The Other McCain

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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 […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.20.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS 52 Arrested, Two Shot; Four Officers Injured In Ferguson 93% of those arrested not from Ferguson; 27% not from Missouri Peaceful protesters plead with people on the streets to go home Gov. Nixon refuses to remove county prosecutor Nigeria Scrambles To Contain Ebola President Jonathan declares national emergency Egyptian […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.19.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Gov. Nixon Sends In The National Guard Police unable to maintain order without the Guard as violent protests continue Obama refuses to answer question about going to Ferguson Liberia Confirms Seventeen Patients Missing After Attack On Ebola Clinic WHO urges exit screening in countries with Ebola Iraqi, Kurdish Forces […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.18.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Ukraine Claims Control Of Lugansk City Center Rebel discipline inside the city breaking down Red Cross waits for guarantees as Ukraine truce discussed Germany: Some progress in “difficult” Ukraine/Russia talks Pope Francis Calls For “Fraternal Dialogue” With PRC, Norks Pope gets rock-star treatment at Asian Youth Day Curfew Reimposed […]

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