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LIVE AT FIVE: 05.06.14

Posted on | May 6, 2014 | 4 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Boko Haram Claims Credit For Kidnapping Nigerian Schoolgirls

A demonstration calling on the Nigerian government to rescue the captured schoolgirls

Leader threatens to sell girls into slavery

Supremes Split 5-4 On Approval Of Prayer At Public Meetings
Even dissenters admit the public forum “need not become a religion-free zone.” (Kagan)

Ukraine Moves Forces To Odessa
Loses helicopter to rebels near Slavyansk



POLITICS
American Legion Calls For Resignation Of VA Chief Shinseki, Two Others

Legion National Commander Dellinger: “[Shinseki’s] record…is a story of poor oversight and failed leadership.”


Concerned Veterans for America joins call; VFW withholds judgment until IG’s investigation complete


Sen. Schumer Calls For FDA Ban On Powdered Alcohol



Obama Uses Cinco De Mayo To Push Immigration Bill

Supremes Reject Challenge To Nebraska Town’s Ban On Renting To Illegal Immigrants

Texas Judge Under Fire For Rape Sentence

Fairfax County Proposes Limit On Size Of Gatherings At Private Homes

Occupod Convicted Of Assault On NYPD Officer



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Extends Losses In Thin Trading: NYMEX $99.43, Brent $107.64
Target Replaces CEO After Massive Data Breach
Apple Shares Top $600 For First Time Since 2012
US Service Firms Grow At Fastest Pace Since August
Tyson Earnings Fall On Bird Flu
Pepsi Joins Coke In Removing Brominated Vegetable Oils From Drinks
Sony Breaks Storage Capacity Record With 185-TB Cassette
AMD Emerges From Intel’s Shadow With Big Bet On Low-Power Chips
Microsoft Hints At Smaller Surface
Former Fugitive John McAfee Returns – With A Messaging App?
Pre-Orders Now Open For $500 High-End Aluminum NES



SPORTS
Kings Squash Ducks 3-1, Take 2-0 Series Lead

Ducks RW Corey Perry falls while the Kings’ Tyler Toffoli takes the puck

Quick makes 36 saves for LA, Gaborik scores his third goal in two games

Paul Scores 32 For Clippers In Rout Of Thunder

Fleury, Crosby Score For Pens As Rangers Fall In Shootout

Wizards Cruise Past Pacers In Opener

Giants Edge Pirates In 13th On Throwing Error

Raptors Re-Sign Coach Casey To Three-Year Deal

Semien Doubles In 12th, White Sox Beat Cubs

Nats Blank Dodgers After Over Three Hours Of Rain Delay, Take Lead In NL East



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Shailene Woodley: I’m Not A Feminist “Because I Love Men”

“I think the idea of ‘raise women to power, take the men away from the power’ is never going to work out because you need balance.”

“I don’t know how we as women expect men to respect us because we don’t even seem to respect each other.”

“The Comeback” Returns To HBO For Six Episodes This Fall

Kanye West – I’m The Simon Cowell Of The Streets

Demi Lovato To Rock Gay Pride Events In NYC, LA

Infamous Club Kids “Party Monster” Michael Alig Released From Jail

Rihanna No Longer With Def Jam

Katie Couric Eyed As Substitute Host For Today Show

Adam DeVine To Make More Treble In “Pitch Perfect 2″

Naya Rivera Rocks The Tiny Thong Bikini

Hayden Panettiere’s Wedding To Vladimir Klitschko Delayed By Ukraine Crisis



FOREIGNERS
Royal Bank Of Australia Keeps Rate On Hold Again
Egypt’s Al-Sisi Vows To Finish Off Muslim Brotherhood If Elected
Civilian Diver Dies In ROK Ferry Search
Thai PM Shinawatra Denies Abuse Of Power In Key Legal Challenge
Syrian Opposition Coalition Offices In US Given “Foreign Mission” Status
Libyan Parliament Confirms New PM
UN Torture Committee Grills Vatican On Sex Abuse
Human Rights Watch Accuses Venezuelan Government Of Rights Violations



BLOGS & STUFF
First Street Journal: Coming Full Circle
Michelle Malkin: GOSNELL – The Movie Hollywood Won’t Make, But You Can
Doug Powers: Imagine The MSM Headlines If Condoleeza Rice Were A Democrat
Twitchy: Progressives Of Pallor Alert! #DiversityWin For HuffPo’s So So So White Meeting In DC
American Power: Democrats Plan To Counter Criticism – By Outlawing It
American Thinker: The Veterans Administration Scandal Hits Home
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Joining The New Elite – A How-to Guide (Part 4)
Conservatives4Palin: Governor Palin Shares New Joni Ernst Campaign Video
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, May 5
Jammie Wearing Fools: Obstructionist Democrat Wants To Boycott Benghazi Committee
Joe For America: John Kerry Outdoes Himself In The Stupidity Department
JustOneMinute: Preemptive Props For Piketty
Pat Dollard: Americans Now Considered Racist For Waving The American Flag
Protein Wisdom: “Too Big To Audit?” Large Partnerships Avoid IRS Scrutiny, GAO Reports
Shot In The Dark: Rhetorical Questions
The Jawa Report: California Apartheid On Cinco De Mayo
The Lonely Conservative: We Still Don’t Know What Obama Was Doing During The Benghazi Attack
This Ain’t Hell: More About The Current Army Cutbacks
Megan McArdle: Rape On Campus Belongs In The Courts


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