10 Things to Know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. TRUMP SAYS KOREA SUMMIT IS OFF The president cancels planned nuclear talks with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in June, while not dismissing the chance of rescheduling...

San Francisco police not charged in black man’s 2015 killing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco prosecutors said Thursday that they will not charge officers in two shooting deaths, including the killing of a black man that led to citywide protests three years ago and federally recommended police reforms. District Attorney George...

Officials trade blame after teen arrested in officer’s death

BALTIMORE (AP) — A police officer crushed by a stolen Jeep isn’t even buried yet, and already authorities in Maryland are blaming each other for having allowed the teenage driver to be on the streets while he awaited sentencing for auto theft. The state was formally...

The Latest: Helicopters sent to Hawaii as backup in eruption

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The U.S. Marine Corps is deploying two large transport helicopters to Hawaii’s Big Island in case a volcanic eruption forces large numbers of...

Agency: Texas chemical plant unprepared for Harvey floods

DALLAS (AP) — The federal agency that investigates industrial accidents offered muted criticism Thursday of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded during Hurricane Harvey and partially exploded. Crews for Arkema Inc. worked “to the best of their ability”...

Prosecutors add lewd conduct charges to tortured kids case

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors on Thursday added four charges of lewd conduct against a father accused of torturing his children in a Northern California home where prosecutors say 10 children lived in filth and neglect. The charges against the 29-year-old man were...

Police: Missing Mexican woman’s body found in Utah canyon

SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — The body of a Mexican woman who disappeared on her way home from her English language class in Utah three years ago has been found in a rugged, mountainous canyon area and police are investigating her death as a homicide, officials said Thursday....

Judge appoints brain experts in case of slain Muslim teen

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A judge on Thursday appointed two brain experts to evaluate a man facing the death penalty in the slaying of a teenage Muslim girl last year, despite the objections of a prosecutor who derided the requests as “neuro-witchcraft.” Circuit Court...

Federal lawsuit seeks $14.8m in deadly Tennessee wildfires

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two survivors of deadly Tennessee wildfires that began in Great Smoky Mountains National Park have sued the federal government, claiming they lost loved ones and a home because of the negligence of park workers. The lawsuit in Knoxville was filed...

The Latest: South Korea ‘very perplexed’ by Trump’s decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korea (all times local): 5 p.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he’s “very perplexed” that the U.S.-North Korea summit won’t go ahead as planned....