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New Trump rally sounds like old Trump rally

6:30 p.m.

President Donald Trump's newest campaign rally sounds much like his old campaign rallies with promises of action on health care, taxes, crime and America's southern border, among other issues.

Trump's rhetoric often mirrors what he said for months in the run-up to Election Day, with familiar phrases like "we don't win anymore" and "drain the swamp." And it's ending with a familiar tune, the Rolling Stones' "You Can't Always Get What You Want."

5 people already taken out from @realDonaldTrump event, it is hot in here and humid pic.twitter.com/ZqiGZreuFo— Christopher Heath (@CHeathWFTV) February 18, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> One of us got to meet the President tonight... pic.twitter.com/3ojUe9qTat— Christopher Heath (@CHeathWFTV) February 19, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Trump appeared early Saturday evening at an airplane hangar in Melbourne, Florida, to revisit his campaign promises and update supporters on the progress he's made after just four weeks in office.

In the face of reports of chaos in his young administration, Trump is assuring supporters that the White House is "running smoothly, so smoothly."

Trump is also castigating the news media, saying they are purveyors of "fake news" and part of the corrupt system.

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6 p.m.

President Donald Trump is kicking off his campaign rally in central Florida castigating the news media as purveyors of "fake news" and part of the corrupt system.

Appearing at an airport hangar in Melbourne, Florida, Trump is telling cheering supporters that he wants to speak to them without the filter of the "fake news." And he's accusing the "dishonest media" of publishing one false story after another as his administration gets underway.

Trump says that when the media lie to the people, he will "never, ever let them get away with it."

Gene, brought on stage by @realDonaldTrump - "I still can't believe this happened, I love Trump!" @WFTV pic.twitter.com/883uruhC2Q— Christopher Heath (@CHeathWFTV) February 19, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> It's the adjective that makes it sting... @CNN pic.twitter.com/Ml1BS5afwI— Christopher Heath (@CHeathWFTV) February 18, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> "I'm a NATO fan" "but, many of these countries are very rick and are not paying their bills" pic.twitter.com/3wrU8RjNJ4— Christopher Heath (@CHeathWFTV) February 18, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

First lady Melania Trump introduced her husband at the rally, reciting the Lord's Prayer before offering her own pledge to act in the best interest of all Americans as she pursues initiatives she says will impact women and children around the world.

Asked by reporters aboard Air Force One if a campaign rally was too early, Trump said that "life is a campaign" and that making America great again is a campaign. He added that "it's not easy, especially when we're also fighting the press and the media."

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4:35 p.m.

A supporter of President Donald Trump attending the president's rally in central Florida says she wishes that certain media outlets wouldn't be "so mean" to him, especially during news conferences.

A disabled veteran from Claremont, Florida, 60-year-old Cheryl Hall says she was a Trump campaign worker during the election.

As she waits for Trump at an airplane hangar at Orlando Melbourne International  Airport near Melbourne Saturday afternoon, Hall says she's not bothered by Trump's remarks about the media, though she knows some do tell the truth and others don't.

Hall also says that instead of always bringing up Russia, the news media should ask Trump about health care, taxes and jobs, issues that she calls her priorities and more important than Russia.

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3:50 p.m.

President Donald Trump plans to interview at least four potential candidates to be his national security adviser.

White House spokesman Sean Spicer says that Trump will interview his acting adviser, retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, as well as the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton.

On travel ban, @realDonaldTrump says "we'll be doing something, next week, I think you'll be impressed. We have got to keep our county safe" pic.twitter.com/33klDN4zNR— Christopher Heath (@CHeathWFTV) February 18, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Gene just got invited on stage by @realDonaldTrump to speak to crowd https://t.co/XzcypFsPCV— Christopher Heath (@CHeathWFTV) February 18, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Also set to speak with the president are Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster and the superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen.

The interviews are expected to take place Sunday while Trump stays at his private south Florida club, Mar-a-Lago.

Trump is scrambling to fill the vacancy left by the firing of Michael Flynn.

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11:30 a.m.

President Donald Trump is interviewing John Bolton, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster for the job of national security adviser.

A White House official says both meetings will take place this weekend at the president's private club in South Florida.

Trump is scrambling to fill the vacancy left by the firing of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn last week. The president has also expressed interest in former CIA Director David Petraeus, though Petraeus has not been interviewed by the president since Flynn's forced resignation, according to the official.

The official was not authorized to discuss the interview process publicly and insisted on anonymity.

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10: 50 a.m.

President Donald Trump is out of Washington for the weekend. His plans include meetings at his Mar-a-Lago estate and a campaign rally in central Florida.

On Twitter Saturday, Trump touted his "many meetings this weekend at The Southern White House" and his "big" speech in Melbourne later in the day. He added: "A lot to talk about!"

The guy holding the hat & sign trying to block the cameras is: 1. Standing in front of the network pool. 2. Not tall enough pic.twitter.com/RayInWl3OY— Christopher Heath (@CHeathWFTV) February 18, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> .@realDonaldTrump opens with criticism of media, now moving on to trade and ACA pic.twitter.com/HZ0jx7hsN1— Christopher Heath (@CHeathWFTV) February 18, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Trump is trying to regain his footing following a series of crises that have threatened his young administration.

Trump may meet this weekend with potential candidates to replace his ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Trump's first choice to replace Flynn -- retired Vice Adm. Robert Harward -- turned down the offer. 

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A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off Sunday morning from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A.

Police: Blackmail letters on cheating spouses a fraud

Authorities in Richmond, Virginia are warning about blackmail letters threatening to reveal cheating spouses.

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The letters state that for $2,000 the recipient can avoid the embarrassment of family and friends finding out about their infidelities. The writer then gives instructions on how to pay the blackmail fee.

Police in Henrico and Goochland counties have posted warnings about the scam on Facebook after at least three dozen people received the letters.

“We are aware that many of our residents are receiving a letter addressed to them that claims to know about their infidelity,” the Henrico County Police posted on its Facebook page.

***SCAM ALERT*** We are aware that many of our residents are receiving a letter addressed to them that claims to know...Posted by Henrico County Police on Friday, February 17, 2017

“THIS IS A SCAM!!! We are with our federal partners to determine the source of the letters.”

“The letter admits to knowingly blackmailing you while the subsequent pages are a ‘how to’ for paying the scammer. Please DO NOT given them any money,” police warned.

The investigation into the letters and who sent them is underway.

Brevard County deputies investigating elderly man's death

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after an elderly man was found dead Saturday evening.

Deputies were called to a home on Sunset Avenue in Scottsmoor around 10:30 p.m. after a friend of 80-year-old Grady Wright, concerned about his wellbeing, went to check on him and found him dead.

Brevard County homicide and crime scene investigators also responded to collect evidence and interview witnesses.

The cause of Wright’s death is unknown, pending an autopsy by the Medical Examiner’s Office.

The sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information about the circumstances of Wright’s death to contact Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477.

Woman does cartwheels during field sobriety test

It was a move worthy of praise from the U.S. gymnastics team’s “Final Five.” Instead, it vaulted a New Mexico woman into jail.

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Police in Albuquerque said the woman, who was passed out in the driver’s seat of her car on Friday night, did a series of cartwheels during a field sobriety test Friday, the Albuquerque Journal reported.

But the athletic moves did not convince the police officer that 23-year-old Bryelle N. Marshall was sober, and she was arrested on charges of aggravated drunken driving and battery, the Journal reported.

The officer wrote in the criminal complaint, which was filed in Metropolitan Court, that once outside the vehicle, Marshall had a hard time standing and was swaying from side to side. She also smelled like alcohol and had a hard time balancing, according to the complaint.

The officer tired to give her field sobriety tests but she wouldn’t listen to instructions, according to the complaint.

“Bryelle put her hands in the air and completed two cartwheels while I was attempting to demonstrate and instruct the field sobriety test,” the officer wrote.

The officer warned Marshall that if she did another cartwheel, she would be arrested, the Journal reported. The officer put her in a position to do the field sobriety test, and Marshall struck a gymnastic pose.

“While facing the wrong direction, as she had done prior, Bryelle again raised her hands up and while I was instructing she again did a cartwheel and fell to the ground,” the officer wrote.

Marshall was arrested and taken to the Prisoner Transport Center in Downtown Albuquerque, where she allegedly tried to kick the officer in the genitals, according to the complaint.

Man shot outside WWE facilities rants at judge while asking for bond

A Florida man shot by an Orange County deputy outside the World Wrestling Entertainment facilities tried Friday to persuade a judge to grant him bond.

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But his outbursts in court prompted the judge to deny the motion.

Armando Montalvo originally got bond until he was picked up by authorities again.

In August 2015, video captured Montalvo outside the WWE facilities trying to find a female wrestler on whom he was fixated, investigators said.

He banged on the glass door and rolled on the ground, they said.

The video shows him running toward responding deputies, who opened fire, hitting Montalvo.

He was charged with aggravated assault on a law-enforcement officer and trespassing.

Montalvo spent six weeks in jail before posting bond Oct. 6.

In court Friday, he had a few outbursts while trying to make his case for bond, blaming deputies for shooting him.

“I’m the victim here. I was shot by police,” Montalvo said.

Montalvo’s father testified that Montalvo is mentally ill.

He said Montalvo has borderline personality disorder and schizophrenia, and without his medication, he tends to have outbursts.

But the state gave those same reasons to argue that Montalvo should stay in jail, and the judge agreed.

Since the incident at WWE, Montalvo has been charged again with battery.

Montalvo was arrested again last month outside the Independent Bar in downtown Orlando.

He was charged with violating his bond conditions when he took a vacuum hose and put one end in his pants and the other up a woman’s skirt.

The violation landed him behind bars with no bond, and he must stay in jail until his trial.

Trump's comments about Sweden confuse Swedes

During a speech at Saturday night’s rally in Florida, President Donald Trump mentioned several countries that were having security issues — including Sweden, which apparently surprised the Swedes, BuzzFeed reported.

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Speaking before a raucous, enthusiastic and cheering crowd in Melbourne, Trump said “we’ve got to keep our country safe.”

“You look at what’s happening in Germany, you look at what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this? Sweden. They took in large numbers. They’re having problems like they never thought possible,” Trump said. “You look at what’s happening in Brussels, you look at what’s happening all over the world. Take a look at Nice, take a look at Paris.”

On Twitter, Swedes seemed confused.

“Ask your president what happened in Sweden yesterday,” Jens Lennarttson tweeted. “We missed it.”

Soon, #LastNightInSweden and #swedenincident began to trend on Twitter. People started tweeting to @Sweden, which is run by a different citizen each week, for answers. School librarian Emma Johansson was at the controls during Trump’s speech, and she assured tweeters that all was well in Sweden.

Trump, discussing terror, seamlessly mentions incident "last night in Sweden".There was NO "incident" in Sweden last night. pic.twitter.com/XtcC4PRiNU— Steve Kopack (@SteveKopack) February 19, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

No. Nothing has happened here in Sweden. There has not ben any terrorist attacks here. At all. The main news right now is about Melfest. ->— @sweden / Emma (@sweden) February 19, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

-> What Trump might be referring to is an interview done in Foxe News where a documentary film maker, Ami Horowitz, talks about Sweden ->— @sweden / Emma (@sweden) February 19, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

-> and he to missunderstanding how things work here. So it's incorrect information on top of incorrect information.— @sweden / Emma (@sweden) February 19, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Johansson was referencing an interview that Fox News host Tucker Carlson ran on Friday night's broadcast of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" with documentarian and media personality Ami Horowitz, who presented a clip from a new film documenting alleged violence committed by refugees in Sweden. The segment went on extensively about a supposed crime surge in Sweden and its links to immigrant populations, Business Insider reported.

Johansson later said she compiled several tweets and provided a link to them.

I repeat, please read this tweets I made on it, they're linked: https://t.co/22ocf6vzJF https://t.co/4BLUhxjGYe— @sweden / Emma (@sweden) February 19, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Terrible news about the events in the #swedenincident. Really hope the country pulls together in this difficult time #areABBAsafe— Paul (@paul_jenkins) February 19, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Hello USA. We are a little confused over here in Sweden. Ask your president what happened in Sweden yesterday? We missed it.— Jens Lennartsson (@JensLennartsson) February 19, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

As night turned to morning in Scandanavia, some Swedes used sarcasm to assure the rest of the world that all was well in their country.

#lastnightinsweden the king had to personally ride in on his noble steed to save us all! pic.twitter.com/3egRUWyzwU— Sarah Stardust (@SillySarahbelle) February 19, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Man shot by deputy outside WWE facilities rants at judge while asking for bond

Man shot by deputy outside WWE facilities rants at judge while asking for bond

Heavy rains could impact Oroville Dam on Sunday night

As spillway repairs continue at the Oroville Dam, area residents are bracing for a storm Sunday that will put more stress on the California dam, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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“It looks like it’s going to be a pretty good rainmaker,” said meteorologist Mike Smith of the National Weather Service. “You’re looking at 10 inches from Sunday night to Monday night.”

The storm is expected to impact the Oroville and the Feather River basin areas Sunday night, the Times reported. Much of the water falling across the local mountains and foothills is expected to flow directly into the reservoir. Lake Oroville is currently at 88 percent capacity.

The Department of Water Resources hopes to drain up to a third of the lake to make room for rain and has been sending water down its damaged main spillway and into the Feather River at a rate of 100,000 cubic feet per second, the Times reported.

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