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Watchdog report points to power struggle involving VA pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — A watchdog report ordered in 2012 by Dr. Ronny Jackson — President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs — found that he and a rival physician exhibited “unprofessional behaviors” as they engaged in a power struggle over the White House medical unit. The report, reviewed Tuesday by The…

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Trump warns: Iran will pay if it restarts nuclear program

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weighing U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord, President Donald Trump declared on Tuesday that if the Iranians “restart their nuclear program, they will have bigger problems than they’ve ever had before.” Trump issued his warning alongside French President Emmanuel Macron in the Oval Office, where the two allies discussed the multinational…

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March For Our Lives Rally In Washington, D.C. Said To Be Largest Ever In Capital’s History

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS)  — Exceeding expectations, a huge throng of peaceful but passionate demonstrators filled the streets around the U.S. Capitol for today’s March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. Addressed by teenage speakers from around the country who have been affected by gun violence, attendees rallied to demand legislative action. While Washington, D.C. authorities have yet to give an official estimate,…

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Congresswoman Val Demings Votes Yes For $1.3 Trillion Omnibus Bill

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Congresswoman Val Demings (D-Orlando) is among the Florida congressional delegation that voted for the $1.3 trillion spending bill, while nine republicans and one democrat opposed it. Congressman Darren Soto (D-Orlando) released a statement on the passage of the Omnibus Bill: “This spending bill leaves DREAMers behind, while putting $1.6 billion towards…

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VIDEO: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Concludes Women’s History Month Celebration of Female Hip Hop Artists on House Floor

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), a member of House Democratic Leadership and the Congressional Black Caucus, concluded his celebration of Women’s History Month today with a speech on the House floor honoring the best female MC collaborations of all time. Rep. Jeffries, who made headlines last year for his tribute to the Notorious B.I.G. highlighted…

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End of Ordered Departure at U.S. Embassy Havana

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Embassy in Havana has operated under ordered departure status since September 29, 2017, due to health attacks affecting U.S. Embassy Havana employees. It will reach the maximum allowable days in departure status on March 4. On Monday, March 5, a new permanent staffing plan will take effect. The embassy will…

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Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett Announces Resiliency Conference 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett announces a conference entitled Rebuild, Rethink, Resilience- Lessons for Economic and Security Partnerships after the 2017 Hurricane Season. This conference presented by the Caribbean – Central American Action, the Embassy of Barbados, and the Congressional Caribbean Caucus, will examine the political and financial investment needed to rebuild the Caribbean,…

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Mikaela Nix Pushes Vocational Education, School Safety and Diversity for FL House District 47 Seat

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Attorney Mikaela Nix, the second Republican to put her name…

VIDEO: Governor Ricardo Rossello Energizes Puerto Ricans To Vote With New Platform

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello spoke at length at the Anna…

Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin and Local National Bar Association hosts free family and housing legal clinic

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Need advice about a family and housing law matter? Orange County…

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Toy Story Land To Open At Walt Disney World Resort On June 30

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  – It’s a joy-filled, toy-filled world as only Disney can create,…

VIDEO: Black History Month Spotlight Bronze Kingdom Art Gallery Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) In celebration of Black History Month, Florida National News lifestyle reporter…

11 Little-Known Orlando Theme Park Experiences

ORLANDO, Fla., /Visit Orlando/ -- To celebrate the unparalleled collection of unique experiences that can be…

Busch Gardens Celebrates The Return Of Preschool Card With Sesame Street Safari Of Fun Pirate Parrrrrty!

TAMPA, Fla. – Back by popular demand, Florida preschoolers can now enjoy all Busch Gardens® Tampa…

SeaWorld Offers Free Admission for Florida Preschoolers

ORLANDO, Fla. – Now through December 31, 2018, Florida kids ages five and younger can…

Macklemore, Sean Paul and Fifth Harmony Among Stars Performing Live at Universal Orlando Resort’s 2018 Mardi Gras Celebration

ORLANDO, Fla. – Universal Orlando Resort today announced the headlining acts of its 2018 Mardi Gras…

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