10 things to know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. EGYPTAIR FLIGHT CRASHES IN MEDITERRANEAN
The cause of the disappearance of Flight 804, carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo, remains unclear.
2. TRUMP PUSHES COMMON CAUSE WITH SANDERS
The self-described democratic socialist wins sympathy from the GOP front-runner, who is seizing on Sanders' frequent refrain that the Democratic Party is stacked against him.
3. 'ALL I COULD DO WAS SCREAM'
More than a dozen people are killed and hundreds are reported missing after torrential rain and landslides in Sri Lanka. The loose ground, among other obstacles, makes it difficult to search for survivors.
4. VIGILANTE VIOLENCE SPREADS IN CRIME-RIDDEN VENEZUELA
As confidence in the police declines, reports of group beatings — against suspected thieves and others — now surface weekly.
5. WHERE CHINA'S ECONOMIC FUTURE IS EMERGING
The metropolis of Shenzhen — once a collection of fishing enclaves next door to Hong Kong — is home to some of the country's biggest and hottest companies.
6. CANCER PATIENTS HINDERED IN SEEKING TREATMENT
The city of Taiz is home to Yemen's largest cancer hospital — and it's also one of the worst battlegrounds in the country's civil war.
7. MOTORCYCLE DEATHS UP SHARPLY IN US
The spike is attributed mainly to increased travel nationwide and better weather leading to a longer riding season in many states.
8. WHAT'S AT STAKE FOR BILL COSBY
The entertainer is spending millions fighting criminal and civil cases around the country in a frenzied bid not just to stay out of prison but to salvage what's left of his reputation.
9. LONG LINES AWAIT SUMMER TRAVELERS
The highest number of vacationers for Memorial Day since 2005 is forecast in the U.S., along with record air travel during the vacation season.
10. WHO'S ODDS-ON FAVORITE AT PREAKNESS
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist is installed as the overwhelming 3-5 favorite to capture the second leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.