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LIVE AT FIVE – 07.06.11

Posted on | July 6, 2011 | 3 Comments

Obama Prods Congress On Debt Deal

Calls on Congress to "do something big"

Invites Congressional leaders to White House for Thursday meeting

Somali Terror Suspect Held  In Secret Detention
First such suspect held by Obama outside the legal system

Casey Anthony’s Acquittal Shocks America
Defendant could be free as early as Thursday

Minnesota State Government Remains Closed

Workers erect a "closed" sign on a rest stop near Hinckley, MN

Governor Dayton, legislative leaders meet but neither side is budging; more than 20,000 of Minnesota’s 36,000 state workers remain on furlough

New Policy On Military Suicide Condolences

State Investigators Uncover A Decade Of Cheating In Atlanta Public Schools

Fire Departments, New Urbanism’s Village Designs Increasingly At Odds

Romney Accuses Obama Of Speaking Loudly And Carrying A Little Stick

Judge Imposes Temporary Halt On Costa Mesa Layoffs

Nevada Supremes Say No To “Ballot Royale”

Gold Reaches $1516/Ounce After Moody’s Cuts Portugal Debt Rating To Junk
ECB’s Trichet Tightening As Europe Feels A Squeeze
Wal-Mart Offers Dime Discount On Gas As Prices Remain High
Oil Prices Rally On Bullish Forecast
MPs To Debate Phone Hacking Scandal
Apple’s iPhone Gains Handset Market Share, RIM’s Blackberry Loses
HP Plans August Release For 64GB TouchPad

Jeter Edges Closer To 3000 Hits As Yanks Top Tribe

Yankees captain Derek Jeter congratulates Curtis Granderson after his second-inning dinger

Sabathia goes seven, gets 11 K’s in 9-2 win

Reds’ Woes Continue In Lopsided Loss To Cardinals

Pirates Keep Rolling, Down Astros 5-1

Pacers To Announce Frank Vogel As Head Coach

The Rocket Goes To Trial

Phillies Hammer Marlins 14-2

Baker’s Wild Error Helps Nationals Past Cubs 3-2 And Over .500 Again

Charlie Sheen Coming Back To TV September 19

To be roasted on Comedy Central

Sheen: “You could say I’ve been providing kindling for this roast for a while. It’s time to light it up. It’s going to be epic.” Roast will air opposite Ashton Kutcher’s debut on “Two And A Half Men” as Sheen’s replacement

Does Reese Witherspoon Have A Tummy Tattoo?

Hollywood’s Highest-Paid Actresses

Jennifer Aniston Going On Hiatus

Which “Real Housewife” Could Lose Her $6 Million Home?

“Gossip Girl” Targets Elizabeth Hurley

Christopher Walken To Play Zeus In “Gods Behaving Badly”

Charisma Carpenter To Guest On “Burn Notice”

Libya Looks Toward Talks, But Quick Results Unlikely
Japan To Conduct Stress Tests On Nuclear Reactors
Weapons Prove Iranian Role In Iraq Terror, US Says
Thaksin Won’t Seek Role In Sister’s Government
EU Bans Egyptian Beans & Seeds After E. Coli Outbreak
Egyptian Courts Acquit Three Mubarak Ministers On Corruption Charges

Gateway Pundit: NYT Squish David Brooks Says GOP Indecent For Not Raising Taxes
Legal Insurrection: Daily Beast Plays The David Duke Card
Hit & Run: Obama Uses Bully Pulpit To Demand End To Political Rhetoric
Yid With Lid: Why Gallup’s Analysis Of Jewish Voters Is Dishonest
Troglopundit: Baldwin’s Decision A Chance For Wisconsin To Go Even More Republican?
WSJ: Inside The Disappointing Comeback
Jim Geraghty: Running Mate Joe Biden, As Truthful As Ever Since Day One
Walter Russell Mead: The Shame Of The Cities And The Shade Of LBJ
Don Surber: Obama Snubs Reagan
Moe Lane: Obama Campaign Site Hacked

— compiled by Wombat-socho


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