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LIVE AT FIVE: 08.19.14

Posted on | August 19, 2014 | 7 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Gov. Nixon Sends In The National Guard

Police use tear gas to disperse angry crowds

Police unable to maintain order without the Guard as violent protests continue
Obama refuses to answer question about going to Ferguson



Liberia Confirms Seventeen Patients Missing After Attack On Ebola Clinic
WHO urges exit screening in countries with Ebola

Iraqi, Kurdish Forces Regain Control Of Mosul Dam From ISIS With US Air Support
Pentagon spokesman says operations at the dam “ongoing”



POLITICS
Obama Opens Door To “Re-Examining” Military Gear For Police Program

“Can I just finish my golf game?”

“There is a big difference between our military and our local law enforcement, and we don’t want those lines blurred.”

Former Senator “Jumpin’” Jim Jeffords Dead At 80

Westerners Fear Monumental Land Grab By Administration

San Diego City Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto Of Minimum Wage Ordinance

Tom DeLay Calls Perry Indictment “Conspiracy”

Former McDonnell Aide Calls Him “Mr. Honest”, Wife “A Diva”

Power Plant Regulations Spark New Union Rebellion Against Administration



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Sinks To Lowest Since June 2013: WTI $96.18, Brent $101.43
Rival Chains Now Fighting To Buy Family Dollar
Dow Closes Up 176 Points, NASDAQ At 14-Year High
Dollar Stabilizes After US Housing Data, Fed Stance In Focus
Four Indicted In Sale Of Cancerous Beef
Market Basket Vows Effort To End Stalemate
AMD Teams With Toshiba To Make Its Own SSDs
Symantec Folds Nine Norton Products Into One Service
Amazon’s First Fire Phone Update Tackles Interface Problems
Roku TVs Marry Cheap Prices, Proven Smarts
Broadcasters Challenge FCC Over Airwaves Auction



SPORTS
Bold-School Ballmer Steals The Show At Clippers’ Fan Festival

New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer cheers as he greets fans at the Staples Center

Gets respect of Clippers Nation with loud, loony introduction



David Wright Returns To Lineup, Mets Lose Anyway 4-1


Angels Double Up Red Sox, Grab First Place In AL West

Bombs Away For O’s In 8-2 Thumping Of Pale Hose

M’s Phlail Against Phillies, Lose 4-1

Santana Shaky But Braves Win Anyway

Twins Rally Too Little Too Late; Royals Hold On For 6-4 Win

Cards Edge Reds In Extras, 6-5

Snakes Get To Soriano, But LaRoche Saves The Game With Sayonara Homer



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
So Many Models, So Little Room

This pic guaranteed 100% celebutard-free.

Supermodel September!

Christian & Sibi Bale: It’s A Boy!

Milla Jovovich Is Expecting

Wes Bentley Joins Zac Efron In “We Are Your Friends”

Robin Williams’ Final Message Of Hope

Chris Brown Back With Karreuche Tran Because He’s Not Guilty

Sarah Jessica Parker Rocks Swimsuit At 49

Ian Somerhalder Opens Up About Life With Rumored GF Nikki Reed



FOREIGNERS
ISIS Message To America – “We Will Drown All Of You In Blood”
Ukraine Rebels Kill Fleeing Civilians
Gaza Truce Extended; No Sign Of Breakthrough
Modi Government Walks Out On Talks With Pakistan
Israel Reportedly Bars Amnesty, Human Rights Watch Reps From Gaza
Obama Declares Syria’s Chemical Weapons Stockpile Eliminated
Third Largest Pakistan Party, Led By Imran Khan, To Quit Parliament
Train Accident Kills 21 In Eastern India
Merkel Pledges NATO Will Defend Baltic States
Australia, Indonesia Strike Deal To Resume Military, Intel Cooperation



BLOGS & STUFF
First Street Journal: Best Little Outhouse In Kentucky
Michelle Malkin: Read And Remember – Meet The Cops Who Gave Their Lives
Twitchy: “Outsiders Adding Fuel” – Amnesty International Deploys To Ferguson
The AnarchAngel: Wrong Problem, Wrong Solution
American Power: New Violence, Molotovs And Tear Gas In Ferguson Protest Zone
American Thinker: Riding The Tiger
BLACKFIVE: Missouri Calls In The Troops
Conservatives4Palin: Ahead Of Today’s Primary, Joe Miller Talks To Mama Grizzly Radio
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, August 18
Jammie Wearing Fools: The Devastating Effects Of Global Warming – Snow Set To Fall In Scotland
Joe For America: Democrat Mayor Gordon Jenkins Arrested On Bribery Charges
JustOneMinute: Ferguson – None So Deaf As Those Who Will Not Hear
Protein Wisdom: “In Failing To Stop The Islamic State, US Ignores The Lessons Of Auschwitz”
Shot In The Dark: Minnesota’s Potemkin Party
STUMP: Chicago’s Rahm Blames Poor Numbers On Shitty Economy (And Not Dem Legend Daley)
The Gateway Pundit: Protesters Attempt To Storm Gov. Nixon’s Office In St. Louis, Demand Removal Of Guard
The Jawa Report: Islamic State Of Losers Having Very Bad Week
The Lonely Conservative: Officials Received Bonuses Despite Disastrous Obamacare Rollout
This Ain’t Hell: Rep. Engel – “We May Have Boots On The Ground In Iraq”
Weasel Zippers: Shot – Sharpton Criticizes Christie For Going To Party During Ferguson Riots; Chaser – Obama Goes To Jazz Concert During Riots
Megan McArdle: More Bad News For Medicare


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