05/10/2018 05:10 CDT


TRUMP’S TOUGH TALK CONVINCES NORTH KOREA TO RELEASE THREE AMERICAN PRISONERS; ISRAEL AND IRAN TRADE MISSILE FIRE; BLUE WAVE EVAPORATING FOR DEMOCRATS AS TRUMP’S POPULARITY INCHES UPWARD


TODAY’S TOP 10

TRUMP’S FOREIGN POLICY VICTORIES PILING UP

AROUND 2 A.M.(CDT) THIS MORNING, Trump greets American detainees freed from North Korea. Fox News.

ISRAEL FIRES BACK AT IRAN in Syria after Iran fires missiles toward Israeli military sites. The Times of Israel.

“BLUE WAVE” EVAPORATING across America, new CNN poll shows. Daily Caller.

NBC CLEARS ITSELF after internal Matt Lauer investigation. Politico.

MCCAIN GAVE DEMOCRATIC-FUNDED smear dossier to Comey because “duty demanded it.” John Sexton.

MOSSBERG BECOMES SECOND FIREARMS company to cut ties with pro-gun control Dick’s Sporting Goods. ZeroHedge.

BIG LIBERAL DONORS FORM new alliance to seize House from Republicans. New York Times.

3 REASONS WHY JOE DONNELLY should be worried about Mike Braun in Indiana. NTK Network.

LEFT-WING ORGANIZERS DISINVITE Monica Lewinsky from event after Bill Clinton decides to attend. Hot Air.

NEW WEBSITE WILL HELP SET RECORD STRAIGHT on left-wing climate hysteria and falsehoods. Climate Litigation Watch.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING

  • Trump ends Obama’s Iran hostage crisis. Daniel Greenfield.
  • Should we think of infrastructure differently? Charles Marohn.
  • Stormy lawyer Michael Avenatti plays compliant liberal media again. Breitbart.

VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • Haspel corrects Feinstein on retracted claim about CIA record. Free Beacon.
  • Dem Ohio gubernatorial nominee Cordray: Out for himself. NTK Network.
  • Cotton reminds Democrats of their votes for former CIA chief Brennan. Free Beacon.

OFFBEAT BEAT

  • Cornell to teach climate “deniers” are “Deranged Authority” in new class. Washington Examiner.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@iowahawkblog) World’s easiest jobs: 3. Construction site “SLOW” sign guy. 2. Night watchman at floppy disk factory. 1. NBC News Division internal investigator. Tweet.
  • (@seanmdav) With the Paris climate deal dead, the Iran nuclear deal on life support, and Obamacare eviscerated, Obama’s only real legacy at this point is the presidency of Donald Trump. Tweet.

DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

  • AIR RAID SIRENS ISRAEL; IRANIAN FORCES FIRE ROCKETS; KHAMENEI WARNS TRUMP Drudge.