The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE: 02.13.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho Because Friday the 13th is actually on a Friday this month. TOP NEWS Federal Judge Orders Alabama County To Wed Gay Couples District judge Granade orders issuance of licenses despite Alabama law, constitutional amendment ISIS On the Doorstep? Jihadis seize town near Marines at al-Asad air base Homeland Security To Be […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.28.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Storm Pummels New England, Spares NY/NJ NYC Mayor Di Blasio: “You can’t be a Monday morning quarterback on something like the weather.” Leaders defend shutdown for blizzard that wasn’t NWS meteorologist apologizes for blizzard “forecast miss” Former Intel Officer Claims White House Delaying Announcement Of Desertion Charges Did Fox, […]


– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Greece Chooses Anti-Austerity SYRIZA Party In Major Shift Tsipras declares era of austerity over, promises to revive economy Far-left victory in Greece bruises European markets Syriza seeks coalition partners after poll win Independent Greeks form party with Syriza Obama At India’s Republic Day Celebration, As It Happened Dancers, colorful […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.20.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Iran Confirms Israelis Bagged One Of Their Generals In Strike On Hezbollah Five other Iranians along with six Hezbollah members croaked by Israeli helicopter attack in Syria UN observers say it was drones, not helicopters Israel, Lebanon brace for possible Hezbollah retaliation Fighting Rages In Donetsk, Lugansk Russia admits […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.15.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Rebels Launch Ukraine Offensive After Bus Shelling Massive rocket fire from rebel positions continues Ukraine seeks “terrorist organization” status for rebel groups NATO urges Russia to stop supporting rebels US offers $2 billion in financial support to Ukraine Pope Leaves Sri Lanka After Preaching Reconciliation Also becomes only the […]


– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS “Survivors’ Issue” Of Charlie Hebdo Sells Out In Minutes Amid Backlash from Muslim Leaders Pope Francis, Chancellor Merkel also mocked in this week’s issue First print run of 3 million already sold out in France Turkish daily prints Charlie Hebdo articles and cartoons As Charlie Hebdo sells out, antisemitic […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.13.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS White House Admits Not Sending Someone To Paris Rally Was A Mistake Earnest refused to give details about discussions regarding the decision Optics politics: Why Obama skipped the Paris rally “Ambassadonor” Jane Hartley shows Obama’s solidarity Doubling down: Charlie Hebdo’s next cover is another Mohammed cartoon Nigerian Government Reduces […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.09.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Manhunt Continues For Charlie Hebdo Attackers Amid Fears Of Another Strike 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 […]

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