Lunchtime Links: June 29, 2010

Hurricane Alex will likely miss a direct hit on the BP oil spill, but it may very well hamper relief efforts.

Ten Americans were arrested for spying on the U.S. for Russia.

Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan pledges impartiality as hearings begin before the Senate.

The chairwoman of the House subcommittee responsible for foreign aid said she was stripping from pending legislation $3.9 billion in funding for Afghanistan following revelations that billions of dollars, including large amounts of U.S. aid funds, were flowing out of the country through Kabul's main airport.

The third installment of the wildly popular “Twilight” film series – “Eclipse” – opens in theaters Wednesday.



Coveted superstae NBA free agents LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh met over the weekend to discuss, in part, the possibility of playing together for the Miami Heat.

In a pair of stunning upsets, Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters were eliminated in the Wimbledon quarterfinals.

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