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Matthew strengthens, could become hurricane today

Tropical Storm Matthew is up to 65 mph winds as of the 5 a.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center and is expected to build to hurricane strength today or Friday. Its forecast path is mostly unchanged from yesterday and it is still too early to know exactly how it ...

FILE - In this June 7, 2016 file photo, Alec Baldwin attends the 2016 Fragrance Foundation Awards in New York. “Saturday Night Live” has chosen Alec Baldwin to impersonate GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. He will debut his Trump impression opposite cast member Kate McKinnon’s continuing turn as Clinton. Trump had previously been played by announcer Darrell Hammond and by the now-departed Taran Killam. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Alec Baldwin to play Donald Trump on season opener of Saturday Night Live

When Saturday Night Live returns for its new season this coming weekend, Alec Baldwin is going to take over the role of Donald Trump, with CNNMoney reporting that he'll be playing Trump at least until the election.  SNL released a brief promo video yesterday (September 28th) showing Baldwin in his Trump get-up, going up against Hillary Clinton, who will ...

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump take the stage for their first presidential debate, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2016. As Election Day approaches in the United States, the Chinese are paying closer attention to the selection of the next president. Government censorship, the language barrier and an unfamiliarity with American political conventions have left many Chinese confused about the process. (Damon Winter/The New York Times)

Presidential election brings out the worst in people, costs friendships

A new Monmouth University poll out yesterday (September 28th) of registered voters found that 70 percent believe the presidential election contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has brought out the worst in people, and 65 percent said the harsh rhetoric in politics is unjustified. When asked who's to blame for the negative tone ...

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The internet is losing its mind over man who made pancakes for his kitten

With all the wrong going on in the world, it's about time we saw something that is nothing but right: like this kitten enjoying a stack of mini pancakes! Chase Stout and Kenzie Jones adopted the little furball named Mr. Wilson earlier this month. Mr. Wilson quickly felt right at ...

FILE - In this May 18, 2016 file photo, Libertarian presidential candidate, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson speaks with legislators at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. The day after political heavyweight Mitt Romney name-dropped him on Twitter, the former New Mexico governor seemed to reveal a hole in his foreign-affairs knowledge when he was befuddled by an otherwise routine question about the Syrian city of Aleppo. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson unable to name any global leader

The Libertarian Party's presidential nominee, Gary Johnson, is getting more attention this year than he normally would because more voters than usual don't really want to vote for the major party nominees, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Still, it's incredibly difficult for a third party candidate to win the presidency, and the former New ...

If local leaders have it their way, Orlando will soon be known for a lot more than it's massive tourism industry.

Orlando tackling downtown nightlife issues

While the music and food may be good, other aspects of downtown Orlando's nightlife leave a lot to be desired and the city has a hired gun to make it all work better. Jim Peters, head of the Responsible Hospitality Institute, is assembling a sociable city plan that takes into ...

Today is World Heart Day

In honor of World Heart Day, the Florida dept of health and Orange county have teamed up to offer free hands-only CPR training at several locations. Hands-Only CPR involves no mouth to mouth breathing. Locations for training include Orlando International Airport, Nemours Children's Hospital, SeaWorld, Double Tree Suites by Hilton ...

Congress leaves town for the elections

Backing away from any budget showdown that might trigger a government shutdown at the end of this week, lawmakers in the House and Senate are headed home now until after the elections, as Congress on Wednesday approved a stop gap budget to keep Uncle Sam operating through early December. The ...

 

TS Matthew continues organizing as it slows down passing over the Lesser Antilles.

Tropical Storm Matthew maximum sustained winds are now at 65 MPH and it continues to move to the west at 15 MPH. The barometric pressure has also decreased to 1004 millibars, this is a sign of strengthening and it is expected to continue strengthening further to a category 2 hurricane ...

 

Pulse survivor on Capitol Hill: I think my voice is going to be heard

WASHINGTON - A Pulse nightclub shooting survivor is the latest in a long line of people impacted by gun violence to lobby lawmakers on Capitol Hill to change the nation’s gun laws. Angel Colon was shot six times when a gunman opened fire in the crowded Orlando gay club, killing ...

Trump steps up attacks on Clinton

In the aftermath of Monday’s first debate with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump on Wednesday turned up his attacks on the Democratic Party nominee, labeling Clinton “incompetent” and a “liar,” arguing that she has “failed at everything” in her political career. “Hillary Clinton is incompetent, I really believe that,” Trump told ...

'Thoughts and Prayers' automatically app posts your condolences

A parody video quickly going viral advertises an app called "Thoughts and Prayers," which automatically posts your condolences after major tragedies, so you don't have to. The app doesn't exist.  A user on Reddit first posted the video on Wednesday. "Cool," a woman proclaims in the video.  "There's been a ...

Marlins and Miami honor Jose Fernandez in public service

Thousands of fans showed up at Marlins Park and lined the streets of little Havana in Miami to honor pitcher Jose Fernandez, killed in a boating accident over the weekend. Fans gathered Wednesday at Marlins Park for the departure of a funeral motorcade at 2:16 p.m. Fernandez wore No. 16 ...

Congress overrides Obama veto of 9-11 bill

In a pair of strong bipartisan votes in the House and Senate, lawmakers in both parties joined to give President Obama a rare rebuke, overriding his veto of a bill that would let families of those killed in the September 11, 2001 attacks sue the government of Saudi Arabia for ...

Matthew becomes tropical storm, could be category 2 hurricane by Sunday

The National Hurricane Center has named Tropical Storm Matthew after a Hurricane Hunter found a closed circulation during a flight this  morning. The five-day forecast track for Matthew has it taking a strong right turn on Saturday and hitting Jamaica Monday as a hurricane. A tropical storm warning is in ...

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Virginia bar under fire for using Kaepernick jersey as a doormat

James Perry is accusing Krossroads Rock and Country Bar of racism after seeing San Francisco 49ers football player Colin Kaepernick's red No. 7 jersey taped to the floor and being used as a doormat. "Racism is real people and yes this is a racist act...an overall disgusting one!!!" writes Perry ...

 

300-acre brush fire rips through Brevard County near Highway 50

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A 300-acre brush fire was burning Tuesday along Highway 50 and Interstate 95 near the St. John’s River between Titusville and Christmas.  Westbound Highway 50 from I-95 to Hacienda Drive was shut down because the flames were burning close to the roadway. Florida Highway Patrol troopers, ...

Trump makes campaign stop in Central Florida

A large and fairly diverse crowd cheered Donald Trump as he arrived in Melbourne Tuesday, less than 24 hours after the first presidential debate. The rally took place at the AeroMod International Hangar on the grounds of the Orlando Melbourne International Airport. Doors opened at 4 p.m. for the scheduled ...

Trump casts Clinton as leader of the status quo

A day after his first debate face off with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump focused more of his attention on one of his lines of attack from that gathering, as Trump used a rally in Florida to repeatedly tell voters that Hillary Clinton is stuck in the past, and will not ...

 

Vocal Majority anti-gun violence campaign bus tour begins in Orlando

Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords told an Orlando audience that it takes courage to fight the gun lobby and that's the job ahead, if gun violence is to be stopped in the United States. She, and husband Capt. Mark Kelly, a former astronaut, are beginning a multi-state bus tour for what's ...

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