Saturday, February 25, 2017

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BY | DARA KAM AND JIM SAUNDERS President Donald Trump created a firestorm Friday when, in a tweet, he branded the news media “the enemy of the American people.” Asked ...
In this Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, cotton farmer Teofilo "Junior" Flores drives his truck along the U.S.-Mexico border fence that passes through his property in Brownsville, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

BY ELLIOT SPAGAT SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall ...
In this June 15, 2010 file photo, the Idaho Correctional Center is shown south of Boise, Idaho, operated by Corrections Corporation of America. (AP Photo/Charlie Litchfield, File)

BY REBECCA BOONE BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal jury says private prison company CoreCivic had a longstanding custom of understaffing an Idaho prison, and that the company was deliberately ...
Reporters line up in hopes of attending a briefing in Press Secretary Sean Spicer's office at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BY LYNN ELBER News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on the record White House press briefing ...
An arson was reported at the Daarus Salaam Mosque on Morris Bridge Rd. in Thonotasassa, Fla., early Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (James Borchuck/The Tampa Bay Times via AP)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — An intentionally set fire damaged a prayer hall at a Tampa-area mosque early Friday, investigators said. The arson occurred at the Islamic Society of New Tampa, ...
President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

BY ED WHITE President Donald Trump railed against the news media Friday, saying reporters shouldn’t be allowed to use anonymous sources. He said he’s been a target of unrelenting criticism ...
In this Jan. 18, 2017, photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, elk feed at the Wenaha Wildlife Area near Troy, Oregon. (Keith Kohl/ Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP)

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife refuge officials say a man with a drone caused 1,500 elk to stampede half a mile. The stampede happened Monday at the National Elk Refuge ...
DeAngelis Diamond co-founder John DeAngelis accepts his company's Gator100 award.

DeAngelis Diamond was named to the University of Florida’s 2017 Gator100 during a ceremony earlier this month at UF’s J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Sponsored by the UF Alumni Association, ...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A politician in northern Sweden wants to list sex as an officially approved activity for civil servants during their daily paid lunchbreak. Per-Erik Muskos of the ...
White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

BY MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Both the transgender teen who sued to use a boys’ bathroom and the Virginia school board that won’t let him still want the Supreme ...
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