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Archive for February 5th, 2013

  • Congress considers putting limits on drone strikes

    February 5, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Oct. 2008 file photo by Muhammad ud-Deen shows Imam Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen. A Justice Department document says it is legal for the government to kill U.S. citizens abroad if it believes they are senior al-Qaida leaders continually engaged...

  • FBI: Ala. man was in ‘firefight’ with SWAT agents

    February 5, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this undated photo released by the FBI on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, FBI agents and Dale County Sheriff’s deputies secure the residence where a 5-year-old child was rescued after being held hostage for almost one week by Jimmy Lee Dykes, in Midland City,...

  • Internet cat stars scratch the surface for fame

    February 5, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this May 2011 photo provided by mugumogu, Scottish fold Maru rests in a cardboard box in Japan. After years of viral YouTube viewing and millions of shares, the cat stars of the Internet are coming into their own in lucrative and altruistic ways. Roly poly...

  • Slayings highlight risks of ‘gun therapy’ for vets

    February 5, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 6, 2012 file photo, Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL and author of the book “American Sniper,” poses in Midlothian, Texas. Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield were fatally shot at a shooting range southwest of Fort Worth, Texas,...

  • Iranian leader visits Egypt in warming of ties

    February 5, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, waves to Egyptian worshippers after he visits the shrine of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Islam’s Prophet Mohammad, in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Egypt’s most prominent Muslim cleric,...

  • Dell to go private in $24.4B deal led by founder

    February 5, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, photo, the sun is reflected in the exterior of Dell Inc.’s offices in Santa Clara, Calif. Slumping personal computer maker Dell announced Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, it is bowing out of the stock market in a $24.4 billion...

  • Dell’s founder strikes deal to turn it around

    February 5, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FLE- Dell CEO Michael Dell speaks at Oracle Open World Conference in San Francisco. It’s easy to forget now, but Michael Dell was the Mark Zuckerberg of his time. Hailed as a young genius, he created the inexpensive, made-to-order personal computer in...

  • Her knee shredded, Lindsey Vonn done for season

    February 5, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Slovenia’s Tina Maze reacts as she see United States’ Lindsey Vonn crashing during the women’s super-G at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Tuesday, Feb.5,2013. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson) SCHLADMING, Austria (AP)...