TODAY: More Severe Storms Coming, Coup in Thailand, Talent Show Wonder

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DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Thursday, May 22, 2014.

1. Round 3 of storms on tap

A third consecutive day of severe storms are expected to hit the Denver metro area Thursday afternoon.

2. Storms leaves damage

Heavy rain, hail and tornadoes raked the Denver metro area Wednesday and residents are cleaning up after hail damaged several homes in Green Valley Ranch and flooding closed roads in Commerce City.

3. Cuts to be made for Republican Convention cities

The Republican National Committee will announce which cities — including Denver — will continue forward in their quest to host the national convention in 2016.

4. Breathalyzer for THC targets high drivers

Up to a third of all DUIs are actually DUI-Ds — drivers under the influence of drugs. A Colorado dad is pushing police to use a new Breathalyzer for THC that targets drivers who are high.

5. Stolen Chihuahua puppy returned

A Chihuahua puppy stolen from a Thornton Pet Ranch was returned. The puppy was stolen by a man and a woman with a child in a stroller.

6. Hickenlooper signs marijuana edibles safety bills into law

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed two bills into law that attempt to protect children from marijuana edibles.

7. Thai military executes coup

The Thai military has taken control of the government in a coup, the country’s military chief announced in a national address.

8. Terror attacks in western China

A series of explosions tore through an open-air market in the capital of the volatile western Chinese region of Xinjiang, killing dozens of people and wounding many more.

9. Stay of execution for Missouri man

The full U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay of execution for a Missouri death row inmate whose rare birth defect, his lawyers argued, would have made his death an “excruciating” process.

10. Teen crushes it in talent show

A student at a California High School brought down the house with his impressive performance at the school’s talent show.

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