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Adam Kerlin

Ryanair lifts Boeing with $16 billion 737 order

Mar 19 2013

DUBLIN/NEW YORK Budget Irish airline Ryanair handed Boeing its largest European order ever on Tuesday, a deal for 175 jets worth $16 billion (10.59 billion pounds) at list prices that boosts the U.S. planemaker's fortunes and strengthens the Irish carrier's domination of Europe's low-cost market.

Ryanair lifts Boeing with $16 billion 737 order

Mar 19 2013

DUBLIN/NEW YORK Budget Irish airline Ryanair handed Boeing its largest European order ever on Tuesday, a deal for 175 jets worth $16 billion at list prices that boosts the U.S. planemaker's fortunes and strengthens the Irish carrier's domination of Europe's low-cost market.

General Dynamics unit, others issue layoff notices, blame U.S. budget cuts

Mar 04 2013

General Dynamics NASSCO, a primary constructor of ships for the U.S. Navy, warned about 1,040 employees on Monday of indefinite layoffs that may come in late April due to uncertainty created by the automatic U.S. budget cuts that took effect last week.

General Dynamics unit, others issue layoff notices, blame U.S. budget cuts

Mar 04 2013

March 4, General Dynamics NASSCO, a primary constructor of ships for the U.S. Navy, warned about 1,040 employees on Monday of indefinite layoffs that may come in late April due to uncertainty created by the automatic U.S. budget cuts that took effect last week.

Security firms see U.S. school demand surge after Newtown

Feb 27 2013

NEW YORK, Feb 27 Many cash-strapped school districts in the United States expect to spend more this year, but not on teachers and supplies. They plan to pay for guards, cameras and other security equipment.

Novartis recalls cough syrups due to cap seal defect

Jan 31 2013

NEW YORK Novartis AG said on Thursday it is recalling 183 lots of cough syrup after discovering the child-resistant feature on some bottle caps was not functioning correctly.

Novartis recalls cough syrups due to cap seal defect

Jan 31 2013

NEW YORK, Jan 31 Novartis AG said on Thursday it is recalling 183 lots of cough syrup after discovering the child-resistant feature on some bottle caps was not functioning correctly.

Meningitis, West Nile occupy U.S. health officials in 2012

Dec 26 2012

NEW YORK The year started in the United States with a mild flu season but ended up being marked by deadly outbreaks of fungal meningitis, West Nile virus and Hantavirus.

Jobs outlook modest ahead of "fiscal cliff": Manpower

Dec 11 2012

NEW YORK U.S. employers are expected to continue adding jobs in the first quarter of 2013, but uncertainty over the "fiscal cliff" has tempered the outlook, according to a quarterly hiring survey by ManpowerGroup.

New York fast-food workers rally for better pay, union

Nov 29 2012

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES Fast-food restaurant employees, many of whom work for minimum wage, protested in New York City on Thursday demanding higher pay and the right to form a union as part of a movement called "Fast Food Forward."

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