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By Elliot Spagat The Associated Press

US says border crossing didn’t have room for asylum seekers

TIJUANA, Mexico — After travelling through Mexico with great fanfare for a month under the Trump administration’s watchful eye, nearly 200 Central American migrants attempting to seek asylum in the United States were stopped in their tracks when border inspectors said that a crossing facility didn’t have enough space to accommodate them.

Judge appears close to approving Trump University settlement

SAN DIEGO — U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel is once again reflecting on his second-oldest case a nearly seven-year-old lawsuit alleging that Donald Trump defrauded students of the now-defunct Trump University before he was president.

The filings fill millions of pages. There were 65 depositions, including three of Trump.

Defence open to settlement in Trump University lawsuit

SAN DIEGO — Donald Trump’s attorney told a federal judge Thursday he’s open to settlement talks in a class-action fraud lawsuit involving the president-elect and his now-defunct Trump University.

Attorney Daniel Petrocelli also asked during a hearing that the trial be delayed until early next year because Trump needs time to work on the transition to the presidency.

Half-mile tunnel found on US-Mexico border, cocaine seized

SAN DIEGO — U.S. authorities said Wednesday that they discovered a cross-border tunnel that ran a half-mile from a Tijuana house equipped with a large elevator to a lot in San Diego that was advertised as a wooden pallet business, resulting in seizures of more than a ton of cocaine and seven tons of marijuana.