The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE: 09.02.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS India, Japan Pursuing Closer Ties To Counter Red China Stepping up defense and economic cooperation India offers red carpet, not red tape, to investors, Modi tells Japan Japan promises $35 billion investment but holds out on nuke deal Pakistan’s Sharif Clings To Power As Opposition Steps Up Assault Will […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.29.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Ukraine Accuses Russia Of Invasion Obama rules out military response Pro-Moscow rebels say they’ll allow trapped Ukraine forces to withdraw Invasion of Ukraine prompts UN Security Council meeting Poroshenko accuses Russian soldiers of backing rebel attack Fighting In Syria Spawns Civil War In Jihadist Movement Islamic State and Al-Qaeda: […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.28.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Breakthrough Hopes Dented As Ukraine Accuses Russia Of New Incursion Russian infantry in AFVs sighted near Amvrosiyivka Fighting moves to southeast Ukraine Pentagon has evidence of Russia firing missiles inside Ukraine T-72 tank shoots hole in Russian denials Syrian Rebels Capture Border Crossing In Golan Heights Crossing is sole […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.27.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Israel Agrees To Open-Ended Truce In Gaza Solutions to tough issues put off for later Gazans celebrate “victory” How Israel made Hamas crawl Deal boosts Hamas politically, clears way for reconstruction Syria Warns Against Unauthorized Strikes Against ISIS In Syria Warning comes the day after Raqqah falls to jihadis […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.26.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Federal Judge Strikes Down California’s Waiting Period, But- Strikedown only applies to existing gun owners or those with licenses Who’s Carrying Out Airstrikes In Libya? Egypt, UAE not bothering to inform Washington IRS, Eh? Tim Hortons Deal Could Lower Burger King’s Tax Burden Canadians Less Than Thrilled With Merger […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.25.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Hamas Director Of Finance Killed By Israeli Airstrike Muhammad al-Ghoul dies of poor social choices and air-to-ground missile strike (mostly the latter) Vehicle explosion reveals bags of American money Hamas promises to aim only at military targets if they get more precise weapons Northern California Rocked By 6.0 Earthquake […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.22.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Rick Perry’s Mugshot Goes Viral Former PIU investigator quashes CPRIT allegations Perry: It’s possible ISIS has crossed the southern border Rick Perry rounds up the media herd Pakistani Opposition Leader Imran Khan Ends Talks With PM Sharif No further talks with government until Sharif resigns Americans Recovering From Ebola […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.21.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Ferguson Enjoys A Night Of Relative Calm For First Time Since Michael Brown’s Death “We saw a different crowd that came out tonight…less agitators,” Johnson said. Attorney General Holder visits Ferguson Pentagon defends program supplying military gear to police Liberian Army Fires On People Trying To Escape Ebola Quarantine […]

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