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LIVE AT FIVE – 07.20.11

Posted on | July 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

“Gang Of Six” Provides New Hope For Debt Talks

"It's time to get down to the business of actually solving this problem."

Plan would increase debt limit in exchange for closure of tax loopholes, lower rates, and impose $500 billion in Medicare cuts; Tea Party conservatives in House unenthusiastic

Taliban Claims Cell Phones Hacked
Text message about Mohammed Omar’s death a fake, Taliban claim

UN May Declare Famine In Parts Of Somalia
Worst drought in sixty years making a miserable country’s situation even worse

Congressman Boswell Doing Well After Scuffle With Armed Intruder

Congressman Leonard Boswell, D-Iowa

Second man arrested in attempted home invasion

MN Legislature Pulls All-Nighter In Special Session To Pass Budget

Obama Endorses Feinstein Bill To End DOMA

Bachmann: Migraines Won’t Stop Presidential Bid

Internet Activist Indicted In MIT Theft

Arizona Launches Donation Site For Border Fence

Euro Flat against Dollar Amid Hopes For EU Summit
Yahoo Profits Rise As Sales Dip
Tech, US Debt Progress Lifts Asian Stocks
Bank Of America Reports Worst Ever Loss
Oil Rises Above $98 On US Crude Supply Drop
The iPad Just Ate 11% Of The PC Market
Anonymous Hackers Arrested In FBI Investigation
Mozilla’s Enterprise Group: Inevitable Damage Control
Five Tablets For Back To School

Eller: Retired Players Won’t Block NFL Deal

Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller arrives at Minneapolis courthouse for talks

Eller: “They want to get these games going, and they want to have a season. That’s their focus. Our issues are very, very critical — very important — but they don’t really have much to do with whether the game goes on or not.”

Yao Ming Retires From NBA

Surging Rangers Shut Down Angels 7-0

NJ Devils Name Peter DeBoer Coach

Dodgers Lose To Giants Again, Fall Into Last Place

Rays Prey On Sloppy Yankees Defense, Take 3-2 Win

Reyes Sparks Mets To 4-2 Win Over Cards In  Return From DL

Montoya Hires New Crew Chief

Twins Rally Past Indians For 2-1 Win

Zimmerman Gets Pounded As Astros Eke Out 7-6 Win Over Nats

Matt Damon: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie “Are Like Prisoners”

Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt

Happy living a low-key life, unlike his friends

How Marc Anthony Tried To Control J-Lo’s Wardrobe

“Game Of Thrones” Second Season Casting Decisions

“Glee” Suit: You Screwed Me On The Back End

Maya Rudolph Welcomes A Son

NBC Officially Cancels “Love Bites”

Jenna Fischer: I’m Having A Baby

Lady Gaga’s Drug Confession To Howard Stern: Cocaine Is “The Devil” – Also, Teenage Girls Should Wait To Have Sex

All Fifteen Activists Aboard Seized French Yacht To Be Deported From Israel Today
Attempted Assassination Of Guinea’s President Fails
Murdoch’s Wife Wendi Deng Clobbers “Comedian”, Becomes Internet Sensation In PRC
PRC, ASEAN Set South China Sea Guidelines But No Deal Expected
FBI Busts Pair For Illegal Lobbying On Behalf Of Pakistan’s ISI

National Review: Grover Weighs In On Gang Of Six Plan
Marginal Revolution: The Gang Of Six Plan
Don Surber: Obama Rolls Out The Wedge Issues
Michelle Malkin: Dead Or Alive?
Allen West: At This Point, Anyone With An Obama 2012 Bumper Sticker Is A Threat To The Gene Pool
Volokh Conspiracy: Ninth Circuit Panel Reverses Conviction For Allegedly Threatening To Kill Then-Candidate Obama
PJ Tatler: Moody’s Says McConnell Plan May Not Avoid Downgrade
JammieWearingFool: Racist Liberals Blast Obama’s “Stupid Social Security Tax Holiday”

Naked Capitalism: Why A Warren Run For Senate Is A Terrible Idea
Fausta’s Blog: Lifetime Job Security
Jim Geraghty: Jay Carney Claims Leadership Is Not Proposing A Plan

Halfway to the weekend. Stay cool, y’all.


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