Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly

The Washington Post reports that Trump made his comments after the reasons he gave for firing FBI Director James Comey during an NBC interview on Thursday were directly contradicted by statements made by others in the White House including Vice President Mike Pence, meaning the various explanations were at best misleading, and at worst, flat out lies.

Lewis Hamilton takes pole position at Spanish GP ahead of Sebastian Vettel

Lewis Hamilton takes pole position at Spanish GP ahead of Sebastian Vettel

Vettel parked his auto up at pit exit, meaning he could be wheeled back to his Ferrari garage and get back out later in the session. Fernando Alonso's session lasted just a handful of corners, his vehicle snapping approaching Turn 3 with smoke and fluid pouring his his Honda power unit.

1 killed at West Bank rally for Palestinian hunger strikers

The army also attacked many protesters, holding Friday prayers near a military roadblock, installed by the soldiers at the main entrance of Beita town. But it has urged its supporters to vote for representatives running in the current race. Today's election is occurring only in the West Bank, as Gaza has not held a poll since 2006.

EIA lowers forecasts for oil prices

Oil sold off last week, as more investors doubted that OPEC-led supply cuts will help reduce the global inventory glut. Oil was also buoyed by media reports on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia would cut crude supplies to Asia. Oil prices were stable on Friday as traders expected OPEC-led production cuts to extend beyond the middle of this year, and as US crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February.