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Entertainment Icon & Business Mogul Snoop Dogg Named Celebrity Commissioner Of Champions Basketball League

NEW YORK, (FNN SPORTS) — Champions Basketball League, a new professional summer basketball league made up of former NBA players announced today that it has named legendary entertainer Snoop Dogg as its Celebrity Commissioner and an Owner. The position for the globally recognized music artist, actor, and entertainment icon is to expand the visibility and…

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MASTERWORKS BROADWAY & BROADWAY RECORDS RELEASE GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL – ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING – Digital Album Available Now – CD Out May 12

NEW YORK, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Masterworks Broadway and Broadway Records proudly announce the release of Groundhog Day The Musical – Original Broadway Cast Recording. Produced by Chris Nightingale, Tim Minchin, and Michael Croiter, the album is available digitally beginning today, April 21 and on CD, May 12. The Broadway premiere of Groundhog Day, the…

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President Bill Clinton to Keynote Recommit to Kids Summit; Joins Gen. Colin Powell and Alma Powell as America’s Promise Alliance Convenes Education, Business, Non-Profit, Media, Faith and Youth Leaders to Focus the Nation on Children and Youth

NEW YORK (FNN NEWS) — Is the American Dream reachable or at risk for America’s young people?  That question will be at the heart of conversations at Recommit to Kids |The Summit for America’s Future, a national gathering by America’s Promise Alliance, the nation’s largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, on April 18…

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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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Oprah Winfrey Becomes a Special Contributor to 60 Minutes

NEW YORK (CBS) — Oprah Winfrey, the esteemed broadcaster, producer, actress and philanthropist, will become a special contributor to 60 MINUTES, the #1 news broadcast in television, it was announced today by the news magazine’s executive producer, Jeff Fager. Ms. Winfrey will make her first appearance on CBS News’ legendary Sunday night broadcast this fall. “There…

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CEOs of Uber, SpaceX and Tesla, and PepsiCo Join Trump Business Panel

(New York, NY) – President-elect Donald J. Trump announced Wednesday that three additional members will join the President’s Strategic and Policy Forum: Travis Kalanick, CEO and Co-founder of Uber Technologies; Elon Musk, Chairman and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla; and Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo. Earlier this month, President-elect Trump established the President’s…

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Antonio Guterres Sworn as U.N. Secretary General

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres was sworn in Monday as Secretary-General of the United Nations, becoming the ninth U.N. chief in the body’s 71-year history. The former U.N. refugee chief was elected to the top job by acclamation in the General Assembly in October. He takes over from Ban Ki-moon…

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Trump to nominate General John Kelly as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

(New York, NY) – President-elect Donald J. Trump on Monday said he plan to nominate General John Kelly as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As Commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), Gen. Kelly oversaw U.S. military operations in Central and South America and the Caribbean, giving him unique insight into some of…

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Donald Trump Wins — Again! President-Elect Nabs Coveted Honor as ‘Dubious Man of the Year’!

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) By Esquire — Having been swept into the highest office in the land on November 8, President-Elect Donald Trump reached another pinnacle of achievement today, when it was announced by the editors of Esquire that he had been elected to the prestigious, hard-won title of “Dubious Man of the Year.” “It was a…

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POLITICS & POWER

The Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award Presented to Ken Burns

AUSTIN, Texas, (FNN NEWS) -- The 2017 Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award has been presented to…

Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes to Discuss "Shattered: Inside Hillary…

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) -- During Hillary Clinton's 2016 race for the White House, two journalists, Jonathan Allen…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Takes Pine Hills Students on an Earth…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - As millions of people around the world plan to celebrate…

U.S. NEWS

The Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award Presented to Ken Burns

AUSTIN, Texas, (FNN NEWS) -- The 2017 Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award has been presented to Ken Burns for reawakening a nation's consciousness to the natural world through his work, including The National Parks: America's Best Idea.  As a direct result of the publicity and broadcast of this documentary, national parks…

Research: Teachers Value Independent Reading Time, but Only 36% Can…

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) -- Today, Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education, and media company, released the new Teacher & Principal School Report: Focus on Literacy, which reveals that the overwhelming majority of educators agree that "students should have time during the school day to read a book of…

Autism Society and Ed Asner Honor Ben Affleck & Pixar…

LOS ANGELES, (FNN NEWS) -- Oscar®-winning actor Ben Affleck, Pixar filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera, AutFest founder Matt Asner and several filmmakers were honored yesterday for their filmmaking contributions to autism awareness "from spectrum to screen" at the 1st Annual AutFest International Film Festival (April 22-23) in Orange, California. Seven-time Emmy® winner and…

ORLANDO

Florida Film Festival held its annual Block Party at Winter…

WINTER PARK, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Florida Film Festival held its annual Block Party celebration for Festival ticket and pass holders at the Winter Park Village, Saturday evening. Participants received free drinks and appetizers from select Winter Park Village restaurants and also enjoy live entertainment. Participating vendors include Another Broken Egg Café, Crispers, Brio Tuscan Grille, Firefly Kitchen and Bar, Mitchell’s…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Takes Pine Hills Students on an Earth…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - As millions of people around the world plan to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, Orange Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales held her 3rd annual Earth Day Awareness Tour by taking students from the Pine Hills community on an environmental adventure at the historic 50-acre Harry P. Leu Gardens Wednesday morning. Supervisor Morales…

Supervisor Daisy Morales' Annual Earth Day Tour Takes 40 Pine…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -- Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales will host her 3rd annual Earth Day Awareness Tour at the historic Harry P. Leu Gardens, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. This year’s Earth Day tour takes 40 students attending a Pine Hills school outside of the classroom for an environmental adventure of Leu Gardens. The…

MIAMI

Lynn University to break ground on $35 million university center

BOCA RATON, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -  Lynn University will break ground Thursday, April 20, on the Christine E. Lynn University Center. The 11 a.m. ceremony will take place at the heart of campus and will feature guest speakers, food and drink, a unique photo opportunity, virtual reality renderings, and remarks from the namesake donor, Christine…

Famed Miami Doctor Rudy Moise Donates $2,500 To Former Haitian…

MIAMI, Fla (FNN NEWS) -- Former Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe held a news conference to announce the upcoming 2nd Annual GEM Gala and discuss the Dr. Louis G. Lamothe Foundation's extraordinary humanitarian work in Haiti. The event was held on Wednesday night at The Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) [caption id="attachment_13742" align="alignnone"…

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