The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE: 10.30.14

Posted on | October 30, 2014 | 6 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Maine Seeking Legal Authority To Keep Hickox Quarantined

Gov. Paul LePage of Maine

Jacobson v. Massachusetts. Your “civil rights” argument is invalid.
WHO head slams US, Australian Ebola travel curbs
Ebola slowing in Liberia?
Obama on Ebola fight: US can’t seal itself off

Russian Space Agency Resupplies International Space Station
Cargo vessel from Kazakhstan brings three tons of food to station

Peshmerga Force Passes Through Turkey To Kobane
Heavy weapons company greeted by crowds of cheering Turkish Kurds



POLITICS
Despite Foreign Crises, It’s Still The Economy, Stupid

People wait to enter a Nassau County job fair

Poll shows 43% feel economy is most important issue facing the country


Harvard Poll Shows Declining Support For Obama Among Millennials


White House Tries To Ease Flareup Over Netanyahu Insults

Christie Tells Sandy Heckler “Sit Down And Shut Up!”

ISIS Directive To Aussie Recruits Sparked DHS Security Boost

Houston Mayor Drops Demand For Sermon Texts

Report: Red Cross Struggled With Response To Superstorm Sandy

Ferguson Police Chief Denies Report He’s Resigning



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Holds Gains As Fed Optimism Lifts Dollar: WTI $81.96, Brent $86.97
Asia Stocks Fall, Dollar Surges On Fed’s Optimistic Tone
Federal Reserve Ends Bond Buying
Samsung Vows Changes After Mobile Profit Plunge
Dreamworks Animation Profit Beats Estimates
Mortgage Applications Plunge
Microsoft Band And Microsoft Health: The $199 All-Platform Fitness Band
CurrentC System Attacked Shortly After Some Merchants Block Apple Pay
HP Reinvents The PC With Sprout, Leaps Into 3D Technology
Film Industry Bans Google Glass From Theaters
“Sunset Overdrive”: The End Of The World Has Never Been So Much Fun



SPORTS
Costly Mistakes Doom Capitals’ Homecoming

Detroit center Gustav Nyquist celebrates his second period goal

Three first-period errors lead to 4-2 loss

Giants Win Game Seven 3-2; Third World Series Title In Five Years

Rondo’s Return Sparks Celtics Over Nyets

Preds Stop Oilers Streak With 4-1 Win

Suns Rout Lakers Despite Kobe’s 30 Points

Joe Maddon Likely To Be Cubs’ Next Skipper

World Cup Boss Calls For Cool Heads In West Indies Cricket Crisis

Pierce Overshadowed In Heat Debut By Dominant Bosh



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Sandra Bullock Saves The Day – In Real Life

Helps extra stricken by heatstroke on set

Sat on the concrete with victim, provided hydration

Katie Holmes: “I Don’t Have Any Fear Now”

Amanda Bynes’ Mom Is Her Conservator Again

Emma Watson “The Fresh Face Of Feminism”, Per Elle


First Look At “Terminator: Genisys”

Katt Williams & Suge Knight Arrested For Stealing Camera From Female Paparazzo

Ricki Lake Files For Divorce, Offers To Pay Alimony

Jennifer Lopez: “I’ve Been In Relationships Where I Felt Abused”

Tommy Lee Jones Once Told Jim Carrey: “I Hate You. I Really Don’t Like You.”

Alyssa Milano Breastfeeds Daughter, Shares Tender Pic On Instagram

Metallica Announces Weeklong Residency On “The Late Late Show”



FOREIGNERS
Bodies Found In Mexico Where Three Texas Teens Went Missing
No Hope For Survivors In Sri Lanka Landslide; Over 100 Dead
White House Denies Israel Rift As Netanyahu Lashes Back
ISIS Parades, Executes Thirty Sunni Militiamen
Tunisian Secularists Win Most Seats In Election
Zambia’s Guy Scott Becomes First White African Leader In Twenty Years
NATO Tracks Russian War Planes In European Airspace
Syrian Helicopter Bombs Displaced Persons Camp
Gaza Bureaucrats Finally Get Paid
Nork Officials Publicly Executed For Watching ROK Soap Operas
Russia, Ukraine Fail To Reach Agreement At EU Talks
Indian Government, Supreme Court At War Over Tax Treaties
Brazil Shocks With Interest Rate Hike In Wake Of Election



BLOGS & STUFF
EBL: Separated At Birth? Typhoid Mary & Kaci Hickox
Loose Endz: Until Death…
First Street Journal: Those Oh-So-Independent Democratic Senators
Doug Powers: We Have Our Winner For Stupidest Ad Of The 2014 Campaign Season
Twitchy: This Absurd Attempt At Ebola Competence From Ambassador Power Is Unbelievably Idiotic
RedState: Obama – High Risk For Ebola Equals Freedom, Low Risk Equals Quarantine (h/t Moe Lane)
American Power: Desperate Southern Dems Play Despicable Race Card
BLACKFIVE: In Defense Of Traditional VSOs
Conservatives4Palin: Bloomberg’s David Knowles Proves Governor Palin Right
Don Surber: Jesus Didn’t Recycle
Jammie Wearing Fool: “Heroic” Ebola Doctor Lied To NYPD About His Whereabouts
Joe For America: Guess Who’s Gunning For Democrats
JustOneMinute: THEIR Ability To Cope?!?
Pamela Geller: Iconic Female Peshmerga Soldier Rehana Beheaded; Islamic State Posts Gruesome Photos Online
Protein Wisdom: Cory Gardner Stole My Jimmies!
Shot In The Dark: It’s Technically Comedy…
STUMP: Illinois Connections Watch – Usual Biz In Chicago
The Gateway Pundit: Democratic Group La Raza Caught Promoting Illegal Immigrant Voter Fraud
The Jawa Pundit: New Jawa Feature! WTF Happened To Bilal Ahmad?
The Lonely Conservative: Jon Stewart On Democrats’ POTUS-Partum Depression
This Ain’t Hell: The Floggings Will Continue Until Morale Improves, Part 2
Weasel Zippers: Over 214,000 Doctors Opt Out Of Obamacare Exchanges
Megan McArdle: Organ Donors Want Choices


Comments

  • Quartermaster

    I predicted the Royals in 7. Alas, my Royals.

  • http://thecampofthesaints.org Bob Belvedere

    Loyalist!

  • Quartermaster

    Mr. Loyalist to you! :>)

  • Wombat_socho

    Indeed, that sucked.

  • Quartermaster

    At least it wasn’t the Reds. I despise the Reds. At least Willie Mays played for the Giants.

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