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LIVE AT FIVE – 11.16.10

Posted on | November 16, 2010 | Comments Off on LIVE AT FIVE – 11.16.10


Shanghai Apartment Block Fire Kills 42, Injures At Least 50

Firefighters work from adjacent building roofs to get fire under control

Search continues for bodies, survivors of midday fire in teacher & retiree residence

McConnell Reverses Himself
Will join House GOP leaders in calling for earmark ban

Rangel Ethics Trial Underway Without Rangel
Complains about lack of money, time to assemble legal defense; even Democrats on ethics panel unsympathetic


Schumer Gets His Reward For Bailing Out Reid

Senator Chuck "U." Schumer, D-NY

Will be new head of Senate Democrats’ “war room”, the Policy Committee

Coons, Manchin Sworn In To Fill Kaufman, Byrd Terms

Axelrod: No Permanent Tax Cuts For The Wealthy


Caterpillar Antes Up $8.6 Billion For Mining Equipment Maker Bucyrus

Buffett’s Berkshire Buys BNY Mellon, Increases Wells Fargo Stake

Market Disses Fed’s QE Plans, Dumps Long-term Eurobonds & Treasuries

Facebook Rolls Out New Messaging System; Integrates Texts, E-Mails, IM Chats

Apple Finally Scores Beatles For iTunes?

Google CEO Says Next Android Update Could Allow Phones To Replace Credit Cards


Buster Posey, Neftali Feliz Named Rookies Of The Year

Buster Posey, 2010 NL Rookie of the Year

Posey hit .305 with 18 home runs, 67 RBI; also had great post-season. First rookie catcher to play on a World Champion since Andy Etchebarren in 1966. Feliz notched 40 saves in his rookie year, going 4-3 with a 2.73 ERA; first Ranger to win Rookie of the Year since Mike Hargrove in 1974.

Reds Re-sign Catcher Ramon Hernandez

Redskins Extend Duncan McNabb 5 Years

Clinton Portis Inactive Against Eagles (Video)

Giants Deny Loss To Dallas Is Replay Of Last Season’s Choke


“Sarah Palin’s Alaska” Breaks TLC Ratings Record

Sarah Palin holds puppies on Punch Bowl Glacier

5 million tune in for largest debut episode ever on network

GQ Names Scarlett Johansson “Babe Of The Year”

Sebastian Bach Arrested For Biting Bar Owner

Britney Spears’ Divorced Parents Reconciling

NBC Unveils Dramatic Midseason Schedule Changes

Gekko Wins Again: Judge Denies Ex’s Suit For Share of “Money Never Sleeps” Cash


Haiti Cholera Protests Target UN Peacekeepers

Israeli Defense Officials Urge Acceptance of Settlement Deal; Gift of 20 F-35 Stealth Fighters Included In Package

Suu Kyi To Seek Reinstatement Of Her National League For Democracy

Four Ministers Resign From Berlusconi’s Cabinet; Italian Government Could Fall Within The Month


Protein Wisdom: McConnell Backs Crazed Whims Of Tea Party “Purists”

C4P: “Refudiate” Named Word Of The Year

Dan Riehl: DeMint Goes After Steele But Skirts The Point

Blackfive: Westboro Wankers Un-Wheeled

— compiled by Wombat-socho


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