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Life&Culture Aretha Franklin is 'alert and laughing' at home
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She said at the time: "I will be recording, but this will be my past year in concert". "I didn't think my songs would become anthems for women", she told Time Magazine a year ago. Fans and friends, including Mariah Carey and Missy Elliott , have offered prayers and well wishes to the iconic soul singer. "My love, prayers and warm thoughts are with Aretha Franklin ", Paula Abdul said.

Life&Culture Omarosa: Trump has ‘done nothing’ to stem Chicago violence
Author: 0 Omarosa: Trump has ‘done nothing’ to stem Chicago violence

Manigault-Newman also writes in the book that she believed her firing was related to her knowledge of a tape made in the early 2000s, in which Trump supposedly uses "the N-word". After the recordings were made public, Trump lashed out her on Twitter, calling her " Wacky Omarosa ". In another skirmish, Trump tweeted Monday that Manigault-Newman signed a non-disclosure agreement upon her exit from the White House.

Life&Culture Trump lashes out at 'Wacky Omarosa' over book, tapes
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In the days before the release of her book, which she claims is a tell-all about the corruption of Trump's White House, Manigault-Newman has revealed tapes she secretly recorded during her time as an aide. The White House have yet to comment on the latest allegation but Mr Trump described Ms Newman as a "lowlife" after her initial revelations. The Situation Room is a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility, or SCIF, where the nation's most consequential foreign policy decisions are ...

Life&Culture Aretha Franklin Is Reportedly
Author: 0 Aretha Franklin Is Reportedly "Gravely Ill" & "Surrounded By Family"

The "Queen of Soul" has been battling numerous health problems which caused her to cancel a concert series previous year, per doctor's orders , according to BET . Harry Hairston , an investigative reporter at the NBC station in Philadelphia, tweeted that he spoke with a close friend of Aretha Franklin . In a statement to Us Weekly, she said: "I'm doing well generally, all tests have come back good".

Life&Culture Koepka beats Tiger Woods to win US PGA
Author: 0 Koepka beats Tiger Woods to win US PGA

Woods was relentless, pumping fists, raising the putter in his left hand, making birdies and charging toward a finish that caused pure pandemonium among one of the largest and noisiest crowds at a major. "It was a bit of a struggle with my game". 4 and 5 to give the field hope, but he rattled off three consecutive birdies to close his front nine and two more at Nos.

Life&Culture Messi claims record 33rd title as Barcelona wins Spanish Super Cup
Author: 0 Messi claims record 33rd title as Barcelona wins Spanish Super Cup

Pablo Sarabia opened for Sevilla in the ninth, when the video assistant referee overruled an offside call in the first use of VAR in Spanish competition. Sevilla said they could file a complaint if Barca name an "improper lineup" in Tangier. It has said that as many non-EU players as desired can be registered.

Life&Culture Ex-White House Staffer Releases Tape Of Her Firing
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Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she has personally heard a tape of US President Donald Trump using racial slurs . Manigault Newman also reportedly secretly recorded Trump , then used those recordings as leverage while shopping her book.

Life&Culture Brooks Koepka holds off Tiger Woods, Adam Scott to win PGA Championship
Author: 0 Brooks Koepka holds off Tiger Woods, Adam Scott to win PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka held off dramatic challenges from Tiger Woods and Adam Scott in a thrilling back-nine battle on Sunday (Aug 12) to win the 100th PGA Championship. The St Louis fans waited 17 years to see Woods - he last was at Bellerive when the September 11 terrorist attacks cancelled a World Golf Championship - and he delivered a performance that took golf back in time.

Life&Culture The Curious Summer of Manchester United & Tottenham
Author: 0 The Curious Summer of Manchester United & Tottenham

Only four teams, outside of one-offs Blackburn Rovers and Leicester , have won the league since its inception in 1992-1993; that looks unlikely to change this year. You'd have to say you are not playing an Arsenal , a City, a Chelsea in that period. They kick off the new season against Bournemouth away from home on Saturday and from minute one, survival will be on their minds.

Life&Culture Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp: Easy 4 0 win vs. West Ham 'not perfect'
Author: 0 Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp: Easy 4 0 win vs. West Ham 'not perfect'

Mane was on the mark again shortly after the re-start, converting on the spin from Roberto Firmino's lay-off, before Daniel Sturridge wrapped up the scoring just seconds after entering the action as a substitute . "We are clear and sure that we need to improve". STAR MAN - The buzz surrounding Naby Keita's arrival at Anfield certainly seems to be justified, as the midfield maestro looked immediately at home in the heart of midfield.

Life&Culture In wake of book, Trump calls Omarosa ‘a lowlife’
Author: 0 In wake of book, Trump calls Omarosa ‘a lowlife’

President Donald J. Trump speaks beside Omarosa Manigault-Newman during a meeting on African American History Month in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Feb. Since Trump was ever the germaphobe, I was shocked he appeared to be chewing and swallowing the paper. Throughout the book, Manigault Newman paints a deeply critical portrait of the president, describing him as a man who "loved conflict, chaos and confusion; he loved seeing people argue or fight".

Life&Culture WALL FAIL: Melania's Parents Become US Citizens
Author: 0 WALL FAIL: Melania's Parents Become US Citizens

As CNN notes, critics have pointed out that President Trump wants to end that type of family-based migration. Trump has decried "chain migration", where adult US citizens can obtain residency for their relatives, and tweeted on November 1, 2017, "CHAIN MIGRATION must end now!" He said: "It's a dirty - a dirtier word", but added: "It stands for a bedrock of our immigration process when it comes to family reunification".

Life&Culture Michael Moore Releases Trailer For Anti-Trump Film
Author: 0 Michael Moore Releases Trailer For Anti-Trump Film "Fahrenheit 11/9"

And even if it does contain some massive revelation, Moore himself said it right there: by now Trump has built his entire presidency on statements that would have gotten anyone else kicked out of Washington, so why would we ever believe that he'll get taken down by a documentary? "That all ends with this movie".

Life&Culture Meghan Markle has reportedly planned a 'secret USA reunion' with her dad
Author: 0 Meghan Markle has reportedly planned a 'secret USA reunion' with her dad

According to the Sun , the Duchess of Sussex has "politely turned down" an invitation to attend the annual awards ceremony, which will take place in Los Angeles next month. "But Meghan is not attending". Of course, at this point it's safe to say that Meghan Markle has replaced her Hollywood lifestyle with her new royal one, instead.

Life&Culture Carrie Underwood Expecting Baby #2 - See Her Cute Announcement!
Author: 0 Carrie Underwood Expecting Baby #2 - See Her Cute Announcement!

Underwood will be joined on tour by special guests Maddie & Tae and Runaway June . Bizarrely, the happy news comes just days after the singer lamented that she's left it too late to fulfill her dream of having more children. Her Sacramento stop is scheduled for May 19 2019. At the end of 2017, she suffered a bad fall outside her home, leaving her with a broken wrist and 40-50 stitches in her face.

Life&Culture Oscars add popular film category, sets earlier air date
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The Oscars are adding a new category to honor popular films and promising a brisk three-hour ceremony and a much earlier air date in 2020. While the details of this new category have not been disclosed yet, it's safe to assume that nominees will be films that managed to please not only critics, but audiences as well .

Life&Culture Jon Favreau's Star Wars Series Won't Be Cheap
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In the works for the Disney service are a live-action " Star Wars " series, new episodes of the animated " Star Wars " series " Clone Wars ", a live-action version of " Lady and the Tramp ", and new series related to the " High School Musical " and " Monsters Inc ." movies.

Life&Culture Ruby Rose makes history as lesbian superhero Batwoman
Author: 0 Ruby Rose makes history as lesbian superhero Batwoman

Television. The Vampire Diaries' Caroline Dries , also an out lesbian, will pen the script. First introduced in 1956, Batwoman largely disappeared from continuity until 2006, when she was reintroduced and reinvented. Mainstream fans may know her best as the conniving criminal Stella Carlin from Netflix's Orange Is the New Black , but the actress has ample experience kicking butt and taking names - things Batwoman will definitely need to do to keep Gotham safe.

Life&Culture Angelina Jolie wants divorce finalised by end of 2018
Author: 0 Angelina Jolie wants divorce finalised by end of 2018

Jolie's team didn't define what constituted as a "meaningful" child-support payment. The " Maleficent " actress cited irreconcilable differences in her initial filling in 2016, following an alleged incident of child abuse on a private jet, involving Pitt.