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Congress considers putting limits on drone strikes

February 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

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 in operations aimed at killing Americans. (AP Photo/Muhammad ud-Deen, File) ** MANDATORY CREDIT...

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

February 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

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 (0)

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 (0)

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,...

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

February 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

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 (0)

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...

Joe Pesci settles dispute over ‘Gotti’ film payday

February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 23, 2012 file photo, actor Joe Pesci sits court-side at the NBA basketball game between the Portland Trail Blazers and Los Angeles Lakers, in Los Angeles. An attorney for Pesci said Monday Feb. 4, 2013, that the Oscar-winning actor...

Super Bowl falls short of ratings record

February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) embraces linebacker Ray Lewis after defeating the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) NEW YORK (AP) — With a partial...

Porn star Jeremy likely to be in hospital a while

February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Adult film star Ron Jeremy attends a Cinema Society screening of “Ghost Town” at the IFC Center Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 in New York. Jeremy is recovering from surgery at a Los Angeles hospital after an aneurysm near his heart sent him to intensive...

Shakira shows 1st baby photo, with father Pique

February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated image released courtesy of singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira shows FC Barcelona star Gerard Piqué kissing the cheek of his son Milan, born Jan. 22 in Barcelona. The couple are inviting friends and fans to join their online baby...