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LIVE AT FIVE: 06.04.14

Posted on | June 4, 2014 | 17 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Obama Admits Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Could Put Troops In Danger

Defending his idiotic decision at a press conference in Warsaw

Qatari officials doing nothing to restrain released terrorists

Red China Keeps Close Watch As Tienanmen Anniversary Arrives
Security tight as 25th anniversary of democracy protest near


Mississippi GOP Senate Primary Too Close To Call
Joni Ernst wins in Iowa



POLITICS
DIRNSA Defends Agency’s Facial Recognition Program

Admiral Michael Rogers

Plays down possibility that Snowden is foreign spy


NRA Criticizes Open Carry Group For Demonstrations



Former Charlotte Mayor Pleads Guilty In Corruption Case

McConnell Plans Senate Effort To Block EPA Emissions Regs

Openly Gay Candidate Advances In GOP Primary

Ft. Hood Sexual Assault Prevention Officer Ran Prostitution Ring



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Rises Ahead Of US Stockpiles Report: NYMEX $102.74, Brent $108.87
Fed’s Fisher Sees No Rate Hikes Until Next Year
Strong GDP Gives Aussie Dollar Temporary Glow
Red China Expresses “Strong Dissatisfaction” With US Solar Tariff
Treasuries Snap Rout As Outlook For ECB Rate Cut Buoys Demand
Hillshire To Talk With Tyson’s, Pilgrim’s Pride
Instagram Updated With Ten Powerful New Editing Tools
Microsoft At E3 2014: Behind The Eight Ball
AMD Launches Mobile Kaveri APUs
Google Releases 64-Bit Test Build For Chrome Browser
John Oliver’s Rant About Net Neutrality Crashes FCC Website



SPORTS
Singleton Stars In Debut As Astros Top Angels 7-2

Huge in Houston: Rookie 1b Jon Singleton

1 for 3 with 2 RBI on homer and bases-loaded walk

Nick Saban’s New Alabama Deal Could Pay Him $55 Million In 2022

A’s Rally Past Yankees In 10th On Brandon Moss Homer

Danica Patrick Pumped For Pocono

Late Comeback Lifts Cubs Past Mets

Cruz Homers In Return To Texas As O’s Beat Rangers

Marino Withdraws From NFL Concussion Lawsuit


Reds Beat Giants For Fourth Straight Win

Rockies Fall 4-2 To Snakes, Might Lose Gonzalez

Dozier Breaks Out, Spurs Twins 6-4 Win Against Brewers

Ryan Zimmerman Returns As LF, Nats Blitz Phillies 7-0



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Miranda Lambert Covers Rolling Stone’s Country Issue In Tight White Tank & Daisy Dukes

What, really, is there to say?

Dishes about Beyonce obsession, hubby Blake Shelton


Wachowskis’ “Jupiter Ascending” Delayed Until February 2015

Scott Derrickson To Direct “Dr. Strange”

More Freaking Out Over Racist Stuff By Justin Bieber

Solange Knowles, Rachel Roy Avoid Each Other At CFDA Awards


Angelina Jolie Hints At “Maleficent” Sequel During Shanghai Press Conference

Keira Knightley Was Told She Was Anorexic, Hated, And A “S**t Actress”

Karlie Kloss Says Best Friend Taylor Swift Has “No Time For Guys”

Coroner: Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie Died Of Heroin Overdose

See Jill Duggar’s Engagement Surprise

Will Smith To Star In NFL Concussion Drama



FOREIGNERS
On The Anniversary Of Tienanmen, Red China Chokes Google, Online Chatter
Isolation Deepens In Breakaway Ukraine Region As Rebels Dream of New Russia
July Deadline For Iran Nuke Deal Unlikely
US Reaffirms No Weapons To Ukraine
NATO Finalizing Military Aid Package For Ukraine
With Erdogan’s Power Growing, Turkey Becomes More Polarized
Huge Blow To BJP Ahead Of Maharashtra Polls



BLOGS & STUFF
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Vagueness Of Grieving Father’s Demands Makes Him Perfect Gun Control Poster Boy
Proof Positive: Jay Carney, We Hardly Knew Ye
Michelle Malkin: Flashback – A Reminder Of Bowe Bergdahl’s Desertion Problem
Twitchy: “Getting Worse By The Hour” – FNC Reports Bergdahl Renounced American Citizenship
American Power: Oakland Eco-Fascists Slammed For Caring More About Herons Than City’s Homeless
American Thinker: President Obama’s Exceptionally Productive Week
BLACKFIVE: Don’t Let The Bergdahl S**t-Storm Distract From Fixing the VA
Conservatives4Palin: Obama Opens His Latest War Against Energy And Jobs
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, June 3
Jammie Wearing Fools: Man Who Left Four Behind To Die In Benghazi Says “We Don’t Leave Men And Women In Uniform Behind”
Joe For America: Report Says EPA Climate Rule Will Cripple Coal Industry, Leave 224,000 Jobless
JustOneMinute: Two Papers In One
Pat Dollard: O’Reilly Says White House Insider Told Him Obama No Longer Cares About Public Opinion, Now Doing Whatever He Pleases, “Consequences Be Damned”
Protein Wisdom: “Vulnerable Senate Democrats Fear Impact Of New EPA Rule”
Shot In The Dark: The Revolution Will Be Nitpicked
STUMP: Public Pensions Primer – Why Do We Pre-Fund Pensions?
The Jawa Report: One Thousand Words On The Consequences Of Bow Bergdahl’s Desertion
The Lonely conservative: Liberals Vote For Policies They Don’t Want To Live With Or Pay For
This Ain’t Hell: A Five-Sided Kennel Of Cowardice
Weasel Zippers: State Department Claims Soldiers Who Served With Bergdahl Don’t Know What They’re Talking About
Megan McArdle: Brownie Mix Is For Eskimos And Fraidy-Cats


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