Nurse charged in death of McMaster's father

By Brett Samuels – 05/10/18 02:14 PM EDT A nurse was charged Thursday with involuntary manslaughter in connection to the death of former national security adviser H.R. McMaster’s father. The Associated Press reported that Christiann Shyvin Gainey, 33, was also charged with neglect and records tampering.  H.R. McMaster Sr. died last month at age 84 … More Nurse charged in death of McMaster's father

Former Fox military analyst says torture worked on McCain: 'They call him Songbird John'

Former Fox News military analyst Thomas McInerney on Thursday condemned Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainTrump praises CIA pick Haspel after Senate hearing McCain urges Senate to reject Haspel’s nomination Hillicon Valley: Senate Dems move to force net neutrality vote | AT&T spoke with Mueller’s team about Cohen payments | Chinese firm ZTE ceases operations after US ban … More Former Fox military analyst says torture worked on McCain: 'They call him Songbird John'

Ryan seeks to tamp down GOP rebellion, saying immigration bill needs Trump support

Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanHuckabee Sanders: ‘I don’t know’ if infrastructure bill will happen this year GOP leaders seek to stamp out Republican revolt on immigration GOP lawmakers back discharge petition to force immigration votes MORE (R-Wis.) sought to put down a revolt from pro-immigration Republicans on Thursday, insisting he wants to bring a bipartisan … More Ryan seeks to tamp down GOP rebellion, saying immigration bill needs Trump support

Trump Treasury nominee withdraws

A Trump administration nominee for a top international finance job at the Treasury Department has withdrawn, the White House said on Thursday.  Adam Lerrick, President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump greets 3 American detainees freed by North Korea Trump called Blankenship after Senate primary loss: report Education Dept to relax rules restricting faith-based institutions from getting federal aid MORE‘s … More Trump Treasury nominee withdraws

Five senior ISIS officials captured in US-Iraqi operation

Iraq announced on Thursday it had captured five senior ISIS officials as apart of a three-month-long U.S.-Iraqi intelligence operation.  The U.S.-led coalition in the fight against ISIS released a statement confirming the news, using an Arabic term for the terror group. #Iraq captures 5 key Daesh leaders during #OperationRoundup. The arrest is a significant blow to … More Five senior ISIS officials captured in US-Iraqi operation

Giuliani resigns from law firm due to 'pressing demands' of Mueller probe

Rudy Giuliani is leaving his job at a powerhouse law firm, citing the “pressing demands” of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE‘s investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election.  Giuliani took a temporary leave of absence from the firm Greenberg Traurig when he … More Giuliani resigns from law firm due to 'pressing demands' of Mueller probe

Schumer trolls Trump after tweet attack with #BeBest hashtag

Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerBusinessman Mike Braun wins GOP Indiana Senate nomination Overnight Health Care: Drug exec apologizes for large opioid shipments | Schumer vows to be ‘relentless’ in tying GOP to premium hikes | House panel advances VA reform bill Election season is great time to debate net neutrality in America … More Schumer trolls Trump after tweet attack with #BeBest hashtag

Spotify removes R Kelly from playlists due to ‘hateful conduct’ policy

Spotify is removing R. Kelly‘s music from its algorithmic and curated playlists under its new hate content and hateful conduct policy.  The music-streaming service told Billboard that, in addition to removing Kelly’s songs from Spotify-operated playlists, it would no longer promote the R&B artist’s music. “We are removing R. Kelly’s music from all Spotify owned and operated … More Spotify removes R Kelly from playlists due to ‘hateful conduct’ policy

Merkel: Europe can no longer rely on US protection

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Europe can no longer count on the United States to protect it, urging the continent to “take destiny into its own hands.” “It is no longer such that the United States simply protects us, but Europe must take its destiny in its own hands, that’s the task of the future,” … More Merkel: Europe can no longer rely on US protection