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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A growing number of companies are announcing plans to sever ties with the National Rifle Association following the shooting massacre on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida that left 17 students and staff dead.

One of the first companies that said it would cut ties with the lobbying group was First National Bank of Omaha, which announced Thursday that it would not renew a co-branded Visa credit card with the NRA.

A slew of other companies -- including United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, MetLife Insurance Co., Hertz and Best Western -- have followed suit, announcing plans to terminate special discounts and benefits for NRA members.

And as petitions circulate online urging companies to #BoycottNRA, the pressure to disassociate from the NRA is growing. #BoycottNRA has already trended on Twitter.

Below, a roundup of the companies that have distanced themselves from the NRA:


United Airlines: The airline said Saturday that is ending a discount it has offered for travel to the NRA's annual meeting.

Delta Air Lines: Delta announced on Twitter on Saturday morning that it will be ending its contract with the NRA for discounted rates for group travel


Chubb Ltd.: "Three months ago, Chubb provided notice of our intent to discontinue participation in the NRA Carry Guard insurance program under the terms of our contract," the insurer said in a statement."

First National Bank of Omaha: One of the country's largest privately held banks tweeted Thursday, "Customer feedback has caused us to review our relationship with the NRA. As a result, First National Bank of Omaha will not renew its contract with the National Rifle Association to issue the NRA Visa Card."

Metlife Inc.: "We value all our customers but have decided to end our discount program with the NRA," the insurer tweeted Friday.


The Hertz Corp.: "We have notified the NRA that we are ending the NRA’s rental car discount program with Hertz," the rental car company tweeted Thursday afternoon.

Avis/Budget: The car rental company told ABC News in an email that as of March 26, "our brands will no longer provide the NRA member discount."

Enterprise Holdings Inc.: The car rental company, which also owns Alamo and National, tweeted Friday, "All three of our brands have ended the discount for NRA members. This change will be effective March 26."

TrueCar: "TrueCar is ending its car-buying service relationship with the NRA effective February 28, 2018," the Santa Monica, California-based automotive pricing and information website tweeted Friday night.


Wyndham Hotels: "Hello. Please know, Wyndham is no longer affiliated with the NRA," the hotel chain tweeted at several social media users.

Best Western: "Best Western Hotels & Resorts does not have an affiliation with and is not a corporate partner of the National Rifle Association," the hotel chain tweeted, without saying when the decision to part ways was made.


Symantec Corp.: "Symantec has stopped its discount program with the National Rifle Association," the software company, which makes Norton Antivirus technology, tweeted Friday.


SIRVA, parent company of both North American and Allied van lines, said in a statement Saturday that, effective immediately, it no longer has "an affiliate relationship" with the NRA. "We have asked them to remove our listing from their benefits site," SIRVA said.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed in the green on Friday with gains led by technology companies and banks.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 347.51 ( 1.39 percent) to finish the session at 25,309.99.

The Nasdaq jumped 127.31 ( 1.77 percent) to close at 7,337.39, while the S&P 500 finished trading at 2,747.30, up 43.34 ( 1.60 percent) for the day.

Crude oil prices climbed more than 1 percent at about $63.50 per barrel.

Winners and Losers:  Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise jumped 10.54 percent after its first quarter financial results beat anaysts' expectations.

General Mills (-3.57 percent) announced Friday it would buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products ( 17.23 percent) for $8 billon.

Shares of Bank of America climbed 1.07 percent.

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iStock/Thinkstock(INDIANPOLIS) -- Indiana is the only state in the country that bans carryout beer, wine and liquor sales on Sundays, but the prohibition-era laws could change in a matter of days.

Gov. Eric Holcomb is expected to sign a bill that would allow Sunday take-out alcohol sales after state lawmakers passed the measure overwhelmingly this week.

The vote put the Hoosier State on the brink of allowing residents to buy take-out alcohol at liquor stores, grocery stores, drug and convenience stores on Sundays.

State lawmakers approved Sunday sales after a decades-long battle to overturn the ban. But legislators this time gained support from the powerful and influential Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers, which represents more than 1,000 small-business package store owners across the state.

In a statement, the association applauded the passage of Sunday sales, calling it a “historic piece of legislation.” “This is only the latest milestone in the long legislative process that we expect to end with Hoosiers being able to purchase alcohol for carryout on Sunday for the first time since Prohibition,” the statement read.

That 13-year nationwide ban on alcoholic ended 85 years ago. Indiana has some of the strictest liquor laws in the country, and although this bill would allow for expanded sales, it still comes with stipulations. The bill limits Sunday take-out sales from noon to 8 p.m. And existing state law that limits Monday-to-Saturday sales to 7 a.m. to 3 a.m. will remain in place.

Despite the new law, Sunday buyers who want a cold one on the go would still have to go to liquor stores. Legally, big-box retailers and non-liquor stores are still not allowed to sell cold beer.

Indiana is the only state in the nation that still regulates the sale of beer by temperature, and it appears that it will remain that way. A bill to upend that measure failed to pass a Senate committee and never made onto the floor for a full vote.

The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers strongly opposed the passage of cold beer sales in big-box retail stores out of fear that it would hurt small-business owners.

Instead, the organization formed an alliance with larger retailers in late 2017. Both groups stood together and opposed the expansion of cold beer sales while throwing their support behind Sunday carryout sales.

The new Sunday carryout alcohol sales legislation will take effect as soon as Holcomb signs it, so residents could be buying alcohol on Sundays as early as March 4, just in time for spring.

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Tom DeSimio(GREEN BAY, Wisc.) -- A United Airlines flight skidded off the runway in icy weather conditions early this morning at the airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

The United Airlines Flight 878 was landing at Green Bay–Austin Straubel International Airport at approximately 3 a.m. CT when it "ran off the end of the runway by about 250 feet," according to a statement from the airport. There were 180 passengers and seven crew members aboard the Boeing 737-900 at the time.

There were no injuries and everyone was safely evacuated, the airport said.

The flight had left George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston and was destined for Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport. But the plane was "apparently diverted" to the Green Bay airport due to "bad weather." The incident was reported to the Federal Aviation Administration, and alternate transportation was arranged for the passengers, according to the airport's statement.

It was unclear what exactly caused the incident. Green Bay experienced cold temperatures around 33 degrees Fahrenheit and freezing rain throughout much of Thursday night, according to ABC News meteorologists.

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Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive known as “Pharma Bro,” returns to Brooklyn federal court Friday where prosecutors will argue he should forfeit his Wu Tang Clan album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin.

Shkreli bought the rare album at auction for nearly $2 million. Federal prosecutors said he should relinquish it, along with $5 million in cash and other assets, as part of his conviction for securities fraud.

"The court should hold Shkreli financially accountable for his criminal conduct," the government’s forfeiture request said.

Shkreli, best known for hiking the price of a lifesaving drug when he was a pharmaceutical executive and for trolling critics on social media, was convicted of securities fraud related to two hedge funds he controlled. The $7.3 million the government is seeking in forfeiture “represents a conservative computation of the proceeds Shkreli personally obtained as a result of his three different securities fraud crimes of conviction,” prosecutors wrote.

The government asked the court to order Shkreli to forfeit $5 million in cash, which is currently in an E*Trade brokerage account; his interest in Turing Pharmaceuticals; the album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin; the album The Carter V by Lil Wayne; an Enigma machine; and a Picasso painting.

Shkreli's attorneys argued that none of what the government wants Shkreli to relinquish was obtained with tainted money.

"Mr. Shkreli was paid a mere $26,000 for two years of work, lived with his parents and often slept in his office," defense attorney Benjamin Brafman wrote in a letter opposing the government’s request.

The oral arguments on forfeiture precede Shkreli’s sentencing on March 9.

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studioEAST/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- With a tweet, Kylie Jenner may have helped cause Snapchat's stock to sink by about 6 percent on Thursday.

The reality TV star, who has a formidable social following across social media platforms, tweeted about the app's unpopular redesign Wednesday, saying that she rarely uses it anymore.

"Sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Or is it just me ... ugh this is so sad," she wrote.

Later, she added, "Still love you tho snap," but it seems the damage may have already been done.

"Our goal with the recent redesign is to make Snapchat more personal for everyone," a Snapchat spokesperson told ABC News. "This new foundation is just the beginning and we will always be grateful for any feedback from our community as we roll out new products.

At 1:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Snapchat's stock was at $19.02, and after Jenner's tweet later in the day, it plummeted for most of Thursday. According to Bloomberg, the tweet could have cost Snapchat $1.3 billion in market value.

Jenner, 20, is not the only person to take issue with Snapchat's redesign, however. More than 1.2 million people have signed a petition on begging for it to be removed, prompting Snapchat to respond, "We completely understand the new Snapchat has felt uncomfortable for many."

"This new foundation is just the beginning, and we will always listen closely to find new ways to make the service better for everyone," read the company's statement, in part. "We are grateful for your enthusiasm and creativity. We are very excited for what’s ahead."

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  There’s something SEW sweet about 9-year-old entrepreneur and philanthropist Charlotte Gould.

Charlotte is the brains and creative power behind a company called Stitches by Charlotte. She creates dolls specifically designed for children undergoing medical procedures and surgeries.

As a young child, Charlotte underwent four surgeries herself due to being born with a cleft lip and palette. That's why she feels compelled to offer comfort to kids who are facing scary surgeries and medical procedures.

Charlotte’s empathy, creativity, and compassion haven’t gone unnoticed. Online donors have generated almost $50,000 dollars to help her company grow.

For Charlotte, the donations are more than just a number. They mean that her dolls can make even more pint-sized patients flash a million-dollar smile when they need one most.

"In my head, I can picture kids holding my dolls in hospital rooms.  The kids are a little less scared because the doll did its job and that means I did my job," Charlotte said.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Light poles, parked cars, shopping carts and running children are just a few examples of the many dangers on the minds of drivers when they throw their vehicles in reverse.

As automakers roll out technology to help minimize those risks, a recent study has analyzed how effective the features are in practice.

"Let’s face it. Some days we all could use help backing up, whether that’s in a garage with pillars that obscure your view, in a crowded mall parking lot or on a busy downtown street," said David Zuby, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's executive vice president and chief research officer.

"The systems we rate in our first batch of tests will help reduce the chances of a backing fender-bender," he added.

The IIHS tested six models of cars with rear autobrake and how they performed in a series of car-to-car and car-to-pole tests, with different approach angles, at low speeds. The tests do not evaluate whether the features can mitigate injuries in crashes.

The Cadillac XT5 and Subaru Outback earned "Superior" ratings when equipped with optional rear autobrake, parking sensors and rear cross-traffic alert.

The BMW 5 series sedan, Infinity QX60, Jeep Cherokee and Toyota Prius all scored "Advanced" ratings from the study.

New models from various automakers commonly offer rear cameras, sensors and alerts that can assist drivers in reverse.

But emergency auto braking, which was key to a high score in the study, is a rare feature. Only five percent of 2018 passenger vehicles include it as an option and only one percent offer it as a standard feature.

When compared to vehicles with no back-up features, cross-traffic alert cut down backing crashes by 22 percent in the study.

When researchers added rear-view cameras and sensors on top of that, the crashes were reduced by 42 percent; and when researchers looked at models that also had rear automatic emergency braking, they saw a 78 percent reduction of backing crashes.

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Ian MacNicol/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- When the athletes at the Winter Olympics are not competing on the ice, on the slopes or the halfpipe, they are likely swiping left or right on Tinder -- a lot.

Tinder tells ABC News that since the Olympics, its app usage in Pyeongchang has increased 348 percent with an uptick in right swipes by 565 percent. Swiping right on Tinder means there's an interest in that person by the user. And those right swipes seemed to result in quite a few matches, too, as Tinder reports there's been an increase in matches by 644 percent.

But which sports are the most right-swiped?

For the men, it’s the bobsledders followed by hockey players, snowboarders, alpine skiers and, finally, the skeleton racers. For the female athletes, the snowboarders are at the top of the list followed by the alpine skiers, bobsledders, lugers, and freestyle skiers, Tinder said.

Tinder is giving athletes an opportunity to also find love by “granting users in the Olympic Villages in South Korea free access to their members-only service, Tinder Gold, during the games,” Tinder wrote in a statement.

The features of this service include unlimited likes, rewind, likes you, and passport. When a user has the passport feature enabled, they can match with people all over the globe, Tinder said. The United States and Sweden took the top two spots for people using the passport feature to match with athletes in the Olympic Village in South Korea, the dating app tells ABC.

However, the dramatic increase in dating app usage in the Olympic Village also comes with concerns about sexual safety.

But precautions have been put in place with 110,000 condoms distributed to the athletes by South Korean condom manufacturer Convenience and the Korean Association for AIDS Prevention, according to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- In the wake of the deadly shooting rampage at a South Florida high school last week, some campuses are now turning to anonymous tip apps as a way of preventing school shootings, urging students to speak up before a tragedy occurs.

"I absolutely know that this app can save lives," Nicole Hockley, whose son, Dylan, was murdered in his classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School five years ago, said of the "Say Something" reporting app.

Hockley, who co-founded the Sandy Hook Promise, a nonprofit organization that uses educational programs to help prevent gun violence, told ABC News that the group's "Say Something" reporting system is "a 24/7 app, website and telephone line that enables any student, or teacher, or parent to submit any tip or threat that they have heard."

The "Say Something" program also teaches students and educators how to look for warning signs, especially on social media, of what may indicate someone could potentially be a threat to themselves or others.

Before Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old accused of killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week, opened fire with an AR-15-style rifle at his alma mater, the teen purportedly said in a comment on a YouTube video that he wanted to "be a professional school shooter."

"Say Something" is currently being used in seven school districts across the country and is in the process of on-boarding at another 23 cities and districts, according to Sandy Hook Promise.

Hockley emphasized that the anonymity aspect of the app is especially crucial because it allows students to report tips without "fear."

The original campaign urged students to tell a trusted adult if they had concerns, according to Hockley.

"But we know that in some communities telling an adult is not a solution," Hockley said. "And people feel in danger, or they feel that they're going to get their friend in trouble or that they're a snitch."

"This is about getting people help, so that anonymous gateway -- keeping these tips absolutely anonymous -- means that someone can get that information out there without fear of any form of retribution," she added.

As the app and campaign launches at more school districts across the country, Hockley said she knows the tips are going to start rolling in "for school violence and threats of shooting," but added that "we know that we're going to be able to prevent them."

"You won't necessarily hear the numbers of what we've been able to stop," she added. "But we absolutely know that we're going to be saving lives."

Another anonymous reporting app, "Safe 2 Tell," which is currently used in Colorado schools, said it received 154 tips of planned school attacks since the school shooting last week in Parkland, Florida. It is not clear how many of the tips reported via the app were confirmed by authorities.

"The security protocols we have in place have caught a lot of threats since the Florida incident," Diana Wilson, the chief communications officer of Colorado's Jefferson County Public Schools, told ABC Denver affiliate KMGH.

More than sixty students used the "Safe 2 Tell" app to report a single social media post that appeared to threaten violence, according to KMGH. While the threat ended up being a prank, school officials say that this might not always be the case.

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Don Juan Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  Social media companies said on Wednesday they are moving to address reports of online harassment of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students in the wake of a deadly mass shooting and subsequent teen activism on gun policy reform.

Twitter put out a message on its platform that it is taking seriously "reports of targeted abuse and harassment of a number of survivors."

YouTube said in statement that it has also moved to remove disparaging videos. Facebook similarly removed such content calling "images that attack the victims of last week's tragedy in Florida ... abhorrent".

The students have also responded on Twitter and in interviews.

Others hit back at criticism that they are paid activists — a claim that circulated on social media in the days after the deadly shooting which left 17 dead and 14 injured.

Others took on their critics directly.

Federal lawmakers have also slammed people who are spreading the idea that some of the students that have been interviewed by multiple news outlets about the shooting are misrepresenting themselves and are actually paid liberal actors.

 Earlier in the week, Benjamin Kelly, an aide to Florida state Rep. Shawn Harrison, called the students "actors that travel to various crisis when they happen" in an email to a reporter from the Tampa Bay Times Tuesday. The reporter, Alex Leary, tweeted a screenshot of the email and it circulated widely on social media.

The Times reported that Kelly was responding to a photo of students David Hogg and Emma Gonzales being interviewed on CNN.

Shortly after the tweet of the email surfaced, Kelly was fired.

In a tweet that has since been deleted Kelly said he made a mistake and meant no disrespect to students or parents from the school.

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Mark Brake/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- As SpaceX's Elon Musk continues to track his red roadster's journey into deep space, he's also preparing to launch something far more practical.  

On Thursday, SpaceX will launch a pair of prototype satellites intended to form the basis for Starlink, a constellation of about 11,000 satellites that would beam broadband internet down to Earth.

Thursday's launch - originally slated for Wednesday but put on hold because of "high altitude wind shear" - marks the first big step in Musk's plan for "rebuilding the internet in space," as he put it in 2015.

In addition to competing with typical internet providers, Starlink could deliver connectivity to rural communities without the lag they're accustomed to.

Critics - including broadband competitor OneWeb, which has already received FCC approval for its own constellation of low-Earth-orbit satellites - worry that all those SpaceX satellites whirring around would pose "danger from orbital debris," and risk collisions with other satellites already in orbit.

In a letter to the FCC, SpaceX's attorney said the company is confident Starlink is "more than capable of operating safely" and called OneWeb's concerns "self-serving and anti-competitive."

The SpaceX satellites to be delivered to low-Earth orbit this week, Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b, are scheduled to be carried aboard a Falcon 9 rocket set for launch from Vandenberg AFB in California Thursday morning, at 6:17 a.m. local time.

They'll be monitored by receivers in California, Texas, and Washington state.

SpaceX still needs formal approval for the rest of the Starlink system, but FCC chairman Ajit Pai has already called on his colleagues to support the company's efforts to "unleash the power of satellite constellation to provide high-speed internet to rural Americans."

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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Communication Commission could officially repeal the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules by publishing the order to the National Register on Thursday, according to three sources briefed on the matter, inevitably triggering a wave of opposing lawsuits from state attorneys general.

The National Register is the official journal of U.S. federal government regulations, and one source stressed the timing of the FCC's publication could shift from Thursday.

The reversal is a hallmark victory for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, whose tenure has seen him strongly advocate for reduced regulation in lockstep with the president who appointed him: Donald Trump.

Reversal supporters claimed the rules unnecessarily regulate the industry and impede the free market.

"It is not the job of the government to pick the winners and losers of the internet. ... We should have a level playing field," Pai said on December 14 when the FCC voted along party lines -- three Republicans to two Democrats -- to roll back the landmark net neutrality rules imposed in 2015 under President Barack Obama.

Those who support the net neutrality rules are more likely to find a resolution in federal court than Congress.

In the unlikely event that Democrats gain enough support in the House of Representatives within the 60-day deadline to overturn the decision, the president has already expressed support for the repeal and is unlikely to sign any opposing legislation.

A coalition of state attorneys general have signaled their intention to sue the FCC and block what they called an "illegal rollback of net neutrality" once the final rule is published by the FCC.

In order for that final rule to take effect, the White House Office of Management and Budget will have to sign off, which is expected to happen quickly.

The Office of Management and Budget did not immediately respond to an ABC News request for comment.

A number of prominent technology companies have voiced their opposition to the reversal, including Netflix, Amazon, Twitter and Microsoft.

A spokesperson for Pai did not respond to ABC News' request for comment.

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Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Cruise Critic has announced the winners of its eighth annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards -- naming the most popular cruise ships of the year, based on consumer reviews shared on Cruise Critic over the past 12 months. The site boasts the largest online cruise community in the world with more than 350,000 cruise reviews, covering approximately 500 of the most popular cruise ships.

“What’s fun to see in this year’s list of winners is the wide range of ships awarded as the best of the best,” said Colleen McDaniel, senior executive editor of Cruise Critic. “You have two of the largest ships at sea, alongside luxury yachts and small expedition ships that sail to some of the most far-flung destinations across the globe. As different as these ships are, the common thread is the exceptional ratings they received from actual guests."

The winners of the Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards are awarded in four size classes, based on passenger capacity (Large: 2,000 passengers; Mid-Size: 1,200 to 1,999 passengers; Small-Mid Size: 400- 1,199 passengers; Small: fewer than 400 passengers). The rankings are calculated using ratings published with user-submitted reviews on Cruise Critic.

First-place winners include:

Best Cruise Overall

Celebrity Equinox (Large) – Celebrity Cruises

Riviera (Mid-Sized) – Oceania Cruises

Viking Sea (Small-Mid) – Viking Ocean Cruises

Silver Galapagos (Small) – Silversea Cruises

Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Harmony of the Seas (Large) – Royal Caribbean International

Riviera (Mid-Sized) – Oceania Cruises

Viking Sea (Small-Mid) – Viking Ocean Cruises

Star Pride (Small) – Windstar Cruises

Best Cruise Ships for Dining

Celebrity Equinox (Large) – Celebrity Cruises

Riviera (Mid-Sized) – Oceania Cruises

Viking Star (Small-Mid) – Viking Ocean Cruises

National Geographic Explorer (Small) – Lindblad Expeditions

Best Cruise Ships for Entertainment

Allure of the Seas (Large) – Royal Caribbean International

Disney Wonder (Mid-Sized) – Disney Cruise Line

Viking Sky (Small-Mid) – Viking Ocean Cruises

L’Austral (Small) -- Ponant

Best Cruise Ships for Service

Celebrity Equinox (Large) – Celebrity Cruises

Amsterdam (Mid-Sized) – Holland America Line

Viking Star (Small-Mid) – Viking Ocean Cruises

Wind Star (Small) – Windstar Cruises

Best Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions

Carnival Breeze (Large) – Carnival Cruise Line

Celestyal Crystal (Mid-Sized) – Celestyal Cruises

Viking Sea (Small-Mid) – Viking Ocean Cruises

Silver Galapagos (Small) – Silversea Cruises

Best Cruise Ships for Value

Celebrity Silhouette (Large) – Celebrity Cruises

Celestyal Crystal (Mid-Sized) – Celestyal Cruises

Viking Sea (Small-Mid) – Viking Ocean Cruises

Silver Galapagos (Small) – Silversea Cruises

For the full list of winners, visit the 2018 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards.

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iStock/Thinkstock(FOLSOM, Calif.) -- Michelle Carroll and her husband, Donald, can count nine of the same knee pillows, all in Amazon boxes, spread across their living room in their Folsom, California, home.

In fact, the couple would have had at least 14 knee pillows if they hadn't insisted that the drivers making deliveries take some of the packages back.

"Yesterday my husband chased down the driver to return two packages," Michelle told ABC News.

The couple said that they have been receiving Amazon packages since the beginning of February, but they thought the first package was a prank.

"[The first package] was a talking hamster toy and it was pretty funny at first," said Michelle.

The packages don't have a return label and all of them were addressed to Donald, she said.

After a call to Amazon, the company assured them that the deliveries didn't affect their account and they took record of the tracking numbers.

"Our review detection systems are trained to catch this type of behavior and we will continue our ongoing efforts to detect and prevent abuse. Our investigations thus far indicate that there have been few reviews written on these shipments. We have removed these and will continue to remove any we do find immediately. We will hold offenders that have violated our policies accountable," said a spokesperson for Amazon in a statement to ABC News.

There had been multiple five-star reviews of the product on Amazon, which Michelle claims could be an example of "brushing," which is when manufacturers send items to random Amazon customers and then use their names to post fake reviews on the retailer's site.

She said she left a review for the knee pillows calling them a scam.

"Do I feel like I'm a victim of a scam? Yes, absolutely," she said.

Amazon allegedly put a hold on two accounts associated with different tracking numbers that belonged to people with names that Michelle said she didn't recognize.

Despite more calls to Amazon and to the local authorities -- in addition to a sign posted to the front door asking drivers not to deliver Amazon packages addressed to the Carroll family -- the packages keep arriving.

Packages continued to be delivered because they had different tracking numbers, Michelle explained.

"I just want this to stop," she said. "It's just really frustrating that someone has our address, and our phone number is on the boxes."

She also said that Amazon told her that she could keep the pillows and consider donating them to charity.

"I'm waiting to see what Amazon will do and I want to hear from the local authorities," she said. "So right now I have no plans to do anything [with the pillows]."

She went on to add: "Our concern is what is the next package going to be. That’s scary."

In a statement from an Amazon spokesperson the company said: "We are investigating inquiries from consumers who have received unsolicited packages as this would violate our policies. We have confirmed the sellers involved did not receive names or shipping addresses from Amazon. We remove sellers in violation of our policies, withhold payments, and work with law enforcement to take appropriate action."

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