--A morning procession past the neighborhood where Muhammad Ali grew up will begin the day the world says goodbye to "The Greatest." A public funeral service at an arena in Louisville will include former President Bill Clinton, King Abdullah of Jordan, Actor Will Smith, and former opponents in the ring George Foreman and Larry Holmes. Senior White House advisor Valerie Jarrett will be there for President Obama, who will be attending his daughter's graduation.
--President Obama has posted a nine-minute online video from the White House about his memories of Muhammad Ali.
--Shortly after meeting with Bernie Sanders, President Obama made public a video...recorded Tuesday...endorsing Hillary Clinton. The Sanders campaign says that it was "classy" of the White House to wait until after the meeting to make the announcement. Donald Trump tweeted that Obama "wants four more years of Obama -- but nobody else does!” Trump huddled with donors in NYC.
--Thursday night Vice President Biden offered what sounds like an endorsement: "whoever the next president is, and in my view, God willing, it'll be Secretary Clinton."
--Paul Ryan tells ABC News Donald Trump's remarks about the judge in the case against Trump University is "something that needed to be condemned."
--"A loud, nasty, thin skinned fraud" is how Sen. Elizabeth Warren characterized Trump in a speech Thursday night.
STANFORD SEXUAL ASSAULT
Vice President Biden joining the public outcry in response to the Stanford rape case - he penned an open letter to the victim praising her courage.
The issue of concealed weapons may end up before the Supreme Court, after a California ruling. By a 7-4 vote, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that Americans do not have a constitutional right to carry concealed weapons in public.
Just released after spending 9 of his 23 years in prison for murders he did not commit, Davontae Sanford said "I'm not about to play the blame game. It's over. I'm out. That's all I really wanted was my freedom."
TX SMALL PLANE CRASH
Three siblings, a sister and two brothers, were killed when their small plane crashed into a car near Houston's Hobby Airport. No one was inside the parked car. The NTSB is investigating.
The President says it's breaking his heart... his older daughter Malia... is graduating from high school Friday. The President said he'll be too emotional to give any remarks at the Sidwell Friends School graduation in D-C... he'll just be attending the ceremony... as a proud parent.
Two Israelis charged in the largest theft of customer data from an American bank arrived in New York today/Thursday to face criminal charges.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 shook Southern California early Friday morning. The quake was centered about 14 miles north-northwest of Borrego Springs and hit just after 1 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Residents reported feeling shaking from the earthquake in San Diego, West Los Angeles, Riverside and Woodland Hills. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, San Diego Sheriff's Lt. Andrea Arreola said. "At this point, we are just monitoring" the area, she said.
The Queen’s 90th Birthday celebrations kick off today with a thanksgiving service in St. Paul’s. This is the first of 3 days of celebrations – the Trooping of the Colour tomorrow and a huge open air picnic on the Mall on Sunday. The Queen is not only the longest serving monarch in British history her majesty is also the eldest. However, this is not her Majesty’s real birthday, that was in April but it is the real birthday of her husband of 69 years the Duke of Edinburgh 95th birthday.