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`Queen of Soul` Aretha has not left a will behind


Stevie Wonder , Faith Hill , Jennifer Hudson , Fantasia and Shirley Caesar are lined up to perform at Aretha Franklin's funeral next week, according to Franklin publicist Gwendolyn Quinn . One line, "We won't even notice the world growing cold", has perhaps accrued an added poignance in the light of her passing. A rep for the late singer did not immediately respond to Variety's request for comment or confirmation. Read More »

John McCain, US Senator And Former Republican Presidential Nominee, Dead At 81

The late senator "was a man of honour, a true patriot in the best sense of the word", wrote Democrat Jimmy Carter (1977-1981). "My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain ". with a visible limp when he walked and his inability to raise either arm above his shoulders. He meddled for war in the Middle East and Ukraine. But Friday's news left them shaken nonetheless. Read More »

Sen. John McCain Loses Battle With Brain Cancer At 81


McCain served alongside Hillary Clinton in the Senate. McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, was a frequent critic as well as a target of his fellow Republican, Trump , who was elected president in November 2016. The six-time Arizona senator was diagnosed with an aggressive tumor called a glioblastoma in 2017 after which he underwent a surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain. Read More »

'The president committed a crime': Michael Cohen's lawyer says


Manafort's bail was also revoked after he was accused of witness tampering. A jury failed to reach a verdict on 10 of Manafort's other charges, but he still faces 80 years behind bars. The Daniels payment was charged as an excessive personal contribution and the National Enquirer money was charged as an unlawful corporate contribution, both "for the principle objective of influencing the election", Cohen said in court. Read More »

Stevie Wonder breaks silence on the death of Aretha Franklin


Quinn added that "funeral arrangements will be announced in the coming days". A memorial concert is also in the works. Respect's powerful place as an anthem for civil and women's rights, Franklin's extraordinary vocals on Carole King's ( You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman , and the iconic I Say A Little Prayer will all form part of music lovers' memories. Read More »

Five songs to immerse yourself in to celebrate the legendary Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin performs at McDonald's Gospelfest in NY in 2005. "For her time, the best singer, male or female", declares WBGO's Bob Porter, singling out her late-1960s and early '70s output as a pinnacle. The Respect singer, who died on Thursday after a battle with pancreatic cancer , was reportedly invited to perform at Trump's inauguration ceremony in January 2016 but declined the offer as she didn't agree with his political agenda. Read More »

Respect pour Aretha Franklin qui vient de nous quitter


Retour sur ses plus grands tubes... Un cliché qu'elle a bien sûr accompagné de quelques mots. Propulsée ainsi au sommet des ventes de disques, Aretha Franklin a combattu l'idée selon laquelle le rhythm and blues aurait convenu au public noir alors que les oreilles des Blancs auraient accueilli beaucoup plus favorablement la pop... Read More »

Defending president backfires on former aide


The two discussed Omarosa's many taped conversations , which she said she recorded to "cover her back" and "blow the whistle" on the White House's corruption. Central to her argument that Trump is racist is her claim that she had heard an audiotape of him using the N-word. Donald Trump is confronting renewed allegations that a recording exists of him using the n-word during the production of The Apprentice . Read More »

Beyonce dedicates concert to ailing Aretha Franklin, ends bitter feud


Her publicist confirmed she died at her home in Detroit at 9.50am. CNN reporter Don Lemon was lucky to be told that legendary singer Aretha Franklin called him one of her favorite reporters on television. That same year, Detroit named a street after her . She was surrounded by family and loved ones. The cause was advanced pancreatic cancer. She and Ted were married from 1961-69. Read More »

Aretha Franklin dies in Detroit, surrounded by family and friends


Born March 25, 1942, in Memphis, Tenn., Franklin was the middle daughter of Barbara Siggers, a gospel singer who died when Aretha was only 9, and C.L. In 1987, Franklin became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . Personally, the star struggled with her weight throughout most of her life and had been a longtime smoker. Read More »

White House will 'try to diversify' staff, Sarah Sanders says


Manigault Newman said she had already spoken to the man who is looking into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether Team Trump colluded with Moscow to tip the scales. So the more Trump's administration pushed back against her, the more she's going to drop these bombshell revelations and expose the truth of what's really going on in this White House". Read More »

Secret audio? In Trump world, there’s always a tape


She noted, as examples, Trump's recent criticism of National Basketball Association player LeBron James and California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters. Manigault was hired and then quickly fired by the White House. "It's absurd all around". In this February 1, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on African American History Month in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Read More »

Select Former Trump Aides Receive Monthly Salaries of $15,000


It's no longer quite so baseless. But she was sacked by incoming chief of staff Johny Kelly during a closed-doors meeting in December 2017. "Goddamn it. Trump denies that claim and says that she " made it up", and on Tuesday posted another tweet attacking Manigault Newman , who had a high level title and salary at the White House until she was sacked in December. Read More »

Trump berates sacked aide for releasing recorded tape showing he’s ‘puppet’

Hogan Gidley, deputy press secretary, said media outlets never took her seriously until she released the tapes. Did she purposefully wear a Hillary Clinton-esque white pantsuit to Trump's first State of the Union address? NBC's Today program played the brief recording, in which a voice presumed to be Mr Trump's claims to have had no knowledge that she was sacked and expresses regret at the news. Read More »

Finau ties PGA Championship record with 10 birdies


Plenty of fans were behind Adam Scott , the 2013 Masters Tournament victor, as he battled Koepka through the final holes while carrying the mantle of fallen Aussie comrade Jarrod Lyle , who died this week after a lengthy battle with cancer. Read More »

Tiger charges into the hunt as Koepka takes lead at 100th PGA


And it still felt like he was the second billing to Tiger Woods. He already burnished his reputation two months ago by winning a US Open on two entirely different courses - one at Erin Hills with a record-tying score of 16-under par, the other at Shinnecock Hills where he survived to win at 1-over par. Read More »

Raheem Sterling goal celebration is a response to World Cup critics


Raheem Sterling opened the scoring with a cool finish early in the first half before Bernardo Silva lashed in City's second after the interval, leaving Guardiola to sing the champions' praises. Together I think we can improve, to win in our way. GK Petr Cech , 5 - It would appear that, for now at least, Cech has held off the challenge off the younger and more expensive Bernd Leno to remain first choice. Read More »

No quick fix for Arsenal as Emery era begins with loss


There's plenty more to come, but this was a pleasing start. City have now lost only one away game in the league - at Liverpool - of their last 21, and manager Pep Guardiola felt their performance was close to flawless. But on the evidence of this composed display, City have every chance of emulating their rivals' achievement. Emery opted to start Cech in goal despite bringing in Bernd Leno in the summer and stood by his decision afterward. Read More »

Liverpool Star Urges Reds To Show Pre-Season Results Against West Ham


It's still a huge ask to close a gap of 25 points but Liverpool have strengthened intelligently and only five points separated the two sides in the second half of 2017/208. West Ham supporters have been extremely frustrated with the lack of investment since moving to the London Stadium and finally, our prayers seem to have been answered with approximately £100m being splashed out this summer. Read More »

Koepka and Schwartzel match record low score at US PGA Championship


Tiger Woods already has another birdie at the eighth to reach 4 under, and first-round leader Rickie Fowler has his first birdie of the day to get to 8 under. "I played really well ", Koepka said. "There have been ups and downs and I just feel like I'm starting to play a better golf game". Like his final-round surge at The Open last month, excitement mounted as the 42-year-old briefly moved within two shots of the lead. Read More »

Becomes exclusive USA home for Community Shield showdown | Programming


From Pep Guardiola's passionate celebration of Aguero's opener, to his exasperation at Ilkay Gundogan missing the chance to make it 3-0 deep into injury-time, this was not just some pre-season warm-up for the City manager . This was not a City team firing on all cylinders - David Silva is not yet match fit after his exertions at the World Cup and Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling will not return to pre-season training until today - but that, if anything, is even more unnerving for ... Read More »

Demi Lovato Reportedly Hospitalized For An Overdose


A concert scheduled for Atlantic City, New Jersey on Thursday has been canceled following her hospitalization. The organization reports Demi was taken from a home in the Hollywood Hills about noon Tuesday. "Dead, she was Ophelia, lost and lovely, garlanded and mourned as she passed downstream". A source told US Weekly: " Her friends knew this was coming because she's been using so much again. Read More »

Ahead of 'Aquaman' trailer release, feast on new pictures from movie


Momoa, who stars as Aquaman , seemed to be as excited as those in the 6,500-seat audience, if not more so. "My heart is big and open and I'm so proud of it". Actors Chris Pine and Gal Gadot participate in the Warner Bros . Shazam is an upcoming movie in the DC Extended Universe which follows a superhero of the same name. Read More »

Joss Whedon Announces BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Reboot


Now, though, Whedon is involved in a new effort to reboot the idea as a TV series again, with an African-American Slayer and Midnight, Texas developer Monica Owusu-Breen as showrunner. The story later continued in comic book form once the series ended. At least the intention to update the show with a more inclusive, diverse cast is in keeping with the show's original progressive spirit. Read More »

The Open 2018 live third round score updates and leaderboard latest

The 147th Open Championship continues into the weekend at Carnoustie Golf Club in Scotland - the seventh time in history that the storied course has played host to golf's oldest major. But another trend continued. But then there's a difference between being 3-over on Friday and way off the lead and 3-over and way off the lead on Saturday morning. Read More »

'Doctor Who' new season trailer soars with Jodie Whittaker


America released the first trailer for Jodie Whittaker's debut season of Doctor Who at San Diego Comic-Con . So we were excited, but there was still an expectation, a hope, for something more. There's rarely been a better, more exciting time to be, or to become, a Doctor Who fan. Ryan gets "caught in a insane situation" when he accompanies the Doctor, whom he "challenges". Read More »

Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling


McFaul said the White House, by considering the request, was "assigning moral equivalence between a legitimate indictment of Russian intelligence a cockamamie fantasy (from Moscow) with no basis in reality". Other Republicans termed it as "disgraceful", "embarrassing" and "shameful". Then-FBI Director James Comey, from left, then-U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and then-CIA Director John Brennan take their seats to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington , ... Read More »

Drake thanks DeMar DeRozan in open letter


Did the Spurs really think they could convince Kawhi to stay? The 6 God has formally bid farewell to his longtime pal DeMar DeRozan following his shocking trade to the San Antonio Spurs . The Spurs are responsible for paying Leonard's kicker but it counts against the Raptors' team salary for cap and tax purposes, and the net effect of the trade bumped Toronto's tax bill by $7.4 million based on my estimates, barring further cost-cutting moves. Read More »

Amazon Prime Day top-selling items


The first hour, however, sales were down 5% when compared to past year. The glowing numbers came even though Amazon was hit with a massive glitch that caused its United States and United Kingdom sites to crash at the beginning of the event. Read More »

Newlyweds Harry and Meghan Undertake First Overseas Engagement


He added, "And you've given me more hair", which caused Meghan to burst into laughter. Fiona Moore, a fan, recalled her conversation with Meghan - who was wearing a suit that was reminiscent of her fictional counterpart - following the Duchess' walkabout with her husband, Prince Harry , in Dublin , Ireland, on Wednesday. Read More »

Prime Day 2018 outage is a huge, expensive headache for Amazon


ET Monday. This week's strikes have also inspired widespread calls on social media platforms for shopper boycotts. Even Amazon Prime's video service spent the day stuttering. BACK TO SCHOOL: The company is making a big push in school supplies for Prime Day. "Amazon is a massive behemoth - it will take more than a strike in Spain to rattle its cage", said Peter Horst, founder of marketing consulting firm CMO. Read More »

Standing beside Putin, Trump calls Mueller probe a 'disaster'

Putin said of Robert Mueller , the former FBI Director who is looking into alleged Russian interference in the November 2016 vote. "The president met with Putin after sparring for the better part of the past week with traditional US allies - first with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation nations over their levels of defense spending, and later with British Prime Minister Theresa May over her "Brexit" strategy, though he seemed to patch things up before leaving London", writes Fox. Read More »