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LIVE AT FIVE: 09.08.14

Posted on | September 8, 2014 | 4 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Virus Hitting Midwest Kids Could Be “Tip Of The Iceberg” CDC Says

Doctor examines hospital patient (file photo)

Ten states request CDC assistance in dealing with enterovirus
Over 900 children sick
Rare, serious virus affecting kids across the Midwest

Ukraine Cease-Fire Threatened As Fighting Breaks Out In The East
Fighting reported near Donetsk, Mariupol

Over 300 Killed In Monsoon Flooding
India and Pakistan both affected; Srinagar in Kashmir inundated by floodwaters

Obama Claims Authority To Go Solo

Random jihadis and other idiots

Says US will go on the offensive against Islamic State, will outline plans in Wednesday speech

Illegals Butthurt Over Obama Indecision On Immigration

Romney: Obama’s Out Of Touch On Islamic State, Other Global Threats

Ted Cruz Stumps For Marilinda Garcia In NH-2

US To Help Boost Georgia’s Defenses

Ninth Circuit To Consider States’ Appeals In Gay Marriage Ban Cases

IRS Says It “Lost” E-mails From Five Other Employees In Probe

NBC Poll: GOP Senate Candidates Opening Leads In Key States

Asian Crude Continues Decline As Markets Await Data From PRC: WTI $93.30, Brent $100.69
Red China Posts Record Trade Surplus In August
Asian Stocks Meander After Mixed China Trade Data
Boeing, Ryanair To Announce Major Jetliner Order
Alibaba Hits The Road To Promote IPO
The 2000-Day Bull Market
GM Plans To Launch Hands-Free Driving By 2016
New Intel Core M Chip To Supercharge Future Tablets
Facebook’s Auto-Playing Videos To Blamer For Higher Data Charges
Dish To Bid For T-Mobile?
BlizzCon Virtual Tickets Now On Sale For $40

Questions Regarding Tony Romo’s Back Gone; Now They’re About His Head

Dez Bryant dying on the Cross for Romo’s sins
(h/t @tonestradamus on Twitter)

Romo throws three interceptions in 28-17 season opening loss to 49ers

Alabama Crushes Florida Atlantic 41-0, Roll Tide!

Atlanta Hawks Owner To Sell Team After RAAAAACIST E-Mail

Yankees Celebrate Past Glory With Derek Jeter Day, But Present Sure Looks Ugly; Royals Spoil The Day With 2-0 Win

Fish Blank Braves 4-0 To Take Series

Mets Edge Reds 4-3

R.A. Dickey Notches Win #12 With 3-1 Win Against Red Sox

Cruz Carries O’s Over Rays With Sayonara Homer In 11th

Astros Rally Past Slumping A’s For 4-3 Win

Pirates Wallop Cubs 10-4

Angels Pummel Twins 14-4, Win First Four-Game Sweep Since 1964

Rangers Blank M’s 1-0

Tribe Sweeps Pale Hose With 2-0 Win

Gonzalez Sparks Dodgers’ Defeat Of Snakes With Twin Three-Run Dingers

Rockies Blank Padres 6-0

Nats Turn Back Phillies 3-2 As Storen, LaRoche, And Gonzalez Save The Day

Joan Rivers’ Private Funeral A Star-Studded Sendoff

Temple Emanu-El; Joan Rivers (inset)

Exactly the kind of send-off she wanted – and deserved

G.R.L. Singer, “X Factor” Contestant Simone Battle Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

CeeLo Green Dropped From Two Concerts After Rape Tweets

Beyonce Does Bikini-Clad Cartwheel While Vacationing In Italy

Artist Defends Decision To Display Leaked Nude Pics In Art Exhibit

Jenna Dewan Tatum Talks Baby Everly’s Latest Adventures

Mila Kunis “Nervous” About Giving Birth

Jennifer Garner Talks About Raising Kids In A Technological Era And Ben Affleck’s Buff Body

Lindsay Lohan Faces Legal Battle Over Fashion E-Commerce Site

Japan’s Economy Shrinks 7.1% In Second Quarter
Britain Promises Scots More Autonomy If They Reject Independence
Arab League Ministers Agree To Confront Islamic State
Pound Falls On Fears Of Scottish Independence
Iraqis Secure Strategic Haditha Dam Area After US Airstrikes
Israeli Foreign Ministry Urges Force Deployment In Gaza
Afghanistan Court Sentences Seven Men To Death For Rape
Meteorite Hits Nicaraguan Capital Managua
Petrobras Scandal Shakes Up Brazil’s Presidential Race
Mogadishu Suburb Mortared After Al-Shabaab Leader’s Death
Norks To Put Detained American Tourist On Trial
Poll: Majority Of French Don’t Want A Second Term For Hollande
Boko Haram Takes More Towns In Northeast Nigeria

Proof Positive: The Return Of Ten Buck Friday
American Power: California SecState Debra Bowen, Suffering From Depression, Now Lives In Trailer Park
American Thinker: Yes, I Blame White Liberals
BLACKFIVE: Obama Unveils ISIS Strategy, Sponsored By Letter D
Conservatives4Palin: Byron York – Harry Reid’s Nutty Anti-Koch Crusade Eating Precious Senate Time
Don Surber: A Broad Died
Jammie Wearing Fools: Irony – Debbie Wassermann-Schultz Campaigns For Woman Who Defends Abusive Husbands
Joe For America: Stay On Your Side Of The Border Or These Chicks Will Kill You
JustOneMinute: Magical Thinking From Tom Friedman
Protein Wisdom: Amanda Marcotte And The Unbearable Unfairness Of Ideals
Shot In The Dark: Things I’m Supposed To Hate, But Secretly Enjoy
STUMP: Public Pensions Watch – Alternative Asset Classes, Part IV (San Diego)
The Gateway Pundit: Greta Van Susteren – White House Pressured Me To Get Fox Reporter To Drop Benghazi Investigation
The Jawa Report: ISIS Gets On With The Mundane Business Of Traffic Fines
The Lonely Conservative: Cuomo Calls Debates “A Disservice To Democracy”
This Ain’t Hell: Rented Boots On The Ground In Iraq
Weasel Zippers: DHS Advisor And Muslim Brotherhood Supporter Mohamed Elibiary Has Left The Building
Megan McArdle: While The Rich Rebound, The Poor Sink

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4 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE: 09.08.14”

  1. Isaac T
    September 8th, 2014 @ 11:41 am

    “Virus Hitting Midwest Kids Could Be “Tip Of The Iceberg” CDC Says”

    Hmm, I wonder if this might be related to those thousands of new possible disease vectors entering our public school system this school year?

  2. Wombat_socho
    September 8th, 2014 @ 12:11 pm

    I’m sure that’s just a coincidence. /sarc

  3. Proof
    September 8th, 2014 @ 12:50 pm

    Wombat: Thanks for the link to the return of Ten Buck Fridays. We got about a dozen conservative blogs participating in the effort and if anyone else would like to join, we’ll make it real easy for you!

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