Saturday, February 25, 2017

Florida

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 ...
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, ...
In this June 29, 2015, file photo, members of security stand outside of the Supreme Court in Washington.

Opponents of a controversial 2016 abortion law have blasted a proposed rule that the state contends would clarify a key issue in a pending federal lawsuit. The American Civil Liberties ...
A Space X Falcon9 rocket sits on the launch pad, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA's historic moon pad. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA’s long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked ...
A Space X Falcon9 rocket is readied for launch Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA’s historic moon pad. SpaceX halted the countdown with ...
enterprise florida

BY | JIM TURNER Gov. Rick Scott, embroiled in a fight with House leaders over the future of the state’s tourism-marketing agency, said Thursday that Florida hit record tourism numbers ...
In this June 24, 2016 photo, a dealer waits for customers at a roulette table at the Golden Nugget casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

BY | DARA KAM A new House proposal would ban the expansion of slot machines and prohibit wildly popular card games at the state’s pari-mutuels, putting the House at odds ...
Shirley Vanegas, daughter of illegal immigrants, addresses Miami-Dade County commissioners in the county building, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in downtown Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

BY ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON MIAMI (AP) — County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor’s order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of “shame ...
In this Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 file photo, photographers prepare to make photos of the space shuttle Discovery at launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The launch pad used to send Americans to the moon and shuttle astronauts into orbit is roaring back into action. Dormant for ...
Military personnel watch as Air Force One, with President Donald Trump, aboard prepares to depart at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BY TERRY SPENCER LANTANA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump wants small businesses to thrive, but his frequent Mar-a-Lago visits have flight schools and other companies at a nearby airport ...
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