Aug 19 2018
The greatest gift for me was when I heard her sing 'Until You Come Back to Me.' Someone said on one of the channels yesterday that when she sings your song, she takes it, and you don't get it back. "She worked for me on numerous occasions. She brought joy to others' lives, and she will - her voice and the essence of her will long live all of us that are here right now". She reportedly left the stage in tears following the performance. "The pop star joined house band The Roots for a special rendition of "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman". Ariana told her to text an MP3, but Franklin ended up mailing her a package, which arrived months later. Her body lied in repose at the museum, followed by her funeral at Greater Grace Temple. In 2017, Franklin retired from touring, although she did commit to performing at more intimate venues.
"We have a national anthem, but I think of Aretha Franklin as our national voice", the National Portrait Gallery's associate curator of prints, drawings and media arts, Robyn Asleson, said.
Famed record producer Clive Davis also paid his respects to the Queen of Soul by tweeting out that she was "truly one of a kind" and "a national treasure to be cherished by every generation throughout the world".
"My mother is playing Aretha Franklin's album and she has on 'Dr". People loved Aretha. She was a special woman.
Samsung unveils new Galaxy Note 9 smartphone and its first smart speaker
There's a special offer available for consumers in the US who pre-order Galaxy Note9 between August 10 and August 23, 2018. Samsung's new smart speaker will compete with Amazon's strong lineup of Echo speakers and Apple's HomePods.
US Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Praise Trump's Reimposition of Sanctions on Iran
European countries fear that abandoning the accord will lead to accelerated development of nuclear weapons in Iran. The Trump tactics have deepened an already serious economic crisis in Iran, fuelling protests around the country.
Donald Trump reimposes sanctions on Iran that were lifted by Barack Obama
Treasury must approve the sale of airplanes whose components are at least 10 percent American-made, like the AT72-600. French carmaker Renault, which does not sell cars in the USA , has said it will remain in Iran despite the sanctions.
Franklin also performed at pre-inauguration concerts for Bill Clinton in 1993 and Jimmy Carter in 1977.
In 2010, she suffered serious health problems, but continued to perform until a year ago, her last public performance in November 2017 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation in NY.
Ritz asked why Trump couldn't have simply joined legions of Americans in praising the departed singer.
The group's singer Alexandra Hsieh, says that Franklin was more than just a soul singer.
"You just couldn't listen to her without it becoming a full-on celebration of life, even simple songs". All Black people do not look alike.
Aug 15 2018
Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' United States electronic goods
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures prior to delivering a speech in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The lack of interest-rate action has coincided with a marked worsening of Turkey's relations with the US.
Aug 15 2018
Iraqi PM Abadi cancels visit to Iran amid backlash on United States sanctions
President Donald Trump withdrew from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. He added, "America is turning up the pressure and we want the United Kingdom by our side".
Aug 15 2018
Chris Sutton Issues Damning Criticism Of Celtic Board After Champions League Disaster
The Hoops travelled to the Greek capital with the third qualifying round tie evenly poised at 1-1 from the first leg, but found themselves two goals down after 50 minutes.
Aug 14 2018
Omarosa: I never signed that 'draconian' White House nondisclosure agreement
The recordings came out as Omarosa promotes her new book " Unhinged , ' where she turns on her former boss and 'Apprentice " host. Minutes later, Trump retweeted Frank Luntz denying a claim in Manigault Newman's book that Luntz heard Trump use the N-word.
Aug 14 2018
Emergency declared ahead of Charlottesville anniversary
A defined security area will be established around downtown that will include security checkpoints limiting access to pedestrians. Later, a woman was killed when a auto drove into a crowd of people opposing the white nationalists, and dozens more were injured.
Aug 13 2018
Pentagon Space Force plan at a glance
That said, Congress doesn't appear to share Trump's and Pence's enthusiasm for a Space Force. A full-fledged space force would cost significantly more , but no one knows how much yet.
Aug 12 2018
Ocasio-Cortez Accused Ben Shapiro of 'Catcalling' After Asking to Debate
But the Secretary of State's office told voters to stay in line - everyone who was in line by 8:00 p.m. was allowed to vote. After polling closed in the four states, women broke records for gubernatorial and House nominations, according to the BBC.
Aug 10 2018
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will bring a longer battery life -- and Fortnite
While the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 isn't as exciting as the Note 8 , it's still a very, very refined and capable flagship smartphone. Despite being a productivity-focused smartphone, Samsung appears to be gearing the Note9 as an ultimate gaming device.
Aug 09 2018
War Of Credibility Over Rick Gates Continues In Paul Manafort Fraud Trial
He also is accused of fraudulently obtaining millions more in bank loans, including while he was working on the Trump campaign. Prosecutors called Morgan Magionos, an Federal Bureau of Investigation forensic accountant, as the next witness to testify.
Aug 05 2018
Russian airline says 18 killed in Siberian helicopter crash
Meanwhile, black boxes from the Mi-8 have already been retrieved from the crash site, but their condition is yet unclear. It added that the helicopter was manufactured in Russian Federation in 2010, and the pilot had flown almost 6,000 hours.
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