10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
President Donald Trump said he walked away from his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because Kim demanded the U.S. lift all of its sanctions, a claim that North Korea’s delegation called a rare news conference in the middle of the night to deny.
After three days of grilling Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer, Democrats are quickly using his words as a roadmap to open new lines of investigation into the president’s ties to Russia and summon additional witnesses.
Pakistan prepared to hand over a captured Indian pilot while blistering cross-border attacks across the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir continued for a fourth straight day
Monsignor Hector Lunar is an outspoken priest who isn’t shy about criticizing President Nicolas Maduro, even from the pulpit, even as Maduro loyalists are intent on discrediting him.
Hawaii has a track record of moving slowly on social issues and when it comes to legalizing marijuana for adult use, the islands are out of step with liberal stalwarts such as California and Vermont.
African-Americans have experienced variations of the “black friend defense” — saying that a person can’t be racist because of the color of the company he keeps — for generations. The trope played out again out this week as Rep. Mark Meadows defended President Trump against testimony by Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen.
U.K. officials and companies have been bracing for potential Brexit trade disruptions by stockpiling everything from ice cream and chocolate cookies to essential medicines and body bags.
YouTube says it will turn off comments on nearly all videos featuring kids after reports that pedophiles were leaving inappropriate comments on innocuous videos of children.
Iceland celebrates the anniversary of the lifting of a decades-long ban on beer with — what else? — a nationwide Beer Day.
10. BEYOND THE RING
Boxers Luis Ortiz and Erislandy Lara will fight at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center after leaving behind their lives in Cuba for the ones they wanted for themselves and their families in the U.S.