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Tag Archives: U.S. politics

Jon Ossoff, Karen Handel Will Go to Runoff in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District Race

GEORGIA, (FNN NEWS) – Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel, advanced to a June 20 runoff in the special election for the U.S. House seat vacated by Tom Price, the new Health and Human Services Secretary. Ossoff Falls Short On Obtaining 50% All eyes are on Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District…

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Trump HHS and Treasury Nominees Advance Finance Committee Vote, Despite Democrats’ Boycott

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FNN NEWS) via NPR – Senate Democrats boycotted President Trump’s nominees for the Department of Health and Human Services (Representative Tom Price, R-Ga., above right) and the Department of Treasury (Steve Mnuchin, above left) yesterday knowing that normally a Senate Finance Committee vote to advance a nominee requires one Democrat to be present.…

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Val Demings, Darren Soto & Stephanie Murphy to Take Oath of Office in Washington Tuesday

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) — Newly elected U.S. Representatives Val Deming, Darren Soto, Stephanie Murphy will be sworn in to the 115th Congress on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. The three freshman Democrats represent Orange County and face a Republican-led House, Senate and White House. Congresswoman-elect Val Demings (D-FL10) defeated Thuy Lowe in the general election. Demings is…

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Trump’s Local Chair Randy Ross Expresses Honor to Trump, Pence for Orlando Thank You Tour Visit

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) President-elect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence are bringing their “Thank You Tour” to Orlando today at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. Interested attendees can get event tickets here. President-elect Trump’s Orange County Campaign Chair Randy Ross issued an exclusive official statement via email thanking the Orange County Republican voters and campaign volunteers in light…

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Florida’s Thuy Lowe and Mary Thomas Among 19 Women to Make History if Elected to US Congress

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Florida’s 10th Congressional candidate Thuy (Twee) Lowe, who is Vietnam-American, and Florida’s 1st Congressional District candidate Mary Thomas, who is Indian-American, made Cosmopolitan‘s “19 Women Who Could Make History if Elected to U.S. Congress” list. In a Congress that boasts only 19 per cent women, over a dozen women from both…

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The Harris Poll®: America Split Over Brexit Vote

NEW YORK, N.Y. (FNN NEWS) — Last Thursday’s referendum in which the United Kingdom voted by a slight majority to leave the European Union (EU) shocked pollsters, voters, politicians, and investors alike, causing David Cameron, Britain’s prime minister, to announce his resignation later this year and sending the pound crashing to its lowest levels in…

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Ohio Governor John Kasich Ends Presidential Campaign

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The last man standing in Donald Trump’s path to the Republican nomination, Ohio Gov. John Kasich ended his campaign Wednesday, making Trump the party’s presumptive nominee. Speaking to reporters in Columbus, Ohio, Kasich didn’t outline his reasons for ending his bid or mention Trump. Instead, he offered an emotional recount of…

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  • Review: In ‘Mistress of Evil,’ Maleficent plays mom
    (AP) - Review: In ‘Mistress of Evil,’ Maleficent plays mom

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World Health Organization (WHO) Launches Health for All Film Festival 2020

WHO is launching its first ever film festival on 16, 21 and 22 May 2020.…

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…

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STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Mayor Demings’ Housing for All Task Force To Release Final Recommendations

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings’ Housing for All Task Force  final meeting…

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…

National Politics

Ousted ambassador to testify in Trump impeachment probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will hear from a singular witness Friday in the Trump impeachment…

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Announces $900 Million Historic Investment in American Infrastructure

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Trump Administration will invest…

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…

FNN SPORTS

  • ORLANDO (FNN SPORTS) - Walt Disney World Resort Sponsors the UCF Knights (Photo: UCF)

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Browns star Garrett facing NFL discipline after outburst

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett swung a helmet. The NFL will soon swing back at…

Orlando Magic's “City Edition” Uniform Inspired by the City of Orlando and its "Orange" Roots

ORLANDO, Fla. – Inspired by the history of Orlando, its fans and its "orange" roots,…

Orlando Magic Rout Memphis Grizzlies 118-86

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - The Orlando Magic (3-6) secured a 118-86 win over the…

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…

BUSINESS NEWS

  • US stocks edge higher on company earnings; Biogen surges
    NEW YORK (AP) — US stocks edge higher on company earnings; Biogen surges

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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

  • LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - 26th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Blooms for 90 Days at Walt Disney World Resort (Photo courtesy Walt Disney World)

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From Full House to the Big House: Lori Loughlin Changes Her Tune

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (FNN NEWS) - The scales have never been more unbalanced than in…

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…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

  • Dierks Bentley was a crowd pleaser despite the Florida weather at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater Saturday, July 20, 2019. Photo: Johanna Tomossone/Florida National News.
    TAMPA (FNN NEWS) - Dierks Bentley Rocked On, Thunderstorms and All (Photo: Johanna Tomossone/Florida National News.)

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From Full House to the Big House: Lori Loughlin Changes Her Tune

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (FNN NEWS) - The scales have never been more unbalanced than in…

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…