Sep 01 2018
Chaka Khan, Ariana Grande and Smokey Robinson were among those who performed and paid tribute during the six-hour service.
The church's choir sang Franklin's "Say a Little Prayer" and her version of "Bridge Over Troubled Water" as mourners arrived.
Her coffin is to be entombed on Friday in Detroit's Woodlawn Cemetery near the remains of her father; her brother, Cecil Franklin; and her sisters, Carolyn and Erma Franklin. The Lord tells us where we are going and tells us when we are coming. During her career, Franklin won 18 Grammys, including a lifetime achievement award in 1994, and was also the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Many in the pews ignored repeated calls of no phones permitted to take selfies with former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton as they filed in. She was dressed in a sparkling full-length gold dress with sequined heels for her final outfit - the fourth outfit Franklin has worn during a week of events leading up to her funeral.
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Cohen had fronted the cash, $130,000, to pay porn star Stormy Daniels for keeping quiet about a decade-old tryst with Trump. His work has also appeared in Salon, Raw Story, Truthdig, National Memo, Philadelphia Weekly, Democratic Underground, L.A.
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Meanwhile, in Virginia , Trump's former campaign manager was convicted of financial crimes and faces up to 240 years in jail. The judge in the case declared a mistrial for ten other financial charges after the jurors were unable to reach a verdict.
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The city has treated her death as the passing of royalty, with Franklin's body laying in repose in the Charles H Wright Museum of African American History's grand rotunda for two days of public visitation earlier this week.
Family members, among them granddaughter Victorie Franklin and niece Cristal Franklin, spoke with awe and affection as they remembered a world-famous performer who also loved gossip and kept pictures of loved ones on her piano. "She performed for you", Sharpton said of Franklin, who had sung at Trump-owned venues.
"We started at as like Aretha groupies or something", Clinton, 72, said to laughs. Her oncologist, Dr. Philip Phillips of Karmanos Cancer Institute, said the 76-year-old singer's official cause of death was due to advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type.
"You know the other Sunday on my show [MSNBC's Politics Nation], I misspelled 'respect, ' and a lot of y'all corrected me", Sharpton said from the podium Friday.
Aug 31 2018
South Florida pastors denounce DeSantis for his 'monkey this up' remark
In the Hill.TV interview , Rodgers also emphasized that Fox News quickly distanced itself from DeSantis after the comments. He entered the governor's race a month after Trump's December tweet that he would make "a GREAT governor".
Aug 30 2018
Ryan Giggs: 'Jose Mourinho is the right man for Manchester United'
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Aug 27 2018
Fed's Powell signals more hikes ahead if United States economy remains strong
The rate is now at a range of 1.75 percent to 2 percent, well above the near-zero level the Fed kept it at from late 2008 to 2015 but still historically low.
Aug 27 2018
Prolific playwright Neil Simon dead at 91
Simon served in the military and then worked with his older brother Danny on producing jokes for television and radio scripts. At the end of his life , he was married to his fourth wife, Elaine Joyce, an actress to whom he was married in 1999.
Aug 27 2018
Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg reportedly granted immunity
In addition to the two counts of violating campaign finance laws, Cohen also has pled guilty to six counts of fraud. An attorney for Cohen didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
Aug 25 2018
Air quality reaches hazardous levels in Spokane
Conditions will begin to improve overnight from north to south as the smoke plume begins to leave the region, the MPCA said. Public health experts treat wildfire smoke as a pollutant, similar in many ways to ozone or automobile emissions.
Aug 22 2018
Hawaii residents on alert as Hurricane Lane gathers strength
State and County Emergency Management Agency officials are urging residents to stay up-to-date and prepare for Hurricane Lane. The hurricane threat has forced residents to scramble to stock up on essential items such as water, toilet paper and ramen.
Aug 21 2018
Ronaldo, Salah, Modric up for UEFA Player of the Year Award
Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah joins Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric in being nominated for the UEFA Men's Player of the Year award for 2017-18.
Aug 21 2018
Nvidia's Beefy New Graphics Card Will Cost £1099
All of this pieces are according to the website listing and the cards can be pre-ordered directly from NVIDIA over on the website. While it may not receive quite as much hype as E3, the expo has reached attended of over 300,000 visitors every year since 2013.
Aug 20 2018
Trump's legal team unaware of extent of McGahn's cooperation with Mueller
In a statement, The Times' communications department said the paper stood by the report and the reporters who wrote it, Michael S. After months of Senate hearing, the senate found the claims to be "a fraud and a hoax" and he ultimately censured by the chamber.
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