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LIVE AT FIVE: 05.15.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Blues Legend BB King Dead At 89 Felled by complications of diabetes at Las Vegas home The defining blues man for generations Images: BB King and Lucille Amtrak CEO: Railroad Takes Full Responsibility For Crash NTSB says train accelerated from 70 to 100 in last minutes before crash Wreckage […]


— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Who’s In Charge In Burundi? Former general leads coup against President Nkurunziza after latter bids for third term President appeals for calm Army chief says coup has failed EU Proposes Quota System To Address Migration Crisis UK, Hungary, Czech Republic signal opposition to proposal AP Estimates Train In Deadly […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 05.13.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Rescue Efforts Resume In Nepal After Latest Deadly Tremor Four killed as latest quake rocks stricken country Nepal officials warn people to leave damaged buildings Amtrak Train Crashes In Philadelphia Five dead, 130 injured Biker Gunmen Kill 43 In Karachi Bus Attack All the slain from Pakistan’s Ismaili Shiite […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 05.07.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Polls Open In UK Voters likely to punish Labour, Tories; SNP, UKIP expected to gain Why the election is stumping the bookies Why isn’t Cameron benefiting from the UK’s economic rebound? Tornadoes Rip Central & Western Oklahoma No reported deaths; 12 injured in trailer park Chicago Approves $5.5 Million […]


— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Grandma Calls Wannabe Terrorist “A Good Boy” Blames roommate Elton Simpson for actions ISIS claims responsibility for attack Carly Fiorina Throws Her Hat In The Ring Former HP CEO formally enters race for GOP nomination State Department Writes Off Americans In Yemen Rescue mission deemed too risky POLITICS Justice […]


— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS POLICE KILL TWO GUNMEN OUTSIDE MOHAMMED CARTOON EXHIBIT IN TEXAS Garland ISD security guard shot; bomb squad called in to scope out attackers’ car Geller, Wilders unhurt Nepal Tells Foreign Aid Workers To Get Out Of Katmandu Help needed more in the countryside Baltimore Ends Curfew National Guard forces […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 05.01.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho It’s May Day. Don’t forget to wear your blue shirts. 😉 TOP NEWS Nepal Earthquake Toll Tops 6100 $2 billion needed for reconstruction Roads to Gorkha district could be reopened today A moment of joy as two rescued five days after the quake Scant Details On Gray Death As Protests Continue […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 04.28.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS BALTIMORE BURNING – RIOTING ERUPTS AFTER FREDDIE GRAY FUNERAL Slain suspect’s sister disapproves of rioting Fifteen officers injured, six hospitalized as questions over police reaction begin Baltimore mayor finally calls for National Guard, imposes curfew Nepalis Dig Through Quake Rubble For Survivors PM says death toll could reach 10,000 […]

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