Patent ruling on Lilly drug stirs some surprise but little reaction from investors

Patent ruling on Lilly drug stirs some surprise

INDIANAPOLIS — A federal court ruling that invalidated a patent protecting Eli Lilly and Co.’s cancer drug Gemzar surprised at least one analyst covering the company but stirred little reaction from investors in trading Tuesday.

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Magna creditors seek to pursue claims against Stronach, other company leaders

Magna creditors target company leaders

WILMINGTON, Del. — Horse-track owner Magna Entertainment Corp.’s creditors can pursue claims against the firm’s parent company and its chairman, a federal bankruptcy judge ruled Tuesday.

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Apex court refuses to halt probe into Prasar Bharati ‘irregularities’

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to suspend a Delhi High Court order for a Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) probe into alleged financial and administrative irregularities in the functioning of the public broadcaster Prasar Bharati.

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Man, 85, robbed off Rs 25K over marriage offer to 25-year-old in Pak!

ISLAMABAD - An 85-year-old man has filed a lawsuit against two people including a girl for cheating him into getting married and robbing 25,000 rupees, it has emerged.

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Attorney: Jackson’s mother considering wrongful death lawsuit, physician likely target

Jackson’s mother considering wrongful death suit

LOS ANGELES — An attorney for Michael Jackson’s mother says she is considering a wrongful death lawsuit because of the circumstances surrounding her son’s demise, and that the singer’s personal physician is a likely target.

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APNewsBreak: Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony alleges former business manager misappropriated funds

APNewsBreak: Anthony sues former business manager

DENVER — Carmelo Anthony is suing his former business manager, alleging he misappropriated more than $2 million of the Denver Nuggets star’s assets.

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Marriott hotel in Conn. withdraws blame-the-victim defense in gunpoint parking ramp rape

Marriott drops blame-victim defense in Conn. rape

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Marriott hotel chain on Monday abandoned its legal claim that a Connecticut woman raped at gunpoint in a hotel parking garage, in front of her young children, had been careless and was partly at fault.

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Allstate settles class-action suit after 10 years over medical bill review process

Allstate settles suit after 10 years

NORTHBROOK, Ill. — Allstate Corp. said Monday that it has settled a class-action lawsuit over the calculations of medical expenses, nearly 10 years after the suit was filed.

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Align Technology shares climb on $90M patent settlement; S&P upgrades stock to ‘Hold’

Align Tech rises after Danaher patent settlement

NEW YORK — Shares of Align Technology Inc. jumped Monday after the dental products company settled a patent infringement lawsuit regarding its Invisalign teeth-straightening system.

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NY AG files civil suit against Charles Schwab over sale of auction-rate securities

NY AG sues Charles Schwab over securities sales

NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed a lawsuit Monday against the brokerage unit of Charles Schwab Corp., claiming the firm misled customers about the safety of auction-rate securities.

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