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

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

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

AMC Uses Its Meme Stock Money to Buy a Gold Mine. It’s ‘Bizarre.’

Textsize AMC Empire 25 Theater in Times Square, New York dreamstime AMC-Entertainment just struck gold. Literally. The movie theater company announced it has bought a 22% stake in Hycroft Mining Holding and its 71,000-acre gold and silver mine in northern Nevada. AMC (ticker: AMC) will invest $27.9 million in cash in Hycroft ( HYMC ) … Read more

Missiles strike near US consulate in north Iraq; no injuries

BAGHDAD — As many as 12 missiles struck Iraq’s northern city of Irbil on Sunday near the US consulate, Iraqi security officials said. A US defense official said missiles had been launched at the city from neighboring Iran. No injuries were reported. Officials in Iraq and the US gave different accounts of the strike and … Read more

Kamala Harris to meet with Poland’s President after US rejects Polish proposal to get jets to Ukraine

CNN — Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to meet with Polish President Andrzej Duda in Warsaw on Thursday, where she’s tasked with smoothing over a relationship with a key ally after the US rejected Poland’s surprise proposal to facilitate the transfer of its Soviet-era fighter jets to Ukraine. Harris’ meeting with the hard-right nationalist … Read more

Blinken: Russia continues to be engaged on Iran nuclear deal efforts

OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP/Pool/Getty Images CNN — Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday said that Moscow remains engaged in the effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal, despite a recent demand by the Russian foreign minister for written guarantees that imposed sanctions for its invasion of Ukraine will not impact its future dealings with Tehran . … Read more

Zelensky calls for no-fly zone and harsher sanctions on Russia in Zoom meeting with US lawmakers

CNN — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told US lawmakers Saturday his country urgently needs more assistance from the US, including the establishment of a no-fly zone over Ukraine, as it fights against Russia’s invasion. During an hourlong Zoom meeting Saturday morning with members of Congress, Zelensky thanked the US for the support it has delivered … Read more

Biden’s message to Americans worried about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: ‘We are going to be OK’

CNN — President Joe Biden sent a message of empathy to the American people worried about the effects that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine may have on gas prices and other everyday goods that have already been getting more expensive. Speaking to political leaders in Washington, Biden started his State of the Union address by sending … Read more