10 things you need to know today: May 16, 2018

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North Korea threatens to cancel Trump summit if U.S. insists it give up nukes.
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1. North Korea threatens to pull out of Trump summit

North Korean state media said Wednesday that leader Kim Jong Un may reconsider meeting with President Trump in Singapore next month if the U.S. continues to demand that Pyongyang give up its nuclear weapons program. North Korea earlier called off a high-level meeting that had been planned for Wednesday with South Korea, and threatened to cancel the unprecedented summit between Kim and Trump over ongoing joint military exercises by Washington and Seoul, which North Korea's Korean Central News Agency referred to as a "provocative military ruckus." Despite the warnings, South Korea's military said Tuesday that the North appeared to be moving forward with plans to close its nuclear site next week.

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