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LIVE AT FIVE – 07.19.11

Posted on | July 19, 2011 | 3 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

House To Vote On “Cut, Cap & Balance” Plan

Not the tax package he was looking for

Bill requires immediate cuts, balanced budget amendment in exchange for debt limit increase; White House threatens veto in unlikely event bill passes Senate

US, Gadhafi Regime In Face-To-Face Talks
Tunisian talks took place, but what was discussed and what follows is open to question

Borders Forced Into Liquidation
Remaining 399 stores to close by the end of September after no purchase offers made

Rick Perry Remains Coy About Presidential Plans

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Will announce decision in next 2-3 weeks
Perry/Bachmann 2012?

MN Beer Shortage Looms As Dayton Drags Feet On Special Session

ACLU Sues Alaska DMV Over Transgender Driver License

RNC Fundraising Rebounds Under Priebus

Coburn Ups Ante In Debt Standoff, Offers Plan For $9 Trillion In Reductions

California Cities Sue State Over Cuts To Redevelopment Agencies

Euro Steady, But Europe’s Debt Woes Cast Pall
IBM Reports Strong 2Q Earnings
Cisco To Cut 6500 Jobs, Sell Mexican Factory To Foxconn
Asian Stocks Slide, Led By Exporters & Banks On US, Europe Debt Concerns
Oil Above $96 As Drop In US Supply Expected
LulzSec Claims Responsibility For Hacking The Sun’s Site
Adobe Buys EchoSign, Makes Digital Signatures Mainstream
User Satisfaction Study: Facebook Vulnerable To Google+
Amazon Begins Renting Textbooks On Kindle

NFL Owners Could Approve Labor Deal Thursday

NFLPA spokesman George Atallah grimaces at reporters

Rookie pay cuts, Thursday night football, and a return to LA rumored to be among items in the new CBA

US Women’s Soccer Team Returns To Big  Welcome

Reyes Ready To Return After Short Spin With Cyclones

Bruins Get Another Look At Cup Win

Nolan Ryan Hospitalized; No New Heart Issues

Heat Throws Halladay For Loss; Phillies Wilt Against Cubs, Lose  6-1

Pirates Blank Reds, Retake Lead In NL Central

Marquis Goes Eight, Zimmerman Brings The Ribbies As Nationals Plate Three In The Ninth For 5-2 Win Over Astros

Universal Nixes Stephen King’s “Dark Tower”

No $$$ for self-inserts, suckers

Deal for movie trilogy and pair of miniseries axed

Anthony, J-Lo Split After Months Of Nonstop Arguing

Demi Lovato’s Secret Hookup? Ryan Philippe

Kevin Costner Joining Tarantino’s “Django Unchained”

Emma Watson To Headline “Beauty And The Beast”

Helen Mirren Replaces Bette Midler In HBO’s Phil Spector Biopic

Russell Brand, Kate Perry Hit Back At Tabloids

Rachel Returns Hush Money To Tiger, Threatens Allred With Lawsuit

Rebecca Black Sticks It To Critics In “My Moment”

Charlie Sheen Set To Return To TV On “Anger Management”

Phone Hacking Whistleblower Dies
Political Violence In Syria Acquires Religious Aspects As 30 Die In Homs
PRC: Xinjiang Police attack Was Terrorism
Petraeus Hands Over Afghan Command, Heads For CIA
PRC’s Heir Apparent Pledges Tough Line On Tibet

PJ Tatler: Obama To GOP – Game On!
Weasel Zippers: Democrat CEO Steve Wynn Rips Obama
Hot Air: Plurality Ready For “Significant” Military Cuts
Conservatives4Palin: Even Politico Concedes “The Undefeated” Did Well As Movies Plans For Expansion

Michael Walsh: Uncle Sugar
Israel Matzav: Cain Would Attack Iran To Protect Israel
Weekly Standard: Buddy Roemer’s In
Bob Owens: Gunwalker – Family Of Slain Federal Agent Demands Answers

Stay cool out there today, folks.


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