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LIVE AT FIVE: 05.02.14

Posted on | May 2, 2014 | 4 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Broadcaster Under Fire For Airing Edited Interview With Narendra Modi

BJP candidate Narendra Modi

BJP takes revenge by releasing unedited copy of interview


NAACP’s LA Chapter President Resigns Amid Sterling Flap
Chapter had honored Clippers owner previously, planned to do so again

Pro-Russian Mob Clashes With Police In Donetsk
Confrontation in prosecutor’s compound ends in violence; 26 injured



POLITICS
Big Jump In Military Sexual Assault Reports

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

Outrage or sign of progress?


Phoenix VA Officials Put On Leave Over Patient Wait List

Florida Senate Approves In-State Tuition For Illegals

Chris Stewart (R-UT) Wants To Cut Funding For Federal Paramilitary Units After Bundy Dispute

Internal Memos Show EPA Worked Behind Scenes To Kill Alaskan Mine

Retired General Criticizes Lack Of Military Response To Benghazi

Officials Struggling To Fix State Obamacare Exchanges

Reid In A Bind Over Bipartisan Calls For Keystone Vote



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Oil Down Slightly On Increased Supply Ahead Of US Jobs Data: NYMEX $99.47, Brent $107.77
US Stocks Slip Ahead Of Jobs Data
Weekly Jobless Claims Jump To 344K Ahead Of Jobs Report
Yellen’s Fed Resigned To Diminished Growth Expectations
Consumer Spending “Surges” 0.9% In March
Box, Zendesk Among IPOs Stuck Watching The Market
Microsoft Releases Fix For Internet Explorer
Foursquare App Split Strengthens Challenge To Yelp
Google Deals Made Phones More Expensive, Lawsuit Claims
BASIC Celebrates 50th Birthday
NYC To Reinvent The Pay Phone



SPORTS
OKC’s Durant Brings It, Scores 36 To Force Game Seven Against Memphis

“Mr. Unreliable”? Apparently not

“I’m not going to give [the Daily Oklahoman] credit for nothing.”

Subban Lifts Habs Past Bruins In Double OT

West, Pacers Rally Late To Force Game 7

Blue Jackets Aiming Higher After Playoff Season

Royals Fall To Jays 7-3

Sterling Could Use Divorce To Avoid Clippers Sale

Cano, Elias Lead M’s Past Yankees

Sharks Hit New Low In Collapse Against Kings

Dodgers Outlast Twins In Extras To Sweep Doubleheader

O’s Sweep Pirates In Doubleheader At Camden Yards

Marlins Hang On To Sweep Braves

Rays Sweep Doubleheader From Red Sox

Bryce Harper Has Thumb Surgery, Out Indefinitely



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Why Elizabeth Olsen Is Hollywood’s New Sweetheart

Coming soon to the latest Godzilla remake

From cult hits to blockbuster glitz, the twins’ little sister is turning heads

Jason Priestley Dishes On Tori Spelling, Brad Pitt In New Memoir

Samuel L. Jackson Angers Porn Stars


Columbia Records Drops Naya Rivera

Miley Cyrus Delays Europe Tour Due To Illness (Again)

Josh Hartnett Opens Up About His Hiatus From Hollywood

Floyd Mayweather Broke Up With Fiance After She Got An Abortion

Mike Fisher: I Stay Out Of Carrie’s Way When She’s Focused On Work

Demi Lovato Discusses Her Bipolar Disorder: “It’s A Daily Thing”



FOREIGNERS
Boston College Again Immersed In Ireland’s Troubles
Car Bomb In Nigeria’s Capital Kills 15
Kerry Calls For Regional Force To End Bloodshed In South Sudan
Ukraine Reinstates Conscription As Situation In Donets Basin Deteriorates
Illegal Gold Mine Collapses In Colombia; 3 Dead, 15 Missing
Russia Revives May Day Tradition
Norks Replace Top Army Official Amidst Nuke Warnings
Riot Police Clash With Defiant May Day Protesters In Istanbul



BLOGS & STUFF
Doug Powers: Benghazi Amnesia – Would The IRS Accept “Dude, That Was Two Years Ago” As A Response During A Tax Audit?
Twitchy: “LIAR” – This Is Why Jay Carney Was Trending On Twitter
Captain Capitalism: Why Dennis Prager Is Dangerous To Young Conservatives
Max Boot: The Iraqi Military’s Downward Spiral
American Power: Victims Of Communism Day
American Thinker: Roe And Gay Marriage
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Joining The New Elite – A How-to Guide (Part 3)
Conservatives4Palin: Sen. Patty Murray – We’re Flat Broke, So Let’s Add Another Massive Entitlement Program
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, May 1
Jammie Wearing Fools: Actual Media/Obama Spin – Only Obamacare Saved Moribund Economy From Contracting
Joe For America: Government Web Bots To Scour Internet For Hate Speech
JustOneMinute: Not A Coverup, A Strategy
Pat Dollard: Terry McAuliffe Tells Harry Reid To STFU About “Washington Redskins”
Protein Wisdom: Now That We Know The Benghazi Coverup Was Planned…
Shot In The Dark: Take It Off My “Personal Time”
The Jawa Report: DC “Congresswoman” Declares Invasion Of Iraq “Most Catastrophic War Of 20th Century”
The Lonely Conservative: Who Will The Thought Police Come After Next?
This Ain’t Hell: DIA Chief Forced Out
Megan McArdle: Watch Obamacare Make Health Costs Soar


I’m positive that we have plenty of material for Rule 5 Sunday left over from last week, but if you have linkagery from this week’s post, the deadline to submit them is noon tomorrow.
DO IT.


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