5. European Union leaders fear May's shock loss of her majority will delay Brexit talks. Discussions on Britain's exit from the EU were due to start this month, although a hung parliament raises the risk of negotiations failing.
6. Meanwhile, it was a "a very damaging day for President Trump." Former FBI director James Comey's blockbuster hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday provided several bruising moments for the US president. Among other things, Comey, who Trump fired in early May, said he believed he was fired "because of the Russia investigation." His comments are expected to amplify calls that Trump was obstructing justice.
7. During the testimony, Comey may have hinted that some of the allegations in the now-infamous Trump-Russia dossier may have been verified. When asked whether the FBI was able to "confirm" any criminal allegations contained in the document, Comey replied that he couldn't answer the question in an "open setting," because it "goes into the details" of the FBI's investigation. Here's the biggest takeaway from James Comey’s bombshell testimony to Congress.
8. The US "must assume that North Korea can reach us with a ballistic missile," says the head of the US's Missile Defense Agency, Vice Adm. James Syring. "The advancements in the last six months have caused great concern to me and others in the advancement of and demonstration of technology of ballistic missiles from North Korea."
9. ISIS knows its days are numbered, and is "more focused than ever" on attacking Europe. As part of this, the terrorist group has reorganised its military structure to give more power to local commanders to inspire attacks outside of conflict zones, according to UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman.
10. Authorities have recovered 29 bodies from the sea off Myanmar after a military plane carrying 122 people went missing. The transport plane lost contact 29 minutes after takeoff while flying over the Andaman Sea, about 70 kilometres west of the town of Dawei.