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Category Archives: Washington

White House admits error for false claim on black employment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has acknowledged error in its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African-Americans than President Barack Obama. It was a rare admission of fault for an administration that frequently skews data and overstates economic gains. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said…

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It Is Time to Put Florida’s Students First

WASHINGTON, DC—With back-to-school season in full swing, Florida remains the sole state without a federally-approved education plan. UnidosUS (formerly NCLR), along with a coalition of civil rights organizations and its local Affiliates, have repeatedly expressed concern at the failure of Florida’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan to comply with federal law. The plan fails…

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VIDEO: Alan Grayson Launches TV Ad on Impeaching President Donald Trump

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Former Congressman Alan Grayson, the Republicans’ worst nightmare, launched a new campaign video–in the style of a Hollywood political thriller trailer that should be selected for the 2019 Golden Trailer Awards–which focuses on his ongoing commitment to have President Donald Trump impeached. The video flashes the many controversial faces that…

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Trump calls on Sessions to end Mueller’s Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called Wednesday for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to put an end to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, a day after Trump’s former campaign chairman went on trial. Taking to Twitter to complain about the ongoing Russia investigation, Trump said Sessions “should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now,…

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Trump threatens shutdown over border security, GOP disagrees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans anxious about keeping control of Congress think it’s a bad idea, but President Donald Trump still says he’s willing to close the government over border security issues, including money he wants to build a promised U.S.-Mexico border wall. “I would be willing to ‘shut down’ government if the Democrats do not…

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Pelosi Remarks at Congressional Delegation Press Conference in U.S. Virgin Islands on Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Washington, D.C – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett and fellow House Democrats for a press conference to discuss their Congressional Delegation visit to St. Thomas and St. John and the ongoing hurricane recovery effort.  Below are the Leader’s remarks: Leader Pelosi.  Good afternoon everyone.  What an honor it is to be here…

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A Historic Defense Bill to Rebuild Our Military

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement on the passage of the conference report for the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act: “This is a major step forward in rebuilding our military. This bill invests in our service members, through both a pay raise for our troops and funding for updated equipment…

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11 House Republicans seek impeachment of DOJ’s Rosenstein

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans sharply escalated their months-long clash with the Justice Department as a group of 11 conservatives introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the official who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. The move late Wednesday came after months of criticism aimed at the department — and…

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White House admits error for false claim on black employment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has acknowledged error in its false claim that President…

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VIDEO: Congressman Darren Soto on Grayson's Attacks During Kissimmee Debate

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL-09) talks with Florida National News after…

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VIDEO: Alan Grayson Launches TV Ad on Impeaching President Donald Trump

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Former Congressman Alan Grayson, the Republicans' worst nightmare, launched a…

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Trump Campaign Announces its Support for Kris Kobach for Governor of Kansas

NEW YORK, NY – Monday, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. announced its support for…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

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City of Orlando’s Home-Sharing Ordinance Allows Residents to Rent a Portion of Their Home to Guests

ORLANDO, Fla. – In an effort to expose visitors to authentic Orlando experiences and provide…

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VIDEO: Congressman Darren Soto on Grayson's Attacks During Kissimmee Debate

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL-09) talks with Florida National News after…

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Gillum, Faith Leaders Risk Arrest, Lead Sit-In at Rick Scott’s Office Over “Stand Your Ground”

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and faith leaders risked arrest with an act of…

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam Announces Over 30 Northeast Florida Endorsements

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Adam Putnam announced over 30 endorsements from community leaders and organizations across Northeast…

SPORTS NEWS

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VIDEO: Tony Dungy Talks Ring of Honor, Jameis Winston and the Anthem

TAMPA, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Former Buccaneers head coach and NFL Hall of Famer Tony…

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Horan Leads Portland Thorns to Huge Win in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Coming into Saturday night's game at Orlando City Stadium, the…

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Buccaneers Prove Ready in First Preseason Match Against Dolphins

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Thursday, August 9 marked the start of the 2018 NFL…

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Orlando Magic Unveil 30 Years of Pure Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. - As part of the Orlando Magic’s 30th anniversary celebration this upcoming season, the…

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The Pride's Late Effort Doesn't Earn 3 Points in Draw with Sky Blue FC

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Entering Sunday night's game at home, the Orlando Pride had…

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VIDEO: Jacksonville Jaguars Training Camp Family Night Highlights

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - The Jacksonville Jaguars hosted its Florida Blue Family Night, a…

BUSINESS NEWS

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VIDEO: Elected Officials and Business Leaders Launch the 2018 Hispanic Business Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Elected officials and HCCMO trustees launched the 2018 Hispanic Business…

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VIDEO: The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro-Orlando Celebrates 25 Years of Service

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro-Orlando celebrated a quarter-century…

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Hispanic Chamber To Host 2018 Hispanic Business Conference in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) will celebrate…

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Zignavisual Florida Announces Corporate Re-Branding, Changes Name to iUSE Photography

MIAMI, Fla. -- Zignavisual, a leading real estate photography company serving South Florida realtors since 2016, is relaunching with…

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Banco do Brasil so impressed with Valencia Students that they give more money for Student Scholarships

ORLANDO, Fla.,   June 29, 2018  -  Banco do Brasil Americas will celebrate the 2018…

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VIDEO: Grenada Consul General Warren Newfield Discusses the Island Nation's Growth

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Grenada Ambassador-at-Large and Consul General in Miami Warren Newfield,…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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Aerosmith to launch residency in Las Vegas next year

NEW YORK (AP) — Aerosmith is the latest act to head to Las Vegas to…

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Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town Wow Tampa on The Bandwagon Tour

TAMPA, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Grammy, CMA, and ACM award winning artists Miranda Lambert and…

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Guardians cast issues open letter in support of James Gunn

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Pratt and his fellow “Guardians of the Galaxy” castmates are…

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Carnival Graveyard: Rust In Pieces Revealed As The Next Original Haunted House Come To Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

Today, Universal Orlando Resort revealed an all-new original content haunted house coming to Halloween Horror…

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New Spooky Experiences Coming to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – There are more nights and new reasons to celebrate the…

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George Clooney released after motorcycle crash in Italy

ROME (AP) — Actor George Clooney was taken to the hospital in Sardinia and released…

LIFESTYLE NEWS

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Christopher Comins Donates Trauma Kits to Belle Isle Police, Launching School Safety Initiative

BELLE ISLE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Philanthropist Christopher Comins has been spotlighted in Florida National…

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Carnival Graveyard: Rust In Pieces Revealed As The Next Original Haunted House Come To Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

Today, Universal Orlando Resort revealed an all-new original content haunted house coming to Halloween Horror…

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New Spooky Experiences Coming to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – There are more nights and new reasons to celebrate the…

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Oprah Winfrey tells Vogue that a 2020 presidential run would kill me

(CNN) - Oprah Winfrey is again dampening speculation that she may be planning to run for…

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A Big New Way to Play Comes to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this Summer: Toy Story Land!

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (June 28, 2018) – It’s a joy-filled, toy-filled world as only…