WASHINGTON (AP) - IRAN'S FOREIGN MINISTER HAS DENOUNCED THE PARTIAL REINSTATEMENT OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN AS A "TRULY SHAMEFUL EXHIBITION OF BLIND HOSTILITY TO ALL IRANIANS" AND A MEASURE THAT WILL PREVENT IRANIAN GRANDMOTHERS FROM SEEING THEIR GRANDCHILDREN IN AMERICA. HIS REMARKS CAME AFTER "FIANCÉ" WAS ADDED TO A LIST OF U.S. CRITERIA FOR VISA APPLICANTS FROM THE SIX MUSLIM-MAJORITY NATIONS. THE LIST INCLUDES PARENTS, SPOUSES, CHILDREN, SIBLINGS AND OTHERS, BUT NOT GRANDPARENTS.

WASHINGTON (AP) - PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP HAS TWEETED ABOUT THE SPUTTERING SENATE HEALTH CARE BILL. TRUMP SAYS: "IF REPUBLICAN SENATORS ARE UNABLE TO PASS WHAT THEY ARE WORKING ON NOW, THEY SHOULD IMMEDIATELY REPEAL, AND THEN REPLACE AT A LATER DATE!"

BEIJING (AP) - BEIJING HAS STRONGLY PROTESTED A U.S. PLAN TO SELL $1.4 BILLION WORTH OF ARMS TO TAIWAN AND DEMANDED THAT THE DEAL BE CANCELED. CHINESE FOREIGN MINISTRY SPOKESMAN LU KANG ON FRIDAY SAID WASHINGTON SHOULD IMMEDIATELY STOP THE SALE TO AVOID HARMING RELATIONS WITH BEIJING.

MOSUL, IRAQ (AP) - IRAQI COMMANDERS SAY TROOPS ARE CLEARING UP A KEY NEIGHBORHOOD CAPTURED FROM ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS IN THE CITY OF MOSUL, A DAY AFTER IRAQ'S PRIME MINISTER DECLARED AN END TO THE EXTREMIST GROUP'S SELF-PROCLAIMED CALIPHATE. LT. GEN. ABDUL WAHAB AL-SAADI AND LT. COL. SALAM HUSSEIN SAY THEIR FORCES ARE CONTINUING TO CLEAR TERRITORY ON FRIDAY. ON THURSDAY, IRAQI FORCES RETOOK THE HUGELY SYMBOLIC AL-NURI MOSQUE, BLOWN UP BY IS LAST WEEK.
==================================MING WILL REAP MANY BENEFITS OF A $3.5 BILLION INVESTMENT IN WIND POWER GENERATION BY ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER IN THE NEXT THREE YEARS.

COMPANY SPOKESMAN DAVE ESKELSEN SAID THURSDAY THE SALT LAKE CITY-BASED COMPANY WILL FILE REGULATORY PAPERWORK IN WYOMING, UTAH AND IDAHO TODAY FOR A PLAN TO EXPAND THE AMOUNT OF POWER FROM WIND BY 2020.

ESKELSEN SAID THE BENEFITS FOR CUSTOMERS WILL BE LONG TERM.

THE PROJECT, CALLED ENERGY VISION 2020 HAS THREE PHASES TO CONTROL COSTS.
THE TRANSMISSION PROJECT WOULD EXTEND FROM A SUBSTATION IN THE SHIRLEY BASIN TO A SUBSTATION NEAR THE JIM BRIDGER POWER PLANT EAST OF ROCK SPRINGS

THE TIMING IS IMPORTANT BECAUSE FEDERAL PRODUCTION TAX CREDITS FOR WIND ENERGY WILL EXPIRE IN 2020.

THE PROJECTS ARE EXPECTED TO CREATE BETWEEN 1,100 AND 1,600 CONSTRUCTION JOBS IN WYOMING, AND ADD ABOUT $120 MILLION IN TAX REVENUE FROM CONSTRUCTION.
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YENNE RESIDENTS LOOKING TO CELEBRATE THE FOURTH OF JULY WITH A BANG MAY GET A BUST IF THEY DECIDE TO SHOOT OFF FIREWORKS.

CHEYENNE POLICE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN OFFICER KEVIN MALATESTA SAYS EVEN THOUGH FIREWORKS ARE READILY AVAILABLE, THEY'RE ILLEGAL WITHIN CITY LIMITS.

"SO ANYTHING THAT GOES INTO THE AIR OR EXPLODES, THOSE ARE THE TYPES OF FIREWORKS THAT ARE PROHIBITED AND YOU COULD RECEIVE A $225 CITATION IF YOU'RE CAUGHT SETTING OFF THOSE FIREWORKS. IN ADDITION TO THAT, IT'S ACTUALLY ILLEGAL TO EVEN POSSESS THOSE TYPES OF FIREWORKS WITHIN CITY LIMITS. SO IF WE COME ACROSS THOSE WE WOULD CONFISCATE THEM AS WELL."

MALATESTA SAYS THE DEPARTMENT ISSUED FOUR FIREWORKS CITATIONS LAST YEAR AND SIX IN 2015.