Trump says people from Mexico ‘invade’ U.S.

A protester yells toward a Trump supporter after arriving to the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, on Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump compares people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and says they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge.

Turkey’s Erdogan set to assume sweeping powers

In this photo taken late Sunday, June 24, 2018, supporters of Turkey's President and ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan light flares during celebrations outside the party headquarters in Istanbul. According to unofficial results, Erdogan won 52.6 percent of the votes in the presidential race, avoiding a second-round runoff vote. His ruling Justice and Development Party garnered 42.5 percent of the parliamentary vote. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics for the past 15 years, was set on Monday to extend his rule and take on sweeping new powers after winning landmark presidential and parliamentary elections.

Critics see pattern to Trump’s approach

President Donald Trump speaks at a roundtable discussion on tax reform Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maybe it’s not so easy after all. President Donald Trump’s struggles to push immigration legislation through Congress and his about-face on breaking up immigrant families are putting a spotlight on his competence in carrying out his policies.

Historic walking tour showcases homes

Walking tourists look at the Kate and Bowen Curley home in the Ridge Avenue Historic District during the 2018 annual walking tour on Saturday. Twelve historic buildings were on display with historic details, including some open to explore inside.

The Ridge Avenue Historic District is filled with old homes that once housed the bankers, developers and farmers of old Idaho Falls. Houses in the neighborhood are like museums, their walls seeing the development and prosperity as the city grew over the years.

Horse racing pins hopes on ballot

Historical racing machines are shown inside the now closed Turf Club at Les Bois Park in Boise in this April 2016 photo. After 40 years, Les Bois Park closed its doors for good earlier in 2016 after the Idaho Legislature voted to ban on “historic” horse-racing betting terminals. Idaho Statesman

With the Idaho Secretary of State’s office announcing that it’s likely a ballot initiativeauthorizing “historical” or “instant racing,” a local former instant racing parlor owner andracing organizer sees hope for new life in Idaho’s horse racing industry.

Injecting health through IV therapy

A nurse draws blood from a patient for a type of therapy called Ultraviolet blood irradiation at the Healing Sanctuary on Thursday. The patients own blood, up to 240 cc worth or less than half a cup, is drawn, mixed with saline, exposed to specific ultraviolet light and is put back in the body. The UV light is said to enhance the body’s immune response and to help fight infections.

For many years, Karen Stephenscame home from a long day of work feeling sluggish. Instead of going outside and working in her garden, she found herself sinking into the couch with little energy to spare.

Supreme Court ruling supports internet sales tax

States will be able to force shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big win for states. J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press File

Idaho’s internet sales tax stands on firmer legal footing following a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday.

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