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10 things to know, Tuesday, May 8


Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. Trump to reveal Iran nuclear deal’s fate

European members to the landmark atomic deal with Tehran are convinced the president is likely to re-impose sanctions and walk away from the pact he has often criticized.

2. Mideast bracing for hurricane of major events

The U.S. is to decide whether to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as Palestinian protests at the Gaza/Israeli border intensify on the anniversary of the “nakba,” or mass uprooting during the 1948 war over Israel's creation.

3. New York’s attorney general resigns

Eric Schneiderman, who held himself out as a champion of women and a liberal foil to Trump, resigns from office after four women accused him of physical violence during intimate encounters.

4. Republicans fret as primary voters head to polls

Voters across four states Trump carried in 2016 are deciding primary elections, including West Virginia, where the race featuring GOP outsider Don Blankenship will be decided.

5. 'We know everything about you’

An AP investigation finds that Russian hackers masqueraded as Islamic State supporters to threaten outspoken wives of U.S. military personnel.

6. Who has visited China again

Beijing reports President Xi Jinping has met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in northern China.

7. Trump may ‘bench’ Giuliani

The president is growing increasingly irritated with his new lawyer's frequently off-message media blitz and may sideline him from TV interviews.

8. What Google is expected to showcase

The tech giant is likely to put artificial intelligence in the spotlight again at its annual developers’ conference as well as unveil updates to its Android mobile operating system.

9. A view from inside the Met Gala

Luminaries of fashion, film, music and politics will be competing to dress in their best Vatican-inspired finery, in line with this year's religious theme.

10. 'LeBroom’: Cavs sweep Raptors again

LeBron James ends Toronto's season for the third straight year with a second consecutive four-game sweep as Cleveland advances to the Eastern Conference finals for the fourth year in a row.

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