Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
1. WHAT A FORENSICS EXPERT IS SAYING ABOUT EGYPTAIR CRASH
Human remains retrieved from the crash site of Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft.
2. SANDERS: CONVENTION COULD GET ‘MESSY’
The presidential candidate tells the AP that “democracy is not always nice and quiet and gentle” in his push to make the Democratic Party more inclusive.
3. WHAT OBAMA IS IMPLORING VIETNAM TO DO
The U.S. president presses Hanoi to allow greater freedoms for its citizens, arguing that better human rights would improve the communist country’s economy, stability and regional power.
4. GREECE MAKES MOVE ON MIGRANTS
Authorities begin an operation to gradually evacuate the country’s largest informal refugee camp of Idomeni on the Macedonian border.
5. HOW MARILYN MOSBY IS BEING PERCEIVED
With a mistrial and an acquittal so far in the Freddie Gray case, Baltimore’s top prosecutor is facing criticism for having cast her net too wide in her charges against six city police officers.
6. AS ZIKA SPREADS, FLORIDA TOWN A STUDY IN BUG-BORNE ILLNESS
Rio’s successful fight against a dengue fever outbreak in 2013 may be a precursor to what other U.S. communities face as the summer mosquito season begins.
7. COSBY DUE IN PENNSYLVANIA COURT
The entertainer faces a preliminary hearing on a charge of aggravated indecent assault stemming from a 2004 encounter at his home near Philadelphia.
8. HAWAII COULD MAKE GUN HISTORY
The island chain could become the first state to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if a resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.
9. FACEBOOK DROPS NEWS OUTLET INPUT IN ‘TRENDING TOPICS’ REVIEW
The social network giant adopted the policy after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views.
10. WHY WARRIOR MAY HAVE EVADED SUSPENSION
Golden State’s Draymond Green has a history of his legs flailing out strangely, which lends some credence to the argument that he didn’t intentionally kick Oklahoma City’s Steven Adams.