10 Things to Know for Today
Updated 9:15 am, Monday, May 14, 2018
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. DEADLY VIOLENCE AHEAD OF US EMBASSY EVENT
Several Palestinians are killed by Israeli fire, and scores wounded, as thousands march toward the Gaza border while Israel prepares for the inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem.
2. WHAT DOESN'T APPEAR TO FIT WITH 'AMERICA FIRST'
Trump says he will help the Chinese telecommunications company ZTE get "back into business" after the U.S. government cut off access to its American suppliers.
3. WHAT POLICE ARE SAYING ABOUT INDONESIA BOMBINGS
Families with young children were involved in deadly attacks on a police headquarters and coordinated suicide bombings on three city churches.
4. WHO LEADS IRAQI ELECTION RESULTS
The coalition of influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr takes an early lead in the country's national elections.
5. FRANCE QUESTIONS PARENTS, FRIEND OF PARIS STABBING SUSPECT
Counterterrorism investigators want to know if Khamzat Azimov, 20, a French citizen born in the Russian republic of Chechnya, had help or co-conspirators.
6. MARIJUANA GROWERS DIVERSIFY WITH HEMP AMID CBD BOOM
A glut of pot and low prices for it in Oregon prompt some growers to switch to hemp to cash in on soaring interest in the cannabidiol extract from it that is a health craze, AP learns.
7. EVEN BIGGER SEX ABUSE SCANDAL RANKLES CHILEANS
The Marist Brothers congregation reveals that at least 14 minors were abused from the 1970s until 2008 by a brother who worked at two of the order's schools.
8. NOISY HAWAIIAN VOLCANO LAVA FISSURE PROMPTS MORE EVACUATIONS
A new fissure in Hawaii's Puna District sends gases and lava exploding into the air, spurring officials to call for more evacuations near Kilauea volcano's summit.
9. SNOOPY MAY BE JOINING SONY
The Japanese electronics giant's music unit is buying a stake in Peanuts Holdings, the company behind Snoopy and Charlie Brown.
10. TRIAL ON TAP IN NFL TEAM'S MEMORABILIA LAWSUIT
A lawsuit accuses the New York Giants and QB Eli Manning of knowingly selling bogus "game-worn" equipment to unsuspecting collectors.