Coalition Introduces 1st Bipartisan Climate Bill in Decade

WASHINGTON — Days after the release of two reports, detailing the dangers of climate change, a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives is introducing legislation to do something about it. The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, introduced by Reps. Francis Rooney (R-Florida), Charlie Crist (D-Florida), Ted Deutch (D-Florida), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pennsylvania) […]

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Orlando Welcomes the Holidays at Lake Eola’s Tree-Lighting Ceremony

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando locals are celebrating more than 10 years of Christmas downtown. RELATED LINKS: For the 11th time, the Lake Eola Christmas tree has been lit up to celebrate the holiday season. The tree at Lake Eola is 72 feet tall, with over 100K LED animated lights, which are synchronized to music for […]

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Gov. Scott Suspends Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Brenda Snipes, the Broward County elections supervisor whose handling of the 2018 election results frustrated and infuriated political candidates and lawmakers alike in the days after the election has been suspended from office. Gov. Scott announced that he was suspending Snipes and appointing Peter Antonacci, currently the president and CEO of Enterprise […]

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Losses at Einhorn’s hedge fund Greenlight grow in November

FILE PHOTO – David Einhorn, President of Greenlight Capital, Inc., presents during the 2018 Sohn Investment Conference in New York City, U.S., April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidBOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire investor David Einhorn told investors on Friday that losses at his hedge fund Greenlight Capital grew this month, leaving the fund down nearly 28 percent […]

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United moves deeper into Latin America with Avianca, Copa tie-up

CHICAGO, SAO PAULO (Reuters) – United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL.O) on Friday said it had finalized a three-way joint venture with carriers Avianca Holdings SA AVT_p.CN of Colombia and Copa Airlines of Panama, giving the U.S. airline a deeper foothold in Latin America where travel demand is rising. FILE PHOTO: A customer is reflected in […]

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String of trash fires in downtown Orlando may be arson, say officials

ORLANDO, Fla. — People living in the Lake Eola Heights area in downtown Orlando are shaken up after string of trash fires that started late Thursday night. Officials suspect they were intentionally set. Fires happened along 5 streets in downtown Orlando Orlando officials believe the fires were set by the same person or group The […]

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7.0 Magnitude Earthquake in Alaska Triggers Tsunami Warning

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked buildings and triggered a tsunami warning for the coastal areas of southern Alaska Friday, according to the United States Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake Friday morning was centered about 7 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city. The quake caused lamp posts and […]

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United Continental close to sealing deal on Avianca loan, partnership: WSJ

(Reuters) – United Continental Holdings UAL.N is close to partnering with Latin American carrier Avianca Holdings SA AVT_p.CN, as the U.S. airline company agrees to pay off debt owed to a hedge fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. FILE PHOTO – AVIANCA airplanes are seen on the tarmac during a presentation ceremony of […]

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BRICS slam protectionism as China-U.S. spat overshadows G20 talks

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping and the leaders of major developing economies condemned protectionism at a G20 summit in Argentina on Friday overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to escalate tariffs on China. This year’s two-day gathering is a major test for the Group of 20 industrialized nations, whose leaders first […]

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