Things you should know today: 5/10/18


The Latest: Ryan defends Trump for thanking NK leader

Susan Walsh
President Donald Trump, from left, greets Tony Kim, Kim Hak Song, seen in the shadow, and Kim Dong Chul, three Americans detained in North Korea for more than a year, as they arrive at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Thursday, May 10, 2018. First lady Melania Trump also greet them at right. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

House Speaker Paul Ryan is defending President Donald Trump for thanking North Korea’s leader for releasing three detained Americans.

The Wisconsin Republican says people should “give the president some leeway” as he prepares for next month’s summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Ryan also lauded the release of the Americans as a good faith gesture by the North Koreans ahead of talks over possibly eliminating that country’s nuclear weapons.

Ex-NFL player: Police fabricated evidence for gun charge

Lynne Sladky
In this Sept. 3, 2015, file photo, then-Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Khaseem Greene (44) sits on the sidelines after an interception during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Former NFL linebacker Khaseem Green says in a lawsuit that police and prosecutors in New Jersey knew a shooter had lied about getting a weapon from the player, but charged him anyway. A gun charge against Greene was dropped in July after an audio recording surfaced of the other man telling detectives he lied about Greene’s involvement in a shooting outside a nightclub in Elizabeth in December 2016. The Kansas City Chiefs released Greene the day charges against him were reported. The suit, filed Tuesday, May 8, 2018, names the Elizabeth Police Department, and the Union County Prosecutors Office. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Authorities manufactured evidence to pursue a gun charge against a former NFL linebacker even after another man admitted lying about getting a weapon from the player, a lawsuit alleges.

Iraqi forces capture 5 top IS leaders in cross-border raid

In this June 23, 2014 file photo, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle on the main road in Mosul, Iraq. In a statement Thursday, May 10, 2018, coalition spokesman Army Col. Ryan Dillon said that U.S.-backed Syrian forces have captured five senior Islamic State group leaders. Dillon called the arrest a “significant blow to Daesh,” using the Arabic acronym for the extremist group. (AP Photo, File)

Iraqi forces in coordination with U.S.-backed Syrian forces have captured five senior Islamic State group leaders, the U.S.-led coalition said Thursday in a statement.

Rainbow Paint on a Speaker – 12,500fps – The Slow Mo Guys

Famous YouTube performers The Slow Mo Guys released a video featuring different colors of paint reacting to sound waves from a speaker. The video has already passed one million views as of this morning.

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