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10 Things to Know for Today

May 30, 2019
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Abrasive damage is visible on the Viking Sigyn hotelship on the River Danube in downtown Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, May 30, 2019, following a collision of the hotelship and a sightseeing boat. A massive search was underway on the river for 21 people missing after the sightseeing boat with 33 South Korean tourists sank after colliding with another vessel during an evening downpour. (Zoltan Mathe/MTI via AP)

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

1. HOW ISRAEL MADE HISTORY

Israel faces a snap election for an unprecedented second time in a year after Netanyahu fails to form a governing coalition and dissolves parliament instead.

2. 7 DEAD, 21 MISSING AFTER HUNGARY BOAT CAPSIZES

Rescue workers are scouring the Danube River in Budapest for those missing after a sightseeing boat carrying South Korean tourists sank after colliding with a larger cruise ship.

3. WHAT WAS ‘NOT AN OPTION’

Special counsel Robert Mueller says federal rules prevented him from charging Trump with a crime in his Russia investigation and he emphasized that he did not exonerate the president.

4. IMMIGRATION LARGELY ABSENT FROM DEMOCRATS’ 2020 POLICY BLITZ

Democratic presidential contenders instead are more focused on climate change, gun control, health care, student debt and abortion rights.

5. WHITE HOUSE WANTED MCCAIN SHIP AWAY FROM TRUMP

The White House wanted the Navy to keep its warship the USS John S. McCain out of the president’s sight during his recent trip to Japan, sources tell AP.

6. COLD CASES GETTING HI-TECH TREATMENT

A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of hard-to-solve violent crimes in Chicago by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women.

7. WHY FACEBOOK HAS LEFT DOCTORED PELOSI VIDEO UP

The social network has long resisted making judgments about the truthfulness of posts, as doing so could open it up to charges of censorship or political bias.

8. WHERE NEW STATE ABORTION LAWS CAN BOG DOWN

Despite expected legal challenges, they face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them, AP finds.

9. GALAXY’S EDGE OFFERS NEW WORLD AT DISNEYLAND

An exclusive tour for the media included a Star Wars-themed food tasting, a stroll through the Black Spire Outpost marketplace and four-minute ride on the Millennium Falcon.

10. BLUES GET EVEN IN STANLEY CUP

Carl Gunnarsson scores on a delayed penalty 3:51 into overtime and St. Louis beats the Boston Bruins 3-2, evening the final at a game apiece.

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