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LIVE AT FIVE: 01.08.15

Posted on | January 8, 2015 | 5 Comments

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TOP NEWS
AFP: Hamid Murad Turns Himself In

Police still on the hunt for Kouachi brothers

Turned himself in after seeing name mentioned in social media
Kouachi brothers known to French intel services
Major manhunt underway for remaining two suspects




Chancellor Merkel: Greece Should Stay In Eurozone
Also wants UK to stay in

Di Blasio Claims He Hasn’t Toked Up In Gracie Mansion
Says he hasn’t smoked pot since his NYU days



POLITICS
Senators Join In Bipartisan Slam Of Obama Over Workweek Tweak Veto Threat

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME): “He initially said, ‘Bring me your ideas,’” she said. “Why he’s shutting it down is beyond me.”

Proposal to change Obamacare definition of full-time back to 40 hours/week has support from both parties in Congress

Federal Judge Strikes Down California Foie Gras Ban



Report Likely To Reignite Fight Over Military Pay, Benefits

House Institutes Dynamic Scoring For Budget Analysis

Fauxcahontas: Economic Recovery Only Benefiting The Wealthy

Obama’s Executive Amnesty Trips Up AG Nominee Lynch

Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Texas Abortion Law



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Halts Skid On Surprise US Stockpile Drop: WTI $49.22, Brent $51.60
Yen Weakens For Second Day As Stocks, Oil Rally; Aussie Advances
ADP Says Private Sector Added 241,000 Jobs In December
Study: Workers Squeezed By Health Insurance
Samsung Predicts First Drop In Profits In Three Years
Wet Seal To Close 338 Stores
CES 2015: The Gadgets Catching The Eye In Vegas
FCC Chair Hints At Public Utility-Style Rules For Internet
AT&T: Unused Data Now Rolls To Next Month
Chicom Cops Inadvertently Admit To Buying Spyware To Snoop On Citizens
Nintendo Surges On Alliance With GungHo For Puzzles & Dragons Game



SPORTS
Knicks Sink To New Low With Thirteenth Straight Loss

John Wall scores on a fast break in the first half

Nene scores 20 to lead Wizards to 101-91 win against hapless Knicks


Jameis LoseWinston To Enter NFL Draft

Bruins Edge Pens In OT



Hawks Rip Grizzlies For Sixth Straight Win

Caps Ruin Leafs’ Coach Debut With 6-2 Romp

Did Curt Schilling’s Republican Opinions Cost Him A Cooperstown Slot?

Flames Snuffed By Red Wings, 3-2

Updating The Nats/Orioles MASN Fee Dispute



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Jessica Chastain Calls Out Russell Crowe For Comments On Older Actresses

“I think he’s getting his foot stuck in his mouth.”

“…for someone to say there are plenty of roles for women that age – they’re not going to the movies enough.”

Jennifer Love Hewitt Pregnant

Giada: I Never Cheated With Matt Lauer Or Bobby Flay!

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie To Meet Pope Francis At The Vatican

“60 Minutes” Host Steve Kroft’s Nasty Affair Exposed


“Fifty Shades Of Grey” Gets R For “Unusual Behavior”

Miles Teller Going “Full Gene Kelly” In Upcoming Flick

Blake Shelton To Host, Perform On SNL

Protesters Swarm Cosby’s Return To The Stage

John Travolta Lands Lead Role In FX’s “American Crime Story”

Three More Women Accuse Cosby Of Sexual Assault



FOREIGNERS
Divers Hunting For Black Boxes From Crashed AirAsia Plane
Sri Lankan President’s Bid For Third Term Uncertain As Election Opens
FBI Director Reveals New Evidence Linking Norks To Sony Hack
Mexican Authorities Find Ten Bodies, Eleven Severed Heads In Guerrero
Canada Pledges To Accept 13,000 Refugees From Iraq, Syria
Ugandan Army Confirms Rebel LRA Commander In Custody
EU Releases Trade Deal Papers With US
Dissidents Free But Questions Remain Over US-Cuba Deal
Nepal To Issue Passports With Third Gender For Sexual Minorities
Modi Dedicates Salt Mountain Memorial To Mahatma Gandhi



BLOGS & STUFF
Louder With Crowder: Kim Jong Un v. Hollywood
Michelle Malkin: The Black Brunch Brats
Doug Powers: Boehner Uses Gavel On Rebels After Re-Election As Speaker
Twitchy: MSNBC Guest Relates Paris Terrorist Attack To WHAT?
American Power: Democrat Party “Muslim Youth Activist” Cheers #CharlieHebdo Terrorists For “Getting The Job Done”
American Thinker: A Guide To The Guide To Israeli Elections
BLACKFIVE: Islamists Slaughter Cartoonists In Paris
Conservatives4Palin: Mary Katherine Ham – Can We Talk About Biden’s Inappropriate Behavior?
Don Surber: Oil Hypocrisy Of Fauxcahontas – EVIL.
Jammie Wearing Fool: This Should Go Over Well – Lebanese Porn Star Performs Wearing Hijab
Joe For America: Mia Love Dashes Conservative Hopes On First Day In Office
JustOneMinute: Shooting In Paris
Pamela Geller: NY Daily News Sanctions Paris Jihad, Censors Cartoon, Points Finger At Free Speech Magazine
Protein Wisdom: According To One of Boehner’s Party Uber Alles Lackeys…
Shot In The Dark: Boehned
STUMP: 80% Funding Hall Of Shame – Oh, THOSE Experts Say
The Gateway Pundit: Pathetic – Administration Calls Paris Attack “Act Of Violence”, Uses “If” Before Terror Attack
The Jawa Report: Pictures Of Naked Muhammad, Because Some People Deserve To Be Offended
The Lonely Conservative: How The Democrats Lost The Working Class
This Ain’t Hell: The Army’s New MOS-Specific PT Test
Weasel Zippers: Terrorism Be Damned, Here Are All The Charlie Hebdo Covers That Offend Terrorists
Megan McArdle: Admit It, You’re Rich
Mark Steyn: “I’d Rather Die Standing Than Live On My Knees”


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