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LIVE AT FIVE – 06.20.12

Posted on | June 20, 2012 | Comments Off on LIVE AT FIVE – 06.20.12

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Mubarak On Life Support After Stroke

Former President Mubarak on a gurney, in a cell

Transferred to a military hospital after suffering stroke in prison

McConnell: Tax Code Already “Extraordinarily Progressive” And Needs To Be Changed
Notes that 67% of taxes paid come from 10% of taxpayers

G-20 Leaders Divided Over Solution To Global Economic Woes
Hayek & Keynes duking it out in Los Cabos

House To Move On Contempt Vote After Holder Balks On Gun Documents

No documents, no deal

Romney Stumps In Michigan, Says Win There Would Put Him In White House

Sailor, Six Soldiers To Receive Nonjudicial Punishment For Koran Burnings

Fred Luter elected Southern Baptists’ First Black President

Rachel Maddow Has Hissy Fit, Accuses Scott Brown Of Making Stuff Up

Death Of Child Molester Won’t Bring Charges For Texas Dad

Obama Campaign Demands Names Of Crossroads GPS Donors

NPR Poll: Angus King Has Wide Lead In Race For Maine Senate Seat

Oil Continues To Slide On Spain Concerns; NYMEX $83.84, Brent $95.53
Euro Weakens Before Spanish Bond Sale; NZ Dollar Also Falls
JC Penney Doing Damage Control; Slipping Sales Blamed On Departed CEO’s Marketing Blunders
Cash Gold Gains On Fed Stimulus Hopes
Walgreens Goes International
FedEx Expects Weak Economy, Predicts Slower Earnings Growth
Jitters As Japan Decides To Restart Reactors
US Job Openings Decline Most In Four Years
Microsoft’s Surface Tablet: Do We Have an iPad Killer?
Israel, US Collaborated In Creation Of “Flame” Virus
Ashton Kutcher Backs CMU Translation Software Startup Duolingo
Facebook’s Payment Platform Changes Its Currency
Google Going After YouTube Conversion Sites
Ikea TV Hits European Stores – But Don’t Bother Buying One

Hobbling James Lifts Heat Over Thunder In Game Four

LeBron James goes to the basket

Heat win 104-98, could win it all Thursday night in Miami

Santana, Mets Shut Out Orioles Again

Heyward, Simmons End Braves’ Skid, Yankees’ Streak

Florida State Ousts #2 UCLA From College World Series

Congratulations, John Axford! It’s A Boy! Also, A Blown Save!

Road To BCS Changes Still Full Of Bumps

Hamilton Returns To Lead Rangers To 7-3 Victory Over Padres

Wang Remains Limp As Nats’ Skid Hits Four

Kate Upton: American Bombshell

Kate Upton

Say hello to GQ’s July cover girl

Attention Ladies: Johnny Depp Now Available

Alec Baldwin Cultivates Media Relations – With His Fist

Kristen Stewart, Cameron Diaz Top Forbes’ List Of Highest-Paid Actresses

First Look: Angelina Jolie As Maleficent

Bobby Brown Ties The Knot

Ratings For “Real Housewives Of NYC” Drop 20%

Arsenio Coming Back With Late Night Talk Show; Will Be In All Top 10 Markets And 17 of Top 20

Eurozone Uncertainty Dominates G20 Talks
Assange Seeks Asylum In Ecuador
Cameron Stiffs Kirchner Over Falklands, Tells Her To Respect Falklanders
Watered-down “Success” At Rio Summit
Putin No Longer Backing Assad?
Potential Three-Party Coalition Emerges In Greece
Pakistan’s PM Ousted By Top Court, Adding To Already Chaotic Situation
Gaza Continues Rocketing South Israel
Iran Nuke Talks In Moscow End Without Breakthrough
Sectarian Fighting In Nigeria Continues

Pat Dollard: Rubio Ally Fingers Former Crist Aide In Romney Campaign As Source Of Vetting Leaks
Allahpundit: Romney Says You’d Better Believe Marco Rubio Is Being Vetted For VP
Naked Politics: Rubio, Univision Bury The Hatchet
Legal Insurrection: Liz Warren Loses It, Lashes Out At “Right Wing Extremist” (Me)
Lonely Conservative: Protesters Paid To Heckle Romney Speeches
Jammie Wearing Fools: Romney – Yes, We’re Going To Continue Ridiculing Obama
Weasel Zippers: Obama Campaign Strategy Is To Make People Hate Romney Because He’s White
Jawa Report: Daily Kos Endorses Joe The Plumber?
Ramesh Ponnuru: Grover Norquist’s Endless Campaign
Mark Steyn: Mau-Mauing The Barack-Hatchers
Ed Driscoll: When You’ve Lost David Shuster…
NewsBusters: Lawrence O’Donnell Mocks Ann Romney For Riding Horses To Combat MS
James Pethokoukis: Is The US Economy Losing Jobs Again?
Rush Limbaugh: Bob Turner Stands With Kids As Libs Heckle Them For Singing Lee Greenwood Song The Atlantic Botches Romney “Gaffe” Story Twice In One Post
Beltway Confidential: Bill Maher Says Allen West Is In “Party Of The Apes”


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