10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

1. THERESA MAY BECOMES BRITAIN’S NEW LEADER AS DAVID CAMERON EXITS

May becomes the first female prime minister since fellow Conservative Margaret Thatcher served from 1979 to 1990.

2. WHITE HOUSE SEEKING TO EASE TENSION OVER POLICE SHOOTINGS

Obama meets with elected officials, law enforcement leaders and members of the Black Lives Matter movement, hoping to get them to work together to curb violence and build trust.

3. TRUMP SLAPS EX-AIDE WITH LAWSUIT

The candidate is seeking $10 million in damages, alleging that the former senior campaign consultant leaked confidential information to reporters.

4. WHICH PROBLEM OBAMA IS PASSING TO HIS SUCCESSOR

Health care spending continues to rise in the U.S., with the nation’s medical tab expected to surpass $10,000 per person this year for the first time.

5. POLL SHOWS YOUNG AMERICANS IN DOUR MOOD

Three-quarters of young people ages 18-30 believe the U.S. is “falling behind” or “failing” as a nation, according to a GenForward survey.

6. HOW SMARTPHONE GAME IS PLAYING OUT

The “Pokemon Go” craze across the U.S. has people wandering into yards, driveways and cemeteries in search of cartoon monsters.

7. BEING TOO HEAVY MAY COST YOU YOUR LIFE — LITERALLY

Scientists say overweight people die one year earlier than expected and that moderately obese people die up to three years prematurely.

8. WHERE ZIKA THREAT FROM OLYMPICS LOOMS LARGEST

The upcoming Olympic games are not likely to pose a major risk in spreading the Zika virus, except in four developing countries — Yemen, Chad, Djibouti and Eritrea.

9. TOM BRADY TOSSED FOR A LOSS

A federal appeals court rejects the superstar quarterback’s attempt to get a new hearing on his “Deflategate” suspension.

10. WHY TAYLOR SWIFT’S EX IS ANGRY

Calvin Harris says the star entertainer made him look bad by confirming that she co-wrote his latest hit song under an alias.

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