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Ryanair Must Face U.S. Shareholder Lawsuit Over Unionization Comments

NEW YORK — Ryanair Holdings Plc and Chief Executive Michael O’Leary failed to persuade a U.S. judge to dismiss a securities fraud lawsuit accusing Europe’s largest budget airline of defrauding them by downplaying its willingness to recognize labor unions. While …

New York City School Bus Drivers Won’t Strike During Holiday Season

New York City school bus drivers say that Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s warning that they might strike any day was a false alarm. The drivers’ union issued a letter to parents Tuesday saying drivers wouldn’t strike during the holiday season. Union …

Patient Death Puts Spotlight on Replacement Nurses

In an ad on Facebook, a company seeking stand-ins for nurses planning a walkout encouraged applicants to what it termed “join us for all the fun on this strike.” Days later, a patient at Oakland’s Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, …

Man Dies After Lightning Strike at Florida Park

Authorities say the employee at Adventure Island in Tampa, Florida who was struck by lightning has died. The man was identified late Saturday as 21-year-old Justin Inversso. Authorities say the lifeguard supervisor was standing in a few feet of water …

Lightning Strike Starts Fire, Destroys Kentucky Home

A central Kentucky homeowner says a lightning strike started a fire that burned his home to the ground. Mark Dees of Berea told WLEX-TV in Lexington that the lightning struck at about 3:30 p.m. EDT Saturday while he was out, …