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Watch the musical tribute in the player above . The Queen of Soul's funeral is underway. Outside, more than 100 pink Cadillacs surrounded the Greater Grace Temple, where the funeral was held, setting the tone for the extravagant event that ran more than five hours.
  • Harry and Meghan hit the town to watch Hamilton

    Harry and Meghan hit the town to watch Hamilton

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    Prince Harry stole the show at London's West End after bursting into song at the hit USA hip-hop musical Hamilton . Former actress Meghan was wearing a short £450 ( about R8 488) tuxedo dress by Canadian label Judith & Charles, with a pair of Paul Andrew stilettos.
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in love, they adopt a dog together !

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in love, they adopt a dog together !

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    Meghan is famously a lover of dogs. However, the former actress did bring her other rescue dog, a Beagle named Guy, to London with her. The dogs slept with her in bed, ate organic food, had their own clothes. Columnist for The Sunday Express , Adam Helliker, revealed shortly after Meghan and Harry's engagement the Prince was set to give his bride a new dog as a wedding gift.
  • Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Who Is America?’ airs final episode without Palin interview

    Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Who Is America?’ airs final episode without Palin interview

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    In the clip, Cohen is dressed up as a character named Gio Monaldo , an eccentric Italian billionaire. In the segment, which took place in Las Vegas, Gio introduced his girlfriend, Christina, who pretended not to recognize Simpson. "Nicole and Ron are two human beings who were brutally murdered", Nicole Brown's sister Tanya said at the time. Simpson immediately denied Cohen's accusation, saying, "No, I didn't kill nobody".
  • Watch the full Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay demo

    Watch the full Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay demo

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    This isn' totally uncommon, developers usually don't like showing their games too early to the public due to the internet not always having the most competent people. Earlier today, CD Projekt Red started a Twitch stream spewing out Base64 code. The transmission has now finished and it is a 48-minute gameplay reveal video .
  • Game of Thrones Final Season Delayed

    Game of Thrones Final Season Delayed

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    The final season of Game of Thrones is at the centre of HBO's sizzle reel for a slate of TV shows that start arriving from August 28 onwards. At io9, Beth Elderkin jokingly runs through a number of theories one might be able to parse from the footage, and people were pretty excited on Twitter.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo can't find the net with Juventus

    Cristiano Ronaldo can't find the net with Juventus

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    Juve left it late against Chievo last weekend, and have substitute Federico Bernardeschi to thank after tucking away a stoppage-time victor to give the Old Lady a 3-2 win. The Juventus Stadium was rife with anticipation prior to kick-off with this their first opportunity to see Ronaldo in action in Turin since he stunned the Italian giants with a staggering overhead kick in last season's Champions League .
  • Chelsea boss Sarri thanks Newcastle coach Benitez

    Chelsea boss Sarri thanks Newcastle coach Benitez

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    Cahill will be 33-years-old in December. In Chelsea's case, however, he reckoned it would take them two months only to adapt since the team had lots of intelligent players. Benitez said: "Everybody knows that finishing 10th was a miracle because we did really well, that's it". The Italian manager talked about his football philosophy and also named Pep Guardiola as the best coach in the World.
  • Liverpool vs Brighton: Jurgen Klopp drops hint about Fabinho ahead of clash

    Liverpool vs Brighton: Jurgen Klopp drops hint about Fabinho ahead of clash

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    The team rallied round because at that stage you can buckle under, but they didn't. Brighton claimed a stunning 3-2 win against Manchester United in their previous game but rarely threatened to follow that up with an upset at Anfield. "You have to learn from it, but it is a soft goal". Mohamed Salah scored Liverpool's only goal of the night as Chris Hughton's side only attacked the Liverpool goal with 20 minutes to spare.
  • Twitch announces changes to Twitch Prime benefits

    Twitch announces changes to Twitch Prime benefits

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    Twitch Prime will still feature the in-game loot for games like Warframe , Fortnite , Overwatch , etc.so you will still have that added benefit for being a member. As Twitch announced on its blog, Twitch Prime members with monthly subscriptions will get ad-free viewing until October 15th. Meanwhile, for Twitch Prime members on annual subscriptions or for those who will upgrade to annual subscriptions before September 14 , advertisement-free content will continue until their next ...
  • Michael Jackson's Thriller is no longer the best-selling album of all time

    Michael Jackson's Thriller is no longer the best-selling album of all time

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    The album, boasting hits such as " Witchy Woman ", "Lyin' Eyes" and " Take It Easy ", had previously been evaluated by the RIAA in 2006, at which point it was certified at 29x platinum. They subsequently had a number of hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, including "Heartache Tonight" and "Best of My Love", which also went on to number one.
  • VMAs: Madonna bashed over Aretha Franklin 'tribute'

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    Madonna , 60, tried to pay her R-E-S-P-E-C-T to the late Aretha Franklin at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards on August 20, but it didn't go so well. Here We Go Again clearly think Cher still has plenty to give, casting her in the role of Ruby Sheridan aka Donna's mother and Sophie's grandmother. For many social media users , the reason the tribute was so frustrating is that there were other people in the audience that could have done a much better job.
  • The Hills is returning to MTV

    The Hills is returning to MTV

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    Until then, let's kick back and revisit last year's show. Instead, the entire internet seems to be tuning into MTV for Lopez, and Lopez only. "She talked about an audition, very early in her career, in which she sang "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" - a song Franklin popularized but didn't write - and, was pleased to report, did very well for herself.
  • Giuliani: 'Truth is not truth'

    Giuliani: 'Truth is not truth'

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    Mr Giuliani said: "I'm not going to be rushed into having him testify so he can be trapped into perjury". The comments by the former New York City mayor and Trump attorney caused host Chuck Todd to put his hand on his head and warn that the phrase would become a "bad meme ".
  • Priyanka Chopra to become 'Mrs. Nick Jonas'

    Priyanka Chopra to become 'Mrs. Nick Jonas'

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    Jonas, 25, posted a photo with Chopra on Instagram , captioning it: "Future Mrs. Jonas". The singer's mother, Denise Jonas , also shared a few pictures of her enjoying the night with Priyanka's mother, Madhu Chopra . Chopra's family posed alongside Jonas's family and an NP logo in evidence they are pulling all the stops over there. The brothers hailed from a deeply devout Christian family and presented a wholesome image, including wearing purity rings to promote chastity.
  • HOT: Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas’s Pre-Engagement Celebrations!

    HOT: Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas’s Pre-Engagement Celebrations!

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    Jonas captioned the sweet image: " Future Mrs. Jonas". The actress took to Instagram to share a post engagement pic with fiance Nick Jonas and captioned it as "Taken [sic]". Gigi Hadid, Ranveer Singh, Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif, Ileana D'Cruz, Preity Zinta and Laura Brown are some of those who wished them a happily ever after.
  • 'It's in God's hands': Aretha Franklin is reportedly 'gravely ill'

    'It's in God's hands': Aretha Franklin is reportedly 'gravely ill'

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    When her father relocated to Detroit, so did she, but her mother remained in Buffalo, working at Buffalo General Hospital. The event, a celebration of the 76 year-old singer's six decades in music, is reportedly slated to take place at Madison Square Garden on November 14 under the banner "Clive Davis Presents: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin ".
  • Aretha Franklin dies in Detroit, surrounded by family and friends

    Aretha Franklin dies in Detroit, surrounded by family and friends

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    In a statement from her family, the official cause of death "was due to advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type". Although we are so saddened to hear of Aretha Franklin's passing, we will never forget the icon! Her death reverberated so deeply that an incredible array of people from around the world, from United States presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama to musicians Paul McCartney and Diana Ross , took to social media to pay tribute.
  • Real Madrid's Julen Lopetegui: Atletico Madrid 'punished' us in Super Cup

    Real Madrid's Julen Lopetegui: Atletico Madrid 'punished' us in Super Cup

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    The Spain striker chased his own flick on following Diego Godin's ball forward, held off the challenges of Ramos and Raphael Varane and then smashed the ball past Keylor Navas at the near post from a tight angle. Saul NIGUEZ and KOKE would each score during extra time to secure the victory. Actual strike partner Antoine Griezmann was less influential, and withdrawn early, clearly not match fit after only recently returning from a holiday after winning the World Cup .
  • Twitter gives InfoWars the same one-week ban it gave Alex Jones

    Twitter gives InfoWars the same one-week ban it gave Alex Jones

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    In an interview with NBC News' Lester Holt , Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey discussed some of the issues facing his platform. Jones won't be able to tweet or retweet, though he will be able to browse Twitter. One of the key issues surrounded Alex Jones , the host of Infowars, who was recently purged from almost every major social media website - except Twitter.
  • Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism

    Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism

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    Manigault Newman, former assistant to the president and director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison, recorded Kelly inside the Situation Room when he fired her. "The feud between Ryan and Manigault Newman goes back to at least February of past year, when The Washington Post published a story headlined, "'This is.
  • Reality star Lyric McHenry dies at 26

    Reality star Lyric McHenry dies at 26

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    The EJNYC star was foundon Tuesday morning in the Bronx area of New York City, slumped over on the path above the Major Deegan Expressway. They say McHenry was found without trousers and in possession of cocaine, although it's unclear if her death was drug-related.
  • Nicki Minaj Successfully Makes Stephen Colbert Blush With Personalized Rap Verse

    Nicki Minaj Successfully Makes Stephen Colbert Blush With Personalized Rap Verse

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    In particular, she and the host discussed the hit single " Barbie Dreams ". Colbert then attempted to rap to her Queen track "LLC", with Minaj returning the favor by delivering a cut joke from Colbert's Trump monologue. As Colbert blushed and the crowd roared with laughter, Onika continued. "Just address me as Queen Nicki Colbert, '" and she got bow down hands from Stephen and massive applause from the audience.
  • Mariah Carey Sends Prayers for 'Gravely Ill' Aretha Franklin

    Mariah Carey Sends Prayers for 'Gravely Ill' Aretha Franklin

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    Prayers and well wishes for the Queen of Soul have been pouring in from other celebrities, including Missy Elliott , Mariah Carey and Lin-Manuel Miranda. On Tuesday's episode of TODAY , reporter Charles Croucher shared an update on the incredible messages of strength and prayers that have poured in on social media.
  • Omarosa: Trump has done nothing to combat violence in Chicago

    Omarosa: Trump has done nothing to combat violence in Chicago

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    Manigault-Newman did not identify the person who allegedly played the recording for her, but at least three longtime Trump aides told The Huffington Post that she told them that it was Troy McClain, a former " Apprentice " contestant. That's possible, considering her reputation as a reality show villain on " The Apprentice ". Why did she wear a Gucci "pussy bow" pink blouse to the presidential debate immediately after the Access Hollywood bombshell? When phoned by the publication, ...
  • Trump's in-laws get US citizenship under programme he denounced

    Trump's in-laws get US citizenship under programme he denounced

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    President Donald Trump's in-laws, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, took their oaths of citizenship in New York City. "It stands for a bedrock of our immigration process when it comes to family reunification", he added to The Times . The first lady herself was granted citizenship in 2006. Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a Reporter for Fox News. While the President never mentions Saipov, who obtained his green card through the equally maligned diversity lottery, he has been known to detail the attack.
  • Oscars introduce new award for outstanding popular film

    Oscars introduce new award for outstanding popular film

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    The 2019 show will still run on Sunday, Feb. 24. Change is coming to the #Oscars . By creating a new category for "outstanding achievement in popular film ", the Academy is very likely attempting to ensure that the broadcast will feature movies - and actors, and directors - that many people will be not just familiar with, but passionate about.
  • Steven Seagal appointed by Russian Federation as special envoy to the U.S.

    Steven Seagal appointed by Russian Federation as special envoy to the U.S.

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    On granting Seagal citizenship in 2016, Putin said he hoped it would serve as a symbol of how fractious ties between Moscow and Washington were starting to improve. "The task is to facilitate relations between Russian Federation and the United States in the humanitarian field, including cooperation in culture, arts, public and youth exchanges, and so on".
  • Athletes react to Donald Trump insulting LeBron James

    Athletes react to Donald Trump insulting LeBron James

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    James signed with the Los Angeles Lakers after playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and recently opened a public school his charitable foundation helped build in his hometown of Akron, Ohio . Trump hasn't always had a negative opinion of James. Last September he called Trump a "bum" after the president appeared to disinvite the National Basketball Association championship-winning Golden State Warriors from a traditional White House visit because one of their stars, Stephen Curry , ...
  • Last Man Standing season 7

    Last Man Standing season 7

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    The reboot of Roseanne's show was one of the most watched shows on ABC but still the network made a decision to cancel the show saying, " Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have chose to cancel her show".
  • Meghan Markle's birthday holds a special meaning for The Queen

    Meghan Markle's birthday holds a special meaning for The Queen

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    However, he also launched an extraordinary attack on Meghan , 36, claiming she owes him for everything. Meghan and Kate at the Royal Foundation Forum in London in February. "Her online following means she could potentially have raised millions". A source told Vanity Fair magazine: " Kate's well aware of what Meghan is going through".
  • Ex-FBI chief of staff: Collusion is ‘absolutely a crime’

    Ex-FBI chief of staff: Collusion is ‘absolutely a crime’

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    Mr Giuliani said those who were allegedly present when Mr Trump learned about the meeting also deny he knew about it. "In several interviews on Monday, Giuliani asserted that collusion is not a crime". Former federal prosecutor Berit Berger noted that "obstruction of justice can come in many different ways", and that can include tweets "as long as the intent is there".
  • CBS CEO faces inquiry over misconduct allegations

    CBS CEO faces inquiry over misconduct allegations

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    Now he's engaged in a legal dispute with Shari Redstone, the controlling shareholder of CBS and Viacom. According to Farrow, those claims include six women who say Moonves sexually harassed them between the 1980s and the 2000s. The author of the New Yorker article, Ronan Farrow , previously has written reports that contributed to the resignation of Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein from his film and TV studio.
  • Demi Lovato fired 'sober coach' three weeks before apparent overdose

    Demi Lovato fired 'sober coach' three weeks before apparent overdose

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    Towards the end of the call, a male voice at the house tells the dispatcher, "We heard the sirens". It's believed Demi will go to rehab when she leaves hospital. Her 2015 album, " Confident ", earned her a Grammy nomination for best pop vocal album. The "Skyscraper" singer is "grateful to be alive" after her brush with death but doubts are being raised about whether she really wants to go back to rehab, People Magazine Music Editor Janine Rubenstein said.
  • LeBron James Is Doing a Talk Show for HBO

    LeBron James Is Doing a Talk Show for HBO

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    The former No. 2 overall pick was James' teammate during the 2013-14 season with the Miami Heat . For Beasley, these are guys that are judged more for moments that don't have to do with basketball and he wants that to stop. So the chance to play for him, it's surreal. Beasley also is willing to be a vocal leader to the Lakers' gifted young players, including Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma, Lonzo Ball and Josh Hart.
  • Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra engaged? Fans freak out

    Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra engaged? Fans freak out

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    What has given credence to the reports her engagement is Bharat director Ali Abbas Zafar's tweet , which suggested that Priyanka was no longer a part of the film starring Salman Khan . "He's definitely very serious about her", a source told PEOPLE . Nick took his now (reported) fiancé to his cousin Rachel Tamburelli's wedding in New Jersey on June 9 to meet the whole family, and on June 22, the couple traveled to India to meet her mother, Madhu.
  • Roseanne Barr on racist tweet: 'I wish I worded it better'

    Roseanne Barr on racist tweet: 'I wish I worded it better'

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    Barr on Thursday night said that she "made a mistake". When Hannity referenced whether she was compensated for that by the network, she said, "We can't talk about that". "The first thing was shock that they were saying it was racial, when it's political", she said. Barr says the incident led to her departure from Twitter.