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Posted on | November 7, 2014 | 10 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Sixth Circuit Breaks Ranks: Upholds Gay Marriage Bans In Four States

States affected by the decision

Decision says gay marriage best decided through the political process, not the courts
Back to the Supreme Court





Narendra Modi Visits Varanasi
Opens trade facilitation center for weavers
Asks weavers to utilize e-commerce market
Goa Chief Minister resigns, is appointed India’s new Defense Minister

Euro Struggles In Asia After Falling On Draghi’s Comments
Markets apparently not thrilled by further ECB stimulus plans



POLITICS
Election Results Looked Nothing Like The Polls – How’d That Happen

Pollsters, Larry Sabato wants you to check yourselves now that you’ve wrecked yourselves

A night expected to be full of nail-biters turns into a bloodbath for Democrats


Bin Laden’s Alleged Shooter Goes Public, Fellow Seals Call BS


Boehner Warns Obama On Immigration Executive Action

Idaho Guard Chopper Crashes, Two Killed

Issa: Document Dump Shows Holder At The Middle Of “Fast & Furious”

Detroit Ready For Judge’s Decision On Bankruptcy

Ex-US Diplomat Under Criminal Investigation

Source: Obama’s Letter To Khamenei “F*cks Everything Up”



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Sinks To New Lows On Strong Dollar: WTI $77.66, Brent $82.28
53 Million E-Mails Breached In Massive Home Depot Hack
Stronger Earnings By Corporate Giants Push Dow To New Highs
Bank Of America Takes $400 Million Litigation Charge
Fannie Mae Announces Dramatic Easing Of Mortgage Standards
Mexico Cancels High-Speed Rail Deal With Chinese
Microsoft Offers Free Office To Mobile Users
Amazon: Put This Always-On Wifi Mic In Your House – What Could Go Wrong?
Zuckerberg: Facebook Will Be Mostly Video In Five Years
Scribd Launches Audio Book Library
Internet Archive Delivers 900 Classic Games To Your Browser



SPORTS
Hamilton, Bruins Surge Past Oilers In Third Period

Loui Erickson (#21) congratulated by teammates after scoring during the third period flurry

Boston rallies to beat Edmonton, which hasn’t won against the Bruins since October 2000


Browns Dominate Bengals, 24-3

Ray Rice’s Future In Arbitrator’s Hands As Appeal Ends


Rockets Dominate Depleted Spurs

Sens Shut Out Wild, 3-0

Corbett: Joe Paterno Wrongly Fired

Lightning Snuff Flames 5-2

Beane Protege Named New Dodgers GM

Pens Edge Jets In Shootout

Canucks Tip Sharks 3-2

Nationals Pick Up Span’s Option For 2015, Decline Soriano And LaRoche



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Jessica Chastain Trapped In Publicity Tug Of War

One star, two movies

Nolan’s “Interstellar” blocking her from promoting “A Most Violent Year”

Rachel Bilson, It’s A Girl!

“Toy Story 4” To Hit Theaters In 2017

Britney Spears Confirms New Boyfriend

Taylor Swift Defends Pulling Her Music From Spotify

Mark Wahlberg & Peter Berg Are Bionic Duo On “Six Billion Dollar Man”

Homeless Amanda Bynes Crashes At LA Shopping Mall

Netflix Adapting “A Series Of Unfortunate Events” Into TV Series

Kenya Moore: This Is My “Redemption Season” On “Real Housewives Of Atlanta”

Anne Hathaway On Dealing With Internet Bullies: “I Hadn’t Learned To Love Myself Yet”

PETA Slams “Eaten Alive” Star For Anaconda Stunt

Miley Cyrus Dating Patrick Schwartzenegger

Channing Tatum Eyes “Hateful Eight” Role

Mark Zuckerberg Whines “The Social Network” Hurt His Feelings

Prosecutors Drop Murder-For-Hire Charges Against AC/DC Drummer



FOREIGNERS
Obama Turns To Iran For Help With ISIS
French President Hollande’s Popularity Sinks To New Low In Midterm Poll
German Divisions Persist 25 Years After The Fall Of The Berlin Wall
Chicoms, Japan Agree To Resume Dialogue
Series Of Explosions Strike Fatah Targets In Gaza
Over 600 American Troops Complained Of Chemical Weapons Exposure In Iraq
Libya Faces (More) Chaos As Court Invalidates Parliament
ICC Won’t Prosecute Israel Over 2012 Gaza Flotilla Deaths
Malaysian Court Overturns Ban On Cross-Dressing
Burkina Faso’s Interim Leader Dismisses AU Deadline



BLOGS & STUFF
Proof Positive: Auditioning For The Dustbin Of History
Doug Powers: The Nation And Salon Say Scott Walker Could Never Be Elected President, So Just Put It Out Of Your Minds!
Twitchy: “It’s Over. Let It Go.” Conservatives Keeping Mary Landrieu’s Dying Twitter Feed On Life Support
Sultan Knish: The Unbearable Lightness Of Feminism
American Power: California Scrambles To Deal With Effects Of Proposition 47
American Thinker: Were Women A Factor In The Great Democratic Shellacking Of 2014?
BLACKFIVE: Bergdahl And Tahmooressi – A Tale Of Two Sergeants
Conservatives4Palin: Where Is The Media On The Attkisson Story?
Don Surber: Reset Button Politics
Jammie Wearing Fools: Thanks Obama! There Are Now 357 People Being Monitored For Ebola In NYC
Joe For America: Obama On The Midterm Results – Not ME!
JustOneMinute: In Which I Effortlessly Square A Circle
Pamela Geller: Exhale
Protein Wisdom: The Axis Of Right-Wing Extremism
Shot In The Dark: It’s Getting To The Point…
STUMP: Illinois Election Wrapup – Congrats, Rauner, I Guess
The Gateway Pundit: Terrific! Minnesota Monitoring 48 For Ebola, 12 Already Missing
The Jawa Report: Bask, Jawas, Bask
The Lonely Conservative: Cosmo Is Super Thrilled About All Those Women Elected After Working Against Them
This Ain’t Hell: John McCain Promises To Save The Warthog From Extinction
Weasel Zippers: State Senate Seat Wendy Davis Gave Up Now Belongs To Pro-Life Tea Party Republican
Megan McArdle: Fifteen Things We Learned On Election Night


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