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LIVE AT FIVE: 09.05.14

Posted on | September 5, 2014 | 8 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
US Agency For International Development Provides $75 Million To Expand Ebola Care Centers

Health workers in Liberia spray each other with disinfectants

Will fund 1000 more beds, buy 130,000 protective suits
US doctor infected with Ebola heading for Nebraska and treatment
Ebola’s economic toll on Africa beginning to emerge



NATO Agrees To Cheer For Ukraine, But Not Much More
NATO SecGen Andersson: “Our support is concrete and tangible”
Poroshenko expresses “cautious optimism” on peace deal

European Central Bank Takes Aggressive Measures
Cutting interest rates, resorting to stimulus



POLITICS
Former Virginia Governor McDonnell, Wife Convicted On Corruption Charges

Former Governor McDonnell, his sister Maureen (L) and son Bobby (R) leave the courthouse in Richmond

McDonnell’s lawyers to appeal

ISIS Threat Brings Out Dems’ Hawkish Side

Federal Court Strikes Down Gay Marriage Bans In Indiana, Wisconsin

Berkeley Mandates Free Medicinal Pot For The Poor

Hillary Urges US To Become Clean Energy Superpower

Congress Poised To Punt Budget Duties Again

Former Google Exec Megan Smith Named New Federal CTO

Battle Over Keystone Pipeline Lands In Nebraska’s High Court

Rep. Wassermann-Schultz Apologizes For Scott Walker Comments



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Continues Sinking Under Pressure From Strong Dollar: WTI $94.45, Brent $101.75
Asia Stocks Slip Ahead Of US Jobs Report; Nikkei Up On Weaker Yen
MetLife Disputes Feds’ Too Big To Fail Ruling
How Market Basket Put Itself Back Together Again
Wall Street Ends Down As Energy Shares Decline
ADP: Private Sector Slows But 204K Jobs Added
Two Years Later, A Huge Back Door In iCloud Is Still Wide Open
AT&T And Box To Pave Secure Path To Cloud Content Via VPN
Nvidia Sues Qualcomm, Samsung Over Graphics Patents
Healthcare.gov Hacked But No Personal Information Stolen
EA Launches “Madden GIFerator” For Your Looping Pleasure



SPORTS
Seahawks Rip Packers To Begin Title Defense

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson: “We don’t believe in that whole Super Bowl hangover thing.”

Seattle dominates Green Bay in NFL season opener, 36-16

Yankees Homer Twice In Ninth, Edge Red Sox 5-4

O’s Beat Reds 9-7 For The Sweep


Tigers Score Seven In Eleventh To Rout Tribe 11-4

Twins Waste Tons Of Chances, Fall 5-4 To Angels

M’s Rough Up Rangers In 10-2 Rout

Cardinals Beat Brewers 3-2; Streak Extends To Six Games

Snakes Top Padres 5-1



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Legendary Comedienne Joan Rivers Dead At 81

Good night, bittersweet princess

Tragic end to life of groundbreaking comedienne, “Fashion Police” host


Scarlett Johansson, It’s A Girl!


And Alyssa Milano Gives Birth To A Daughter Too!



Betty White Alive And Well Despite Rumored Death By Homophone

“Dancing With The Stars” Season 19 Celebrity Cast Revealed

Justin Theroux Talks Bulge On “The Leftovers”

Ben Affleck Stars In David Fincher’s “Gone Girl”

Supergirl Takes Flight With TV Series

Floyd Mayweather’s Ex Sues: “He Beat My Ass, Threatened To Shoot Me”

“Cinderella” To Close On Broadway; NeNe Leakes To Join Final Cast

Mariah Carey Has Started The Divorce Process, But Nick Cannon Wants Another Chance



FOREIGNERS
Kids A Major Target As Boko Haram Gains Ground In Nigeria
Cameron Offers To Expand Aid To Kurdish Peshmerga In Iraq
Ragtag Volunteers Line Up To Defend Mariupol
Reconstruction Of Gaza Could Cost Almost $8 Billion
Woman Beheaded In London Suburb With Machete
Al-Qaeda In India Tests Modi’s Bid To Unite Hindus. Muslims
Marina Silva Creates Competition For Rousseff In Brazilian Presidential Race
Heavy Rains Kill 65 In Kashmir
Chicoms To Help Zimbabwe Build Special Economic Zones
US Expresses Support For Nawaz Sharif As “Elected Leader” Of Pakistan



BLOGS & STUFF
First Street Journal: Don’t You Understand? The Gun-Grabbers Are Happy About Stories Like These!
Doug Powers: Rep. Gwen Moore Arrested While Demanding Fast Food Restaurants Pay Their Workers $15/Hour More Than Her Interns
Twitchy: Popcorn Time – Marie Harf Wants To Discuss Her Resume With Critics
American Power: Obama Given Detailed Intelligence On ISIS Last Year
BLACKFIVE: Obama – “Can’t Draw Borders With The Barrel Of A Gun”
Conservatives4Palin: Victor Davis Hanson – Obama Fails History 101
Don Surber: More Oil From North Dakota Than Saudi Arabia
Jammie Wearing Fools: In Lieu Of Consistent ISIS Strategy, Team Obama Opens New Front In War On Fox News
Joe For America: Most Transparent Administration In History Hiding 100K Illegal Alien Children
Protein Wisdom: The Rapes In Rotherham Were Possible Because Of The Left
Shot In The Dark: The Peasants $trike Back
STUMP: Public Pensions Watch – Alternative Asset Classes Part III – South Carolina
The Gateway Pundit: Oops! Democrat Governor Tweets Out Picture Of Bondage Queen
The Jawa Report: Reader Love Mail!
The Lonely Conservative: Petition Launched Calling For Debbie Wassermann-Schultz To Resign
This Ain’t Hell: Don Morgan Couldn’t Finish Boot Camp So He Joined ISIS
Weasel Zippers: NFL Quietly Asked Teams To Sign Michael Sam After He Was Cut By The Rams
Megan McArdle: Feminism Starts In The Kitchen


The September 12 Smittypalooza is next week!


Comments

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  • http://boogieforward.us/ K-Bob

    Rivers is one I’ll actually miss.

    In other news, something about the name “Charles Johnson” just seems to attract lightning or something.

    I’m not sure what to think of this particular bearer of that nomay de ger-ee-slash-plumay. On the one hand, go git them trolls. On the other hand, who is this guy?

  • TotallyPeeved

    I am getting damn fucking pissed about these so called do gooders that want to play in the virulent slime and then drag it back to this country. Now they are bringing this arrogant, stupid, selfish cock sucker to MY STATE. I hope he dies.

  • http://boogieforward.us/ K-Bob

    Anthony Watts asks, “Is John Kerry Mentally Ill?

    Evidently Kerry (“who, by the way, served in Vietnam”) thinks we’re spiritually and scripturally linked with Muslims and it’s our duty to protect them from the man-made warming that,…

    …well hell, how would they notice? They already live in a freaking desert.

    But it looks like he’s playing the scripture card. Like he even knows where they keep them scriptures.

  • Wombat_socho

    Makes you think kinder thoughts about Ann Coulter’s column a couple weeks ago that asked if there wasn’t something all these missionaries could be doing here at home in the USA.

  • TotallyPeeved

    I don’t like Mann, but I agreed with and defended her take on that issue.

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