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Category Archives: Consumer

Suit: Apple slowed iPhones, forcing owners to buy new ones

CHICAGO (AP) — IPhone owners from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer, saying Apple’s silence led them to wrongly conclude that their only option was to buy newer, pricier iPhones. The allegations were in a lawsuit filed Thursday…

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Apple Pay, Android Pay and other forms of contactless payment comes to grocery store chain ALDI’s nearly 1,700 locations

BATAVIA, Ill., (FNN NEWS) — ALDI Inc.  — Committed to making grocery shopping smart, fast and easy, ALDI now accepts Apple Pay, Android Pay and all other forms of contactless payment. ALDI, known for its super-speedy checkout process, will offer the new payment option at all of its nearly 1,700 stores nationwide. “We’re continually innovating to provide our customers a…

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DICK’S Sporting Goods Announces Leadership Changes

PITTSBURGH, (FNN NEWS) — DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE: DKS) announced today a number of leadership changes. André Hawaux is retiring from his position as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Hawaux will remain with the Company through the second quarter of 2017. “André has been an instrumental member of our executive leadership team and…

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Casio Announces Newest EDIFICE Men’s Timepieces

DOVER, N.J. (FNN NEWS) — Casio America, Inc. is proud to announce its latest EDIFICE men’s timepiece – the EQB501XD-1A and EQB501XDB-1A. Designed with a 3D dial, speed indicator and tachymeter etched bezel, Casio’s new EDIFICE EQB501XD-1A and EQB501XDB-1A embody the look and feel of speed and reflect a distinct sense of style by providing men with…

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[POLL] Room for Improvement: 6 in 10 Credit Cardholders Say Their Primary Card is Not Delivering

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) — As April marks the annual celebration of National Financial Literacy Month, which serves to raise awareness of financial education and the consequences of mismanaging personal funds, there seems no better time than now to discuss how Americans use and view their credit cards. When it comes to obtaining a credit card,…

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2018 Acura TLX Makes World Debut with Aggressive, Sporty Design, and New Technology Features

NEW YORK (FNN NEWS) — Acura has unveiled a refreshed and significantly enhanced 2018 TLX performance luxury sedan, delivering the brand’s Precision Crafted Performance design direction to its core sedan. The all-new TLX A-Spec takes the sedan’s design in an even more emotional direction, further broadening the brand’s appeal to younger buyers. The Acura TLX also will…

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POLITICS & POWER NEWS

  • ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Hosted 14th Annual Neighborhood & Community Summit and Recognized Neighborhood and Community Leaders

National Politics

Pelosi, Schumer Joint Statement On Bicameral Request For Criminal And Counterintelligence Investigations Into Li “Cindy” Yang

Washington, D.C. – Today, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer released the…

Vladimir Putin Transparency Act Passes House

ORLANDO, FL – Today the Vladimir Putin Transparency Act, introduced by Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) and…

Records show FBI was probing Michael Cohen long before raid

NEW YORK (AP) — Newly released documents show the FBI was investigating President Donald Trump’s…

Trump issues first veto after rebuke of border order

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by a congressional rebuke, President Donald Trump issued the first veto…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Governor Ron DeSantis Addresses More Than 1,000 Business and Community Leaders at Broward Workshop

Davie, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis addressed more than 1,000 business and community leaders at…

First Lady Casey DeSantis Joins DEP, FWC, CCA and Duke Energy for Red Tide Recovery Redfish Release

Naples, Fla. – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Noah…

Florida Helps Secure Multimillion Recovery Following Health Care Fraud Investigation

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office helped secure a multimillion-dollar recovery following an investigation into…

STATEMENT: FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo on second passing of SB 168

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement after GOP Senators again…

FNN SPORTS

  • TAMPA BAY | Buccaneers Release Punter Bryan Anger (Photo: Buccaneers)

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AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

Mike Trout is on the verge of becoming baseball’s first half-billion dollar man. Trout and the…

McIlroy blocks out noise and hits his stride

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy managed to block out all the noise,…

Aaron Gordon and Jonathan Isaac named co-winners of the 2018-2019 Rich & Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award

Orlando, Fla. – Orlando Magic forwards Aaron Gordon and Jonathan Isaac were named co-winners of the…

Orlando City Falls 3-1 to Montreal

ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando City SC (0-1-2, 2 points) suffered its first defeat of the 2019…

Kyle Wyman Wins DAYTONA 200

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Kyle Wyman, riding the N2Racing Yamaha, emerged from a late-race, four-lap shootout  to…

Sean Dylan Kelly, 16, Becomes Youngest Pole Winner in DAYTONA 200 History

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  – Suzuki rider Sean Dylan Kelly, a 16-year-old making his DAYTONA 200 debut,…

BUSINESS NEWS

  • NEW YORK (AP) — Apple refreshes iPad lineup, with larger entry-level model
    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple refreshes iPad lineup, with larger entry-level model

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What Disney gets as its $71.3B buy of Fox assets closes

NEW YORK (AP) - It’s finally complete. Disney closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox’s…

Apple refreshes iPad lineup, with larger entry-level model

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple has unveiled a new iPad that’s thinner and slightly larger…

Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at restaurants

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most…

Craigslist founder donates $15 million for journalism ethics

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The founder of Craigslist says he will donate $15 million to…

US charges against Huawei could inflame China trade talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s unveiling of criminal charges against the Chinese tech giant…

[VIDEO] Governor Rick Scott Announces Florida Gained 23,000 New Jobs in November

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Florida Governor and Senator-elect Rick Scott announced that Florida gained…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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A shimmering night in Dubai as Dior shows its haute couture

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Under a large circus-style tent, Dior showcased its latest…

What Disney gets as its $71.3B buy of Fox assets closes

NEW YORK (AP) - It’s finally complete. Disney closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox’s…

Oregon Blockbuster outlasts others to become last on Earth

BEND, Ore. (AP) — There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video…

Fox News hires Donna Brazile as political contributor

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News says it has hired former Democratic National Committee chief…

Review: In ‘Triple Frontier,’ a special-ops heist goes awry

Job opportunities seldom diverge as greatly as they do for the former special forces operatives…

R. Kelly tells CBS ‘I didn’t do this stuff’ in interview

CHICAGO (AP) — In his first interview since being charged with sexually abusing four people, including three…

LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL & TOURISM

  • TRAVEL AND TOURISM | MIAMI (FNN NEWS) - A World of Adventure Awaits: Royal Caribbean Brings Together Bold Itineraries and Unrivaled Innovations for 2019-2020 Season. Credit: Royal Caribbean International

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A shimmering night in Dubai as Dior shows its haute couture

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Under a large circus-style tent, Dior showcased its latest…

Garden Rocks Concert Series Expands to Every Day of the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, March 6-June 3

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Garden Rocks Concert Series is back – every single day…

SPECIAL REPORT: Non-Compliance with State Law Plagues Orange County Soil & Water Board

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Florida currently has 58 Soil & Water Conservation Districts which were…

Chairman Daisy Morales Announces New Website for Orange Soil and Water Conservation District

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – After four years of ongoing board meetings and delays to…

Innovative environment joins lineup of new and recently announced enhancements to the Walt Disney World Resort theme park

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2019) – Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort is a…

26th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Blooms for 90 Days at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – New sights, sounds and flavors of spring will envelop Walt…