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  1. 'Crazy Rich Asians,' 'Mile 22' and 3 other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Seattle Times

    Here are snapshots of what our reviewers thought of the movies opening this week in the Seattle area. a ...a ...a ... "Crazy Rich Asians" : Based on the wildly popular novel by Kevin Kwan, this sparkly, colorful movie focuses on the love story between American-born Rachel Chu and Singapore native Nick Young .

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  2. In Franklin's anthems, women heard an empowering messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Aretha Franklin never saw herself as a feminist heroine. That, she quipped, was Gloria Steinem's role.

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  3. Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing 2018 ConferenceRead the original story

    Friday Aug 17 | Planning

    Plan.Build.House is the theme for the 2018 Affordable Housing Conference, sponsored by the Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing. Attendees will be exposed to housing professionals from across the country, learn about resources available to affordable housing providers, and gain an advanced understanding of changes to federal and state housing programs.

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  4. Rock Steady with the Queen of SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Jamaica Observer

    Ace session drummer Bernard Purdie had been to Jamaica several times to record songs with The Wailers and Hugh Masekela in the late 1960s. In a 2002 interview with the Jamaica Observer , the amiable Purdie said he learned the rocksteady beat while hanging out at Randy's and Federal studios in Kingston.

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  5. More celebrities joining the (book) clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Lowell Sun

    ... 140,000 votes. The winner was "Children of Blood and Bone" by Tomi Adeyemi. He also enthusiastically tracked how the books performed on Amazon after a mention on his show. The company confirms he had an impact. "When a celebrity decides to get ...

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  6. Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Coast Reporter

    Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, died Thursday at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. She died at her home in Detroit - "one of the darkest moments of our lives," her family said, in a statement released to The Associated Press by publicist Gwendolyn Quinn.

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  7. A New Film Compares Democrats to Nazis and Trump to Lincoln. At This Screening, It Was a Hit.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | The New York Times

    For $9, the county fair hosted its annual "Rough Truck Contest," at which car enthusiasts could, according to the attraction's website , see the "4x4 equivalent of Cirque du Soleil" but without the "leotarded performers who flit around on stage." The other big draw was a $15 private screening of "Death of a Nation," a new documentary film made by the recently pardoned conservative provocateur Dinesh D'Souza, which argues that the Democratic Party is composed of modern-day Nazis, racists and fascists who, if not for President Trump, would bring the collapse of the United States.

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  8. Dame Emma Thompson tells ITV News she 'couldn't live with' the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | ITV

    Actor Dame Emma Thompson, who plays a family court judge in her latest role, has told ITV News how she could never live having to make a decision over life and death, as her character does in The Children Act. The movie is a an adaptation of Ian McEwan's 2014 novel, in which Dame Emma's character decides whether Adam, a 17 year old Jehovah's Witness with leukaemia, should be forced to have a life saving blood transplant.

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  9. Emma Thompson says 'greatest place to find hope is with young generation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Dame Emma Thompson has said it is crucial there is a new approach to the idea of work-life balance and employers should take the initiative in addressing the issue. The actress, who is an outspoken activist, also called for increased educational opportunities for women and people from diverse backgrounds.

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  10. 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dead at age 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," "I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, died Thursday at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. She died at her home in Detroit - "one of the darkest moments of our lives," her family said, in a statement released to The Associated Press by publicist Gwendolyn Quinn.

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  11. 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Journal-Pioneer

    In this March 13, 1972 file photo, Aretha Franklin holds her Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blue performance of the song DETROIT - Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advanced pancreatic cancer. Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn tells The Associated Press through a family statement that Franklin died Thursday at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit.

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  12. Reading list: The world's most beautiful bookshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... early 20th century theatre. And behold the beautiful Porto shop said to have inspired J K Rowling's Harry Potter books. Scroll down to see the top literary spots in which to pick your next read... The stunning El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore in ...

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  13. 'Outlander' fans get their weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | The Jersey Journal

    Fans of the fantasy/romance, approaching the start of its fourth season this November, will have an opportunity to gather with other fans of the show and even some members of the cast. 'Outlander' is adapted from the best-selling books by Diana Gabaldon.

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  14. Tributes pour in for the Queen of Soul Aretha FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | RTE.ie

    Former US President Barack Obama has joined music stars including Carole King, Paul McCartney, Diana Ross and Elton John in paying tribute to Aretha Franklin, who has died aged 76. The soul icon's publicist confirmed that she had died at her home in Detroit, Michigan, on Thursday . Aretha helped define the American experience.

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  15. Emma Thompson says - greatest place to find hope is with young generation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Sunday Herald

    Dame Emma Thompson has said it is crucial there is a new approach to the idea of work-life balance and employers should take the initiative in addressing the issue. The actress, who is an outspoken activist, also called for increased educational opportunities for women and people from diverse backgrounds.

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  16. U.S. Presidents salute Aretha FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Music-News.com

    U.S. President Donald Trump and his predecessors Barack Obama and Bill Clinton have paid homage to Aretha Franklin, who died on Thursday . Obama and his wife Michelle were among the first to offer their condolences to the Queen of Soul's family after she lost her fight against pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. They had been big fans of the legendary musician, who performed the U.S. National Anthem at Barack's 2009 inauguration, and moved him to tears at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, where she belted out A Natural Woman in tribute to singer/songwriter Carole King, who was being saluted at the event.

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  17. Outlander Season 4 Premiere Date Scheduled for NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | ComingSoon.net

    After announcing that Outlander has already been renewed for seasons five and six back in May , Starz revealed today that season four of the critically acclaimed series will premiere on Sunday, November 4 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. The fourth season of Outlander will include 13 episodes based upon Drums of Autumn , the fourth of eight books in Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling Outlander series.

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  18. Emma Thompson puts on a typically kooky display as she wrestles Hayley AtwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Daily Mail

    And Emma Thompson lived up to her fun-loving nature as she hit the red carpet for The Children Act premiere in London on Thursday. Looking effortlessly chic for the outing, the 59-year-old actress dazzled in a black trouser suit, but didn't pose for long as she soon ran after Hayley Atwell.

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  19. The powerful moment Aretha Franklin reduced Barack Obama to tearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    Clad in an oversized mink and full-length gown, Aretha Franklin drew frenzied applause from those sitting in Washington's Kennedy Centre as she strolled out on stage and took her familiar place at the piano. One of the night's honorees, Carole King - a music legend in her own right - could barely contain herself at seeing the Queen of Soul, jumping up and down in her seat and clutching her chest in excitemen Carole King, who co-wrote You Make Me Feel , was overcome with emotion as she heard the song's opening strains.

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  20. Celine Dion on Aretha Franklin: 'The Most Soulful, Inspirational Singer of Our Time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | RollingStone

    Celine Dion paid tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, calling her, "the most soulful and inspirational singer of our time." Cline Dion paid tribute to Aretha Franklin , calling her "the most soulful and inspirational singer of our time."

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