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Posted on | July 22, 2014 | 3 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Kerry, Ban Ki Moon Seek Gaza Ceasefire

Obama looking for another truce like November 2012

Ban wants negotiations without preconditions
IDF death toll reaches 27
Erdogan’s Gaza rants not just aimed at Israel




Ukraine Rebels Hand Over Black Boxes To Malaysians
Bodies also released

Texas Gov. Perry Deploying National Guardsmen To Mexico Border
State has a responsibility to act after “lip service” from Feds



POLITICS
Obama: Biden Would Be “Superb” President

Well, there you are, then.

Claim made in New Yorker profile

Retaliation By Supervisors Reportedly Common At VA

Newly Elected GOP Rep Comes Out For Gay Marriage


Judge Tosses Senator’s Obamacare Lawsuit

Dakotas Best In US For Kids

Detroit City Workers, Retirees Approve Bankruptcy Plan’s Pension Cuts

MI Inmates To Get Black & White Stripes Since “Orange Is The New Black”



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Brent Steady Above $107; Focus On Ukraine, US Stockpile: WTI $104.84, Brent $107.80
Starbucks, Burger King Dragged Into Spreading Chinese Food Scandal
Chipotle Stock, Sales On Fire
Asian Shares Shrug Off Global Tension, Push Higher
Market Basket Dispute Resonates Beyond Supermarket Aisles
Credit Suisse Posts Q2 Loss
Facebook’s Save Button Bookmarks Content For Later
Red China Now Has More Internet Users On Mobile Devices Than PCs
Black Hat Presentation On TOR Suddenly Cancelled
Sony’s Resurrected Walkman Making Waves
New Fire Phone Games Highlight “Dynamic Perspective”



SPORTS
Big 12 Commish Bowlsby Rips NCAA

“Cheating pays.”

“NCAA enforcement is broken”

Sterling, Ballmer Meet To Discuss Clippers Sale

Jones’ Double 2-Run Dingers Lift O’s Over Angels, 4-2


Lee Struggles In Return As Giants Beat Phillies 7-4

Snakes Blow It On The Bases, Fall To Tigers 4-3

Big Papi Homers Twice To Pass Yaz On All-time List As Red Sox Rout Jays 14-1

Fish Beat Braves 3-1 In Extras

Willingham Homer Powers Twins Past Tribe 4-3

Nationals Pound Rockies 7-2; Colorado Skid Reaches Six



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
“Weird Al” Yankovic Wraps Eight Days Of Videos With “Mission Statement”

Mandatory Fun!

“I wanted to do a song about all the ridiculous double-speak and meaningless buzzwords that I’ve been hearing in office environments my entire life,” Yankovic says about CSN parody


Comic-Con’s Most Buzzed TV


Robert Downey Jr. Tops Forbes’ List Of Top-Earning Actors

Ian Somerhalder Dating Nikki Reed

Farrah Franklin – I Just Wanted To Sleep In The Woods


Justin Bieber – Loud Partying Could Trigger Probation Violation

At Home With Paris Hilton

Tim McGraw Speaks Out

“Patriot” Actress Skye Cole Bartusiak Dead At 21

Katie Cleary – Dead Husband’s Will Leaves Her Zilch

Ray J Charged With Ten Crimes

Kanye West: A Brand-New Ye

Leah Remini On J-Lo: “A Jerk-Off”

Pregnant Ex-Escort Claims Ben Stein Begged For Nude Pictures



FOREIGNERS
Body Of Fugitive ROK Tycoon Found
Suicide Bomber Kills Four In Kabul
Police Ready For Trouble As Widodo Set To Be Declared Winner
Impeachment Complaint Filed Against Philippine President Aquino
UN Accuses ISIS Of Executions, Rape, Drafting Child Soldiers
Gunmen Kill Three As Insecurity Escalates On Kenya Coast
South Sudanese Rebels In Uganda To Mend Ties, Seek Troop Withdrawal
Ed Miliband Goes For His “Job Interview” At The White House
Eighteen Killed In Philippine Clash



BLOGS & STUFF
Doug Powers: Getting Lectured By Your Shopping Cart In The Era Of Hope & Change
Twitchy: Roger Simon Claims Gov. Perry Sending National Guard To “Shoot Small Children”
American Power: LA Gaza Protesters Demand Extermination Of Israel, Death To Jews
American Thinker: The Brutal Obama Policy That’s Really Driving The Border Crisis
BLACKFIVE: Fake SF SGM Called Out By ANGLICO Marines At Funeral For Fallen Marine
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Comedic Social Justice Media
Conservatives4Palin: Palin On Hannity – Obama “Is In Over His Head”
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, July 21
Jammie Wearing Fools: Obama Was Warned About VA Scheduling Issues After 2008 Election
Joe For America: Fireworks At NAACP Meeting – Watch Deneen Borelli Get Verbally Attacked
JustOneMinute: Dumbest Stat I Will See Today
Protein Wisdom: Everything Old Is New Again
Shot In The Dark: Death Cult
STUMP: Public Pensions Watch – UC Borrows Money Long-Term to Cover Operational Expenses
The Gateway Pundit: Austin-Based Company Received $120 Million So Far This Year To Shelter Illegals
The Jawa Report: Chicago Or France? Leaflets Threaten Jews Over Gaza
The Lonely Conservative: Obama To Keep On Campaigning So As Not To Alarm The American People
This Ain’t Hell: About That “Influx Of Children” On The Border
Weasel Zippers: Dem Rep Joe Garcia – “We Don’t Have A Border Security Problem”
Megan McArdle: Don’t Blame Obama for Washington’s Gentrification


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