abdulluh Abdullah Extends Lead In Afghan Presidential Election; Runoff Still Likely
Hollande Accuses Assad Regime Of Continued Chemical Weapons Use
Japan’s PM Abe Sends Offering To Yasukuni Shrine; Predictable Butthurt Results
After Everest Disaster, Sherpas Contemplate Strike
Singh Stands By Remarks As BJP Seethes
Jihadis Kill Eleven Algerian Soldiers In Ambush



BLOGS & STUFF
American Power: Mary Jo Kopechne Was Unavailable For Comment
American Thinker: Death, Taxes, And Anti-Semitism
Blackfive: Want Some Signed Books?
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Logic And Reason Are Symbols Of White Privilege
Conservatives4Palin: Governor Palin – Happy Easter!
Don Surber: Happy Easter
Jammie Wearing Fools: “Ridiculous” – Administration Punts On Keystone, Obama Faces Dem Revolt
Joe For America: Atheists Offended By Something They Don’t Believe Exists. What Next, Unicorns?
JustOneMinute: Just Don’t Call It Cold War Thinking
Pat Dollard: Dinesh D’Souza – Bundy Ranchers Are Facing The Real Domestic Terrorists From Their Own Government
Protein Wisdom: Al Sharpton And The Meaning Of Easter
Shot In The Dark: She’ll Never Do Lunch In Berkeley Again
STUMP: Lies, Damned Lies, And Government Numbers
The Jawa Report: Canadian Imam – A Beating Isn’t Violence If It Isn’t Agonizing
The Lonely Conservative: Former Obama Medicare Chief Says Single Payer Comes Next
This Ain’t Hell: Vet Cheats Vets
Megan McArdle: Can You Save Non-Savers From Themselves?


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