Parents and son, 7, killed in Genoa bridge collapse The mother of two said the bridge started shaking violently, then the giant A-frame tower in front of her collapsed "like flour". Construction expert Antonio Brencich of the University of Genoa had previously called the bridge "a failure of engineering".
Franklin was born in Memphis, Tenn., on March 25, 1942. In 1956, she released her first album Songs of Faith, recorded at her father's church, New Bethel Baptist Church. "And she just sounds so damn good".
There, Aretha Franklin began singing solos at age 10, soon after her mother, an accomplished piano player and vocalist, died. Her father was a popular preacher and she grew up with gospel greats like Albertina Walker and Mahalia Jackson visiting her home.
Throughout her later career, Franklin suffered accusations she was a diva to deal with.
The young Franklin would accompany her father on the road as he and other singers toured churches - moves that eventually led to her releasing gospel records herself. By the late '60s, Aretha became one of the biggest worldwide recording artists of her time, putting out ten top ten hits in a roughly 18-month span between early 1967 and late 1968. I will be recording, but this will be my past year in concert.
By 1979, she had already been given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and went on to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005.
Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning Queen of Soul, died on Thursday morning at age 76 from advance pancreatic cancer. Her popularity stayed strong with "Freeway Of Love", and the George Michael duet "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)".
In the Journal interview , Trump said he was prepared to yank Brennan's clearance last week but that it was too "hectic". Democrat Chris Van Hollen tweeted: "Trump is now categorising dissent and free speech as "erratic behaviour".
BodyArmor founder Mike Repole also sold Glaceau, the company behind smartwater and vitaminwater, to Coca-Cola in 2007. Monster Beverage and Red Bull follow close behind, with Coke trailing in fourth place with a 7 per cent share.
Yet, Washington began restoring sanctions, which had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, on Iran last week. President Trump Tweeted: "Anyone doing business with Iran will not be doing business with the United States".
He says straight-up that he doesn't know much about the Miami Dolphins quarterback, but adds that what he's heard isn't good. That starts with Roethlisberger, who Ramsey and Jacksonville notably beat in the Divisional Round last season.
The agreement Wednesday will also see Constellation nominate four directors to Canopy Growth's seven-member board of directors. Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton told CNN's Richard Quest in an interview Wednesday that the deal gives Canopy more credibility.
According to police, one patient was non-responsive to Naloxone, which is a drug used to treat narcotic overdoses. More than 70 people fell ill from suspected drug overdoses on the green and were taken to local hospitals.
Gloucester Rugby have come to the defence of star flyhalf Danny Cipriani following his court appearance in Jersey this morning . He was in Jersey with his club during a pre-season tour including a training session with the Jersey Reds team.
Neither side gave any indication what the issue was, but the judge indicated that it would be revealed after the trial was over. Calk was looking for a job within the Trump cabinet, and Manafort tried to get him one, as outlined in the email below.
If they are acquitted, they may not be freed as prosecutors could appeal or push charges of overstaying their visas. In her cautioned statement, Doan claimed she was told to carry out a " prank " on Jong Nam by four North Koreans .
Turkey said Wednesday it was imposing extra tariffs on imports of products, including rice, vehicles, alcohol, coal and cosmetics. The weakness of the Turkish currency has rippled through global markets.
Press secretary for the White House Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the book is "riddled with lies and false accusations". She once told PBS' "Frontline", "Every critic, every detractor will have to bow down under President Trump".
As the Turkish crisis appears to worsen, investors are becoming hungrier for "safe haven" currencies like the US Dollar (USD) too. The Q2 growth projections met forecasts, but June's monthly growth figure fell short of expectations with a result of 0.1%.
United Kingdom unemployment at lowest since 1975
There are 1.36 million unemployed people (people not in work but seeking to work), 124,000 fewer than for a year earlier. The drop came despite a smaller-than-expected number of jobs created over the three-month period of 42,000.
China, US to hold trade talks in late August
The SCI 300 Index was up 0.59 per cent by mid-morning, having fallen as much as 1.8 per cent shortly after open. "Lower-level officials will meet and haggle and see if there is a possibility for higher-level talks".
China protests against signing of U.S. defense act
SHANGHAI, - China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday that it would conduct a comprehensive assessment of the contents of the U.S. The One China Policy says that there is only one China , one Chinese government and that Taiwan is a breakaway province.
WNBA star Lindsay Whalen to retire
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve shed a few tears, but Whalen kept the mood light with a steady stream of her trademark dry-witted quips. Whalen has won five WNBA championships - all with the Lynx - and will retire with the most wins of any player in WNBA history.
Subtropical depression forms far off in north Atlantic
We are near the peak of the season, but the rest of the Atlantic is expected to be quiet for the next week or so. But forecasters are urging Hawaii residents to watch Lane closely as it marches closer to the Central Pacific.
US Condemns Turkey's New 'Regrettable' Tariffs
China isn't the only country the U.S. has a rocky relationship with - Turkey is causing a few headaches for USA leaders as well. Sudanese Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed also praised the relations between the two countries.