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LIVE AT FIVE: 12.18.13

Posted on | December 18, 2013 | 2 Comments

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Diplomatic Row Between India, US Escalates

Devyani Khobragade

India outraged by vice-consul’s strip search, imprisonment with drug offenders

Russia Offers Ukraine Financial Lifeline
Moscow hands Kiev $15 billion in loans, steep gas discount

Pope Francis Shares His Birthday Breakfast With The Homeless
The Supreme Pontiff celebrated his 77th birthday yesterday

Homeland Security IG Resigns Under Ethics Cloud

Charles Edwards changes offices

Promptly hired for different job within DHS

Democrats Urge Courts To Clear NSA Phone Snooping

Head Of Minnesota Health Exchanges Quits

Senate Promises To Fix Military Retirement Cut

Senator Coburn’s Wastebook: Extravagant Spending Amidst Claims The Cupboard Is Bare

Congressman Frank Wolf  (R-VA) To Retire; Also, Jim Matheson (D-UT) Stepping Down

Asian Crude Ticks Up Ahead Of US Stockpile Report: NYMEX $97.41, Brent $108.56
Herbalife’s Clean Audit Won’t Deter Ackman’s Pyramid Claims
ADM To Move Headquarters To Chicago
Gold Shakes Off Fed Fears To Post Gains
Christmas Shopping Hits Homestretch
AMC Entertainment IPO Raises $332 Million
Meg Whitman Gets A Raise: HP Hikes CEO’s Salary From $1 To $1.5 Million
Google, HP Recall Chromebook 11’s Original Charger
Now, Just Wink To Click Photos With Google Glass
Facebook Plans To Roll Out Video Advertising
YouTube Launches On Roku 3
Tech Giants Invest In Internet Infrastructure

Portland Blazing Along With Best Record In NBA

Portland forward LaMarcus Aldridge goes one on one with the Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki

Offseason moves pay off as dark horse squad goes 22-4

O’s Sign Closer Grant Balfour

Kings’ Rookie Goalie Blanks Oilers For Third Shutout In Five Games

Warriors Rout Pelicans 104-93

Wild Snap Canucks’ Win Streak With Shootout

Japanese Star In Demand – But Also In Limbo

Sharks Score Early & Often, Hang On To Beat Blues For Season Series Sweep

Obama Names Gay Athletes To Sochi Delegation, Omits Politicians

Nats Extend Triple-A Deal With Syracuse

John Mayer & Katy Perry Premiere “Who You Love” Video

All this…and a mechanical bull?

Video features real couples riding the bull

Warner Brothers Sets “Gilligan’s Island” As Josh Gad Vehicle

Justin Bieber Says He’s Retiring, But Is He?

Kelly Rowland Gets Engaged On Skype

Bruce Willis Expecting Fifth Child

Michael Jordan’s Expecting Twins

Disney Tackling Jesse Owens Story With “Olympus Has Fallen” Director

Village Voice Recounts R. Kelly’s Glory Days Of Raping High School Sophomores

Rajan Surprises Yet Again As RBI Leaves Rates Unchanged
Burma Opium Production Rises Again
UN Estimates Hundreds Dead In Wake Of South Sudan Coup Attempt
Merkel’s New Cabinet Includes First Female Defense Minister
Former Thai PM Elected To Lead Opposition Democrat Party
US Sending $25 Million In New Typhoon Aid To Philippines
Foreign Office Catches Flak Over UK Doctor’s Death In Syrian Jail
Graft Probe Intensifies Turkey’s Political Rivalry
UK Women Get Six Years, Eight Months Jail Sentence From Peru For Being Drug Mules
Ukraine Opposition Demands Details On Agreement With Russia

Dead Republican Party: Odds And Ends
Doug Powers: Dueling Headlines, “War On Fox News Is Over” Edition
Twitchy: Tolerance! Whiners Unfollow Mr. T After Tweet About School Gun Violence And Prayer
Sister Toldjah: #Obamacare – If We Bought Coffee The Way We Now Buy Healthcare
Chicks On The Right: People Are Offended By NORAD Tracking Santa Now Because People Need Stuff To Bitch About
Moe Lane: Tweet Of The Day, Microsoft To Take Over Edition
Camille Paglia: It’s A Man’s World, And It Always Will Be
American Power: Obama Hijacks NSA Technology Meeting To Fix #Obamacare
American Thinker: How Obama Ran Down The Nuclear Doomsday Clock
The Necropolitan Sentinel: Second Day Of Dickens – Most Fun Villain? Mr. Quilp
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, December 17
Jammie Wearing Fools: If Obama Had A Son, He Could Look Like This Punk Arrested For Seven “Knockout” Assaults
JustOneMinute: David Brooks Versus The Thought Leaders
Pat Dollard: Texas Becomes Ground Zero For Obamacare Navigator Problems
Protein Wisdom: Twelve Republican Senators Vote To Advance Budget Bill That Boosts Spending
Shot In The Dark: Chanting Points Memo – That Humungous Surplus!
The Jawa Report: Sandcrawler PSA – Men Need To Be Needed
The Lonely Conservative: How The EPA Will Kill Jobs And Hike Your Energy Bills
This Ain’t Hell: Army War College May Remove Confederate Images
Megan McArdle: Is Obamacare Really An Improvement On The Status Quo?

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