- The Latest: Britain's Farage talks of 'global revolution'
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):
- 'No anonymous sources,' Trump scolds _ after WH uses them
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his criticism of the news media Friday, taking direct aim this time at the use of anonymous sources. Reporters "shouldn't be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody's name," he declared, just hours after members of his own staff held a press briefing and refused to allow their names to be used.
- Officials: Trump adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked top FBI officials to dispute media reports that Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, according to three White House officials who confirmed the unusual contact with law enforcement involved in a pending investigation.
- Iraq strikes IS in Syria as Iraqi forces enter western Mosul
MOSUL AIRPORT, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's air force struck Islamic State targets inside Syria for the first time on Friday as Iraqi troops on the ground pushed into western Mosul, the last major urban stronghold held by the Sunni militant group in Iraq.
- Malaysia: VX nerve agent killed brother of N. Korean leader
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Sometime in the hours after poisoning the half brother of North Korea's leader, one of his two attackers began to vomit, Malaysian police said Friday. It was apparently an early indication of the immensely powerful toxin that was used in the killing: the chemical warfare agent VX.
- Vonn criticizes ski officials after pulling out of race
CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Lindsey Vonn wasn't about to risk another injury, and neither was Mikaela Shiffrin.
- For Rubio and more, passing of trade deadline brought relief
MIAMI (AP) — Ricky Rubio was trying desperately to take his own advice. Minnesota's point guard told anyone who would listen to him not to worry about the trade deadline, or fret about what moves might be coming.
- IOC suggests more changes needed in Olympic host bidding
The International Olympic Committee wants to keep considering changes that could result in both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games awarded in September.
- Going, going, gone: NASCAR stars starting to step away
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Gordon is working in the broadcast booth. Carl Edwards is spending time with family. Tony Stewart is hanging out at dirt tracks.
- Penske signs Joey Logano and Shell-Pennzoil to new deal
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Team Penske has locked up a major portion of its NASCAR program by signing driver Joey Logano, crew chief Todd Gordon and sponsor Shell-Pennzoil to extensions that run through "2022 and beyond."