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10 Things to Know for Monday

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

1. WHAT NKOREA SAYS IT WANTS FROM US

Kim Jong Un told South Korean officials that he would consider giving up nuclear weapons if Washington pledges not to attack and commits to a formal end to the Korean War, authorities in Seoul say.

2. HOW MERGER COULD RESHAPE US WIRELESS SERVICE

T-Mobile and Sprint reach $26.5 billion deal to combine into a telecom giant — if the Trump administration’s antitrust regulators allow it.

3. POMPEO RATCHETS UP RHETORIC AGAINST IRAN

“We remain deeply concerned about Iran’s dangerous escalation of threats to Israel and the region,” the new U.S. secretary of state says from Tel Aviv.

4. ‘WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY’

That’s the announcement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection in San Diego as nearly 200 migrants from Central America arrive at the border crossing seeking asylum.

5. WHO QUITS OVER IMMIGRATION SCANDAL

Britain’s interior minister resigns amid authorities’ mistreatment of long-term U.K. residents wrongly caught up in an immigration crackdown.

6. COMEDIAN AT CORRESPONDENTS’ DINNER DRAWS FIRE

Some of Michelle Wolf’s jokes sparked outrage — particularly a series of barbs about White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

7. IRAQ RUSHES ISLAMIC STATE SUSPECTS THROUGH COURTS

The country swept up 11,000 people accused of conspiring with the terror group, and questions are being raised about whether they are being treated fairly.

8. SEARCH ON FOR REVOLUTIONARY WAR HERO’S GRAVE

Tests show the wrong remains have been interred at Margaret “Captain Molly” Corbin’s burial site at West Point.

9. ‘AVENGERS: INFINITY WARS’ OUTDUELS ‘STAR WARS’

The superhero smorgasbord earns $250 million to lead the weekend box office.

10. LEBRON LEADS CAVS TO OPENING ROUND WIN

Despite battling leg cramps, James scores 45 points in a 105-101 Game 7 victory over the Pacers.

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