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LIVE AT FIVE: 01.09.15

Posted on | January 9, 2015 | 4 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Manhunt Continues For Charlie Hebdo Attackers Amid Fears Of Another Strike

Eiffel Tower goes dark to honor tabloid’s slaughtered staff

SWAT teams backed by helicopters track fleeing jihadis
France even more fractured after Charlie Hebdo attack
One attacker trained with Al Qaeda in Yemen
Oklahoma, SoCal Muslims condemn attack



Pings Detected In Search For AirAsia Plane’s Black Boxes
Voice, data recorders may have become separated from plane’s tail



Merkel Backs Cameron’s Bid To Restrict Migrant Welfare
German Chancellor insists freedom of movement must be preserved, though
Meanwhile, populist AfD party opens door to cooperation with PEGIDA anti-Islam movement
Paris killings seen as fueling Europe’s anti-Islam movements



POLITICS
House Approves Obamacare Bill Despite Veto Threat

Speaker Boehner talks at a Tuesday press conference

Twelve Democrats join GOP in voting for bill changing full-time definition back to 40 hours


Obama Proposes Free Community College Program


GOP Moves Toward Vote On Blocking Obama Amnesty

Single-Payer Fanatics Disrupt VT Gov Shumlin’s Inauguration

Will Envirowhacko Tom Steyer Run For Barbara Boxer’s Senate Seat?



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Heads For Seventh Weekly Loss As Key Producers Keep Pumping: WTI $49.13, Brent $51.17
JC Penney To Close 40 Stores In 2015
Yahoo, AOL Shares Jump On Renewed Merger Calls
Lower Oil Prices Could Fuel More Hiring In US
Macy’s To Close Fourteen Locations, May Open Off-Price Stores
Silicon Valley Invests In Weed
Apple Starts New Year With Record App Store Sales
First Look At Audi & LG’s Mysterious WebOS Smartwatch
How Coffee Shop Hackers Steal Your Data Without Needing Wifi
Facebook Acquires Video Startup QuickFire Networks
“Star Wars” And “Zelda” among 2015’s Most Anticipated Games



SPORTS
USOC Selects Boston To Host US Bid For 2024 Olympics

A view of Boston from the harbor

Boston Herald’s Buckley: An Olympic-Sized Mistake

Mueller: NFL Ran A Half-Ass Investigation Into Ray Rice

Blues Crush Sharks 7-2

Henderson Scores 31 As Hornets Stop Raptors

Jets Fall To Coyotes 4-1

Former Players Grant Hill, Bridgeman Looking To Buy Atlanta’s Hawks

Avs Whip Sens 5-2

Jayson Werth Slated For Shoulder Surgery



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Mariah Carey Heading For Las Vegas

From her Christmas performance

Purely coincidence, I’m sure. ūüėČ


Phylicia Rashad Clarifies Cosby Comments


Hillary Furious Over Bill’s Part In Epstein Sex Scandal


“Bachelorette” Couple Andi Dorfman, Josh Murray Call Off Engagement


Scott Rudin Skips Pre-Oscar Events To Avoid Sony Drama

“The Birds” Actor Rod Taylor Dies At 84

Cosby Jokes About Rape Allegations During Toronto Performance

Angelina Jolie Meets The Pope After Screening “Unbroken” At The Vatican

NY Times’ Latest Flub: Making Up Kyrzbekistan

Miley Cyrus Gets Burgled Again

Wednesday TV Ratings: “Empire” Premiere Huge, “American Idol” Down

“Happyland” Cancelled By MTV After One Season

Former “Star Wars” Actor Dies In Stage Rehearsal

Miranda Kerr Puts The Super In Model



FOREIGNERS
Red China’s December Inflation Near Five-Year Low
Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa Concedes Defeat
Boko Haram Kills 100, Destroys Sixteen Villages In Borno
MI5 Chief Warns Syrian Groups Plotting Terror Attacks In The West
Police Officer Killed In Paris Attack Sparks #JeSuisAhmed Hashtag
What Next After Palestinians’ ICC Bid?
Egyptians Hope For An End To Turmoil As Parliamentary Elections Set For May
Thailand Begins Impeachment Proceedings Against Ousted PM Yingluck Shinawatra
Hero Sergeant-At-Arms Vicker Appointed Ambassador To Ireland
Over A Million Filipinos Parade Icon Through Manila Ahead Of Papal Visit



BLOGS & STUFF
Doug Powers: Barbara “Don’t Call Me Ma’am” Boxer Not Running For Re-Election In 2016
Twitchy: Ambassador Shoots Down Slate’s Charge Of Racism Against #CharlieHebdo
American Power: Sean Hannity Battles Hate Imam Anjem Choudhury
American Thinker: Mosques On The Front Lines In The War Against America
BLACKFIVE: Charlie Hebdo, The Short Response
Conservatives4Palin: Mark Levin – John Boehner’s GOP Is Not A Conservative Party
Don Surber: Do Not Judge Muslims By Westernized Muslims, Either. EVIL.
Jammie Wearing Fools: There May Actually be a Backlash Growing In France
Joe For America: True Conservatives Love Mia Love
JustOneMinute: Know Your Enemy (Radley Balko Is Wrong)
Pamela Geller: Sharia In Ireland – Prominent Imam Warns Irish Media Not To Reprint Mohammed Cartoon
Protein Wisdom: Yesterday, Islamists Commit Terrorism in France. Today, American Idiots Commit Equivocation.
Shot In The Dark: Price Of Moderation
STUMP: My Fellow Adjuncts! You Have Only Your Chains To Lose!
The Gateway Pundit: In Your Face – Obama Blows By Phoenix VA Center Twice Without Stopping
The Jawa Report: Shocking News! Islamists Totally Not Progressive!
The Lonely Conservative: US Letting In Record Numbers Of Muslim Immigrants
This Ain’t Hell: Teen Who Beat Veteran To Death Pleads Guilty
Weasel Zippers: NYT’s Nicholas Kristof Not Convinced Islam Had Any Role In Paris Attacks
Megan McArdle: Latest Tax Season Headache? Obamacare
Mark Steyn: The Fire Rages


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Comments

4 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE: 01.09.15”

  1. Daniel Freeman
    January 9th, 2015 @ 2:22 pm

    A Dramatic End to the French Hostage Standoff

    Details are still fuzzy. Three dead male terrorists at two locations, one female terrorist still at large, at least four hostages dead (timing unclear) and at least five freed.

  2. Wombat_socho
    January 9th, 2015 @ 5:12 pm

    We’re having ongoing problems where stuff scheduled to post at 5 AM instead doesn’t post until somebody goes in and pokes it with a stick. Most annoying.

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