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Many people , from historians to Grammy Award-winning artists, paid tribute to the Queen of Soul at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Friday night. He recalled a woman who was magnificent on stage and low-key in life. "We sincerely apologize to Aretha Franklin's family and friends", Jessica Santostefano , Fox News vice president, said in a statement .
  • Trump campaign sues Omarosa for allegedly violating a nondisclosure agreement

    Trump campaign sues Omarosa for allegedly violating a nondisclosure agreement

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    Now, aides are wondering who else might be using a recording device to capture audio from private conversations. "If his office calls again, anything they want, I'll share", she said on MSNBC's " Hardball ". Trump was obsessed with leaks to the news media and repeatedly demanded that McGahn draft the agreement, the aides said. "He had to protect himself from allegations that would come up, both personal and business", said Sam Nunberg, a former Trump campaign aide.
  • White House blasts Omarosa for recording talks

    White House blasts Omarosa for recording talks

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    In the book, Newman describes hearing about the tape but not hearing it herself. Manigault has tapes of Trump speaking, a person familiar with the tapes said . " You have to have your own back or else you'll look back and you'll have 17 knives in your back". Her new book, full of details critical of the Trump White House, is sure to sell more than a few copies, he suggested.
  • Idris Elba's James Bond-like tweet fuels 007 rumours

    Idris Elba's James Bond-like tweet fuels 007 rumours

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    Is he just feeling some old school hip hop this morning? Hilariously though, fans still managed to see Bond hints in an accompanying snap of group Public Enemy (whose members have included Flavor Flav - remember him from weird Channel 5 reality show The Farm in 2005?), performers of the tune.
  • Chelsea, Tottenham dispel doubts with winning starts in EPL

    Chelsea, Tottenham dispel doubts with winning starts in EPL

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    So, ahead of the 20 days which will undoubtedly prove the early closing of the window was nothing short of senseless, let's take a look at six Premier League players who may find pastures new in the coming weeks. City will be strengthened by the £60m capture of Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City , who Sane describes as " a fantastic player who has already won the Premier League".
  • Tiger Woods could be leading the PGA Championship, but he's not

    Tiger Woods could be leading the PGA Championship, but he's not

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    Looking to join Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus and Woods as the only players to win the US Open and US PGA in the same season, Koepka had raced to the turn in 30 and briefly enjoyed a five-shot lead at Bellerive Country Club. Shane Lowry was one of a multitude of golfers up at the crack of dawn in St Louis to finish out his second round in the USPGA Championships . "I played hard", Woods said.
  • Michael Moore's Trump documentary will release in September

    Michael Moore's Trump documentary will release in September

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    Still, Michael Moore's brazenly antagonistic and confrontational style is probably just the thing needed for these times and if this first trailer is anything to go by, he's not even close to pulling his punches. Fahrenheit 11/9 will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival ( TIFF ). "Moore told HuffPost that he hopes the film exposes the "grave danger" posed by Trump".
  • Pogba captains Manchester United in Premier League opener

    Pogba captains Manchester United in Premier League opener

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    But there was a moment of controversy in the match when Sanchez tried to grab the ball off Pogba before the penalty, though the World Cup victor insists he was within his rights to take the spot-kick. Willian's form across the past few seasons for the Stamford Bridge club has attracted interested from some of Europe's biggest clubs including both Barcelona and Manchester United .
  • Idris Elba tipped to be the next James Bond

    Idris Elba tipped to be the next James Bond

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    Once Daniel Craig parks his Aston Martin and sets down his martini glass for good, heartthrob Idris Elba could be the next leading man to take up the role of James Bond if the rumours are to be believed. Fuqua discussed who might be next in the running with Broccoli, who's certain the progressive move "will happen eventually", with Idris Elba a reported frontrunner for the role.
  • Meghan Markle turns down invitation to Emmy Awards

    Meghan Markle turns down invitation to Emmy Awards

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    Any thanks? She doesn't even speak to me now. The Duchess of Sussex exposed a bit more than she meant to when the top button of her dress got undone, leaving a black lacy bra visible. What's the likelihood Prince Harry's shoes will be repaired by the time he gets to grandma's house? And she also designed the £1,512 dress Meghan wore to the Royal Albert Hall in April.
  • Angelina Jolie Wants Divorce From Brad Pitt Expedited

    Angelina Jolie Wants Divorce From Brad Pitt Expedited

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    The terms of any temporary financial agreement reached under California law are not known. However, it's not publicly known exactly what kind of agreement has actually been made in the case of Pitt and Jolie's split . In 2006, Pitt adopted Jolie's children, Maddox and Zahara , both of whom were adopted by Jolie prior to their marriage. At the time, the Changeling star cited "irreconcilable difference" as the reason for their breakup.
  • Blake Horstmann on Bachelorette 2018 Finale: What Happened

    Blake Horstmann on Bachelorette 2018 Finale: What Happened

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    Spoiler alert! The following contains details of " The Bachelorette " Season 14 finale. She tells him that she loves him and they kiss. "And that's what he's done", she said. Horstmann arrived at the final ceremony first (which any " Bachelor " fan knows is a telltale sign). "What you're about to see, no words can describe", Harrison said at one point.
  • Look! Margot Robbie in character as Sharon Tate

    Look! Margot Robbie in character as Sharon Tate

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    Robbie took to Instagram to share the first official photo of her a dressed in a black long-sleeved turtleneck, a white skirt and white leather boots. Back in June, Leonardo DiCaprio - who also starred alongside Robbie in The Wolf of Wall Street - gave fans a first look at the upcoming Quentin Taratino flick by sharing a photo of him and Brad Pitt - the film's other star - decked out in '60s garb.
  • Here’s How Meghan Markle Will Spend Her Birthday on August 4

    Here’s How Meghan Markle Will Spend Her Birthday on August 4

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    The couple were invited to the royal wedding on behalf of Prince Harry , who met James through his love for rugby and being the patron for the Rugby Football Union. "OK so Cruella de Vil is retreating LOL let me know how that works out for you", she said. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle after their wedding in Windsor, May 19, 2018.
  • Mrs. Trump spokeswoman: LeBron doing good things

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    National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James has just recently welcomed his "I Promise" inaugural class-a public, non-charter school for at-risk kids in Akron, Ohio , created via the LeBron James Family Foundation's partnership with Akron Public School District.
  • Hope dances in Drake In My Feelings video

    Hope dances in Drake In My Feelings video

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    Drake has dropped the video for his viral track In My Feelings - and BTS fans should probably watch it all the way to the end. Millions of people tweeted about the challenge but some took it to risky extremes by jumping out of moving cars to perform the dance.