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Author: 0 Aretha Franklin tribute this weekend at Detroit's Motown Museum

Singer Diana Ross kept her tribute simple. Her Baptist minister father was the organiser behind the 1963 Detroit Walk to Freedom - the largest-ever demonstration for civil rights in the USA until the March on Washington later that year, when the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr made his "I have a dream" speech.

Life&Culture Elton John Posts Heartfelt Tribute to Aretha Franklin
Author: 0 Elton John Posts Heartfelt Tribute to Aretha Franklin

We shared the same birthday - and that meant so much to me. Franklin died at her home surrounded by family and friends, the source said . She was married twice and had four sons, first giving birth when she was 12 years old. "Thank You Queen. Aretha Franklin ". "Her voice was unique, her piano playing underrated - she was one of my favourite pianists", John began his tribute to the Queen of Soul .

Life&Culture Demi Lovato 'overdosed on the same drug that killed Prince'
Author: 0 Demi Lovato 'overdosed on the same drug that killed Prince'

The 25-year-old singer is now in rehab following a suspected overdose three weeks ago but, although details on the incident are being tightly guarded, it's been claimed that she had inhaled a painkiller combined with the depressant drug - the same medication that killed Prince - and that led to her falling unconscious.

Life&Culture James Gunn Won't Be Rehired for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Author: 0 James Gunn Won't Be Rehired for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Once again, this especially convoluted narrative might yet still yield surprises, be they to the delight or chagrin of fans of the Guardians movies and supporters of Gunn. There is some good news, however. Still, Disney is a family-friendly brand, and though Gunn's firing may be frustrating to some, it's not unfathomable to understand why a brand built on family-friendly entertainment chose to distance themselves from a man with such a controversial past.

Life&Culture Aretha Franklin dead: Queen of Soul passes away at age 76
Author: 0 Aretha Franklin dead: Queen of Soul passes away at age 76

We have felt your love for Aretha and it brings us comfort to know that her legacy will live on. "This is it." Franklin said she wanted to spend more time with her grandchildren. She had not performed publicly since Elton John's annual AIDS benefit gala in November 2017. The songstress was married twice, first to Theodore "Ted" White in 1961, but the marriage was reportedly abusive and they divorced by 1969.

Life&Culture Donald Trump's Black Approval Rating Almost Double That of past year
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Black Approval Rating Almost Double That of past year

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog," and his campaign took legal action against her as the two former reality TV stars escalated their public feud. "I (told Trump), 'Well sir, can you think of any time where this happened?' And he said no", Patton interjected. "I'm a big believer that you don't want to bite the hand that feeds you", he said.

Life&Culture Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House
Author: 0 Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

The eye-catching image has sparked a flood of reaction with many taking umbrage with the depiction of a destroyed Washington, DC and a dead United States president. Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament's notes about the Missoula concert poster. "Jon Tester is the real deal and nobody cares more about our country and especially Montana", it reads.

Life&Culture Rich Asian style, Entertainment News & Top Stories
Author: 0 Rich Asian style, Entertainment News & Top Stories

Malaysian actress Carmen Soo, who starred opposite Jericho Rosales in the primetime teleserye "Kahit Isang Saglit" in 2008, took to Instagram Wednesday to share a series of behind-the-scenes photos of " Crazy Rich Asians ", in time for the film's premiere .

Life&Culture YouTube removes 'The Nun' ad after jump-scare complaints
Author: 0 YouTube removes 'The Nun' ad after jump-scare complaints

The warning garnered more than 130,000 retweets, confirming just how many YouTube users found this advice helpful. If for some reason you want to experience that sensation firsthand, you can see the ad below, but we recommend avoiding it if you're prone to seizures, panic attacks, or just not keen on jump scares.

Life&Culture White House faces criticism over incorrect African American employment numbers
Author: 0 White House faces criticism over incorrect African American employment numbers

The White House has since defended President Trump after he called the former aide a "dog" . "As long as I'd known Trump, I'd observed the way he hugs, touches, and kisses Ivanka; the way she calls him Daddy." "When President Obama left, after eight years in office - eight years in office, he had only created 800 - or 195,000 jobs for African Americans".

Life&Culture Cortana and Alexa Integration Launches in Public Preview
Author: 0 Cortana and Alexa Integration Launches in Public Preview

Nearly a year ago, Microsoft and Amazon announced a deal via which the two would enable their respective virtual assistants to work together . Alternately, Cortana will be able to ask Alexa to set the temperature of the room through an internet-connected thermostat and access numerous third-party skills other companies have built into Alexa.

Life&Culture Akshay Kumar Creates Awareness About Traffic Rules In A Very Funny Way
Author: 0 Akshay Kumar Creates Awareness About Traffic Rules In A Very Funny Way

Gold has received a positive response from critics and it is being anticipated that the film will earn Rs 15 crore on the opening day of its release. He has urged people to maintain road safety and follow traffic rules. He said, the number of people killed in road accidents is much more than the total lives lost in wars.

Life&Culture Pregnant Reality Star Lyric McHenry Found Dead At 26
Author: 0 Pregnant Reality Star Lyric McHenry Found Dead At 26

According to the NY Daily News , police found cocaine on McHenry's body and suspect an overdose. The victim was transported to Bronx-Lebanon hospital where she was pronounced dead. "Why does she look so bomb?" she said in an Instagram Stories video. She previously appeared and served as a producer on close friend EJ Johnson's reality show, as well as worked as an associate producer and host for Complex Networks.

Life&Culture Rodgers: Champions League 'a step too far'
Author: 0 Rodgers: Champions League 'a step too far'

Celtic will need to beat the victor of the tie between Latvia's Spartaks Jurmala and Lithuania's Suduva Marijampole - Suduva leads 1-0 heading into Thursday's second leg - for the right to play in the Europa League's group stage. "In the main, there weren't too many opportunities against us but you can't concede that easily and unfortunately it's cost us". The 27-year-old former Manchester City man had been the subject of a £9M bid from the newly-promoted Premier League side Fulham ...

Life&Culture Alex Jones removed from Vimeo | Engadget Today
Author: 0 Alex Jones removed from Vimeo | Engadget Today

Jones is not out of the woods yet with Twitter . The platforms - YouTube in particular - cited terms of service violations as the reason for banning Jones. People often post non-pornographic content to porn websites due to their relatively relaxed copyright rules. Facebook recently made a decision to slap the conspiracy theorist with a 30-day " time out" from Facebook , for violating its community standards.

Life&Culture Omarosa says Trump is trying to silence her
Author: 0 Omarosa says Trump is trying to silence her

As Sanders insisted at the briefing, Trump personally testified he had never used the word. "I didn't discover it until the fall of the campaign in 2016, when a producer, Bill Pruitt, came out and he tweeted that Donald Trump had said some very disgusting things".

Life&Culture Thomas Markle slams Prince Harry's phone call following surgery as 'rude'
Author: 0 Thomas Markle slams Prince Harry's phone call following surgery as 'rude'

Also, trendy and ripped jeans, miniskirts and exposed flesh was a part of Meghan Markle's life when she was a Hollywood actress and not a royal. Thomas then claims he replied, "Maybe it would be better for you guys if I was dead ... In hindsight, he admits Harry was "absolutely right" to criticise him. "Meghan's high levels of confidence suggest her reason is more to do with fashion than anxiety though..." 'That hurt, ' he said.

Life&Culture Chilling Adventures of Sabrina First-Look Photos Released By Netflix
Author: 0 Chilling Adventures of Sabrina First-Look Photos Released By Netflix

The official image description, according to Netflix , is that this depicts the " dark baptism of Sabrina ". Though they don't reveal a whole lot, the first pic shows us the titular character at some kind of gathering of witches, while the second shot gives us a better look at Keirnan Shipka in the role, staring at something unknown with her broom in hand.

Life&Culture MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN Gameplay Trailer NEW (2018) Sony Playstation
Author: 0 MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN Gameplay Trailer NEW (2018) Sony Playstation

A rookie no longer, this is the most masterful Spider-Man you've ever played. Spider-Man 2018 is an action-adventure game that will come out on September 7, 2018. But even with the varied array of moves and settings, Shattered Dimensions couldn't replicate the one thing that makes a Spider-Man game unique - that unparalleled sense of freedom as you latch on from building to building, swinging through the streets of NY at a blistering speed.

Life&Culture Trump calls former aide Omarosa a 'crazed, crying lowlife' and a ’dog’
Author: 0 Trump calls former aide Omarosa a 'crazed, crying lowlife' and a ’dog’

She continued with: "The messages behind her style choices aren't always clear, but they are never accidental". "Oh, I have plenty", she replied. And there are a few, frankly remarkable moments in Unhinged when Manigault Newman deeply considers how she was manipulated by Trump, used as a black woman eager for a role model, to the extent that she publicly humiliated herself.

Life&Culture Geordie Greig: VS Naipaul died peacefully after reading Tennyson
Author: 0 Geordie Greig: VS Naipaul died peacefully after reading Tennyson

He was born in Chaguanas, on the island of Trinidad and Tobago, in a family descended from Indian immigrants. He was educated at the Queen's Royal College, Port of Spain, and in 1950 he won a scholarship to Oxford. I found them usually leftwing and trivial and antiquated". He was also accused, by readers of his subsequent works, including Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey (1981), of having a narrow and selective view of Islam.

Life&Culture Elon Musk Responds To Azealia Banks' Claims Of Ghosting, Tweeting, And LSD
Author: 0 Elon Musk Responds To Azealia Banks' Claims Of Ghosting, Tweeting, And LSD

Banks went on to say that she had been "ghosted" by Grimes and that she had been "literally sitting at Elon Musk's house alone for days waiting for Grimes to show up and start these sessions". She even insisted that the couple must have just invited her simply to have a threesome with her rather than make music. According to Banks, she spent the past few days at the Musk estate in LA, hoping to finish a song with Grimes for her upcoming sophomore album.

Life&Culture Nicki Minaj makes Stephen Colbert blush with seductive rap
Author: 0 Nicki Minaj makes Stephen Colbert blush with seductive rap

Titled " Sorry ", the track samples Tracy Chapman's "Baby Can I Hold You" with Nicki reciting Chapman's classic lines for the chorus. 'I wasn't done Stephen. Colbert turned red as he hid behind cue cards before putting his head down on his desk. She added, "But when you see us please motherf--s don't stare / Just address me as Queen Nicki Colbert".

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Author: 0 Trump says "Apprentice" producer told him there's no "N-word" tape

In a book being released Tuesday, Manigault Newman said she had heard of the tape's existence. People I think, get a sense of "scandal fatigue" with Trump. Donald Trump fired Omarosa Manigault Newman from " The Apprentice " three times, but it's her fourth dismissal that's turning into a White House scandal.

Life&Culture Jack Whitehall will play Disney's first openly gay character
Author: 0 Jack Whitehall will play Disney's first openly gay character

The comedian has confirmed he is set to star in Jungle Cruise , and The Sun reported that he would play a character who was "hugely effete, very camp", with a source claiming: "He is playing a gay man". and so I think that this is, fantastic, but also a bit sad". Twitter users criticized Disney for overlooking gay actors to play the role. "Now straight actors are getting PAID to "play gay".

Author: 0 Trump claims Apprentice producer told him 'NO TAPES' of racial slurs

Neither contained outwardly embarrassing language. The recording by the disgruntled 44-year-old, once an ardent Trump ally, represents another stunning breach of presidential trust . However, the practice operates on the honor system and advisers are not searched before entering. The Guardian first reported excerpts from the book , which also included claims that Trump has used racial epithets.