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Harvey Pekar, RIP

Sad news this morning: Harvey Pekar , the comic-book writer and subject of the great 2003 movie "American Splendor," died early this morning at his Cleveland ... seattletimes.nwsource.com

US Issues Revised Drilling Ban

The revised moratorium would allow some drilling rigs to resume ... “Like the deepwater drilling moratorium lifted by the District Court on June 22, ... nytimes.com

Map: Emcore Corp. – Los Angeles Times

Emcore manufactures solar photovoltaic panels and fiber optics. Six people are confirmed dead and four wounded after a shooting this morning at Emcore Corp ... publicbroadcastnews.com

Spain rules World

JOHANNESBURG--In select trophy cabinets in Barcelona and Madrid , the collection of winners' medals is now complete. For four of Spain's victorious World Cup ... yomiuri.co.jp

Mixed review for South Africa's Cup

For South Africa , in 2010, the question was really a veiled insult. FIFA has been here before, of course. Uruguay was supposedly the wrong choice in 1930 ... msn.foxsports.com

Savannah Brinson Biography and News Updates

Oye1 News ) A lot of people have been searching for Savannah Brinson and if you are thinking that you have heard that name before then it is most probably ... oyenews.com

NHRA Suffers Third Fatality of 2010

NHRA paid tribute to Top Alcohol driver Mark Niver, calling him a "racer's racer." The 60-year-old died in a crash at the NHRA's Northwest Nationals event ... insideline.com

Quentin Richardson Reaches Deal With Magic

Reports have it that the Orland Magic have reached a deal with Quentin Richardson , who was on the free agent list. The official announcement has not been ... mensspot.com

3 dead in Albuquerque shooting

The Albuquerque Journal reported four others were wounded. Police -- who described the shootings as domestic in nature -- initially reported six people had ... upi.com

David Ortiz: Home Run Derby 2010

While Ortiz is busily preparing for the Home Run Derby 2010 , Robinson Cano pulled out due to soreness in his back. Players take a huge chance when they ... hotcappers.com

YMCA Dropping The MCA

Remember that $16 million YMCA that opened in Park Slope this past winter? Well, it would like to be called "the Y" now, thank you very much. gothamist.com

Beleaguered Dupont escalators smoking

Dupont's north entrance is closed, but that hasn't stopped a mob of people from climbing up a blocked-off escalator, then jumping across a handrail to exit. voices.washingtonpost.com

Emcore Shooting Leaves 6 Dead, Others Injured

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (CBS/ KRQE /AP) A 37-year-old man shot and killed five individuals and injured four others in a mass shooting at an Albuquerque solar and ... cbsnews.com

Angelina Jolie Thigh Tattoo

When she was asked about the tattoo , she simply expressed that the tattoo was for Brad Pitt. Angelina Jolie always uses tattoos on her body in order to keep ... infocuts.com

Three officers shot during riots in Belfast

Three police officers have been shot during violence in north Belfast on the eve of the annual Twelfth parades. The officers, one a woman, were injured by a ... news.bbc.co.uk

Spanish PM praises World Cup scorer Iniesta

MADRID: Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero singled out Andres Iniesta , who scored the winner during Spain's 1-0 defeat of the Netherlands in the ... timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Southern Alberta county under tornado watch

Submitted by Wendy E. Shaw) A tornado warning is in effect for Wheatland County which includes Strathmore, Gleichen and Carseland in southern Alberta. cbc.ca

Aon swoops on Hewitt in $5.6bn deal

The Hewitt Associates sign is displayed at the company's headquarters in Lincolnshire, Illinois. Picture: Bloomberg Source: Bloomberg THE world's largest ... theaustralian.com.au

Gospel great Walter Hawkins dies at 61

Walter Hawkins , an ordained bishop and one of gospel music's legendary figures, died July 11 at his home in Ripon, Calif. He had pancreatic cancer. voices.washingtonpost.com

Bullish on Android Smartphones? Buy QUALCOMM

As Android-based smartphones continue their assault on the iPhone, QUALCOMM (QCOM) is poised to reap the spoils of war. QUALCOMM is springing higher, ... bloggingstocks.com

Scott Brown Backs Dems on Financial Reform

For all the talk of being the "41st Senator" (thus denying the Democrats their supermajority), Scott Brown sure has a knack for delivering numero 60 for ... swampland.blogs.time.com

Broadband Devices Driving Mobile Market Gains

Due to the highly competitive mobile operator market, carriers are offering innovative premium data services that run over next-generation wireless networks ... informationweek.com

Kampala bomb terror death toll rises to 74

At least 57 people were admitted to Mulago and Kampala International hospitals. Another 14 were treated for minor injuries and discharged. newvision.co.ug

Raptors fans really dislike Hedo Turkoglu

Bruce Arthur of National Post in Canada calls Turkoglu's stay in Ontario as “one of the most disastrous one-year marriages in sports history…” Wow. phoenix.fanster.com