Judge who shelved Apple trial says patent system out of sync. The U.S. judge who tossed out one of the biggest court cases in Apple Inc’s (AAPL) smartphone technology battle is questioning whether patents should cover software or most other industries at all.
I once did a portrait session with the man who I always refer to as Elliot Ness, who locked up a media baron, two Illinois Governors and almost took down Dick Cheney. In between frames we had a nice conversation, both of us new transplants to Chicago.
The US government has the right to order the killing of American citizens overseas if they are senior al-Qaeda leaders who pose an imminent terrorist threat and cannot reasonably be captured, Attorney-General Eric Holder said.