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Arts&Culture Ariana Grande breaks down in tears after Aretha Franklin tribute
Author: 0 Ariana Grande breaks down in tears after Aretha Franklin tribute

Variety reports that Ariana initially said no to the request from the show's producers as she was too emotional to sing, due to Aretha being one of her heroes. "We never exchanged numbers or anything, we weren't even friends for long". "And my friends used to make fun of me for it and all that stuff". Four-time Grammy nominee Ariana Grande delivered an emotional tribute to her idol, Aretha Franklin , on Thursday's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon .

Arts&Culture Aretha Franklin: A life in pictures
Author: 0 Aretha Franklin: A life in pictures

We have felt your love for Aretha and it brings us comfort to know that her legacy will live on. " Her timeless hits like " Respect ", "Ain't No Way", "( You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman ", have been and will be passed down from generation to generation.

Arts&Culture Omarosa Claims Donald Trump Hit On Her
Author: 0 Omarosa Claims Donald Trump Hit On Her

Sanders accused the media of hypocrisy, noting that they did not care about Manigault-Newman until she became critical of the president. "It sounds a little like, obviously, that there are some things you've got in the back pocket to pull out", Ms Trump said .

Arts&Culture Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies aged 76
Author: 0 Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies aged 76

Funeral arrangements will reportedly be made in the coming days. FOX 2 Detroit News Anchor Huel Perkins is a close friend, and says Aretha was particularly challenged health wise over the previous year but that her spirits were always high.

Arts&Culture YouTube Pulls 'The Nun' Ad Because It Was Too Scary
Author: 0 YouTube Pulls 'The Nun' Ad Because It Was Too Scary

After dropping the six-second teaser on YouTube , which shows a volume sign increasing and then decreasing until the titular nun actually appears on screen, one Twitter user quickly took to the site to issue a trigger warning. If you dare head to the cinema to watch it. "We value diversity and respect for others, and we strive to avoid offending or shocking users with ads, websites, or apps that are inappropriate for our ad network", YouTube said.

Arts&Culture Atlético Madrid - European Super Cup - 15 August 2018
Author: 0 Atlético Madrid - European Super Cup - 15 August 2018

Real Madrid were seeking to become the first side in European history to win the competition three seasons in a row but they were 1-0 down after just 53 seconds when Diego Costa gave Diego Simeone's side the lead. He is so motivated with a lot of hope and he's been working well since the beginning of the season. "We've come in and found a player who's really excited, is the ultimate professional and who has trained with the desire of a youth player", the Spaniard said.

Author: 0 White House faces criticism over incorrect African American employment numbers

She also recorded Trump calling her and playing dumb about the firing and unveiled those tapes to TV news outlets where she was booked to plug her book. Trump, who has denied the existence of any such tape, assailed Manigault Newman in language that stood out even by his trash-talking standards, praising his chief of staff, John Kelly, "for quickly firing that dog!" "We should not mistake anything that has happened here as to be Omarosa in any way purporting be a benefit to the ...

Arts&Culture Melania Trump: Is Melania Trump planning to DIVORCE Donald Trump? SHOCK BOMBSHELL
Author: 0 Melania Trump: Is Melania Trump planning to DIVORCE Donald Trump? SHOCK BOMBSHELL

NBC's Kristen Welker then asked Sanders: "can you stand at the podium and guarantee the American people will never hear Donald Trump utter the N-word on a recording in any context?" Reidy now placed her bets on Manigault Newman , who called Trump "a racist, a bigot, and a misogynist" in her book and accused him of using a racial slur during the production of " The Apprentice ", The Guardian reported .

Arts&Culture 'Then I hung up': Thomas Markle's heated row with Prince Harry
Author: 0 'Then I hung up': Thomas Markle's heated row with Prince Harry

Thomas Markle has revealed he hung up on his son-in-law Prince Harry , ending a tense conversation in which the royal criticised him for staging paparazzi photos. Her heir and son Prince Charles , 69 and next in line to the throne, is also very much alive and well. "The liaison with the royal family never answers back and there's no address I can write to", Markle said in video clips on the Sun website.

Arts&Culture Omarosa Reveals Recording of Trump on NBC's TODAY Show
Author: 0 Omarosa Reveals Recording of Trump on NBC's TODAY Show

The audio was released as Manigault Newman gears up for the release of her new book, " Unhinged: An Insider Account of the Trump White House ", which contains several unflattering claims against the President and his staff. Another tense moment occurred when Guthrie asked Manigault Newman about an alleged tape she claims she has of Trump using the N-word on The Apprentice .

Arts&Culture Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona: Five talking points from the Spanish Supercup
Author: 0 Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona: Five talking points from the Spanish Supercup

That set the stage for French star Dembele to take the headlines in the Sevilla vs Barcelona game with a 78th minute screamer from 25 yards and again Messi played a crucial role with the key pass. The Blaugrana's trio of new signings: Malcom , Arturo Vidal and Arthur - three non-EU players - are likely to feature in the final, changed to a single match rather than a two-legged affair as in previous years, while defender Marlon has also travelled to Tangier, Morocco.

Arts&Culture Soul legend Aretha Franklin reportedly ‘gravely ill’, surrounded by family
Author: 0 Soul legend Aretha Franklin reportedly ‘gravely ill’, surrounded by family

Last February, Aretha announced that 2017 would be her previous year "in concert". "It was a miraculous show as Aretha was already then fighting exhaustion and dehydration", Friedman wrote, describing the Philadelphia performance. However, the last decade has been rather rough on the soul legend, with Franklin battling an "unspecified illness" in 2010, which was widely reported to be pancreatic cancer .

Arts&Culture Disney says its new streaming service won't rival Netflix
Author: 0 Disney says its new streaming service won't rival Netflix

With Disney launching its very own streaming service sometime next year, we know very little about what the industry has taken to calling “Disneyflix”. Higher programming costs and a fall in subscribers at its ESPN sports channel, meant that the media and entertainment giant's earnings and revenue fell short of Wall Street forecasts.

Arts&Culture Oscars Adds Popular Movie Category, Announces Other Big Changes
Author: 0 Oscars Adds Popular Movie Category, Announces Other Big Changes

Dawn Hudson , it has been revealed that Outstanding Popular Film will be a new award at next year's ceremony, one of three changes to the show shared Wednesday. They're scooching up the broadcast a couple weeks earlier in February - but not until the 2020 telecast. In a message to its members the Academy said eligibility requirements for the new category and other key details would be "forthcoming".

Arts&Culture Steven Seagal appointed by Russian Federation as special envoy to the U.S.
Author: 0 Steven Seagal appointed by Russian Federation as special envoy to the U.S.

Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it had made U.S. actor Steven Seagal its special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, a role it said was meant to deepen cultural, art and youth ties between the two countries. He has previously hung out with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a fellow martial arts fan. According to the ministry, Seagal's role is described as being akin to when "people's diplomacy meets halfway traditional diplomacy", comparing the role as that of a ...

Arts&Culture MoviePass to limit subscribers to 3 movies per month
Author: 0 MoviePass to limit subscribers to 3 movies per month

Under the previous plan, customers could see one movie per day in theaters. The business model change comes after weeks of controversy for MoviePass . As per MoviePass , only 15% of its three million users watch four or more movies in a month, and thus this move won't affect the bulk of its users.

Arts&Culture The best Twitter reactions to the stunning Bachelorette season finale
Author: 0 The best Twitter reactions to the stunning Bachelorette season finale

Horstmann then said, "I love you", before he walked away. Since he was still on the show as it was airing at the time, he couldn't give any interviews defending himself, so Becca had to do it for him. "It's been tough. And I couldn't say, 'Hey, this is my man". He said she was intelligent, genuine, amusing and kind-hearted. Kufrin accepted his proposal without hesitation, jokingly noting that this is the last time she would do this.

Arts&Culture ‘The Facts Of Life’ Star Charlotte Rae Dead At 92
Author: 0 ‘The Facts Of Life’ Star Charlotte Rae Dead At 92

Rae shared many of her Hollywood experiences - including 44 years of sobriety and discovering that her husband, John Strauss , was bisexual - in her memoir, The Facts of My Life , released in 2015. Now I have to figure out whether I want to go have treatment again or opt for life, ' she continued. "You were loved by everyone on our show and you were loved by everyone on the facts of life will miss you "My heart is full of Pain" Rest in peace my friend".

Arts&Culture LeBron James Tweets Positive Message To Kids After Donald Trump Attacks Him
Author: 0 LeBron James Tweets Positive Message To Kids After Donald Trump Attacks Him

Others have pointed out that Trump's tweet , by comparing James to "Mike" - that is, Michael Jordan - had racial overtones . Trump declared that the dumbest man on television made James look smart. When we're a sport website and we have to talk about Donald Trump , you know he's done something silly - once again. But even some Trump allies chided the remark.

Arts&Culture Kim Kardashian West: 'I have nothing bad to say about the president'
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian West: 'I have nothing bad to say about the president'

To which her half-sister Kendall Jenner replied: " I'm really concerned, I don't think you're eating ". Then, in May, Kim used her platform for good by meeting in the Oval Office to convince Trump to grant pardon to 62-year-old grandmother Alice Marie Johnson, who was serving a life sentence for a first time non-violent drug offense.

Author: 0 Trump repeats Giuliani defense: 'Collusion is not a crime'

Mueller has already accused Trump's former campaign chairman and another top aide of working as foreign agents for Ukrainian interests and funneling millions of dollars from the work into offshore accounts used to fund lavish lifestyles. Russian Federation has denied the finding of USA intelligence agencies past year that it interfered to sway the election to Trump. A Manafort conviction would give momentum to Mueller, who has indicted or secured guilty pleas from 32 people and three ...

Arts&Culture J.Crew's sales soar as Meghan Markle wears £45 clutch bag
Author: 0 J.Crew's sales soar as Meghan Markle wears £45 clutch bag

Here is the Twitter message Tim Rooke sent about missing the wedding, and below it are a few romantic photos that he shot of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at various events this year. He claimed that his efforts to apologise to the Royal Family for his gaffes had been rebuffed, and the he didn't know how they expected him to behave.

Arts&Culture Meghan Markle kisses Prince Harry at polo like Princess Diana
Author: 0 Meghan Markle kisses Prince Harry at polo like Princess Diana

Prince Harry was in a celebratory mood after scoring two goals and winning the match for his charity, which is aimed at supporting young people with HIV and Aids in Lesotho. In video and photos posted to social media, Ms Markle can be seen presenting the trophy to team captain Nacho Figueras before she turns to congratulate her husband with a little kiss! The event was to raise funds for the Sentebale foundation.

Arts&Culture Priyanka Chopra introduces Nick Jonas to royal couple
Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra introduces Nick Jonas to royal couple

Reports suggest that Bharat's lead star, Salman Khan is now in hyperdrive to find Priyanka's replacement for the film and that Katrina Kaif and Jacqueline Fernandez seem to be the most likely choices. She continued: "I would not have gotten together with my husband if Trump didn't become the [Republican] nominee and [didn't run] for president". First came Disha Patani (and her role was increased), then Tabu and Nora Fatehi and all had roles specially created for them.

Arts&Culture Game of Thrones finale in 'first half' of 2019
Author: 0 Game of Thrones finale in 'first half' of 2019

The episodes will not be two-hours long, but they will have longer lengths much like the seventh season of Game of Thrones . HBO chief Casey Bloys , though, has tempered expectations by giving a pretty definitive ceiling to the amount of minutes we can expect each episode to clock in at.

Arts&Culture CBS CEO Les Moonves Under Investigation for Sexual Misconduct
Author: 0 CBS CEO Les Moonves Under Investigation for Sexual Misconduct

Moonves, a 23-year veteran of CBS , is seen as one of the most successful media executives now working, having taken the network to the top of the ratings chart for many years, often with broad-based comedies and police procedurals. "The timing of this report comes in the midst of the Company's very public legal dispute", the statement adds. According to The Hollywood Reporter , the Ronan Farrow-penned expose - which will be published on Friday - will include allegations of unwanted ...

Arts&Culture Conor McGregor Enters Plea Deal In Brooklyn Bus Attack
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Enters Plea Deal In Brooklyn Bus Attack

He pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, a violation which will not result in a criminal record. Speaking outside the court, McGregor thanked family and friends for their support throughout the case. Last week, he attended the World Cup final as Russian President Vladimir Putin's guest. McGregor, who turned 30 earlier this month, also revealed that he and girlfriend Dee Devlin are expecting their second child.

Arts&Culture Ramsey uncertain over new Arsenal contract
Author: 0 Ramsey uncertain over new Arsenal contract

The match went to penalties and Atletico capitalised to take the win after a relatively poor performance from the Arsenal players at 12 yards. "I am very happy with the work of the lads", Simeone said. Our first official pre-season game was a comprehensive 8-0 victory over Boreham Wood while we've also played a couple of behind closed doors matches at the training ground Crawley and Brentford.

Arts&Culture WWE stars react to new all-women's pay-per-view, WWE Evolution
Author: 0 WWE stars react to new all-women's pay-per-view, WWE Evolution

Evolution will air at 7 PM ET / 4 PM PT from NYCB Live, home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, in NY. The event will take place on October 28 and feature over 50 women from Raw , Smackdown and beyond. "Because of all of you, we are able to stand here and make another first-ever announcement". "Because of all of you, men and women using your voices for change, we are able to provide the platform to show the world that women can do anything and be anything they want to be".

Arts&Culture American Lochte banned 14 months for anti-doping violation
Author: 0 American Lochte banned 14 months for anti-doping violation

Anti-Doping Agency announced Monday. Lochte posted a picture on social media of himself getting an IV in May. Officials made clear that Ryan did not used a banned substance , but underwent a banned procedure . USA anti-doping rules prohibit such infusions or injections unless hospital treatment or a surgical procedure is required. Tiago Lins e Silva, Lochte's Brazil-based lawyer, said he would appeal.

Arts&Culture Danica Patrick 'beautiful distraction' for Aaron Rodgers' golf struggle
Author: 0 Danica Patrick 'beautiful distraction' for Aaron Rodgers' golf struggle

She also joked that the football star probably has fewer tickets - adding she once got pulled over three times in three days. The ESPYs honor the best of the best in the world of sports, from plays to the biggest humanitarians. Another person posted a GIF of comic Steve Carell grimacing with the caption: "These Danica Patrick jokes not hitting.at all". Much of her opening monologue wasn't well received by the audience in the room or on Twitter .

Arts&Culture Joss Whedon Rebooting BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Series with Black Lead
Author: 0 Joss Whedon Rebooting BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Series with Black Lead

No network or timeline for the series has been announced, but there's one other concrete detail: This time around, the titular role, last played by Sarah Michelle Gellar , will be played this time around by a black actress. The "richly diverse" section is of special importance as it's believed that the producers want the new lead of the show to be African-American. At this time, it isn't sure how much involvement Whedon directly have beyond the initial development, as he has his own series ...

Arts&Culture Watch the first Glass trailer bring together Split, Unbreakable
Author: 0 Watch the first Glass trailer bring together Split, Unbreakable

Samuel L. Jackson in convincing as the eerie wheelchair bound central character who has a superhumanly sharp mind. Staple takes particular interest in David Dunn, Mr. Roughly an hour ago, the first official trailer for the hotly anticipated sequel to his 2017 psychological feature, Glass , arrived online - after the two-time Academy Award victor shared it with those in attendance during Universal's San Diego Comic-Con presentation earlier today, of course - and it did not disappoint.

Arts&Culture Services like Netflix and Amazon Prime overtake pay TV in Kent
Author: 0 Services like Netflix and Amazon Prime overtake pay TV in Kent

Subscription on-demand revenue represents the largest annual growth - up by 38% in 2017 - while growth in pay-TV subscription revenues dropped by 2.7% year-on-year. The study estimated that almost 44% of those 765 million people will use Netflix. Two thirds of all VOD viewing previous year was via a TV set. Some 20% use a game console to connect their TV to the internet.

Arts&Culture Meghan Markle just wants to wear trousers
Author: 0 Meghan Markle just wants to wear trousers

The hemline is flawless and the shade of pink works with Meghan's tones, though a different shoe could've made this an 11. And in those tweets, she let loose with a barrage against the Duchess. Paired with the pretty flush on her cheeks, the polish ties together Markle's sophisticated look. Cape Town - Meghan's close friend has jumped to her defence! Thomas Markle said that he is determined to re-start contact with his daughter, claiming that he hasn't spoken to her since shortly after ...

Arts&Culture Amazon's European workers strike as Prime promotion continues
Author: 0 Amazon's European workers strike as Prime promotion continues

Or stock up on a few Amazon Echo Dots that teachers or other people in your life might enjoy. The technical issues weren't limited to shopping. Amazon's website had widespread problems Monday in the hours after the event launched, intermittently showing customers pictures of dogs with error messages.

Author: 0 Misfortune knocks at Porte's door again in Tour de France

But there was drama in behind, with Richie Porte forced to abandon the race after an early fall , and four-time victor Chris Froome, Mikel Landa and Rigoberto Uran also hitting the deck. Team Sky put the hammer down with 65km to go as the peloton fractured and at with 50km left van Avermaet (BMC) made his big move before crashes came from defending champion Chris Froome (Sky), Mikel Landa (Movistar) and Rigoberto Uran (EF Education First).

Arts&Culture Sacha Baron Cohen Dupes Sarah Palin
Author: 0 Sacha Baron Cohen Dupes Sarah Palin

Presenter Sacha Baron Cohen poses at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards at the Royal Opera House in London, February 14, 2016. Partway through the interview, she walked out. The comedian has made a name for himself by putting on disguises and duping unsuspecting guests, including Donald Trump before he was the US president, in mock interviews, while portraying characters such as Ali G , Borat and Brüno.

Arts&Culture Prince Harry Jokingly Scolds Toddler for Touching Meghan Markle's Hair
Author: 0 Prince Harry Jokingly Scolds Toddler for Touching Meghan Markle's Hair

In addition to her new role on the royal circuit, parenthood may soon be in the cards for Markle, 36, and husband Prince Harry , 33. Meghan, who owns the midi tote in at least two colours, is likely to have planned her Ireland wardrobe months in advance and arrived on the Emerald Isle wearing a bottle green Givenchy number in a nod to her hosts.

Arts&Culture France vs Belgium: A 'Final Quality' Match
Author: 0 France vs Belgium: A 'Final Quality' Match

And Lloris said at a pre-match press conference streamed on FIFA's official website: "They are an exhaustive team, they know how to do everything". With Hazard , Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne , they lost in the 2014 World Cup quarter-finals and at the same stage at Euro 2016, but under Roberto Martinez in Russian Federation they have already taken an extra step after stunning Brazil in the last eight in Kazan.

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