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Aretha Franklin’s eulogy was ‘offensive and distasteful,’ family says

Aretha Franklin’s eulogy was ‘offensive and distasteful,’ family says

Published 04/09/2018

(Reuters) - Members of Aretha Franklin’s family felt the eulogy for the Queen of Soul delivered by a pastor at her funeral last week was [more…]

USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault

USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault

Published 20/08/2018

(Reuters) - Disgraced USA Gymnastics ex-team doctor Larry Nassar has been removed from a federal prison where he has been held, records showed on Sunday, [more…]

Aretha Franklin funeral set for August 31 in Detroit

Aretha Franklin funeral set for August 31 in Detroit

Published 17/08/2018

(Reuters) - A funeral for the late recording star Aretha Franklin has been scheduled for Aug. 31 in Detroit, following a two-day public viewing of [more…]

‘She knew she was blessed’ – Smokey Robinson remembers Aretha

‘She knew she was blessed’ – Smokey Robinson remembers Aretha

Published 17/08/2018

(Reuters) - When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was struck by [more…]

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin, 76, dies at home in Detroit

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin, 76, dies at home in Detroit

Published 17/08/2018

(Reuters) - 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 [more…]

Explainer: Key U.S. election matchups at stake in final big…

Explainer: Key U.S. election matchups at stake in final big…

Published 05/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The campaign for control of the U.S. Congress and key governor’s offices reaches a critical juncture in August, the last big month [more…]

Europa’s plumes make Jupiter moon a prime candidate for life

Europa’s plumes make Jupiter moon a prime candidate for life

Published 14/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new look at old data is giving scientists a fresh reason to view Europa, a moon of Jupiter, as a leading [more…]

U.S. states eye protections for investors if federal regulation…

U.S. states eye protections for investors if federal regulation…

Published 12/04/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Do you live in a fiduciary state? The question could become important if the financial services industry wins its high-stakes legal and [more…]

Michigan university paid firm to monitor Nassar victims’ social…

Michigan university paid firm to monitor Nassar victims’ social…

Published 29/03/2018

(Reuters) - A public relations firm billed Michigan State University for more than $500,000 for January as it tracked social-media activity surrounding the case of [more…]

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor sent to Arizona federal prison

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor sent to Arizona federal prison

Published 10/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Larry Nassar, a former team USA Gymnastics doctor, who pleaded guilty in November 2017 to sexual assault charges, returns from a break to [more…]