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10 things to know, Friday, May 24


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

1. Prime minister May to leave Downing Street

Theresa May announces she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister.

2. Who is escalating probe of intel agencies

Trump has directed the U.S. intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Barr's investigation of the origins of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia.

3. Trump, Pelosi feud heats up

The president Trump calls the House speaker ‘crazy’ as Pelosi questions his fitness for office the day after White House blowup.

4. North Korea: Nuke talks wont’ resume unless U.S. changes position

North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from unilateral demands for disarmament.

5. U.S. files new charges against Julian Assange

The U.S. filed new charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of violating the Espionage Act

6. How police learn to interact with people who have autism

Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry.

7. What is hot topic in European elections

Concerns about climate change has prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year, turning the issue into a key topic ahead of the European Parliament elections.

8. Who has strong mandate and tough road ahead

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pledge to ‘take the country to new heights’ in his second term as leader will be challenged by an apparent slowdown in the economy and the effects of Hindu nationalism on religious minorities.

9. Trump to visit Japan

Trump's visit to Japan is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea.

10. Raptors beat Bucks, take 3-2 lead in Eastern Conference Finals

Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 to grab a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.

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