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  • Rabe, Wolcott, Bidart among winners of PEN awards

    Rabe, Wolcott, Bidart among winners of PEN awards

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:16 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:16:00 GMT
    Playwright David Rabe, journalist and critic James Wolcott and poet Frank Bidart are among this year's winners of awards given out by the PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization.
    Playwright David Rabe, journalist and critic James Wolcott and poet Frank Bidart are among this year's winners of awards given out by the PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization.
  • Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

    Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:56 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:56:45 GMT
    Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup that includes Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.
    Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.
  • Prison for fraudster who lied about booking Bieber

    Prison for fraudster who lied about booking Bieber

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:16 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:16:06 GMT
    A New York man who stole millions of dollars from clients by falsely promising to book performances by world-famous recording artists like Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber has been sentenced to five to 10 years...
    A New York man who stole millions of dollars from clients by falsely promising to book performances by world-famous recording artists like Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber has been sentenced to five to 10 years in prison.
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  • Rabe, Wolcott, Bidart among winners of PEN awards

    Rabe, Wolcott, Bidart among winners of PEN awards

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:16 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:16:37 GMT
    Playwright David Rabe, journalist and critic James Wolcott and poet Frank Bidart are among this year's winners of awards given out by the PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization.
    Playwright David Rabe, journalist and critic James Wolcott and poet Frank Bidart are among this year's winners of awards given out by the PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization.
  • Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

    Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:56 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:56:45 GMT
    Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup that includes Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.
    Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.
  • Prison for fraudster who lied about booking Bieber

    Prison for fraudster who lied about booking Bieber

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:16 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:16:06 GMT
    A New York man who stole millions of dollars from clients by falsely promising to book performances by world-famous recording artists like Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber has been sentenced to five to 10 years...
    A New York man who stole millions of dollars from clients by falsely promising to book performances by world-famous recording artists like Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber has been sentenced to five to 10 years in prison.
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  • Police: Boy, 8, shot and killed in Detroit

    Police: Boy, 8, shot and killed in Detroit

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:19:05 GMT
    An 8-year-old boy has died after a bullet fired from outside went through a home's wall and hit the child in bed early Wednesday, Detroit police said.
    An 8-year-old boy has died after a bullet fired from outside went through a home's wall and hit the child in bed early Wednesday, Detroit police said.
  • As Fed meets, key issues likely to stay unanswered

    As Fed meets, key issues likely to stay unanswered

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:38:59 GMT
    The Federal Reserve will likely end a policy meeting Wednesday with a lot of questions unanswered:
    The Federal Reserve will likely end a policy meeting Wednesday with a lot of questions unanswered:
  • Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators

    Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:36 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:36:16 GMT
    New York City officials are turning up the heat on the Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statues of Liberty impersonators who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.
    New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statue of Liberty impersonators - Times Square costumed characters who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.
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