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Asylum hopefulsto head for border

SAN YSIDRO — Some of the estimated 300 Central Americans in a caravan of asylum-seekers that traveled through Mexico plan to head to the US border crossing at San Ysidro on Sunday. They will approach Customs and Border Protection officials to formally request entry. US immigration lawyers have warned them to prepare for the worst possible outcome. About 20 lawyers gave free advice last week to the migrants at three Tijuana locations. (AP)

Judge backs delay of Daniels’s lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — A judge has delayed a civil lawsuit by porn actress Stormy Daniels against President Trump and his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, citing a criminal investigation the attorney is facing. District Judge S. James Otero agreed Friday to put the case on hold for three months and set a hearing for July 27. Cohen asked for a delay after FBI agents raided his offices earlier this month. (AP)



Until sentencing, Cosby held at home

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby has started life as an inmate — at his mansion. Cosby will be confined to his house in suburban Philadelphia where, jurors concluded, he drugged and molested a woman. He was outfitted with a GPS ankle bracelet to monitor compliance. Until sentencing, the 80-year-old comedian may leave his house only to meet with his lawyers or go to the doctor, and he must get permission. (AP)


Teachers’ walkout likely to continue

PHOENIX — The Arizona teacher walkout over pay and school funding will head into a second week and most schools will remain closed Monday. The job action began Thursday, affecting most of the state’s public school students. Republican Governor Doug Ducey and legislative leaders said they would boost teacher pay by 20 percent by 2020. But union leaders voiced doubts on the deal. (AP)