September 28, 1997 |
Sophomore quarterback Jon Denton threw three first-half touchdown passes as Nevada Las Vegas defeated Illinois State, 41-6, Saturday night in a nonconference game. Denton completed 21 of 30 passes for 295 yards before leaving the game after three quarters. UNLV (2-2) has now doubled its 1996 victory total and will travel to Los Angeles to play USC on Saturday. The Rebels, who scored on their first six possessions, outgained Illinois State (2-3), a Division I-A opponent, 594 yards to 233 yards.
February 24, 1998 |
Merck & Co. said it won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of its potential blockbuster asthma drug Singulair, sending the company's shares up nearly 5%. Merck shares rose $5.94 to close at $130.63 in active trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. Peak worldwide sales of Singulair could exceed $1 billion a year, putting pressure on competitors Zeneca and Abbott Laboratories, and asthma-inhaler makers such as Glaxo Wellcome, Schering-Plough Corp.
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February 7, 2000 |
Mark David Perelli was arrested Jan. 5 in Long Beach and was accused of videotaping down a woman's blouse and up her skirt while she was shopping in a shoe store. Just a week earlier, that kind of invasion of a woman's privacy would have been legal. Perelli has been charged under a law, which took effect Jan. 1, that makes it much more clear that such sleazy invasions of privacy are a misdemeanor violation. Perelli has pleaded not guilty.
September 20, 1996 |
In a sign the federal government may be renewing its long-standing probe of Microsoft Corp., the software giant disclosed Thursday that the Justice Department has asked it for information on how it sells products for the red-hot Internet software market. Industry experts speculated that the Justice Department is seeking to determine whether Redmond, Wash.
August 21, 1996 |
Netscape Communications Corp. on Tuesday asked the U.S. Justice Department to take immediate action against Microsoft Corp., alleging that the software giant has violated a 1994 antitrust settlement and engaged in "far-reaching, anti-competitive behavior."
October 19, 2000 |
A new start-up hopes to appeal to the mercenary and educated masses, rewarding individuals with bounties of $10,000 or more when they provide information that helps companies settle high-stakes patent disputes. By using the power of the Web and cash incentives, Boston-based BountyQuest Corp.