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10 things to know, Thursday, May 31


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

1. What’s next for North Korean’s visit to New York City

Mike Pompeo and Kim Yong Chol plan a “day full of meetings,” talks aimed at determining whether a summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un can be salvaged.

2. 'There’s no doubt he’s complained about him’

Rudy Giuliani says Trump wondered aloud if he'd made a mistake in not firing Jeff Sessions and hinted the attorney general could be in danger once the special counsel's probe wraps up.

3. Puerto Rico grid ‘teetering’ despite pricey repair job

Officials on the island of 3.3 million people warn that it could take far less than a Category 3 storm to recreate a version of the blackout that continues today.

4. What prosecutors are saying about Weinstein indictment

Manhattan's district attorney says the rape and criminal sex act charges bring the former movie mogul “another step closer to accountability” for alleged attacks on two women in New York.

5. Fallout from ‘Roseanne’ cancellation widespread

The unprecedented sudden axing of one of TV's top comedies leaves a wave of unemployment and uncertainty in its wake.

6. AP poll: Seniors ready to Skype doctors

A new survey shows the vast majority of older Americans and their caregivers are ready to give virtual health care a try, but Medicare is strict on what it will pay for.

7. Alberto’s last gasp wreaking havoc

Residents of the Appalachians of the Southeast are keeping a weary watch on dams and hillsides as rains from the storms trigger floods and mudslides.

8. Trump plans to go ahead with tariffs on EU

The move against European steel and aluminum imports could provoke retaliatory tariffs and inflame trans-Atlantic trade tensions.

9. Ailing Thai beach made famous by Hollywood closes to tourism

Maya Bay on Phi Phi Leh Island, made famous by DiCaprio's “The Beach”, will close to tourists for four months to give its coral reefs and sea life a chance to recover.

10. Players unapologetic as NBA Finals open

When the Warriors and Cavs tip off it will be the first time in any major sport that the same teams are meeting four straight times in the championship round.

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