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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Tributes have flooded in for “boundary breaking” soul legend Aretha Franklin, who has died aged 76 after suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer. US presidents past and present joined entertainment stars and fans across the globe in remembering the Queen of Soul following her death on Thursday, with Barack Obama and …

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What AR/VR/XR needs to go big

More posts by this contributor China could beat America in AR/VR long-term Ubiquitous AR to dominate focused VR by 2022 AR/VR/XR are going to be big, but not everyone will win. Today’s market is a collection of related point solutions to specific problems, but not a fully functioning ecosystem. Not …

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Jury deliberates in ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort's trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) – A jury began deliberations in Virginia on Thursday in the trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, who faces bank and tax fraud charges that could put him behind bars for years. A cameraman sets up outside the U.S. District Courthouse as jury …

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French man jailed over bomb hoax to delay flight

A French man who was running late for his flight from London to Los Angeles tried to delay it by calling police to say there was a bomb on board. Librarian Jacob Meir Abdellak, who lives in east London, made the call eight minutes before his 5.47am Norwegian Air flight …

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'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies aged 76

 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’, has died at the age of 76, officials have said. Ms Franklin, who won 18 Grammys and had some 25 gold records, died at her home …

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Rapper Fat Joe leaves Ruth's Chris Steak House over dress code

Fat Joe and his crew were not dressed to impress that night.  (Getty Images) Rap legend Fat Joe walked out of a Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Greensboro, NC, last week when one of his entourage’s outfits was deemed incompliant with the establishment’s strict dress code. “Ban @ruthschris you think @fatjoe is …

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EPA replacement for Obama climate plan due late next week: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s proposed replacement for the Obama-era’s central regulation on climate change, the Clean Power Plan, is expected to be released by the Environmental Protection Agency late next week, an agency source said on Thursday. Flags fly outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at EPA …

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