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LIVE AT FIVE – 08.11.11

Posted on | August 11, 2011 | 4 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

US Widens Sanctions On Syria, UNSC Meets

Bashar Assad meets with the Turkish foreign minister

Largest bank and telco in Syria proscribed as attacks on protesters continue

Dougherty Gang Captured In Colorado
Week-long chase of Florida trio ends in crash south of Pueblo

Stocks Take Another Dive Worldwide
Worries about French debt, pessimism about US economy crush hopes of market rebound

President Goes On Vacation As The Economy Burns

The President rides with his daughter Malia

Maybe Martha’s Vineyard wasn’t the best choice?

Romney Rips Obama On Economy During Iowa Visit

Sarah Palin To Visit Iowa State Fair

GOP Names “No Tax Hikes” Six To Panel

ATF’s “Operation Fast And Furious” Showed Early Signs Of Failure

Reuters/Ipsos: Most Americans Say US Is On Wrong Track

House Homeland Security Chairman Wants Probe Into Administration-Sanctioned Bin Laden Movie

Seven Reasons The Stock Market Is So Volatile
Asia Stocks Down 2%, Limited By US Futures
Gold Eases From Record High After CME Margin Hike; Still Over $1800
News Corp. Board Backs Murdoch After Hacking Scandal; Company Posts Strong Profit For Fiscal Year
Cisco Profit Tops Estimates, Stock Jumps

Bank Chiefs Seek To Reassure Investors
Apple Tops Exxon Mobil For Market Cap Crown Again
Intel Invests $300 Million In Ultrabooks
HTC Acquires Majority Share Of Dr. Dre’s Beats
Anonymous Plans To Attack Facebook A Hoax?

Uggla Pushes Streak To 31 Games As Braves Sweep Marlins

Anibal Sanchez gives up the ball to manager Jack McKeon after lasting only 1 2/3 innings against Atlanta

Uggla’s two-run single in the first is all the runs Tim Hudson needed for a 9-2 win against the Fish

Granderson Dingers Help Yanks End Skid

Indians Shell Tigers 10-3, Close Within Two In AL Central

A’s Blow 3-1 Lead, Fall To Blue Jays

Cliff Lee Homers As Phillies Rally From Six Down To Beat Dodgers

Cubs Turn On Power To Take One From Nats

Lindsay Lohan Drug Buy Video “Completely Fictitious”

Real trouble or papparazzi trolling?

Well, okay then.

Rebecca Black Forced Out Of School By Harassment

TBS Cancels “Lopez Tonght”

“American Idol” Judges All Re-sign For Season 11

J-Lo, Marc Anthony Reuniting?

“Twilight” Actor Arrested In Arizona

Lifetime Greenlights “The Client List” Series With Jennifer Love Hewitt

Blake Lively Likes To Play By “The Rules”

Alec Baldwin Not Running For Mayor Of New York – Yet

“Eureka” Stars, Showrunner React To Cancellation; Network Adds Final Episode

Bruce Willis Negotiating To Play Original Joe In “G.I. Joe 2”

British Police Out In Force As London Violence Subsides
“Nothing is off the table,” Cameron said, including water cannon
SEALS Avenged: Chinook Shooters Tracked, Killed With Air Strike
Norks, ROK Exchange Fire Near Scene Of Last Year’s Island Bombardment
China’s First Aircraft Carrier Goes To Sea
US Relies On Mercenaries In Somalia
Accused Bali Bomb Maker Extradited From Pakistan To Indonesia

Don Surber: Saving Private Obama
Allahpundit: Tom Friedman Fantasizes About Boehner Joining Obama, Selling Out Tea Party
Yid With Lid: Rick Santelli’s Pimp Hand Is Strong – Slaps Meredith Whitney Down On CNBC
PJ Tatler: From The Ownership Society To Neo-Feudalism
Jihad Watch: CAIR To Christie – Well Done, Thou Good And Faithful Stooge
Wizbang: No Moral Compass
Big Government: ACORN Hit With Maximum Fine In Nevada Court; Judge Wanted To Impose Jail Time
Newt Gingrich: Suspend UN Funding Now!
Troglopundit: Actually, Isn’t Marriage More Like Beer?

SOTD: Bad Reputation


4 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE – 08.11.11

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  3. Anonymous
    August 11th, 2011 @ 8:50 pm

    Now that NBC has tossed out Eureka, someone in Hollywood should jump at the chance to give Erica Cerra a  new job.  She’s hotter than Megan Fox and sharp as a whip.

  4. Anonymous
    August 11th, 2011 @ 10:09 pm

    What bugs me is that the production company is apparently giving zero thought to the possibility that the show might stand on its own as an internet/video-only release. It’s been running for four years, obviously it has an audience.