March 22, 1999 |
What does it take to win over the hearts and portfolios of online investors? Whatever it is, Newport Beach-based Conexant Systems Inc. appears to have found at least part of it. The company, which this year was spun off from Rockwell International Corp., was named by Individual Investor Online as its "Stock of the Day." IIO, which is a feature of the finance section of Yahoo!, is run by Bob Hirschfeld.
October 14, 2001 |
West Virginia tried everything to stop Notre Dame, even throwing in a towel. The Mountaineers simply couldn't stop the Irish rushing game. Tony Fisher scored on runs of 25 and 55 yards and Julius Jones ran for two touchdowns as Notre Dame (2-3) rushed for 345 yards in a 34-24 victory over West Virginia (2-4) in the rain Saturday. Carlyle Holiday ran for 130 yards on 19 carries and Fisher added 119 yards. "We knew they were going to run it. Everybody in the stadium knew they were going to run it.
April 5, 1998 |
A potent offense all season is especially sharp as the playoffs approach, the Lakers having shot at least 50% in four consecutive games for the first time in two years, gone a combined 54.2% in that time and averaged 113 points. They already had a comfortable lead to finish as the highest-scoring team in the league, even before the late push that has come in victories over Washington, Toronto, New Jersey and Cleveland. But the 52.
October 29, 2013 |
The Ford Fiesta equipped with a new three-cylinder engine will get the best highway fuel economy of any car with the exception of some diesels and hybrids, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The tiny 1.0-liter turbocharged engine will give the car 45 miles per gallon in highway driving, 37 mpg in combined driving and 32 in city driving, Ford Motor Co. said. The big highway numbers are equal to or greater than some of the fuel-miser diesels from Volkswagen and other small gasoline-powered cars such as the Honda Fit and Toyota Yaris.
January 3, 1989 |
Chrysler Corp. said today it plans to introduce a 10-cylinder engine in the early 1990s, the first built by a U.S. auto maker. A version of the engine will be shown later this week at the North American Automobile Show in Detroit on the Dodge Viper RT-10 concept car, said Thomas Gale, vice president of product design. Although the engine is not yet available on production models, Gale said he expects to see it used on Formula One racing cars soon and on Chrysler truck models in the early 1990s.
January 24, 2005 |
What wedding gift do you get the couple who have everything? And when you're talking about Donald Trump and new bride Melania Knauss, that means everything. Miami Heat center Shaquille O'Neal managed to find something appropriate. "Phantom Rolls-Royce, a white one," O'Neal told Associated Press, describing the luxury car with a starting price tag of about $325,000. "It'll be parked at my house when he wants to use it."
November 29, 2012
The Cyrus Cylinder - the famous ancient Babylonian artifact that is one of the British Museum's most prized possessions - will come to the Getty Villa in 2013 as part of a U.S. tour to five museums. The tour will begin in March at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington and then proceed to the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades, where it is expected to be on view from Oct. 2 through Dec. 2, 2013.
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October 10, 2001 |
Police cordoned off part of Anaheim Memorial Medical Center about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday after an employee spotted a suspicious-looking cylinder behind the pharmacy. Four hours later, a bomb squad and hazardous-materials crew determined that the object was a counterbalance weight discarded by an employee, Anaheim Police Sgt. Rick Martinez said.