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LIVE AT FIVE – 06.04.12

Posted on | June 4, 2012 | Comments Off on LIVE AT FIVE – 06.04.12

— compiled by Wombat-socho

153 Dead In Lagos Plane Crash

No survivors from Dana Air flight

The latest in a deadly series of problems with Nigeria’s aviation industry

With Boos And Solyndra, Mitt Romney Plays Offense
Putting the Obama team on the defensive and keeping it there

Boston’s Black Ministers Skeptical Of Fauxcahontas
Reverend Eugene Rivers: “It is within bounds to raise the question of whether or not a white woman used the minority card for her professional advantage…Ancestry is not the issue; did you tell the truth?”

Thad McCotter Hangs It Up

Soon to be former Congressman Thad McCotter (R-MI)

Cancels abortive write-in campaign; “One can’t clean up a mess multitasking.”

Air Tanker Crash Kills Two At Utah Wildfire Site

Ceremonies Arise To Honor Military-Bound Graduates

Republicans See Opening With Hispanic Voters Over Jobs Data

Connecticut House Speaker Donovan: “No One Bought…My Position Or My Influence”

Louisiana House Approves Senate Changes To Budget

New Farm Bill Would End Direct Payments To Farmers

Oil Plunges To Eight-Month Low On Weak US Jobs Report; NYMEX $82.14, Brent $97.36
Euro Falls, Crisis Clash Boosts Global Growth Fears
Hong Kong, PRC Shares Slide; Hang Seng Hits 2012 Low
Former Golden West CEO Marion Sandler Dies, 81
Tokyo Stocks Hit 28-Year Low As Investors Flee
Treasury Bears Give Up As Low Yields Seen Through Election
Europe Mulls Major Step Toward “Fiscal Union”
Banks Cut Cross-Border Lending By Most Since Lehman Brothers Collapse
Oil Output Soars As Iraq Retools
Asus To Bring Android To Windows With BlueStacks
Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabooks With Touchscreens, Windows 8 Revealed
Microsoft To Debut “Smart Glass” Streaming App At E3?
Prepaid Smartphones: Not For Everyone
Facebook Suffers Downtime, Anonymous Takes Credit
Microsoft Angers Advertisers With IE10’s Default “Do not Track” Setting

Celtics Recover Blown Lead, Tie Series At Two Games Apiece With 93-91 OT Win

Rajon Rondo stars in The Comeback Kid

Rondo “…delivers the trash talk at halftime and the big plays in overtime.”

Niese Fans 10 As Mets Move Into Tie Atop NL East
Somewhat related: Another reason to despise the Mets

Kings Return Home Halfway To The Cup After Two Wins In Jersey

Jimmie Johnson Cruises To Win FedEx400 At Dover

Rays Pound Orioles 8-4, Leap Into AL East Lead

Gymnast Shawn Johnson Announces Retirement, Ends Olmpics Bid

Lackluster Offense An Ongoing Problem; Nats Lose 3-2 To Braves

Drew Barrymore Weds Will Kopelman

Will Kopelman and Drew Barrymore

Hitched by rabbi in “simple” ceremony at her place Saturday

God Rest Ye, Corporal Newkirk: Richard Dawson Dead Of Cancer At 79

“Snow White” Fairest Of Them All With $56.3 Million In North America
Related: Howard Tayler is not impressed.

Mary J. Blige’s Charity Stiffs Scholarship Winners

Kathyrn Joosten Of “Desperate Housewives” Dies Of Cancer, 72

Terrell Owens Tells Wranglers “I Want An Apology And A Lot Of Money!”

EU Leaders To Push Putin On Syria At Summit
A Joyful Celebration Of Queen And Country (Video)
Reality Check: A Diamond Jubilee For Israel?
US Drone Strike Kills 15 In Pakistan
After Mubarak Trial Verdicts, Parliament Opens Fire On Judiciary
PRC Censors Act To Silence Discussion Of Tienanmen Anniversary
Courting Opposition Support For Tax Bill, Noda Reshuffles Cabinet
Norks Threaten ROK Media With Missile Strikes
Arvind Kejriwal Contradicts Ramdev On Naming MPs Involved In Graft Cases
In Lebanon, A Worrying Sectarian Spillover From Syria
Nerve Gas Attack Fugitive Arrested In Kanagawa
Der Spiegel: Israel Deploys Nukes On German-Built Submarines

Twitchy: Last Minute Smear Job – Dems Claim Scott Walker Fathered “Love Child” (Debunked)
Legal Insurrection: Desperation Wearing A Cheesehead Hat
NRO Corner: Walker Blasts Democrats’ “Crap” Attacks
Atlas Shrugs: Muslim Mob Beats Three French Jews With Hammers, Iron Bars
Gateway Pundit: Axelrod & Holder Nearly Came To Blows In White House Meeting?
Ed Driscoll: When You’ve Lost Maureen Dowd
JustOneMinute: Taubes On Salt
GayPatriot: Obama Democrats’ Enthusiasm Gap
Volokh Conspiracy: Most Folks Like The NRA
Dave Winer: The New York Times Is More Than Sexist


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