10 things to know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
President Donald Trump says he is “very close” to naming a new FBI director, and that former Sen. Joe Lieberman is among his top candidates.
As President Trump heads off on his first foreign trip, a five-stop journey across the Middle East and Europe, a worldwide effort is under way to accommodate America’s homebody-in-chief.
Sweden dropped its rape investigation of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. British police say he will face arrest if he leaves Ecuadorean embassy in London.
Experts are questioning whether North Korea is to blame for the WannaCry ransomware attack, saying it doesn’t fit the pattern of previous hacks blamed on Pyongyang.
Emmanuel Macron has chosen the West African nation of Mali for his first official visit outside Europe. France’s largest overseas military operation is in a country where extremist groups pose a growing danger.
The network Ailes founded faces some troubling questions under the surface of its success, and what it will face next in a changing media world.
“Untitled” by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record $110.5 million at auction in New York, to a noted Japanese collector and entrepreneur after a 10-minute bidding war.
A medical examiner says the Soundgarden and Audioslave singer died by hanging in a Detroit hotel room, but Cornell’s family attorney refutes “inferences that Chris knowingly and intentionally” killed himself.
A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists in Thailand has been rescued and placed on a strict diet.