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Jussie Smollett Will Not Return to ‘Empire’ for Next Season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox Entertainment said Tuesday that Jussie Smollett will not return to his series “Empire” next season in the wake of allegations by Chicago officials the actor lied about a racially motivated attack. “By mutual agreement, the studio has negotiated an extension to Jussie Smollett’s option for season six, but at this…

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Shark Tank Star Daymond John, DWTS’s Lindsay Arnold, Joey Fatone to Host Runway to Hope 2019 Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Runway to Hope co-founder Attorney Mark NeJame announced on Facebook Wednesday that “Shark Tank” star Daymond John will be one of the official co-hosts for the 2019 Runway to Hope Spring Fashion Soiree, the annual event benefitting families fighting childhood cancer. The other co-hosts include Dancing With the Stars champion Lindsay Arnold and returning Runway…

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Jay-Z to Perform at Newly Renovated Webster Hall in NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y. (AP) – Jay-Z will help re-open the newly renovated Webster Hall concert venue in New York City with a performance next week. Tickets for the April 26 show go on sale Friday. It will be Jay-Z’s first time performing at the venue located in Manhattan’s East Village. Webster Hall has operated as…

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Legendary Singer Nancy Wilson Dies at 81

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FNN NEWS) – Singer Nancy Wilson, whose torch song stylings made her a pop and jazz favorite for more than five decades, has died at age 81. She passed on Thursday, December 13, 2018 after a long illness at her Pioneertown home near Joshua Tree in California, according to her publicist. Wilson also…

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VIDEO: Trayvon Martin’s Parents Talk Latest Trayvon Martin Foundation Efforts at ABFF

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – While promoting the newly released Trayvon Martin docuseries “Rest In Power” during the 2018 American Black Film Festival, Trayvon Martin’s parents Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin also discussed their foundation’s latest intiatives and strides it has made in the six years following their son’s death. ___________________________________________ Mellissa Thomas is…

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  • 49ers beat Redskins in ugly 9-0 game to improve to 6-0
    US NEWS | LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — 49ers beat Redskins in ugly 9-0 game to improve to 6-0

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Domingo won’t perform at Tokyo Olympics cultural events

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee said Friday opera legend Placido Domingo has…

Residents of northeast Syria city pelt departing US troops

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Angry over the U.S. withdrawal, residents of a Kurdish-dominated Syrian city…

Mission Resolve Foundation Purchases Forklifts and Provides Forklift Training to NEMA Grand Bahama

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Source: Mission Resolve Foundation // Mission Resolve Foundation purchased…

Ukraine reviews case into company that employed Biden son

ZHYTOMYR, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s Prosecutor General said on Friday that his office is reviewing…

Court calls US “enhanced interrogation techniques” torture

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal court in San Francisco took the unusual step of…

Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

Brussels, Belgium - Today, the European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) are co-hosting the…

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STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Orlando Honors its Veterans at the 20th Annual Veterans Day Parade

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - For 20 years Orlando has honored its veterans by with…

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Wins 5th Term in Landslide Over Ings and Simons

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Incumbent Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer netted a landslide win over…

Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez Hosts Domestic Violence Awareness Discussion Panel at Florida International University

MIAMI, Fla. – Recently, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez visited Florida International University to host a Domestic…

Early Voting Starts For Orlando Mayoral and District 6 City Commissioner General Election

ORLANDO, Fla.  – The City of Orlando General Election will be held on Tuesday, November…

National Politics

More celebs join Michelle Obama’s voter outreach drive

NEW YORK (AP) — Election Day is over, but Michelle Obama is still trying to…

Bloomberg opens door to a 2020 Democratic presidential bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening…

Trump ‘violates all recognized democratic norms,’ federal judge says in biting speech on judicial independence

In an unusually critical speech that lamented the public’s flagging confidence in the independence of…

Ex-Trump aide confirms Biden probe sought, says not illegal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top White House official confirmed Thursday that military aid to…

FNN SPORTS

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston scrambles with the ball against the Dallas Cowboys. Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images.
    DALLAS (FNN SPORTS) - 2 Crucial Reasons Why the Dallas Cowboys Lost to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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NFL Celebrates College Football’s 150th Anniversary During Monday Night Football

NEW YORK, NY (FNN SPORTS) – Source: NFL // As the National Football League marks…

UCF Knights “Rendezvous With the Stars” Space Game Ends in Victory Against Houston

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Today’s game marks the third annual #UCFinSPACE game honoring the…

Still Too Early to Hit the Panic Button as the Lightning Continue Working on Their Corrections

NEW YORK, NY (FNN SPORTS) - Last night the Lightning began their second road trip…

Magic, Markelle Fultz win season opener against the Cavaliers 94-85

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Nikola Vucevic, Evan Fournier and Markelle Fultz led the Orlando…

NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning Defeat Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 with an Epic Call

TAMPA BAY, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - “To score or not to score, that is the…

The XFL announced its 2020 schedule

Stamford, Conn., – The XFL today announced its 2020 schedule, a 79-day sprint from kick-off to…

BUSINESS NEWS

  • FILE - This July 21, 2012, file photo shows signage at the corporate headquarters of Equifax Inc., in Atlanta. Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, if approved by the federal district court Northern District of Georgia, will provide up to $425 million in monetary relief to consumers, a $100 million civil money penalty, and other relief. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
    FILE - This July 21, 2012, file photo shows signage at the corporate headquarters of Equifax Inc., in Atlanta. Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, if approved by the federal district court Northern District of Georgia, will provide up to $425 million in monetary relief to consumers, a $100 million civil money penalty, and other relief. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)

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22nd Don Quijote Awards Finalists Announced

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) — Source: Don Quijote Awards // Excitement builds for the 22nd Annual…

Halloween-Themed Orlando Bar Promises Cocktails and Screams Year Round

ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - If you missed taking part of the Halloween festivities this past…

Demand for fast, online delivery drives UPS 3Q

DALLAS (AP) — UPS is doing booming business in next-day deliveries in the United States…

McDonald’s comparable-store sales feed on deliveries

CHICAGO (AP) — Surging demand for delivery is pushing comparable-store sales higher at McDonald’s, but…

US stocks edge higher on company earnings; Biogen surges

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged higher in early trading Tuesday following several positive earnings…

High prices drove US home sales down 2.2% in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell 2.2% in September, as rising home prices and…

LIFESTYLE: TRAVEL, TOURISM, THEME PARKS

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Orlando Honors its Veterans at the 20th Annual Veterans Day Parade

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - For 20 years Orlando has honored its veterans by with…

Conservation Supervisor Daisy Morales, Commissioner Cordero Unveil Conservation Signs in District 4

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Drivers entering Orange County from Osceola County know for sure…

Universal Cinemark at Citywalk Completes State of the Art Upgrades

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) ­– Source: Universal// Universal Cinemark at CityWalk, Universal Orlando Resort's epic dining…

Halloween-Themed Orlando Bar Promises Cocktails and Screams Year Round

ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - If you missed taking part of the Halloween festivities this past…

Sheila E. to Perform Live in Disney’s Eat to the Beat Concert Series

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Queen of Percussion, Sheila E., will be live in…

Top Car Brands Return to Orlando for Central Florida International Auto Show

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The world's top car brands came to Orlando to show…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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Lincoln Center in New York City to honor Spike Lee in April

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee will receive Film at Lincoln Center’s 46th Chaplin Award. Lincoln…

Domingo won’t perform at Tokyo Olympics cultural events

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee said Friday opera legend Placido Domingo has…

Universal Cinemark at Citywalk Completes State of the Art Upgrades

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) ­– Source: Universal// Universal Cinemark at CityWalk, Universal Orlando Resort's epic dining…

Halloween-Themed Orlando Bar Promises Cocktails and Screams Year Round

ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - If you missed taking part of the Halloween festivities this past…

Sheila E. to Perform Live in Disney’s Eat to the Beat Concert Series

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Queen of Percussion, Sheila E., will be live in…

VIDEO: Vin Diesel’s Back in Action with Sci-Fi Comic Movie ‘BLOODSHOT’

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (FNN NEWS) - Vin Diesel fans will get their next fix of…