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WASHINGTON (AP) - A Republican senator is denouncing President Donald Trump's use of the terms "fake news" and "enemy of the people" to describe the news media and stories he doesn't like. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said Trump's attacks were reminiscent of words infamously used by Russian dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies. In a speech Wednesday on the Senate floor, Flake called Trump's repeated attacks on the media "shameful" and "repulsive."

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - Peoria police say a man is hospitalized with injuries that aren't life-threatening after being shot during an exchange of gunfire with at least one officer following a five-vehicle wreck involving the suspect. No officers were injured in the Wednesday morning incident which occurred near 79th Avenue and Thunderbird Road.

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Luke Air Force Base officials have moved back the date for their 2018 air show by a week and say the base will host flights by the Navy's Blue Angels demonstration team. The two-day "Luke Days" event in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale is now set for March 17-18.

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) - Chandler police say a 59-year-old woman called 911 to report that she had strangled her mother after she "snapped" during an altercation with the 80-year-old woman. A police probable-cause statement states Elizabeth Ann Ramirez said she killed her mother Tuesday after the older woman wouldn't lend the daughter her car and said the daughter was mentally ill.

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