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[VIDEO] Actress Rossy de Palma’s Traveling Lady Premieres at the 34th Miami International Film Festival

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Spanish actress, fashionista, and singer Rossy De Palma‘s avante garde short film “Traveling Lady,“ directed by Jessica Mitrani, premiered to an eager audience at Olympia Theater in Downtown Miami on Saturday during the 34th Miami International Film Festival. Florida National News Editor Mellissa Thomas interviews De Palma, Mitrani, and MIFF…

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17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival Hosted by Aruba Cedric the Entertainer and Faith Evans to join All-Star Lineup Headliners Mary J. Blige, Usher and The Roots

ORANJESTAD, Aruba, (FNN NEWS)  By Soul Beach Music Festival – Stay ready for the ultimate concert scene as the lineup swells in undeniable expectation with the 17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival hosted by Aruba. Announcing multi-platinum Grammy Award winning artist, songwriter, arranger and record producer Faith Evans to perform on the main stage bringing a…

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Vivo Launches the V5 Plus, the First-ever Smartphone with A 20 MP Dual Front Camera In Southeast Asia and India

SHENZHEN, China, (Vivo) — Leading smartphone manufacturer Vivo has recently launched its revolutionary Vivo V5 Plus in Southeast Asia and India, the first smartphone with a 20MP dual front camera in the region, following the newly released brand tagline “Camera & Music”. Co-engineered with Sony, the V5 Plus features a 20MP front camera, Selfie Softlight, and a…

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The 2017 Florida Cup Playoffs Come to Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – The Florida Cup Challenge and Playoffs will bring football (soccer) clubs from nations across the world to Central and South Florida to battle for the coveted trophy including Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Germany and Spain. Florida Cup CEO Ricardo Villar and the heads from the teams held a press conference at…

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Haiti: Jovenel Moise Confirmed Winner of Presidential Election

HAITI, (FNN NEWS) The BBC is reporting Presidential candidate Jovenel Moise will be the next president of Haiti. Haitian businessman Jovenel Moise has been officially declared winner of November’s presidential election. Mr Moise, a 48-year-old banana exporter, was elected with 55.6% of the vote, well ahead of his closest rival, an electoral tribunal confirmed. Officials…

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Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats over election hacking

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) On Thursday, Obama ordered a number of actions in response to the Russian government’s aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and cyber operations aimed at the U.S. election. These actions follow repeated private and public warnings that we have issued to the Russian government, and are a necessary and appropriate response to efforts…

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17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival Hosted by Aruba Announces Mega Superstar Headliners Mary J. Blige, Usher and The Roots

LOS ANGELES, (FNN NEWS) By Soul Beach Festival Productions — The 17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival hosted by Aruba, where music meets the soul!  Unveiling its expanded line-up to include the queen of R&B, Mary J. Blige, fresh off her new single, ‘Thick of It’ from her upcoming album Strength of a Woman and crushing the…

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POLITICS & POWER

Orlando Officials Opens New Police Headquarters

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN NEWS) - Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, City Commissioners and Police Chief John Mina…

Cities Congratulate Dr. Ben Carson on Confirmation as HUD Secretary

WASHINGTON, -- Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed the appointment of Ben Carson as the 16th…

"March 4 Trump" Rally To Take Place In Orlando Saturday

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN NEWS) – A celebratory peaceful program and march supporting President Donald J.…

U.S. NEWS

AARP Launches New Health & Wellness Digital Magazine

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) By AAPR -- Take charge of your health with AARP The Magazine's Special Edition Health & Wellness Issue, the only digital health magazine for people ages 50-plus. The issue unveiled today offers inspirational advice and practical tips to help you get fit, eat better and live a…

NSA Knocks Down WH Claim of British Spying

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The latest on a congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, is denying that the British intelligence community was ever asked to conduct electronic surveillance on President Donald Trump at the behest…

Florida Prosecutor's Anti-Death Penalty Stand Surprises Many

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The Florida prosecutor who thrust herself into the forefront of the anti-death penalty movement is a political novice who was elected just seven months ago. Aramis Ayala, a Democrat and former public defender and assistant state attorney, surprised many of her own supporters when she announced this…

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Magic Founder Jimmy Hewitt Set Be Inducted Into Orlando Magic's…

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Today, the Orlando Magic announed that it will induct Orlando Magic “founding father” Jimmy Hewitt into its Hall of Fame on March 29. Hewitt becomes the sixth inductee into the Orlando Magic Hall of Fame. Other inductees are: Nick Anderson, Pat Williams, Shaquille O'Neal, Rich DeVos and Penny Hardaway. Team's Statement Hewitt, an Orlando native, was the architect for…

Orlando Officials Opens New Police Headquarters

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN NEWS) - Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, City Commissioners and Police Chief John Mina opens the $50 million Orlando Police Department headquarters with a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the corner of South Street and Orange Blossom Trail in Parramore Wednesday morning. Orlando Police Chief John Mina stands in the 400 seat community room at Orlando Police…

Danny Eslick Wins 3rd Daytona 200

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (FNN PORTS) – Danny Eslick used a classic slingshot move coming out of NASCAR Turn 4 to pass Cory West on the last lap Saturday and win the DAYTONA 200 motorcycle classic for the third time. Eslick, riding the No. 69 TOBC Racing Yamaha 600, traded the lead repeatedly with West’s No. 13 Trackside Suspension and Engineering Yamaha…

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Enrique Iglesias And Pitbull Live! Sharing The Stage For Co-Headlining…

LOS ANGELES, (FNN NEWS) -- Two of music's most captivating live performers will share the stage this summer when multi-platinum selling and multiple Grammy Award-winning global superstars Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull reunite for a co-headlining tour with CNCO as support, announced today. Adored by fans and critics alike, the celebrated duo and longtime friends…

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