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LIVE AT FIVE: 06.06.14

Posted on | June 6, 2014 | 12 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Obama: “I Make Absolutely No Apologies: For Bergdahl Swap

Claims freed deserter “not political football”

White House claiming if word had leaked out, Bergdahl would have been killed

European Central Bank Posts Negative Deposit Rate
ECB now charging banks to hold money

Gunman Kills One, Wounds Three At Seattle Pacific U
Shooter mobbed by students while pausing to reload shotgun



POLITICS
Senators Announce Bipartisan Bill To Reduce VA Wait Times

Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders

More flexibility for vets and the VA as McCain & Sanders merge previous bills


Secret Documents Show Bergdahl Turned Jihadi

An End To NSA Phone Snooping In Sight?


Senate Confirms Burwell To Head HHS

Appeals Court Delays Recognition Of Gay Marriages In Utah

Federal Double Standard On Endangered Species Law?



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Oil Mixed In Asian Trade: NYMEX $102.47, Brent $108.89
GM Top Execs Spared In Report On Ignition Failure
Stocks Head Higher After ECB Action
Bank Of America In Talks On $12 Billion Mortgage Settlement
US Household Wealth Increases As Home Values Appreciate
Payday Lenders Sue US Bank Regulators Over “Operation Choke Point”
OpenSSL Bug Allows Hackers To Read Private Communications
Verizon Threatens To Sue Netflix In War Of Words Over Video Quality
Google Unveils 3D-Sensing Tablet
Aereo TV Streaming Comes To Chromecast
Canon Serves Up Its Own Cloud-Based Image Repository



SPORTS
“Tonight, We Are All From Cleveland”* – Spurs Beat Broken A/C, Heat In Game 1

Tim Duncan: 21 points, ten rebounds

LeBron falls to cramps, Heat fall with him 110-95


Yanks’ Tanaka Tames A’s For 9th Win

Timbermutts President Flip Saunders Goes Back To Coaching

Rays Drop 10th Straight, This Time To Marlins

Astros Take Series From Angels With 8-5 Win



Royals Rookie Fireballer Ventura Returns, KC Edges Cardinals 3-2

Verlander Struggles Again As Jays Sweep Slumping Tigers

Wood Homers, Pitches Cubs Past Mets To Complete Sweep

NASCAR’s Midseason Sprint Cup Studs & Duds

NFL Scrapping Roman Numerals For Super Bowl 50

Rays To Honor Don Zimmer Before Saturday’s Game

The Ugly Truth: MLB’s Draft Can’t Match NBA, Much Less NFL

Who’ #1 In The Draft Of Fictional Baseball Players?

Calipari Gets Hefty Extension From Kentucky

Fister, Nats Beat Phillies 4-2, Finish Sweep



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Evan Rachel Wood Getting Sued For $30 Million

Ten things she’s hating about life right now

Lawsuit stems from her bailing on “10 Things I Hate About You” sequel

Leonardo DiCaprio Refused To Be Filmed For Unspeakable Armenians’ Reality Show


Whoopi Goldberg Is Wrong (Again)

Bethenny Frankel “Thrilled” Custody Fight Is Over

Adam Richman Poses Naked, Showing Off 70-Pound Weight Loss

Rosamund Pike Expecting Second Child

Transsexual Sofie Vissa Breaks Her Silence

Jessica Biel Tells Justin Timberlake “No Babies”



FOREIGNERS
Suspect In Mounties’ Slaying Captured
Veterans Honor D-Day’s Fallen, 70 Years On
Thai Junta Detains Anti-Coup Protest Leader
Irish Authorities Under Pressure Over Mass Graves Of Children
Witnesses Say Boko Harma Jihadis Killed Over 200 Nigerians
Red China Frees Acclaimed Tibetan Filmmaker
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister: Action Will Be Taken Against Criminals, Lax Officials
Australian Al Jazeera Reporter Could Get 15 Years From Egyptian Court
Norks Detain Another American
Tories Top UKIP To Win Significant By-Election



BLOGS & STUFF
Valley of The Shadow: Drop Your Linen And Start Your Grinnin’
Doug Powers: Chuck Schumer Says 1st Amendment Needs To Be Redefined – Starts By Giving It Different Author
Twitchy: Obama Admin Official Scrubs Twitter Bio After Suggesting Bergdahl’s Platoon Was Full Of Psychopaths
American Power: The Left Is Terrified Right Now About The Bergdahl Story
BLACKFIVE: Someone In The Administration Should Read This (Out Loud) To The Cabinet
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Sandra Fluke Is On The Ballot In LA
Conservatives4Palin: Governor Palin Takes Down Team Obama
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, June 5
Jammie Wearing Fools: Taliban Commander Says More Kidnapping To Come After Bergdahl Deal
Joe For America: Remembering And Missing Ronald Reagan
JustOneMinute: A Recap
Pat Dollard: Acting VA Secretary Admits 18 Vets On Phoenix Waiting List Died
Protein Wisdom: Good News!
Shot In The Dark: If We Had…
The Jawa Report: Liberals Begin Smear Campaign Against Bergdahl’s Platoon
The Lonely Conservative: Pics Of Warehouses Holding Illegal Minors Leaked
This Ain’t Hell: Armed Forces Color Guard To March In DC Gay Pride Parade
Weasel Zippers: Poll – 55% Of Americans Think Obama Has Made US Weaker
Megan McArdle: Inequality’s A Loser For Democrats


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