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Nearly 50 people fall sick on Royal Caribbean cruise ship

BALTIMORE (AP) - Nearly 50 people have fallen sick on a cruise ship that departed from Baltimore last week, delaying its return. Royal Caribbean Cruises spokesman Owen Torres told The Baltimore that the Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship was originally schedule

IDBI's 30% stake sale in NSDL delayed; transaction may spill over to FY19

IDBI Bank has been selling non-core investments through 2017-18

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Chargebee raises $18M to help businesses manage subscriptions

The subscription model is growing in popularity as a way to monetize a service, netting in trends in SaaS, media, e-commerce and other verticals that are in search of more predictable, recurring revenues. Now, a startup built to provide a subscription platfor

After selling his company to Facebook for $19B, Brian Acton joins #deleteFacebook

Brian Acton, the co-founder of messaging service WhatsApp (which Facebook bought in 2014 for $19 billion), is now joining the chorus of the #deletefacebook movement. It is time. #deletefacebook — Brian Acton (@brianacton) March 20, 2018 A tipster alerte

Travis Kalanick is already back running a company with a $150M investment

Travis Kalanick, the former Uber CEO who was shown the door in June last year amid a series of major controversies, has already found his next leading role following his announcement of a new investment fund just weeks ago. Kalanick said on Twitter that his f

Historic hotel's bowling pavilion to become wedding venue

FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) - A historic southern Indiana hotel's century-old bowling complex is set for a restoration that will turn it into a venue for weddings and special events. Work will begin this fall on the West Baden Springs Hotel's former billiard and b

Report: ESPN hires former Bears coach John Fox

John Fox, who most recently coached the Chicago Bears from 2015-2017, will remain prominent in the NFL, only as an analyst.According to Richard Deitsch of The Athletic, Fox has been hired by ESPN, although his specific role is presently unknown.Sources tell

Report: Alex Cobb agrees to four-year deal with the Orioles

One of the last truly big names of the 2017-18 MLB free agent class is off the market. According to a report, starting pitcher Alex Cobb has signed with the Baltimore Orioles. Cobb, who had previously spent his entire career with the Tampa Bay Rays, will rema

Non-disclosure agreements for White House staff? Not so fast, Donald

It turns out that adult film actress Stormy Daniels isn’t the only one who’s been subjected to a legally questionable Trump-related non-disclosure agreement. As of Sunday, we know President Donald Trump has bullied White House staff into signing expa

Murderer's rare disease could make his execution tonight in Missouri a 'gruesome and painful' affair

Russell Bucklew has been on Missouri’s death row for more than two decades. Four years ago, he was within a couple of hours of getting a lethal injection from the state of Missouri when the sentence was stayed by the U.S. Supreme Court. This was done while

After Stormy Daniels, two more women engaged in legal battle to speak out against Trump

Trump’s past is causing the president a legal headache that he'll have to address sooner or later

WATCH: Walk-off single by Michael Hermosillo wins it for Angels

Big hit for Michael Hermosillo wins it for Angels on Tuesday in Tempe.

Colts' latest attempt to solidify O-line is signing of Slauson

The Indianapolis Colts have signed free agent offensive lineman Matt Slauson.

Senate Intelligence Committee finally acknowledging the security of the 2018 election is in jeopardy

It's late, but better than never. The Senate Intelligence Committee released a draft summary of its review of Russia's interference in the 2016 election and recommendations for securing the 2018 election. «It is clear the Russian government was lookin

Paul Ryan's desire to punish poor people outweighs his desire to help his own farm-state members

There's one big fix in the messed up tax law Republicans hurriedly shoved through last year that Democrats have been willing to work with Republicans on. It's the «grain glitch» which would give farmers who sell grain to coops dramatically lower t

New York city council, attorney general investigating Kushner company's false document submissions

Fresh off the latest revelations of the Kushner family's real estate company being, ya know, crooked, the New York City Council and state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman are both looking into that crookedness. According to documents obtained by the tenan

Illinois primary preview: Two expensive and nasty primaries for governor conclude on Tuesday

Illinois voters go to the polls on Tuesday for their party primaries, and we have a lot in store. The main event will be the contest for governor, where Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to fend off a far-right challenge, and where three major Democrats

Daily Kos Elections Illinois primary liveblog thread #1

Polls close at 8 PM ET (7 PM local time) for primary night in Illinois. We have plenty of exciting races to watch, and our guide to the key contests can be found here. The main event will be the race for governor, where Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is tryin

What the home of “an Indian” looks like, from the reservation to the Ganges

Two filmmakers visit each others' homelands in the documentary «Gathered Places,» streaming now on Salon Premium

Rebels of “Krypton”: A Superman prequel for the Resistance

Syfy's new drama dives deep into Superman's forefathers, who championed science and reason

I’m not with her: Cynthia Nixon’s N.Y. governor campaign is a farce

Former «Sex and the City» star is a passionate celebrity advocate. That doesn't mean she should be governor

US bans use of Venezuela's new petro currency

US President Donald Trump today signed an executive order making it illegal for Americans to purchase any cryptocurrency issued by Venezuela. The order prohibits US entities from engaging in any financial transactions involving the Venezuelan state digital cu

Venezuela slams Donald Trump for banning its cryptocurrency

Diosdado Cabellohe, vice president of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela slammed United States President Donald Trump for signing a decree prohibiting Americans from using Venezuela's newly introduced cryptocurrency, Petro.Diosdado Cabello said th

Trump to announce new tariffs against China, even as G-20 backs free trade

G20 officials fretted about the dangers that a potential trade war posed to world economic growth

Castroneves’ return to IndyCar form due to “using muscle memory”

In the classic Pennzoil livery that he and fellow Team Penske legend Rick Mears have made famous over the past 35 years, Castroneves lapped the 2.38-mile Barber Motorsports Park roadcourse in 68.3155sec. That left him just 0.3362 slower than leading teammate

Daniel Hemric to make Cup debut with RCR at Richmond

Hemric, 27, will pilot the No. 8 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Chevrolet Camaro in his debut race. However, it won't be his first time behind the wheel of a Cup car. Previously, he participated in a 2017 test at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval for RCR an

Tracy McGrady inducted into Orlando Magic Hall of Fame

Former superstar Tracy McGrady was inducted into the Orlando Magic Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

Daniel Hemric to drive the No. 8 in Cup Series debut at Richmond

Daniel Hemric stops by 'NASCAR Race Hub' to announce his Cup Series debut in the RCR No. 8 car, with sponsorship from Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff.

Royals sign P Clay Buchholz to minor league contract

Right-hander Clay Buchholz would get a one-year, $1.5 million deal if added to the Kansas City Royals' 40-man roster

Purdue's Vincent Edwards owns family bragging rights -- which in his family is a big deal

Purdue Boilermakers senior forward Vincent Edwards never had a choice when it came to playing basketball. It was in his blood.

Nothing left to prove: FSU's Derwin James sits out position drills at Pro Day

Derwin James considers himself one of the best players in this year's NFL draft and during Florida State's Pro Day the safety made a calculated decision.

Marvel is coming to three Disney parks and I'm not mad about it - CNET

Commentary: A Bug's Land is out, Avengers are in. I've been on Hong Kong Disneyland's Iron Man Experience, and Disney has earned my trust on this one.

Melania Trump to discuss cyberbullying with Facebook, Google - CNET

The first lady met with Silicon Valley giants to talk about online hate and harassment. It comes at a time when tech firms are already in the doghouse.

Are driverless cars safe? Uber fatality raises questions - CNET

Authorities might be rethinking the race to get autonomous vehicles onto public roads after a self-driving car kills a woman in Arizona.

Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and data mining: What you need to know - CNET

The world's largest social network is at the center of an international scandal involving voter data, the 2016 US presidential election and Brexit.

Hackers gain access to 880K credit cards from Orbitz customers

Another day, another breach. Today, online travel agency Orbitz disclosed that hackers managed to get both credit card data and personal information (though no Social Security numbers and passwords) from users who made their travel purchases on the site betwe

Zuck and Sandberg go M.I.A. as Congress summons Facebook leadership by name

The bad thing about making your face synonymous with the company you run: When you go M.I.A., everyone tends to notice. The callout posts began over the weekend. Normal Facebook users don’t always track the tech press outrage cycle, but a flurry of repo

House passes contested car rental tax for Birmingham stadium

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A fiercely debated bill to raise car rental taxes to build a new stadium in Birmingham passed a final vote and will move to the governor's office to be signed into law. The bill passed 14-3 Tuesday after two hours of debate. The tax re

'Delete Facebook' hashtag trends as social users fume - CNET

The massive social platform appears to have lost control over user data, leading to a firestorm of red-hot #DeleteFacebook tweets.
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