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President Bill Clinton and singing by Stevie Wonder . The iconic singer, who died earlier this month of pancreatic cancer at 76, received almost every major award one could receive during her lifetime. She heard I was there and she summoned me back. When Franklin's casket was escorted into the museum, 46-year-old Sir Diego Brazil of North Miami Beach, Florida, said he couldn't help but burst into a rendition of Amazing Grace.

Actor Gérard Depardieu accused of rape

French media said the complaint had been lodged by a 22-year-old French actress. According to the BBC , the unnamed actress initially made a statement to police in Lambesc, southern France , and the case was then passed to prosecutors in Paris .

Sacha Baron Cohen Dupes O.J. Simpson In ‘Who Is America?’ Finale

For the season finale , Baron Cohen, under the guise of an Italian billionaire and famed photographer named Gio Monaldo, interviewed OJ Simpson for a show called " The Diamond Life of Gio ", which highlights the lives of the immensely wealthy and famous.

‘The Odd Couple’ playwright Neil Simon passes away at 91

Simon ruled Broadway when Broadway was still worth ruling". Simon died around 1 a.m. Sunday at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1991 for his play Lost in Yonkers , and received more Oscar and Tony nominations combined than any other writer.

Cohen pleads guilty, implicates Trump in hush-money scheme

Donald Trump's longtime attack-dog lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen was set to plead guilty to a ream of charges Tuesday, including fraud linked to the president's election campaign, reported AFP . The agents seized records that included communications between him and Trump, as well as information pertaining to a payment that was made to adult film actress Stormy Daniels .

As The President Tweets Attacks, Melania Trump Speaks Out Against Cyberbullying

Her signature "be best" campaign for public decorum has been largely overshadowed by her husband's daily insults and public hectoring. "It can be used in many positive ways, but also can be destructive and harmful when used incorrectly", she said.

Detroit Tigers incorporated Aretha Franklin's song titles into their game notes

She performed at his inauguration in 2009 and was a frequent guest of his at the White House. "The pop star joined house band The Roots for a special rendition of "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman ". Fox News had to apologize for an embarrassing mistake in its tribute to the late Aretha Franklin . Franklin passed away Thursday morning surrounded by her family and loved ones at her Detroit home following a long battle with pancreatic cancer , her family announced in a ...

Aretha Franklin, Queen Of Soul, Dies At 76

The statement continued: "Thank you for your compassion and prayers". "In her voice, we could feel our history, all of it and in every shade- our power and our pain, our darkness and our light, our quest for redemption and our hard-won respect ".

Lara Trump blasts Omarosa ‘betrayal,’ calls latest tape a ‘fraud’

Of all the jabs Donald Trump has taken at his adversaries since entering the national political arena, it was the president's pronouncement of ex-aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman as a " dog " that most offended U.S. Manigault Newman, herself an African-American woman, shared that she had seen Trump's racism "with my own eyes". "She worked here for a year, and didn't have any of these things to say-in fact everything she said was quite the opposite".

Pregnant reality star found dead on Bronx sidewalk

A close friend of McHenry's mother revealed that she was "hysterical" upon receiving the devastating news. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. McHenry was a longtime friend of Earvin "EJ" Johnson , the star of " EJNYC ". "Happy birthday to my best friend who has strutted with my in princess gowns since day 1 @lyric_leigh", Johnson wrote .

Alexis Sanchez slams Manchester United summer transfer business

United have added Brazil midfielder Fred , young full-back Diogo Dalot and back-up goalkeeper Lee Grant during the current window and have been persistently linked with reinforcements at centre-back. I enjoy the last season, the fight to finish where we finished and to manage the best position in five or six years. Mourinho's relationship with players like Pogba and Martial has come under close scrutiny, as have the manager's mood swings over the club's failure to complete key ...

Angelina Jolie accuses Brad Pitt of evading child support

Not too long ago, Brad Pitt said that he had quit drinking and was working towards clearing all the hatred between him and Angelina . The former Hollywood power couple have been in in the midst of a gruesome divorce negotiation since Jolie filed for divorce in September 2016 after two years of marriage and almost 12 years together.

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas engaged?

The fact that Priyanka Chopra chose to opt out of Salman Khan's Bharat appears to have come as suddenly to fans as the film's producer. While director Ali Abbas Zafar has been cordial and happy for her, all is not well with the Bharat team.

CBS CEO Les Moonves faces sexual misconduct investigation

It was not clear when exactly the New Yorker would publish its story or what its contents would be. They have one child together, 8-year-old Charlie Moonves . Shari Redstone has pushed to combine the two media giants, a deal Moonves vigorously opposed in the courts. Instead, CBS has outperformed its corporate sibling by leaps and bounds.

Demi Lovato hospitalized for apparent drug overdose

News crews gathered outside of Lovato's home in the Hollywood Hills, where vehicles were seen entering and leaving on Tuesday afternoon. Lovato indicated in a new song released last month that she relapsed after six years of sobriety. Ariana quoted her mom's message, adding , "mom wrote something attractive. check it out. much love". "Mama, I'm so sorry I'm not sober anymore/And daddy please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the floor", she sings over somber piano.

Tekashi 6ix 9ine Hospitalized After Being Kidnapped, Pistol Whipped & Robbed

From there he was in the back of a auto and was told that if he didn't comply with their demands of jewelry and money they would kill him. They later returned to 6ix9ine's Brooklyn house - where his kid and baby mama were staying. But after they took everything they could get, they drove away with Tekashi still there in the auto. Sources told TMZ he managed to get one of the rear passenger doors open and escape from the auto.

Comcast Abandons Effort to Acquire Twenty-First Century Fox

During the last two months, Comcast and Disney went head-to-head for Fox's assets which included the Fox movie and TV studios, a 30 percent stake in the streaming service Hulu and a 39 percent share of Britain-based Sky . Iger and Disney have coveted Fox's path into worldwide markets. Comcast didn't have further comment beyond the release, but said that it's the high bidder and has posted its offer document.

Angelique Kerber wins first Wimbledon Title after defeating Serena Williams

Angelique Kerber is the Women's champion at Wimbledon this year, but Serena Williams won more than she could ever lose. After giving birth to her daughter , Olympia, on September 1, Williams dealt with health complications that included blood clots and led to what she said were multiple operations.

Nancy Sinatra, the first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

One such extramarital romance was with actress Ava Gardner, whom he married just days after signing divorce papers with Nancy. Frank and the former Nancy Barbato were New Jersey natives and married from 1939-1951. Daughter Tina later commented on their relationship, writing in her book My Father's Daughter: A Memoir: "It would take him two years to ask Mom for a divorce, and they were two of the roughest, most insecure years of Dad's life".

Maisie Williams Says Goodbye To Arya In Cryptic Post

On Saturday, Williams made a decision to commemorate her time as Arya Stark with a little bloodshed - this is Game of Thrones , after all - by posting an image of her red-spattered white sneakers on Instagram . Although it seems like a lighthearted comment to make, Maisie recently shared a snap on her Instagram page, revealing she had finished filming .