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Lawsuit filed against Royal Caribbean over Hurricane Harvey cancellation

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(Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Royal Caribbean)

HOUSTON – A popular cruise line is being sued after passengers said they were forced to fly to Houston at the height of Hurricane Harvey.

The class-action lawsuit claims that Royal Caribbean refused to make changes to tickets before the storm, and told passengers that they would not get a refund if they didn't board the ship.

Ultimately, the cruise was delayed and then canceled, leaving passengers stranded because of floodwaters.

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