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LIVE AT FIVESIX: 05.09.14

Posted on | May 9, 2014 | 6 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Russian Victory Day Parade Buoyed By Crimea

Troops and hardware paraded in Red Square

Putin lauds “iron will of the Soviet people” who “saved Europe from slavery” in WW2

House Votes To Establish Select Committee On Benghazi
Seven Democrats join the GOP

Hillary Clinton’s State Department Resisted Labeling Boko Haram As Terror Group
Well, that’s ONE accomplishment…



POLITICS
Secretary Shinseki Subpoenaed by House VA Committee

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Shinseki testifying before a House committee in 2013

Also testifying before Senate committee next week on “dying in line” flap


Federal Judge Orders “John Doe” Probe Of Wisconsin Conservatives Shut Down Again


Rick Scott Blasts Crist’s Plan To Visit Cuba

Pennsylvania Won’t Appeal Overturned Voter ID Law, Gov Says

Obama In Full Campaign Mode

Report: Pentagon Paid $150/Gallon For “Green” Jet Fuel

Not Much Room Between Crisco, Aiken

Key Democrats Signal Opposition To Fannie/Freddie Overhaul



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Up Slightly From US Close On Ukraine Crisis: NYMEX $100.46, Brent $108.08
Apple Close To Buying Beats Electronics For $3.2 Billion
Alibaba Expands Beyond E-Commerce
US Retailers Benefit From Warmer April As Sales Bounce Back
US Dollar Spikes Up Against Majors
Buy An “All-Natural” Product That Wasn’t? Line Up To Get Paid.
Snapchat Settles FTC Charges For Lying About Privacy
Objections From Inside, Outside Of FCC Shake Net Neutrality Proposal
Smartphone “Kill Switch” Bill Passes California Senate On Second Try
Subscription E-Book Service Oyster Passes 500,000 Titles
Sunset Overdrive Gets First Gameplay Trailer



SPORTS
Teemu Leads Ducks Past Kings 3-2, Back Into Series

Not Quick enough: The Ducks’ Teemu Selanne slips one past the Kings goalie in the second period

Anaheim bounces back from two close losses


Heat Easily Defeats Nyets 94-82

Frasier Lifts Bruins Past Habs In OT, Series Now Tied 2-2


Spurs Roll To 2-0 Lead Over Blazers

Clowney Picked #1 In NFL Draft, Manziel Falls To Cleveland

Offense Awakes, Cubs Rout Pale Hose 12-5

Iwakuma Shines As Mariners Blank Royals

Williams Pushing Strasburg To Be Nats’ Horse



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Spotlight: Paula Patton

A thinking man’s bombshell?

Breaking up with Robin Thicke is hard to do


Jada Pinkett-Smith Defends Daughter After Controversial Photo


Justin Theroux Begs Jennifer Aniston For A Wine-Free Wedding

Patrick Fabian, Rhea Seehorn, Michael Mando Cast In “Breaking Bad” Prequel “Better Call Saul”

Gwyneth Paltrow Defends Working Moms Comment, Wants To End “Mommy Wars”

Lee Marshall Dies At 64, Was Second Voice Of Tony The Tiger

“Clueless” Cast Reunites



FOREIGNERS
Police Fire Tear Gas As Protesters Mass To “Sweep Away” Thai Government
East Ukraine Rebels Ignore Putin’s Call To Delay Vote
Vatican Urges Israel To Secure Holy Sites Before Pope’s Visit
Syrian Rebels Claim Responsibility For Huge Blast In Aleppo
Berlusconi Begins Community Service for Tax Fraud
UN Report Details South Sudan Abuses
Veteran Chinese Journalist Gao Yu Detained
Japanese Man Arrested For Possession Of Guns Made With 3D Printer
Clashes Follow Venezuelan Police Raids On Protester Camps
Nork Defector: “Kim Jong Un Has No Real Power”



BLOGS & STUFF
Michelle Malkin: Good Riddance! Common Core Backlash Claims New Political Casualties
Doug Powers: Hilarious Video Montage – Al Sharpton Unhooked On Phonics
Twitchy: Next Up In The “Say Something Crass And Tasteless About Benghazi” Rotation – David Plouffe
American Power: Corona Del Mar HS Cracks Down On NFL-Style “Prom Draft”
American Thinker: National Security Dudes And Dudettes
BLACKFIVE: It’s Not Just Phoenix
Conservatives4Palin: Laura Ingraham – If There’s A #WarOnWomen, The Clintons Pioneered It
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, May 8
Jammie Wearing Fools: World Turned Upside Down – Gay New Yorkers Say Okay To Chick-Fil-A
Joe For America: Allen West Breaks His Silence About A Presidential Run
JustOneMinute: A Woman Of Infinite Jest
Pat Dollard: Criminal Trash Elijah Cummings Loses It – GOP Is Using “The Deaths Of Four Americans” For Politics
Protein Wisdom: “This Is What The Fourth Amendment Looks Like?”
Shot In The Dark: The No-Brainer
The Jawa Report: Free Speech For The Left Only
The Lonely Conservative: Good News! DNC Chair Says Dems Will Run On The Obama Economy
This Ain’t Hell: In The Time Of Chimpanzees I Was A Bernath
Weasel Zippers: Obama – Wrongheaded Americans Must Trust Government More
Megan McArdle: Dueling Numbers On Obamacare


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