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LIVE AT FIVE – 07.15.11

Posted on | July 15, 2011 | 6 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

FBI Begins Preliminary Inquiry Into News Corp

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch

Did Murdoch’s US affiliates hack 9/11 victims’ phones?

Senate and White House Cut Tentative Debt Deal
Only $1.5 trillion in cuts likely; no word on whether House GOP is on board with McConnell/Reid plan

LA’s Carmageddon Hype Much Like Y2K
Closure of I-405 unlikely to set off city-wide gridlock

South Sudan Becomes 193rd Member Of UN
General Assembly approves application by acclamation

DOJ Asks 9th Circuit For Stay Of DADT Repeal

As His Position Evolves

Emergency motion says ending ban now would pre-empt the orderly process outlined in repeal law passed in December 2010

Gov. Dayton Caves; No Tax Increase In Minnesota

Scott Brown Goes Squishy On Debt Deal?

Obama Campaign Moves NY Fundraiser Out Of Pfizer Offices

Florida Sheriff Satisfies Budget; Skips Free Skivvies For Prisoners

Giuliani Warns Against Rushing To Judgement On Murdoch

JP Morgan Chase Posts $5.4 Billion Profit, Beating Estimates
Google Shares Up Over Twelve Percent On Sales Gain
S&P Joins Moody’s In Warning Of US Debt Rating Downgrade If No Deal Reached
Conoco Phillips To Spin Off Refining & Marketing
Why Wall Street Isn’t Worried About Default
Bernanke Downplays Likelihood Of QE3
Spotify Prepares To Eat iTunes’ Lunch
Search Engines Replacing Memory, Study Shows
Motorola Photon 4G Gets Bargain Bin Treatment At Wirefly, Walmart

Judge Declares Mistrial In Clemens Case

Another triumph for Eric Holder's Justice Department!

Judge rips federal prosecutors for blunder in using evidence he’d barred from trial; Clemens may be safe from further prosecution under “double jeopardy” rule

New NFL Rookie Wage Plan Moves Deal Closer

Bombs Away: Blue Jays Rip Yankees 16-7

Dodgers Hoping Worst Is Behind Them

Rangers’ Holland Pitches Second Straight Shutout In 5-0 Win Over Mariners

NBA Lays Off Over 100 Workers

On The Cusp Of 100, Kyle Busch Sets Sights On Petty’s Record

So Much For That Rumor

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

No, Brad Angelina not getting married yet.
Yes, Mila Kunis is still going to the Marine Ball.

Chris Colfer Learned He Was Leaving “Glee” On Twitter

“Sons Of Anarchy” Creator PISSED Over Emmy Snub

Oh, Hey, Fake Lesbians In GQ

“Entertainment Geekly”: EW’s Preview Of Comic-Con 2011

The Sean Bean Death Reel

Lady Fugga

Emmy Nominations 2011

Brooke Miller & Charlie Sheen: Reunited?

Elizabeth Hurley And Chace Crawford Get Their Gossip On

Splodeydope Hits Service For Karzai’s Brother
Crackdown Escalates In East Syria, Protesters Killed
US Rejects Arab League Support Fr Palestinian Statehood Bid
Church, Irish State At Odds Over Abuse Disclosure Plan
Minister Adds Fuel To Fire As Karachi Burns

Moe Lane: Harry Reid Wants Us To Throw Eric Cantor Under The Bus
JustOneMinute: As The Kabuki Picks Up…
WSJ: Murdoch Defends News Corp. In Interview
Weasel Zippers: S&P Warns There’s A 50% Chance It’ll Downgrade US Credit Rating Within Three Months

Yid With Lid: E-Mails Provide Proof That White House Was At War With Fox News
Lonely Conservative: The Obama Spending Boom
Powerline: Dayton Caves?
Allahpundit: If Default Is Such A Catastrophe, Why Is Obama Opposed To A Short-Term Deal To Avert It?
Forbes’ Right Directions: What Happened To The Social Security Trust Fund?

Hey, it’s Friday! Enjoy your weekend!


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