• Aretha Franklin Dead At 76

    Aretha Franklin Dead At 76

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    Franklin, who had battled undisclosed health issues in recent years, had announced her retirement from touring last year. At 18, she branched out into pop music, releasing her first secular album in 1961 and immediately scoring hits on the R&B and pop charts.
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    Aretha Franklin, "Queen of Soul", Dead at 76

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    It was after a move to Atlantic in 1966 she achieved wider success, with her first single with the new label, I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You), reaching number one on the R&B chart and the top ten in the USA pop chart. Amid rumours of infidelity, her parents separated in 1948 and her mother moved to Buffalo with a son from a previous relationship. She married again in 1978, to actor Glynn Turman , but they also divorced six years later.
  • Priyanka Chopra finally flashes her engagement ring, and it's gorgeous

    Priyanka Chopra finally flashes her engagement ring, and it's gorgeous

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    Previous reports have said that Jonas shut down an entire Tiffany store in NY to buy an engagement ring for his now-fiancée. As per an insider, the Jonas and Chopra families are reportedly set to meet this weekend. "He's definitely very serious about her", the source said. Tandon shared a selfie that shows her cozying up to Chopra, who is in her native India to film The Sky Is Pink .
  • Akshay Kumar brand ambassador for road safety campaigns

    Akshay Kumar brand ambassador for road safety campaigns

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    Here the role I am playing is for shorter months. She went to say that Salman is someone she "loves and respects immensely". On this Mouni, in an interview , told DNA , "I am never leaving TV". Akshay Kumar as the over-the-hill manager who has one last shot at history is unconvincing, while the rest of the cast , including Kunal Kapoor and Amit Sadh , appear to be going through the motions.
  • You Can Now Talk to Alexa Using Cortana

    You Can Now Talk to Alexa Using Cortana

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    Microsoft and Amazon think users, rightly so, will have something to say about the final product, and are actively seeking feedback from users on the quality of the integration, taking suggestions on how to improve it. Note that typing "open Alexa" will not work-you need to trigger this with a voice command. After all, the advent of Alexa for Business means that Microsoft likely needs Amazon more than the other way around.
  • Azealia Banks Feuds With Elon Musk

    Azealia Banks Feuds With Elon Musk

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    Azealia Banks' trip to LA has been unusual. She called Musk out for his white privilege and his family's colonial ties, and criticized him for not giving back to the African continent exploited by his ancestors - deeming him a "fake ass libertarian shit bag".
  • Pearl Jam poster illustrates Donald Trump's skeleton surrounded in flames

    Pearl Jam poster illustrates Donald Trump's skeleton surrounded in flames

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    Beneath that smoke is a burning White House. The poster featured President Donald Trump lying dead near a burning White House, drawing controversy from Republicans and Conservatives across the country. The AP pointed out that his Republican opponent, Montana State Auditor Matt Rosendale , is shown with a crab claw for a hand while carrying a Maryland flag, in reference to his native state.
  • Twitter suspends broadcaster and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

    Twitter suspends broadcaster and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

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    With the one-week suspension, Jones is able to read tweets but can not post anything to Twitter or interact with other users' tweets. The company said that Jones , who runs the website InfoWars, violated a Twitter policy and was required to delete an offending tweet in which he told his listeners to get "battle rifles" ready.
  • Fired White House aide: 'I will not be silenced'

    Fired White House aide: 'I will not be silenced'

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    On Tuesday, he praised chief of staff for "quickly firing that dog ". That slam follows a pattern of inflammatory language about women and minorities. Her claim that it would "placate" Manigault Newman, who Pierson says was obsessed with the "n-word tapes ." makes little sense on its face. To be honest, writing an entire book about the Trump administration sounds like a lot of oxygen given to the president, but exposing political truths can take a lot of necessary heavy breathing.
  • YouTube jumps into action as viral film trailer terrifies unsuspecting viewers

    YouTube jumps into action as viral film trailer terrifies unsuspecting viewers

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    Watch the trailer for it below and let us know what you think of the next chapter in the Conjuring franchise. The warning garnered more than 130,000 retweets, confirming just how many YouTube users found this advice helpful. "The Nun", an offspring of "The Conjuring" series , focuses on the suicide of a nun in 1950s Romania and, according to MovieWeb, was filmed in a spooky castle in Romania .
  • Stephen King has strong words following Trump's tweet about Omarosa

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    Additionally, Trump has brought up Omarosa signing a nondisclosure agreement, something which recalls his ongoing battle against Stormy Daniels and other women who allege being given hush money after affairs with him. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. "Everyone says one thing one day and they change their story the next day".
  • Lyric McHenry Dead - Reality Star Dies Hours After Celebrating 26th Birthday

    Lyric McHenry Dead - Reality Star Dies Hours After Celebrating 26th Birthday

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    Sadly, the reality star was also reportedly 20 weeks pregnant at the time of her death. She was found wearing a pyjama top and underwear, but no pants or skirt. Her reported death comes hours after she celebrated her birthday during a night out with friends. She blows a kiss to the camera as the man exclaims, "It's your birthday!" EJNYC lasted for one season E! and featured EJ and a slew of close friends in Manhattan.
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: First Look Photos Released by Netflix

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: First Look Photos Released by Netflix

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    Netflix released its first look at images from the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina , and they have got us dying for more! These are the first official cast photos, including a shot of Sabrina herself (above), and another (below) of what TVLine called "the dark Baptism of Sabrina " by Father Blackwood ( Richard Coyle ).
  • Trump slams former White House aide Omarosa as 'dog'

    Trump slams former White House aide Omarosa as 'dog'

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    Replied Colbert: "General Kelly, you work for Donald Trump ". But she was sacked by incoming chief of staff Johny Kelly during a closed-doors meeting in December 2017. "The president of the United States is calling a woman of colour 'a dog.' How dare he!" "He has taken this country to its knees". So too, it turns out, is the conversation which appears near the book's end, between President Trump and his former Apprentice villain after she'd been let go, as he bafflingly expresses ...
  • Nicki Minaj Reveals

    Nicki Minaj Reveals "Sorry" Featuring Nas And A Tracy Chapman Sample

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    Colbert turned red as he hid behind cue cards before putting his head down on his desk. "Absolutely. Shout out to you, darling", Colbert said to camera. "And then one person, he was just laughing". "It's all downhill from here", Colbert said. The 34-year-old is promoting her new album Queen and the sharp tongued rapper came to play in her first late night TV appearance for the LP.
  • New tape release symptomatic of Trump's 'chaotic' inner circle

    New tape release symptomatic of Trump's 'chaotic' inner circle

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    Manigault Newman explained Tony McClain, a former contestant from " The Apprentice " played the tape for her in the White House, where Trump can be seen using racial slurs at African-American people on the show. Publicly, White House officials have looked to attack Manigault Newman's character as they seek to knock down her most salacious accusations. "When I can tell my story, it is a profound story that I know the world will want to hear", she told ABC News in December.
  • Trump Fires Back at Former Staffer Omarosa Manigault

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    Omarosa also had a bridal "going away" party before her wedding with none other than aides close to the president . "She's certainly violating national security regulations , which I think have the force of law", he said . " Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House " is in stores Tuesday. Manigault Newman says she considered the statement a "threat".
  • Singer Aretha Franklin gravely ill in hospital

    Singer Aretha Franklin gravely ill in hospital

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    Trump tweeted that his former employee had only started to attack him after she lost her job. Her family is simply asking for prayers. In 2010, Rolling Stone magazine put her at the top of its list of the 100 greatest singers of all time, male or female.
  • Royal retaliation! Palace ‘planning AGGRESSIVE STRATEGY’ in response to Thomas Markle

    Royal retaliation! Palace ‘planning AGGRESSIVE STRATEGY’ in response to Thomas Markle

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    Setting the record straight, Piers ended the discussion with: "I've never asked Meghan for an interview, nor have I turned on her". "[He said] it would end in tears". That much was already clear looking at the (very public) feud with her dad , Thomas Markle Sr., and the mean-spirited comments half-sister and future Celebrity Big Brother contestant Samantha Markle keeps making, but her other extended family members don't often throw their hats into the ring - her half-brother included.
  • Omarosa Releases Tape Of Call With Trump

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    Wacky Omarosa , who got fired 3 times on the Apprentice , now got fired for the last time. She had also defended Trump against accusations of racism. Omarosa is taking her Unhinged book tour to CBS This Morning on Tuesday. And as new details on the President's affairs with a porn star and a playboy playmate came to light, this speculation went into overdrive.
  • Omarosa Manigault-Newman Reveals Alleged Audio Between Her & Donald Trump

    Omarosa Manigault-Newman Reveals Alleged Audio Between Her & Donald Trump

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    On Saturday, on the eve of a second Unite the Right rally, Mr Trump released an unequivocal statement, saying: "The riots in Charlottesville a year ago resulted in senseless death and division". Manigault Newman claimed on Sunday that she had heard a recording of Trump using the N-word and other racial epithets during taping of his reality TV show The Apprentice .
  • The phone call that sparked Meghan Markle's estrangement from father Thomas

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    The Duchess of Sussex's father said he was "upset" by Harry's tirade, which came as he recovered in hospital from a heart attack. "I just want to re-establish the relationship with my daughter". Both the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have made it no secret they wish to start a family, but should there be any new royal arrivals there will be one notable difference between them and cousins George , Charlotte and Louis .
  • ‘Meet the Press’ Plays Tape of John Kelly Firing Omarosa Manigault Newman

    ‘Meet the Press’ Plays Tape of John Kelly Firing Omarosa Manigault Newman

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    Recently, both press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and President Trump have both attacked Manigault Newman for her book and words. In her new memoir, " Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House", due in stores Tuesday, Omarosa details an unsuccessful quest to find a tape dating back to Trump's " Apprentice " days where he uses the n-word.
  • Trump has choice words for ex-aide Omarosa

    Trump has choice words for ex-aide Omarosa

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    Manigault invited the White House to release her file on whatever these violations were. Manigault Newman claims in an upcoming book, " Unhinged ", that Trump used racial slurs on the set of his reality show " The Apprentice ". "Every critic, every detractor, will have to bow down to President Trump", Manigault Newman said in an interview with PBS in 2016. She says when she turned down the offer, she received letters from Trump's lawyers telling her to stay quiet.
  • In wake of critical book, Trump calls Omarosa 'a lowlife'

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    Manigault Newman claims she personally witnessed Trump using derogatory language while in the White House. Manigault Newman, who got her big break as a contender on Trump's canceled TV show, The Apprentice , has, in the words of the NY magazine's Jonathan Chait "met a wall of skepticism bordering on reflexive disbelief".
  • Koepka delighted to equal record as McIlroy and Woods hindered by delay

    Koepka delighted to equal record as McIlroy and Woods hindered by delay

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    While officials sounded the horn just after 3.30pm local time on Friday, Scott had fired a five-under-par 65 at Bellerive Country Club in Missouri hours earlier to earn a 36-hole score of five under. Bellerive shook, the thunderous roars echoing all the way back to the clubhouse. "I was hitting a lot of drivers". The 2018 Ryder Cup takes place at Le Golf National in France with Europe aiming to win back the trophy after being thrashing in Hazeltine two years ago.
  • Justin Bieber explains why he was crying with fiancee Hailey Baldwin

    Justin Bieber explains why he was crying with fiancee Hailey Baldwin

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    So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindly, ' the Grammy victor - who boasts 282.3M social media followers - gushed on July 9. Later on, Baldwin was also spotted "in tears" as the couple ate at a restaurant in Tribeca. The couple is extremely devoted to their faith, as the "No Brainer" singer proved with his Instagram post following their engagement.
  • Brad Pitt's Lawyers Fire Back at Angelina Jolie's Child Support Claims

    Brad Pitt's Lawyers Fire Back at Angelina Jolie's Child Support Claims

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    In a court filing this week, the actress has alleged that her ex hasn't paid any "meaningful" child support since their divorce proceedings began in 2016. She is fighting for sole custody of their children while Pitt, 53, wants joint custody. Separate sources told Page Sixthat theWorld War Z star has spent "millions for therapists" for their brood, as well as forked out for their travel expenses and round-the-clock bodyguards.
  • Bethenny Frankel ''Heartbroken'' by Sudden Death of Dennis Shields

    Bethenny Frankel ''Heartbroken'' by Sudden Death of Dennis Shields

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    Frankel did not comment on her love life, but she told stories of the bad old days when she had credit card debt and she was just holding on. On Friday, the finance exec was found dead at his Trump Tower apartment. Speaking about her massive new townhouse, Bethheny said , "I may live here forever alone, and I'm okay with that". He was filmed with the popular cast member during the show's most recent season.
  • Sony’s Marvel Universe Gets A Very Odd Official Name

    Sony’s Marvel Universe Gets A Very Odd Official Name

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    Panitch emphasized this new Sony's Universe of Marvel Characters will embrace diversity, "We feel there's no reason the Marvel characters shouldn't be able to embrace diversity". Prince-Blythewood will still be attached as producer to both films, but it doesn't appear like she'll be helming either. Adding a larger Marvel Universe spin to it raises the profile of the franchise significantly - as well as the inevitable confusion amongst casual moviegoers, who won't get all the particulars of ...
  • Idris Elba Reportedly a Top Contender to Play James Bond

    Idris Elba Reportedly a Top Contender to Play James Bond

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    According to The Independent UK , Bond franchise producer Barbara Broccoli claims that the "door is open" for a Black James Bond once Daniel Craig abandons the role. In one leaked email, Amy Pascal, who was the co-chairperson of Sony Pictures Entertainment at the time, told former Columbia Pictures vice president Elizabeth Cantillon that " Idris should be the next Bond ".
  • Kim Kardashian changes daughter's name, 'it doesn't flow'

    Kim Kardashian changes daughter's name, 'it doesn't flow'

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    Kim admits she prefers short names - like North and Saint - but struggled to come up with one that felt right for her third child. A one syllable name. Kim K has also given Chi an unofficial middle name. "They're going to be so attractive when they grow up all her kids", one more chimed in. The brunette beauty can also see a lot of herself in Chicago but has admitted she was initially anxious that they wouldn't bond because she was born via surrogate.
  • China denies entry to Disney's Winnie the Pooh film

    China denies entry to Disney's Winnie the Pooh film

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    While the Chinese censor board has not furnished a reason for the film's denial, reports suggest that comparison between President Jinping and the amicable cartoon character, who has become a symbol of political dissent, might be the reason behind it.
  • Melania's parents' lawyer says they obtained citizenship through chain migration

    Melania's parents' lawyer says they obtained citizenship through chain migration

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    Melania Trump - who has been vacationing with her husband U.S. President Donald Trump in Bedminster, N.J. - did not accompany her parents. The first lady's office declined to comment. citizens to sponsor close relatives for permanent residency. Advocates for restricting legal immigration have pointed to the imbalance in favour of family connections as evidence of the need for reform, calling for a "merit-based" system that would choose immigrants based on need in the US.
  • Joe Arpaio Unfazed by Sacha Baron Cohen Prank: 'It's Comedy'

    Joe Arpaio Unfazed by Sacha Baron Cohen Prank: 'It's Comedy'

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    Cohen continued to press Arpaio, trying to get him to fall for another verbal trap, and succeeding in getting Arpaio to agree that if Trump called him and said, paraphrasing for crude language, Sheriff Joe, I want to offer you fantastic oral sex, Arpaio replied, "I may have to say yes".