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›  'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin, 76, dies at home in Detroit
Aretha Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" with such hit songs as "Respect" and "Chain of Fools," died on Thursday at the age of 76, officials said.
›  Emma Thompson, 59, wants more film roles for older women
Oscar-winning British actress Emma Thompson, now starring at age 59 as a family court judge in the dramatic movie "The Children Act," said on Thursday that older women still need more opportunity on the big screen.
›  Fans gather in New York, Los Angeles to bid Aretha goodbye
Fans of Aretha Franklin came together at New York City's landmark Apollo Theater and on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday to pay their respects to the Queen of Soul, singing along to her hits and sharing memories of her remarkable career.
›  MTV to honor Aretha Franklin at Monday's Video Music Awards
MTV will celebrate soul legend Aretha Franklin at Monday's Video Music Awards ceremony, the network said on Thursday as tributes flowed in from around the world and U.S. television channels scheduled special broadcasts.
›  Netflix signs 'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris for content push
Netflix Inc has signed a deal with American television producer and writer Kenya Barris, the creator of ABC's comedy show "Black-ish", as the streaming giant diversifies its original content.
›  Factbox: Twitter becomes a Freeway of Love for singer Aretha Franklin
Grammy winner Aretha Franklin earned her title "the Queen of Soul" with a voice could be both powerful and plaintive. Her music became part of the American soundtrack beginning in the 1960s through to her death on Thursday.
›  With pictures and songs, fans pay tribute as Madonna turns 60
From pictures of their favorite Madonna looks to naming their top tracks by the songstress, fans paid tribute to the "Queen of Pop" on Thursday as the "Material Girl" turned 60.
›  Scarlett Johansson leaps to top of Forbes' highest-paid actresses
Scarlett Johansson's role as Marvel superhero Black Widow catapulted her to the top of Forbes' annual list of the world's highest-paid actresses on Thursday, landing her ahead of Angelina Jolie.
›  Rapper Stormzy to fund Cambridge university scholarship for two black students
Rapper Stormzy said on Thursday he will fund two black British students to go to Cambridge university through a scholarship, after criticism of some top UK universities that their admissions processes do not do enough to ensure diversity.
›  #UnfairCommercialPractice? UK investigates celebrities over social media promotions
Celebrities and influencers who endorse products without labeling their social media posts as paid-for by brands were warned on Thursday that they were breaking the rules as Britain's regulator launched an investigation into the trend.
›  After #MeToo, Hollywood women seize power behind TV camera
When writer and producer Stacy Rukeyser suggested featuring a female venture capitalist looking for a husband on the Lifetime television drama "Unreal," network executives asked if she could turn the character into someone with "a much more traditional, demure sense of femininity."
›  'Simpsons' creator brings animated fantasy show to Netflix
The creator of the long-running animated TV series "The Simpsons" brings his first new show in 20 years to Netflix this week, a story that centers around a drunken princess, an elf and a demon.
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Pressure mounts on Trump to deliver for Iowa ahead of elections
Warren Bachman, a 72-year-old Iowa soybean farmer, is one of many who turned Clarke County...
 
›  Colorado man held on suspicion of killing wife, two children
›  Body found at New Mexico compound identified as missing boy
›  George Washington gold coin sells for $1.7 million
›  Do not call us Mormons or LDS Church, leaders of faith ask
›  U.S. attorney general issues order to speed up immigrant deportations
›  U.S. judge blocks programs letting 'Grand Theft Auto' players 'cheat'
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The Rohingya lists: refugees compile their own record of those killed in Myanmar
Mohib Bullah is not your typical human rights investigator. He chews betel and he lives in...
 
›  Xiamen Air passenger jet overshoots runway in Manila, no casualties
›  New U.S. training unit in Afghanistan faces old problems
›  Japan ministries may have inflated numbers of disabled employees, media say
›  Ecuador, Peru tighten entry requirements for Venezuelans as influx swells
›  Peru to tighten entry requirements for Venezuelans as migration surges: sources
›  Japan says U.N. experts' call to protect nuclear clean-up workers is 'regrettable'
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NFL roundup: Eagles' Foles strains shoulder
Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles sustained a shoulder strain in the Eagles' 37-20 prese...
 
›  Report: Packers, Rodgers 'creeping' toward extension
›  NFL notebook: Elway says Kaepernick 'had his chance' to join Broncos
›  MLB notebook: Urena suspended for Acuna HBP
›  Dominant Del Potro into third round at rainy Cincinnati
›  Snedeker vows to keep attacking after 59 in Greensboro
›  Halep waits out the rain to reach third round in Cincinnati
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Tesla's Musk says no plans to relinquish chairman, CEO roles: NYT
Elon Musk has no plans to relinquish his dual role as chairman and chief executive officer...
 
›  Google employees demand more oversight of China search engine plan
›  Asian shares gain on U.S.-China trade talks, lira recovers
›  Oil prices slip amid fears over global economic growth
›  Whistleblower accuses Tesla of spying on employees at Gigafactory: attorney
›  As Nvidia expands in artificial intelligence, Intel defends turf
›  Wall St. rallies on solid earnings, U.S.-China trade talks
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'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin, 76, dies at home in Detroit
Aretha Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the ...
 
›  Emma Thompson, 59, wants more film roles for older women
›  Fans gather in New York, Los Angeles to bid Aretha goodbye
›  MTV to honor Aretha Franklin at Monday's Video Music Awards
›  Netflix signs 'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris for content push
›  Factbox: Twitter becomes a Freeway of Love for singer Aretha Franklin
›  With pictures and songs, fans pay tribute as Madonna turns 60
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Tesla's Musk says no plans to relinquish chairman, CEO roles: NYT
Elon Musk has no plans to relinquish his dual role as chairman and chief executive officer...
 
›  Google employees demand more oversight of China search engine plan
›  Apple reassures customers after Australian media reports hack by teen
›  Uber's new Brazil center aims to improve safety of cash transactions
›  Whistleblower accuses Tesla of spying on employees at Gigafactory: attorney
›  As Nvidia expands in artificial intelligence, Intel defends turf
›  U.S. judge blocks programs letting 'Grand Theft Auto' players 'cheat'
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George Washington gold coin sells for $1.7 million
 
›  Despite summer heat, Brussels' flower carpet emblazons city center
›  Swiss brothers get ready to refloat the bubble car
›  Five 'Crazy Rich Asian' ways to splash your cash in Singapore
›  Scorching weather helps uncover archeological sites around Britain
›  Paris residents peeved at very public eco-friendly urinals
›  Vienna tops Melbourne as world's most liveable city: Economist survey
       
 
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The Roads Can Be Like A Parking Lot Especially In The U.S.
  Traffic can add more time to your commute going to and from work, which causes you to allow more time for your commute. Despite advances in public transportation and ride sharing, expansion of ...


Mazda Blows Winter Driving Out Of The Way
Driving can be dangerous sometimes in the best conditions and winter can make it worse, unless your prepared. Take for example, Mazda?s MX-5 roadster, widely praised for its excellent, well balanced h...


Upgrading Safety Even In The Taillights
DETROIT ? Everyday car companies explore new ways to keep your family safe, and now they created upgrades to fix the lighting as well. Not only does today’s exterior lighting improve safety, des...


Do You Know Everything You Can About Your Car
Do you know what to do every time you step in the drivers seat, and what features are available to help make your driving experience better and easier? While automakers are spending billions of dollar...


Cyber Security, The First Thing To Be Fixed
Recently there have been multiple issues with connectivity when it comes to hackers and safety, so before it is available to the masses it must be protected as well. Connectedvehicleshold tremendous...




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Is The Start- Stop Technology Better for Us As It Is The Economy
With the concern of global warming looming over us everyday, car companies are pulling together ideas to help, but are they better? Dr. Keith Tao, a radiologist in Danville, Calif., owns three late-mo...


Studies Say Pedestrians Are Now At More Of A Risk
Just because you are walking to your destination does not mean you can be less aware of danger. The death toll of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes is projected to spike about 10% in 2015 compared...


Car Companies Take One More Step Forward On The Road Electric Vehicles
LAS VEGAS? With the decline in the availability of oil, electric and hybrid cars will become more important. Although sales of electric and hybrid vehicles have struggled, automakers are charging ahea...


Where?s The Fun When Your Car Drives For You?
Most people have some fun memories of a road trip, or a stretch of rad they enjoyed driving on, but what happens when you don?t have that opportunity anymore because the car drives for you, will it st...


What You Need To Know To Leave The Action With A Car At the End Of The Day
When you need to buy a car do you search online through search engines, visit car companies or talk to friends? Another possible way for you to purchase a car is through an auction. You wouldn?t know ...




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