Merlin Entertainments Taps Oracle to Boost the Magic at its Hotels and Attractions |

Operator of LEGOLAND theme parks and SEA LIFE aquariums uses Oracle point-of-sale and hospitality technology to personalize and simplify guest visits LONDON and Austin, Texas, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Merlin Entertainments is the world’s second-largest operator of family entertainment destinations, including LEGOLAND theme parks and SEA LIFE aquariums. To ensure guests have the best … Read more

Putin instructed energy giant Gazprom to switch to ruble payments, Kremlin spokesperson says

US President Joe Biden attends a press conference after the special NATO summit at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on March 24. (Michael Kappeler/picture alliance/Getty Images) US President Joe Biden said on Thursday that NATO would respond if Russia used chemical weapons in Ukraine, and has previously warned that Moscow would “pay a severe price” … Read more

Orsk landing ship: Ukrainians claim to have destroyed large Russian warship in Berdyansk

The port, which had recently been occupied by Russian forces with several Russian warships in dock, was rocked by a series of heavy explosions soon after dawn. Social media videos showed fires raging at the dockside, with a series of secondary explosions reverberating across the city. The Armed Forces of Ukraine said they had “destroyed … Read more

Trump sues Hillary Clinton, DNC and others, alleging conspiracy to link his campaign to Russia

CNN — Former President Donald Trump filed a sprawling federal lawsuit on Thursday against Hillary Clinton, the Democratic National Committee and 26 other people and entities that he claims conspired to undermine his 2016 campaign by falsely tying him to Russia. The lawsuit names a wide cast of characters that Trump has accused for years … Read more

U.S. to welcome up to 100,000 Ukrainians fleeing war amid broader aid effort

A woman holds a child as people fleeing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine queue at the train station in Lviv, Ukraine March 21, 2022. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US pledges $1 billion in aid Russian invasion triggers massive refugee crisis Several million Ukrainians have fled their homeland BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON, … Read more

Biden, Western allies gather at tense moment in Ukraine war

BRUSSELS (AP) — As the war in Ukraine grinds into a second month, US President Joe Biden and Western allies are gathering to chart a path to ramp up pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin while tending to the economic and security fallout that’s spreading across Europe and the world. Over the course of Thursday, … Read more

NATO: 7,000 to 15,000 Russian troops dead in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — NATO estimated on Wednesday that 7,000 to 15,000 Russian soldiers have been killed in four weeks of war in Ukraine, where fierce resistance from the country’s defenders has denied Moscow the lightning victory it sought. By way of comparison, Russia lost about 15,000 troops over 10 years in Afghanistan. A senior … Read more

Putin wants ‘unfriendly’ countries to pay for Russian gas in roubles

LONDON, March 23 (Reuters) – Russia will seek payment in roubles for gas sold to “unfriendly” countries, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday, and European gas prices soared on concerns the move would exacerbate the region’s energy crunch. European nations and the United States have imposed heavy sanctions on Russia since Moscow sent troops into … Read more

Madeleine Albright, first female US secretary of state, dies

CNN — Madeleine Albright, the first woman US secretary of state, who helped steer Western foreign policy in the aftermath of the Cold War, has died of cancer. She was 84 years old. Albright’s family announced her death in a statement Wednesday. Albright was a central figure in President Bill Clinton’s administration, first serving as … Read more

Oil jumps 5% as Caspian pipeline disruption adds to supply fears

A worker holds a nozzle to pump petrol into a vehicle at a fuel station in Mumbai, India, May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Caspian crude pipeline accounts for over 1% of world demand US crude stockpiles fall, output flat for 7th week in a row Biden … Read more