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LIVE AT FIVE: 04.28.15

Posted on | April 28, 2015 | 5 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
BALTIMORE BURNING – RIOTING ERUPTS AFTER FREDDIE GRAY FUNERAL

“Demonstrators” throw rocks at police

Slain suspect’s sister disapproves of rioting
Fifteen officers injured, six hospitalized as questions over police reaction begin
Baltimore mayor finally calls for National Guard, imposes curfew


Nepalis Dig Through Quake Rubble For Survivors
PM says death toll could reach 10,000

Bali Nine Executions: Corruption Investigations Into Judges Completed
Commission hasn’t released report, however, as executions loom



POLITICS
GOP Budget Negotiations Hit snag Over Paying For Defense Increases

Sen. Bob Corker puts brakes on budget deal

Objections to deep cuts in non-defense spending

Obama Rips House GOP Budget Spending Limits

NY Housing Authority Reduces Spaces For Homeless Under DiBlasio

Supremes Tell Another Lower Court To Reconsider Obamacare Mandate For Religious Groups

Loretta Lynch Sworn In As New Attorney General

Obama-Backed Green Energy Failures Leave Taxpayers Stuck With $2.2 Billion Tab



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Falls As US Stockpile Expected To Peak: WTI $56.14, Brent $64.00
Advocacy Groups Press SEC To Review Shell’s Arctic Filings
Cheap Oil Not The Only Factor In Southwest Airlines Success
Sales Up, But Profits Drop 1% In Philips Q1
BP Profit Beats Estimates As Refining Offsets Crude Plunge
ContainerStore Results Miss The Mark
Facebook Messenger Now Has Video Calling
China iPhone Sales Boost Apple
ESPN Sues Verizon Over Move To Slimmer Cable Packages
OneTouch Idol 3 Review: How Good Can A $250 Smartphone Be?
Konami Cancels “Silent Hills”



SPORTS
Caps, Wizards Advance Together For First Time

John Wall (2) and Paul Pierce celebrate after winning Game 4 and achieving the first playoff sweep in club history

Wizards finish off Raptors 125-94, cheer Capitals on to victory against Islanders


Astros Whip It Out Late, Top Padres 9-4

Lightning Electric Against Red Wings, Force Game 7


O’s, Pale Hose Postponed (Rioting)

Bucks Dodge Bullet Again, Beat Bulls 94-88

BoSox Rally Late, Edge Blue Jays 6-5

Nyets Send Hawks Home Winless

Nats Lose To Braves 8-4, Fall To NL East Cellar



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Actress Jayne Meadows Dies, 95

Jayne with husband/co-star Steve Allen (at the piano) and Louis Nye

Died of natural causes at her Encino home

Lifetime Making Unauthorized “Full House” Tell-all Pic

Ian Somerhalder, Nikki Reed Married

High School Claims Justin Bieber Bullied His Way Into Prom

Amy Adams Plans Secret LA Wedding

The New Queen Of Diss Rap – Mariah Carey?

VIPs Brunch At Politico Founder’s Digs After #Nerdprom

TMNT2 Casts Brian Tee As Shredder

“Real Housewives” Might Not Be Helping Kim Richards’ Sobriety

Jake Gyllenhall: Currently Single, But He’d Let Mom Set Him Up

Rihanna Flaunts Her Beach Body In Hawaii

First Look At The New Nightcrawler

“The Osbournes” Reboot Dead At VH1



FOREIGNERS
Iran Aims To Use NPT Conference To Step Up Pressure On Israel
ROK Court Gives Captain Of Sewol Ferry Life Imprisonment For Murder
Coalition Vows Two-Pronged Yemen Strategy
Japan, US Set New Rules For Military Cooperation
Ahead Of Election, PM Cameron Says Only Tories Can Save UK
UN SecGen: Palestinians Put UN Schools At Risk During Gaza War
Car Bombs Kill 19 In Baghdad
Greek PM Leaves Referendum Option Open, Rules Out Elections
Sudanese President Bashir Reelected With 94% Of Vote
157 Arrested During Burundi Protests



BLOGS & STUFF
EBL: Is Hillary’s Campaign Collapsing?
Louder With Crowder: An Open Letter To Baltimore Rioters
Doug Powers: Hillary – Killing Babies Will Never Be Copacetic Until You Clingers Let Go Of Your Religious Hangups
Twitchy: To Riot Or Not To Riot In Baltimore? Vox Helps You Decide!
Shark Tank: DWS Says Jews In-Line With Dems, Not GOP (Forgets Old Testament Teachings)
Bill Whittle: The Class Of 2015 – Book Burners Afraid Of Matches (Thanks to loyal reader Brian E.)
American Power: Homosexual Businessman Who Hosted Ted Cruz Event Forced To Grovel Before Gay Fascist Overlords
American Thinker: The Clintons’ Little Tin Box
Conservatives4Palin: Thomas Sowell – The New Inquisition
Don Surber: Next American President Must Prosecute
Jammie Wearing Fools: Pathetic deBlasio Whines About How He’s Treated At Baseball Games
Joe For America: Who’s More Out Of Control – Baltimore Rioters Or The Mayor?
JustOneMinute: Reminder – Obama Aided And Abetted Hilary
Pamela Geller: UK Labour Leader Says His Party Will Criminalize “Islamophobia”
Protein Wisdom: “We gave those who wished to destroy space to do that.”
Shot In The Dark: Cue Captain Reynaud
STUMP: Obamacare Watch – The Disaster Of Covered California
The Gateway Pundit: Obama Sent Three WH Officials To freddie Gray’s Funeral – None To Chris Kyle’s
The Jawa Report: Good News – ISIS Supporters Snapping Pics In Rome
The Lonely Conservative: GoFundMe Shuts Down Fundraiser For Christian-owned Bakery
This Ain’t Hell: VA Secretary Says Aging Veterans “Created Stress”
Weasel Zippers: Baltimore Riots Tweet Of The Night
Megan McArdle: Accused Gets His Say In Columbia Rape Case
Mark Steyn: Uranium One, America Zip


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