The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE: 09.19.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Scots Hae Voted Nae With two-thirds of the vote in, Unionists have 54% of the vote and the SNP has conceded defeat Close vote in Glasgow doomed secession push Pound hits two-year high against Euro on results Five Big Takeaways From Xi’s Visit To India One of them being […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.18.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Obama Insists Ground Forces Won’t Join ISIS Fight; Pentagon Less Sure Odierno, former SecDef Gates say not putting boots on the ground won’t work House approves arms for Syrian rebels Iraq PM rules out US ground troops Obama’s approval hits all-time low in ISIS crisis Doctor Confirms Toronto Mayor […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.17.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Obama Urges Global Effort To Stem Ebola As Virus Spreads Pentagon requests approval for $500 million budget shift Global peril cited as US prepares to send troops to Africa CDC ramps up Ebola worker training Ukraine Parliament Approves Special Status For Lugansk, Donetsk Regions Also approves amnesty for rebels […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.16.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS How Kira Kazantsev Went From Cronut Blogger To Miss America Has always been an overachiever; speaks three languages and triple-majored at Hofstra Happy red cup leads to happy new Miss America Why the Miss America pageant can’t save Atlantic City Obama Dispatching Military, Medical Aid To Africa For Ebola […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.15.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Over 184,000 Saved From Kashmir Flooding 150,000 still stranded a week after flooding Chief Minister Omar Abdullah left with only two officials when floods struck Kashmir bureaucrats resent draconian call back to duty Fresh rain hampering rescue efforts Hurricane Odile Slams Cabo San Lucas Resort In Baja Damaging winds, […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.12.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Russia Weighs New Response As EU, US Add Sanctions Russia may ban clothing, used car imports EU seeks compromise with Russia over Ukraine free-trade pact As Scotland Goes, So Goes UK? Could Scotland’s departure from UK trigger Britain’s departure from EU? Hamas Acknowledges Use Of Civilians As Human Shields […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.10.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Raging Monsoon Floods Kill Over 400 In India, Pakistan More than 1.5 million affected Epic floods link India, Pakistan in disaster Rescuers scramble to save thousands still trapped by floods Cuomo Gets Bruising Lesson From Teachout In Democrat Primary Little-known law prof draws 35% as party’s left wing turns […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.09.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Chick-Fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy Dies At 93 Champion of conservatism, Christian values, and chicken; cows hardest hit Chick-Fil-A rules the roost, even six days a week “A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.” Torrential Rains Hit […]

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