The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE: 10.01.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS “Thank You, America” Says Modi As He Returns To India Concludes visit with event organized by US Indian Business Council Lots of sizzle, but where’s the steak? Come soon before it’s too late, Modi tells US businesses Working to deepen improving ties Traveler From Liberia Diagnosed As First Ebola […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.30.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Leung To Protesters: Beijing Won’t Back Down Urges protesters to clear the streets for public safety Hong Kong Police defend handling of protests State Department reacting cautiously to protests Protesters turn deaf ear to Leung, pep up “Umbrella Revolution” All Eyes On The Outcome Of PM Modi’s Visit With […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.29.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Hong Kong Democracy Protesters Defy Calls To Disperse Major pushback against Beijing’s efforts to restrict democracy Schools, banks closed as HK paralyzed by protests Riot police pull back as protesters jam the streets Taiwan’s President voices support for protesters Indian Media Praise Modi’s “Rocking Speech” In New York Send […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.26.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Attorney General Holder Resigning California AG Kamala Harris: No thanks Deval Patrick: no interest in AG gig Ron Paul: An enemy of liberty resigns Poll: British Public Behind Strikes On ISIS Parliament expected to vote in favor of joining anti-ISIS coalition Rockstar: Narendra Modi On Track To Sell Out […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.25.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS US, Coalition Forces Hit Syrian Oil Refineries Strategic warfare strikes against ISIS F-22 fighter makes combat debut over Syria Obama urges unity against ISIS network of death Holder hints at US troops going into Syria Will Modi’s Visit Boost US-India Ties? Prime Minister Modi Calls Mars Mission Success “Historic” […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.24.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS WaPo: Obama Bending His Own Counterterrorism Rules In Syria Stretching his own legal and policy limits US told Iran it would strike in Syria, vowed not to hit Assad forces America’s air strikes on ISIS may help Bashar Assad keep his regime alive Islamic State blows away Gulf states’ […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.23.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS 130,000 Syrian Refugees Flee To Turkey Refugee situation exacerbates tension between Ankara and Turkish Kurds Turkey clamps down on Syrian border after Kurdish unrest As masses seek refuge in Turkey, peshmerga rush back to Syria US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria US Rejects Iran’s Offer To Cooperate Against Islamic […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 09.22.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS California Burning: King Fire Spreads As Seven Blazes Burn Across State More than 7800 firefighters in action; King Fire only 10% contained Thirty-two structures destroyed by California wildfires Record amount of fire retardant used to fight blazes NASA’s Maven Probe Arrives In Mars Orbit Looking for answer to how […]

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