May 10, 2018: What to Know 

  • President Donald Trump was at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland early this morning to greet the three Americans who were released Wednesday by North Korea. The New York Times reports that the return of the men, all U.S. citizens of Korean descent, removed a delicate obstacle as Trump prepares for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
  • UPDATE: Law enforcement issued a so-called "Bronco alert" near Boise State early this morning regarding a possible shooting near Royal Street. Boise Police responded to a call of the shooting outside a residence on the 1000 block of Dale Street, west of the campus. Following an investigation, it was determined that a gunshot wound to a male was intentionally self-inflicted and there was no threat to public safety. The case was routed to the Prosecutor's Office and BPD said charges may be pending.

  • One day after Idaho regulators gave Idaho Power the authority to create a new class for customers who generate their own electricity, a state board in California is moving forward with a proposal to require solar panels on all new homes beginning in 2020. The Los Angeles Times reports that the effort is geared to help the state meet ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  • The FDA says there's a serious EpiPen shortage in the U.S. due to manufacturing delays. Reuters reports that feds are warning U.S. customers that they may have trouble getting EpiPen prescriptions filled in a timely fashion.

  • MoviePass, the subscription service which allows customers to go to a new film every day for $10 per month, is digging deeper into financial woes. On  Tuesday, the parent company of MoviePass reported that it only had about $15.5 million in cash on hand, yet was burning through more than $21 million each month. And now CNN is reporting that on Wednesday, publicly-traded shares of the company plunged 46 percent.

  • Summer (Leto), a new biopic about the early days of a Russian rock star in the Soviet era, had a big premiere last night at the Cannes Film Festival. But The Hollywood Reporter says during a post-premiere press conference this morning, an empty chair stood in for director Kirill Serebrennikov who is in Moscow under house arrest. Serebrennikov is a vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin and was arrested during the shooting of Summer. The Russian government roundly rejected an appeal from the Cannes festival for Serebrennikov to attend his film's premiere. 
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