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LIVE AT FIVE – 07.11.11

Posted on | July 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

— compiled by Wombat-socho

President, Lawmakers To Meet again As Press Pressure Builds For A Deal

Obama still jonesing for a tax increase

Boehner, House GOP still adamant on not increasing taxes

One Hundred Dead In Volga River Cruise Ship Disaster
Overloaded Bulgaria goes down fifty miles from Khazan

Train Crashes Kill 65 In India, Injure More than 200
Separate incidents in Assam and Uttar Pradesh; one derailment, one sabotage?

Minnesota’s Budget Crisis Could Help Pawlenty

Governor Pawlenty talks to a voter in Urbandale, Iowa

Time for GOP to draw some lines in the sand on the budget, debt, he says
Shutdown continues into 11th day with no sign of resolution

Insurance Agents Accuse FEMA Of Causing Coverage Confusion

Royals See Two Sides Of LA

Former PA Congressman Frank Mascara Dead At 81

Central Falls, RI Struggles To Step Back From Financial Abyss

Senator Gillibrand Pushes To Help Unemployed Vets

EU Finance Chiefs Meet On Greece, Minds Focused By Italy
Cyprus Explosion Knocks Out Island’s Electricity
Asian Shares Fall On Aussie Carbon Tax Concerns
EPA Says No Damage To Drinking Water From Yellowstone Oil Spill
Crude Futures Fall On Recovery Doubts
Free Slurpees Today At 7-11 Could Cost You
Republic Of South Sudan: With Celebrations Over, Time To Build An Economy
Atlantis Docks With space Station For Last Time (Video)
NHTSA: Electric Cars May Need Noisemakers

If US Can’t Love Soccer After This, It Never Will

Abby Wambach after the epic quarterfinal win over Brazil yesterday

Game featured everything Americans hate about soccer, sportswriter still doesn’t get it.

Yao Ming Retires, Chinese Fans Vow To Quit Watching NBA

A-Rod To Have Knee Surgery, Out 4-6 Weeks

Clemens’ Courtroom Strategy Closely Watched

Sunday’s Boston/Baltimore Fight Interrupted By Baseball Game

Some Nitwit NY Sportswriter Thinks Jeter’s 3000th Hit Is Highlight Of First Half

Rookie Wage Scale Seen As Sticking Point In NFL Talks

Dodgers Defeat Padres 4-1 For Sweep, Exit NL West Cellar

16 All -Stars Won’t Be At The Game

All-Star Break Arrives On High Note For Nats; 2-0 Win Over Rockies Gets Team Back To .500

Garden State Tolkien: Q&A With Author George R.R. Martin

"A Game Of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin

Latest book in gritty fantasy series, A Dance With Dragons, hits shelves Tuesday

Kate Hudson: It’s A Boy!

Posh Pops A Daughter

Vinny Back On Board “Jersey Shore”

Rihanna Concert Ends With Fire

J-Lo Finally Saying Yes To Another Season Of “Idol”?

Octomom In Plane Fight With “3rd Rock” Star

Oprah to Host Oscars?

US Suspends $800 Million In Military Aid To Pakistan
Syria Government Draws Vocal Critics In Public Forum
Anwar Tells Of Malaysian Riot Squad Ambush
Rockets Hit Baghdad During Panetta Visit
Nigerians Nail 11 Jihadis In North
Senegal Backtracks On Habre Extradition
US, PRC Military Chiefs Discuss South China Sea, Other Issues
Scotland Yard Assistant Commissioner Apologizes For Not Reopening Phone Hacking Investigation

Conservatives For Palin: Governor Tells Newsweek “I Believe That I Can Win A National Election”
Chicago Sun-Times: The Disappearing Black Middle Class
Doug Ross: Good Grief, Didn’t Anyone Go To Negotiating School?
Weasel Zippers: A Majority Of Voters Think Obama Is More Liberal Than They Are
Israel Matzav: Stop The Tank Sale To Egypt
TigerHawk: A Short Note On Invasive Species
American Power: Clay Shirky On Why We Need The New News Environment To Be Chaotic
Gateway Pundit: Disgusting – Far Left Gawker Posts Pix Of Suspected CIA Agent Who May Have Helped Kill Bin Laden
Jihad Watch: Proposed Australian Law Requiring Women To Show Faces To John Law Decried As “Culturally Insensitive”

That’s it. Go get a Slurpee.


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