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Laila Ali, Bobby Bones, Jessie James Decker, Randy Jackson, Soledad O’Brien, Alli Webb and Carnie Wilson celebrity judges of The 2019 Miss America Competition

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – The Miss America Organization and ABC today announced the celebrity judges for the final night of “The 2019 Miss America Competition” airing live on ABC from Atlantic City’s Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 (9:00 – 11:00p.m. ET/PT). This year’s judge panel includes a diverse group of artists and entrepreneurs…

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Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaint

NEW YORK (AP) — Italian actress Asia Argento — one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment — recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17, the New York Times reported. Argento, 42, settled the notice…

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12 audio files sent to prosecutors in Michael Cohen probe

NEW YORK (AP) — A dozen audio recordings seized by the FBI from President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, were forwarded to federal prosecutors after lawyers dropped challenges on attorney-client privilege grounds, a former judge revealed Monday. The recordings were among millions of files taken from Cohen in April as part of a criminal…

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Harvey Weinstein charged with sex crime against a 3rd woman

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was charged Monday with a sex crime against a third woman, as New York prosecutors continue building cases against the former Hollywood studio boss whose downfall ushered in the #MeToo movement. Manhattan’s district attorney announced the charges in an updated indictment, saying Weinstein performed a forcible sex act on…

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2018 Woodstock Film Festival is Seeking Submissions

WOODSTOCK/NEW YORK (FNN NEWS) – Source: Woodstock Film Festival // Aspiring and established filmmakers have just over two weeks left to get their submissions in for the 19th Annual Woodstock Film Festival that runs from October 10 – 14, 2018. For almost 20 years, the Woodstock Film Festival has garnered the praise of the film industry and is…

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ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ following star’s racist tweet

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC canceled its hit reboot of “Roseanne” on Tuesday following star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet that referred to former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the “Planet of the Apes.” ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey said the comment “is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our…

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Adam Sandler, David Harbour Join Webby Awards Special Achievement Winners

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) – The Webby Awards announced today that comedian and actor Adam Sandler and actor David Harbour will be recognized with Webby Special Achievement Awards for their contributions to Internet culture at the 22nd Annual Webby Awards celebration at Cipriani Wall Street on May 14, 2018. Sandler will be presented with a Webby Special Achievement Award for his stellar performances…

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HF Receives $500,000 Pledge From The Bittel Family

New York, NY – The Hispanic Federation today announced a $500,000 gift from The Bittel Family Philanthropic Fund towards engaging and registering Latino voters in Florida from now and until 2020. The Federation, the nation’s premier Latino nonprofit membership organization, supports an array of services, advocates for policies that advance Hispanic communities, and reaches both longtime…

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POLITICS & POWER NEWS

National Politics

U.S. Congressman Darren Soto Statement on Court’s Decision Jeopardizing Hispanic Voters

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Darren Soto, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair of the Civil and Voting…

Anti-Gillum Monkey Robocalls Return, Lump in Jews

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The racial tenor hit fever pitch Wednesday in the highly…

President Barack Obama to Campaign for Andrew Gillum in Miami Friday

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Former President Barack Obama is coming to Florida to campaign…

US defense chief: killing of writer is threat to stability

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi “undermines regional stability” and the…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

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[OPINION] Orange County Republicans Must Adapt, or They'll Lose Every Time!

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - In the 2018 midterm elections almost none of the Orange…

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Gillum for Governor Campaign on Counting Every Vote

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, Gillum for Governor communications director Johanna Cervone made the following statement on…

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Governor-Elect Ron DeSantis Announces Transition Team Chairs

TALLAHASSEE, FL- Today, Governor-Elect Ron DeSantis announced four Florida leaders to spearhead transition for the new…

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Supervisor Daisy Morales Re-Elected with 256,116 Supermajority of Orange County Votes

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - On election night, Orange County voters delivered a landslide victory…

SPORTS NEWS

  • Nikola Vucevic takes the ball to the net against the Philadelphia 76ers at Amway Center Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.
    Orlando’s Big Fourth Quarter Sparks 111-106 Victory at Home Against the 76ers. Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.

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Orlando's Big Fourth Quarter Sparks 111-106 Victory at Home

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - After Markelle Fultz hit a buzzer-beating layup to put the…

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Nearly 1,200 Athletes Competed in Special Olympics Florida's State Fall Classic

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Special Olympics Florida athletes, coaches, volunteers and fans descended on…

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Buccaneers Fall Short Against Redskins 16-3

TAMPA BAY, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are currently fourth in…

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UCF Knights Throttle Navy Midshipmen on Homecoming Weekend

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - The Knights showed the Navy Midshipmen why the Knights are…

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Orlando Survives Washington's Late Run

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - After the Magic's lead was cut to one, D.J. Augustin…

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Drummond Too Much for Magic as Detroit Defeats Orlando 103-96

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Andre' Drummond wasn't about to let his team lose a…

BUSINESS NEWS

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Trade War Escalates as China Announces Tariffs on US Imports

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax…

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Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh Appeals Decision On Disney Property Valuation

Orlando, FL – Orange County Property Appraiser (OCPA), Rick Singh, today announced that an appeal…

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Governor Scott Orders Flags at Half-Staff in Remembrance of 9/11

TALLAHASSEE - In honor and remembrance of those who tragically lost their lives in the…

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ESSENCE Debuts Lebron James’ Captivating Social Media Campaign “The Strongest” Celebrating 16 Strong Black Women

NEW YORK, NY (FNN NEWS) — Source: ESSENCE // ESSENCE, the leading media, technology and…

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Amway Founder and Orlando Magic Owner Richard DeVos Dies at 92

DETROIT (AP) — Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando…

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Nike Unveils Kaepernick Ad to Air During NFL Season Opener

Nike has unveiled its first “Just Do It” ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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AG Pam Bondi: Andrew Gillum Must Denounce Rapper T.I.’s Video

TALLAHASSEE, FL – The rapper T.I. recently unveiled an offensive music video which depicted a demeaning and disgusting…

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TV Review: A Roseanne Barr-less ‘The Conners’ is a triumph

NEW YORK (AP) — Can there be a “Roseanne” without Roseanne? The answer is yes,…

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New Kids On The Block Announce The Mixtape Tour With Very Special Guests Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson And Naughty By Nature

NEW YORK  -- Today New Kids On The Block, the multiplatinum selling pop super-group, unveiled an epic lineup for…

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Country Music Icon Martina McBride Entertains From The Kitchen On New Food Network Series Martina's Table

NEW YORK, Food Network -- As a music megastar, Martina McBride has entertained fans with her songs for years,…

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Academy Presents Careers In Film Summit In Los Angeles, London, Atlanta and New York 

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy will present its 4th annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday,…

LIFESTYLE NEWS

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Nearly 1,200 Athletes Competed in Special Olympics Florida's State Fall Classic

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Special Olympics Florida athletes, coaches, volunteers and fans descended on…

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Athletes, Coaches, Volunteers Made Celebrities at Special Olympics Florida Champions' Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The red carpet rolled out for Special Olympics Florida’s Annual Champion’s…

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Onward to Greatness: Special Olympics Florida President & CEO Sherry Wheelock Envisions Greater Growth, Awareness for Athletes

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Special Olympics Florida will host its annual Champions' Gala at…

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Orange County Nursing Home Faces Legal Action, State Investigations After Elected Official's 911 Call

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Nursing home negligence of residents has become a top priority…

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Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin Crowned Miss America 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (FNN NEWS) – Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin was crowned Miss…

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Walt Disney World Resort to Host Kickoff of ABC’s ‘American Idol’ Nationwide Bus Tour Auditions

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is set to host…