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Posted on | June 10, 2014 | 11 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Taliban Takes Credit For Karachi Airport Attack

Smoke rises from Jinnah International Airport in Karachi

Seven more bodies found in airport cold storage unit

Qatar World Cup Sponsors Warn FIFA Of Damage From Corruption
Visa, Adidas and Sony demand bribery allegations be taken seriously

President Al-Sisi Reappoints Prime Minister To Fix Economy
A signal of stability and continuity



POLITICS
Audit Shows Over 57,000 Vets Still Waiting For First Appointment

The VA Medical Center in St. Cloud, MN. Waiting times for the two centers in Minnesota considerably lower than in other states.

Another 64,000 got no appointments after enrolling; acting IG wants criminal charges brought


Mexican Officials Say Tamooressi Could Avoid Jail By Pleading PTSD


Congress Told Hagel Made Final Call On Bergdahl Swap

Liberal Group Accused Of Meddling In Colorado Primary With Pro-Tancredo Ads

Poll: Voters Regret Obamacare, Say Country Is Worse Off With It

Fauxcahontas Leaves Taxpayers On The Hook For More Student Loan Subsidies

Officials Fault Lax Administration Enforcement Of Immigration Laws For “Calamity” In Border States



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Brent Tops $110 On Demand Hopes: NYMEX $104.72, Brent $110.15
Asia Stocks Hit Three-Year High
Wall Street Hits Record Highs
Apple Splits Its Stock, But What Does That Mean For You?
Family Dollar Thwarts Icahn With Poison Pill
GoDaddy Files For IPO
“HALO: The Master Chief Collection” To Include HALO 5 Beta
PlayStation TV Coming To US, Canada For $99
LittleBigPlanet Arriving In November 2014
“Grand Theft Auto V” Coming To Playstation4
Alienware Refits Its Steam Machine With Windows, Will Launch It As Living Room Gamer PC



SPORTS
Kings Blank Rangers, Take 3-0 Lead

Jeff Carter and Dwight King celebrate after scoring in the first period

Will Rangers become the fifth team to come back from 0-3 to take the Cup?

Tribe’s Chisenhall Collects Three Homers, 9 RBI In 17-7 Crushing Of Rangers

Sterling Reverses Course, Will Pursue $1B Lawsuit Against NBA – Also, No Sale

Rays’ Skid Continues As Mariners Win 3-0


Derek Fisher To Coach Knicks?

Cubs Can’t Shake Road Woes, Fall To Pirates 6-2

Altuve, Cozart Lead Astros Past Snakes 4-3

Van Slyke Homers Twice As Dodgers Top Reds 6-2

White Sox Stop Skid, Edge Tigers 6-5

Nolasco Feeds His Gopher As Twins Fall To Jays 5-4

Norris Impressive For Eight As O’s Blank BoSox

Braves Beat Rockies At Coors 3-1

MLB Has Inspired Some Sort Of Taylor Swift Twitter Singalong

TCU Edges Pepperdine To Reach College World Series

Desmond Leads The Attack, Strasburg Nails Down Giants As Nats Win 9-2



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Lord Flashheart Dead; Britain Submerged By Womens’ Tears

Actually, it’s Rik Mayall – dead at 56, also starred in “Drop Dead Fred”

Rapper Lil’ Kim Spawns

Halle Berry Ordered To Pay $16k/Month Child Support

Beyonce & Jay-Z Land Back In New York Amid Rift Rumors

Anna Paquin Proud To Be “Happily Married Bisexual Mom”

Fox, James Cameron Set Sigourney Weaver For Three “Avatar” Sequels

Casper Smart Speaks Out Against Claims From Second Transsexual Model



FOREIGNERS
Assad Declares “General Amnesty” For Prisoners
Trial For Sewol Ferry Crew To Begin Today
After Failure Of Peace Talks, Israeli Government Deeply Divided On Way Forward
Merkel, Cameron In Battle Over European Commission
Education Secretary Gove Moves To Keep Extremist Ideology Out Of UK Schools
Thai Beauty Queen Steps Down After Incendiary Remarks On Red Shirts
Libyan Judges Rule Against Acting PM
Five Jailed For Murder Of Anti-Putin Journalist Anna Politovskaya
Clock Ticking As Abe Seeks To Loosen Constraints On Japanese Military
New Indian Government Reveals Plan For Jobs, Low Inflation
France’s National Front In Crisis As Le Pens Clash



BLOGS & STUFF
Michelle Malkin: What Happened To Marine Deserter Wassef Ali Hassoun?
Twitchy: Fight Like A Girl! Katie Pavlich Has A Question For “Self-Defense Is Icky” Cosmo Editor
American Power: Even MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Not Buying Bergdahl Spin From State Department Flack
American Thinker: Could Benghazi Have Been A Bergdahl Deal That Went South?
BLACKFIVE: How The Taliban Wound Up With Stingers
Conservatives4Palin: McDaniel Leads Cochran In New Poll, Picks Up Support From Ron Paul
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, June 9
Jammie Wearing Fools: Culture Of Greed – Hillary Clinton Defends $200K Speaking Fees
Joe For America: Hollywood’s Hydrocarbon Hypocrisy
Pat Dollard: Eric Holder Refusing To Cooperate With VA Investigation
Protein Wisdom: EPA Pumps Up Benefits Of Proposed Carbon Regulation
Shot In The Dark: Open Letter To Target Corp.
The Jawa Report: Good News – Boko Haram Kidnaps Another 20 Women
The Lonely Conservative: EPA Backs Fracking While Using Tax Dollars To Block It
This Ain’t Hell: Special Counsel Office Investigates Whistleblower Retaliation At VA
Weasel Zippers: Feminists Outraged – Miss USA Enabling “Rape Culture” With Call For Womens’ Self-Defense


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