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LIVE AT FIVE: 05.16.14

Posted on | May 16, 2014 | 11 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
It Is Modi All The Way

The next Prime Minister of India

BJP headed for historic victory, Congress for catastrophic failure

Judge Strikes All Bans On Gay Marriage In Arkansas
Loophole closed that temporarily halted gay marriages

At Least 21 Dead In Vietnam From Anti-PRC Protests
Rioters protesting against PRC oil rig in disputed area of South China Sea



POLITICS
Va Secretary Shinseki “Mad As Hell”, Not Resigning

Veterans attend a Senate hearing as Secretary Shinseki testifies

Vows to stay on job until problems are fixed or President fires him; Sanders makes excuses while Heller demands accountability, resignation

VA IG Says Federal Prosecutors Involved In Probe, Charges Possible

Federal Appeals Court Puts Idaho Gay Marriages On Hold

Lawmakers Says Rice’s Story Has “Absolutely Collapsed” Amid Ongoing Questions About Benghazi

Indiana Governor Pence Unveils “Homegrown” Health Care



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Down Slightly On US Supply, Eurozone Weakness: NYMEX $102.00, Brent $109.42
Draghi Urged To Stop Being Shy, Buy Euro Bailout Bonds
Penney’s Beats Expectations As Sales Improve
Stung By Weather, Walmart Profit Down 5%
Deutsche Bank Agrees To Sell Cosmopolitan Resort In Vegas For $1.73 Billion
Gold Settles Below $1300 After Jump In Consumer Prices
Controversial Net Neutrality Proposal Gets Nod From FCC, Public Comment Solicited
UCI Med Students Get Google Glass
Giant Amazon Locker Placed In San Francisco Plaza
Top Tech Titans Get Thumbs-Up In EFF Transparency Report
Flappy Bird Flies Again In August With Multiplayer



SPORTS
Kevin Durant Leads Thunder Past Clippers

Russell Westbrook scores in the second period

Thunder rally in the final minute, win Game 6 104-98

Sterling Refuses To Pay Fine, Threatens NBA With Lawsuit

Morse Homers As Giants Hold Off Marlins

Cueto Pitches Three-Hitter, Reds Blank Padres 5-0

Orioles Beat Royals 2-1 To Snap Skid

Twins Edge Bosox In Extras 4-3

The Struggles Of Ian Desmond



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
SI Swimsuit Model Slammed For Topless #HashtagDiplomacy

Doing her part for Nigeria

Got to admit, she looks better doing it than FLOTUS

“Spring Breakers 2″ Producers – James Franco Is A Hypocrite

Bieber Sued Over Alleged Subway Beatdown

Country Singer Randy Houser Divorcing

Drew Barrymore On Baby Girl Frankie: It Feels Like A Miracle

Miranda Lambert Reveals Her Favorite Post-Weight Loss Body Part

Emily Maynard Celebrates Bachelorette Party With “White Trash Bash”

Lily Allen Turns Thumbs Down On Incestuous “Game Of Thrones” Role



FOREIGNERS
Cold-Shouldered By West, Putin Hopes For Sympathy From PRC
Bangladesh Ferry Capsizes; At Least 26 Dead
Sudanese Woman Gets Death Sentence For Converting To Christianity
“Friends Of Syria” Discuss Supporting Opposition
Turkish Unions Hold Protests In Wake Of Mine Disaster
Thai Army Chief Warns Of Military Action If Clashes Escalate
Syria UN Peace Envoy Brahimi Quits Amid New ChemWeapons Charges
Egypt’s Imprisoned Journalists Angry After Lawyers Quit



BLOGS & STUFF
Michelle Malkin: The VA’s Deadly Bureaucratic Drones
Doug Powers: “Phony Scandal” Update – Meet More “Low Level” IRS Employees In Cincinnati
Twitchy: And Now, A PSA From FLOTUS, Brought To You By “Bad People”
American Power: Liberals’ Dark Ages
American Thinker: Walls Closing In For Jews At UCLA – And In America
BLACKFIVE: Book Review – Dale Brown’s Starfire
Conservatives4Palin: Why Democrats Are So Scared Of Benghazi
Don Surber: Under Obamacare, She Pays $987 A Month
Jammie Wearing Fools: Flashback – How Ten high-Profile Democrat Senators Pressured The IRS To Harass GOP And Tea Party Groups
Joe For America: Moderate Muslims In US Condemn Boko Haram – Oh, Wait…
JustOneMinute: Funny, In A Terrifying Sort Of Way
Pat Dollard: Obama Threatened Nigeria With Sanctions In 2013 For Fighting Boko Haram
Protein Wisdom: New Benghazi Investigation Spooks GOP Leaders
Shot In The Dark: Dear Minimum Wage Activists
The Jawa Report: Everyone Wave Buh-Bye To Kassim Alhimidi
The Lonely Conservative: While Veterans Die Waiting For Care, Bradley Manning Gets Approval For A Sex Change
This Ain’t Hell: Shinseki Vows Not To Resign
Weasel Zippers: Jeb Bush – I Would Like To Govern Like LBJ As President
Megan McArdle: Why Antibiotic Dreams Don’t Come True


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