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    ORLANDO: The Orlando Pride and Chicago Red Stars had a heated match at Orlando City Stadium Saturday night. Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.

Category Archives: New York

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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Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen; Ed Damiano, PhD; Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD; and Trisha Prabhu Receive WebMD Health Hero Awards

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) By WebMD Health Corp.  WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, celebrated the accomplishments of five extraordinary individuals who are meeting health and medical challenges head-on and effecting change through their insights, courage, and perseverance last night during its annual Health Hero Awards Gala in New York City.…

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Where Are The Best And Worst Airports In The U.S.?

NEW YORK, (FNN NEWS) By ThePointsGuy.com — Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is the best U.S. airport and New York’s LaGuardia Airport is the worst, according to a new study conducted by ThePointsGuy.com, which has 3.4 million monthly unique visitors and is a leading resource for travel news. Click here for more information: ThePointsGuy.com ranked the nation’s…

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POLITICS & POWER

Orlando City Commissioner Jim Gray Endorses Chadwick Hardee for Orange…

ORLANDO, Fla. (August 15) - Jim Gray, Orlando City Commissioner for District 1, today announced…

Judge's Ruling A Victory For Lake Pickett's Residents "See Order"

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Administrative Law Judge Suzanne Van Wyk ruling gave Lake Pickett's…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Appointed To Florida Urban Forestry Council

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Honorable Daisy Morales, an elected Supervisor with the Orange…

U.S. NEWS

Trump spat with Senate leader complicates tough agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s attacks on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell come at the worst possible time, if the president’s goal is actually to accomplish the agenda on health care, infrastructure and taxes he’s goading his GOP ally to pass. Congress, now on its August recess, will return to confront…

VIDEO: New Smokey Bear Digital-First Creative Highlights Lesser Known Wildfire…

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) -- In honor of Smokey Bear's 73rd birthday, the Ad Council, the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters launched new digital-first videos and artwork inspired by beloved Smokey Bear posters to raise awareness of lesser known wildfire starts in an effort to decrease human-caused wildfires. The new artwork was created…

Orlando Labor Day Deals

ORLANDO, Fla., (FNN NEWS) -- Signaling the end of the summer travel season, Labor Dayweekend is the ideal time for travelers seeking a last-minute getaway at great prices. In Orlando, Labor Day weekend is traditionally the most affordable holiday weekend of the year offering savings on average of 10-30 percent over other holiday weekends such…

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Judge's Ruling A Victory For Lake Pickett's Residents "See Order"

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Administrative Law Judge Suzanne Van Wyk ruling gave Lake Pickett's residents a victory against Orange County Friday. The judge ruled that Lake Pickett South Development – also known as “The Grow” – is inconsistent with Rural Service Area development patterns. Commissioner Emily Bonilla Statement "I am very pleased with the results of the order. Finally, after over three…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Appointed To Florida Urban Forestry Council

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Honorable Daisy Morales, an elected Supervisor with the Orange Soil & Water Conservation District was recently appointed to Florida Urban Forestry Council during the August 9th meeting in Sumterville, Florida. “I look forward to working with the council members to find new ways to promote the organization and create public awareness about urban forestry in Florida,”…

State Senator Victor Torres and Representative Amy Mercardo To Hold…

KISSIMMEE. Fla. (FNN NEWS) - State Senator Victor Torres, Jr., and House Representative Amy Mercardo (D-Orlando) will be holding a community roundtable on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 6:30pm at Meadow Woods Community Center, 1751 Rhode Island Circle, Orlando FL 32824. We will have representatives from Orange County Sheriff's Department, Supervisor of Elections, Tax Collector, Property Appraiser, Clerk of Courts and…

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Discovery Village at the Forum Celebrates Brand New Independent Living…

FORT MYERS, Fla., (FNN NEWS) -- Discovery Village At The Forum, one of the top senior living communities in Southwest Florida, hosted a formal ribbon cutting ceremony on August 2nd to celebrate the completion of the area's newest, and most luxurious, independent living community. Discovery Village at the Forum's new independent living community is owned and operated by award-winning Discovery…

Medicaid cut in GOP health bill worries the nursing home…

Amy Bernard and her brother kept their mother out of a nursing home as long as they could, until Parkinson's and dementia took their toll and she was seriously injured in a fall. Bernard is happy with her mother’s nursing home care, but it comes at a steep price: $7,000 per month, an amount that would…

Florida school board will challenge new charter school law

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school district is challenging a new state law that steers more money to privately-run charter schools. The Sun Sentinel reported Wednesday that the Broward County School Board voted to sue over the sweeping legislation pushed by House Speaker Richard Corcoran. An attorney working for the district said that other school…

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