- Bingo Barnes
- British Prime Minister Theresa May announced this morning that she's resigning. Standing in front of 10 Downing Street, May said it was in the "best interests of the country for a new prime minister" to lead Britain through the Brexit process. The BBC reports that May is expected to step down in early June, with the process to find her replacement as leader of the Conservative Party beginning the following week.
"It is in the best interests of the country for a new prime minister to lead"— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) May 24, 2019
UK Prime Minister Theresa May announces she will resign on Friday 7 June
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- Cool, unsettled conditions have taken over the Treasure Valley for the holiday weekend. The National Weather Service office in Boise says showers will dominate the Memorial Day weekend forecast, with a series of low pressure systems impacting the region in the form of gusty winds, rain and a chance of thunderstorms. Temperatures will remain about 5 to 10 degrees below normal.
- Boise Weekly
Meanwhile, at the Boise Airport, there will be increased presence from law enforcement throughout the airport drive lanes and on the loading/unloading curbs.
- Alex Bramwell
- NBC News reports that a mile-wide asteroid and its own tiny moon will zoom past Earth this weekend. Dubbed 1999KW4, the space rock will pass our planet at a distance of about 3 million miles.
- The New York Times says Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits filed by women who accused him of sexual misconduct. More than 80 women have accused the famed Hollywood producer of wrongdoing.
- Aladdin, the first Disney blockbuster of the summer movie season, opens this weekend, and the reviews aren't stellar. The Hollywood Reporter calls the musical numbers "lackluster." The Atlantic says the film is "garish," and The New York Times says, "This is not what you wished for." Ouch.