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Minutes after news of Franklin's death , tributes from fellow celebrities and public figures poured in. Still, even as both songstresses publicly stressed that they did not have a feud, some pointed to evidence of a rivalry extending beyond the music industry.
  • Disney makes it official: Fox is moving to the mouse house

    Disney makes it official: Fox is moving to the mouse house

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    I want to thank all of our executives and colleagues for their enormous contributions in building 21st Century Fox over the past decades. The two companies continue to vie for satellite broadcaster Sky. The proposals included the adoption by 21st Century Fox stockholders of the merger agreement with Disney (the " Disney Merger Agreement") and the distribution merger agreement for the spin-off of new "Fox".
  • Trump says looks forward to second Putin meeting

    Trump says looks forward to second Putin meeting

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    Unbowed by swirling criticism of his Helsinki summit encounter with the Russian president, Mr Trump asked national security adviser John Bolton to invite Mr Putin, and "those discussions are already under way", according to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
  • Comcast Drops Out Of Bidding Against Disney For Fox Assets

    Comcast Drops Out Of Bidding Against Disney For Fox Assets

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    Department of Justice officials filed a motion on Wednesday requesting an accelerated timeline for its appeal of a judge's decision to approve a merger between AT&T and Time Warner. "This was the final chapter in this soap opera", said GBH Insights analyst Daniel Ives. Comcast didn't specify its reason for pulling out of the race but said it will instead focus on its offer to purchase a percentage of British telecommunications company Sky.
  • Kate Upton pregnant with first child

    Kate Upton pregnant with first child

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    Upton shared a stylish snap of herself posing in a fierce red suit on a sunny balcony, with just a hint of a baby bump visible beneath her jacket. She was posting from Sports Illustrated's first-ever open casting at W South Beach. The wonderful news comes eight months after Kate and Justin surprised everyone and got married in November 2017 just two days after Justin and the Astros won the World Series .
  • Frank Sinatra's first wife Nancy dies aged 101

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    Nancy Sinatra has just posted a short time ago on the Sinatra family website sad news that her beloved mother Nancy Barbato Sinatra, has passed away at the age of 101. In this October 23, 1946 file photo, singer Frank Sinatra and his wife Nancy smile broadly as they leave a Hollywood night club. Her death comes two decades after her husband's, who died of a heart attack in 1998 at age 82.
  • Cardi B welcomes her first baby with fiancé offset

    Cardi B welcomes her first baby with fiancé offset

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    It's been a big year of announcements for the rapper . Cardi announced the news on Instagram , sharing a maternity photo of herself along with the caption, " Kulture Kiari Cephus 07/10/18", tagging Offset in the post. It just bothers me and it really disgusts me. The news came out after Offset thanked his wife at the BET Awards. "I also wanted successful". The child is Cardi's first, while Offset has three other children from three previous relationships.
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spend Princess Diana's birthday at polo

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spend Princess Diana's birthday at polo

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    If you also take into account the Queen's two birthdays, Royal Ascot and her recent royal tour to Cheshire with Meghan Markle , it's hardly surprising that the monarch needs rest. It has been reported that when Prince Charles is asked for his signature he always responds: "Sorry, they don't allow me to do that". By traditional forms they mean handshake, bow or courtesy.
  • Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani together outweigh Cristiano Ronaldo

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    Suarez and Cavani have both found the net in three consecutive World Cups , and they have five goals between them here in Russian Federation. The World Cup match between Uruguay and Portugal will be broadcast live on Fox. Suarez and Ronaldo are both huge worldwide stars tasked with guiding their countries to the World Cup final. Edinson Cavani produced the most impressive global performance of his career with two stunning goals to send Uruguay into the World Cup ...
  • Belgium defeat England 1-0 as stars watch from bench

    Belgium defeat England 1-0 as stars watch from bench

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    Finishing runners-up in Group G would mean a last-16 tie against the winners of Group H, Colombia . "That's normally one of the stories that's always written about every hotel we stay at, there's always something close-by to distract us", Southgate said.
  • Joe Jackson, father of Michael Jackson, passes away

    Joe Jackson, father of Michael Jackson, passes away

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    Mr. Jackson's contributions to the history of music are enormous. Joe's death comes two days after the death anniversary of Michael Jackson , who died on June 25, 2009. It was Joe who created The Jackson 5 and got them signed first with Steeltown Records and later Motown Records in 1969, which turned them into global stars.
  • Evangeline Lilly loves playing strong women as she's a 'control freak'

    Evangeline Lilly loves playing strong women as she's a 'control freak'

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    Unless Marvel tailors each superhero suit to one person to compare them all, we'll never know which are truly the most and least comfortable. Nobody would really do that. "I just got my pages and even my pages had a fake ending and multiple fake things in it". One problem she faced, however, had to do with her eating habits.
  • The rationale of the Supreme Court with Arlene's Flowers remains a mystery

    The rationale of the Supreme Court with Arlene's Flowers remains a mystery

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    It is uncertain how quickly the Washington State Supreme Court will reconsider the florist's case. They would have preferred to see that opinion remain on the books to influence other lower court judges considering similar cases. "In that ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court denounced government hostility toward the religious beliefs about marriage held by creative professionals like Jack and Barronelle".
  • Heather Locklear arrested and charged again with battery against first responders

    Heather Locklear arrested and charged again with battery against first responders

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    Police were responding to a 911 call for a disturbance, with law enforcement sources telling the news outlet that Locklear was heavily intoxicated when a family member called the police. "Before taking her in, they wanted to get her medically cleared, due to the level of her intoxication and behavior". Locklear's friends say she's been battling a mental illness and substance abuse for some time, and she was also charged with battery against first responders during last weekend's incident.
  • There are no accidents in Melania Trump’s wardrobe choices

    There are no accidents in Melania Trump’s wardrobe choices

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    There was no hidden message ", said her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham. FLOTUS spox confirms Mrs. Trump wore a jacket to visit border kids that reads: "I really don't care". "I really don't care". USA first lady Melania Trump walks from her to her motorcade wearing a Zara design jacket with the phrase "I Really Don't Care".
  • Portugal lost the plot despite Morocco victory, says coach Santos

    Portugal lost the plot despite Morocco victory, says coach Santos

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    Portugal will take on Iran on Monday in their final game of Group B - with them expected to storm to the quarters. The strike takes his personal tally in this World Cup to four, his all-time total to seven (he's in the top 30 now, for what it's worth) and his overall global count to 85, one more than Ferenc Puskas.
  • Disney CEO Bob Iger Comments On The Need For The Fox Deal

    Disney CEO Bob Iger Comments On The Need For The Fox Deal

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    The new Disney offer, which would be in cash or stock divided proportionately, is about $10 higher than Disney's first bid in December 2017 . Comcast's last bid was for $35 a share in cash. It's also likely no coincidence this revised bid also came on the same day Fox was set to assess the bid made by Comcast. They will also assume $13.8 billion of debt from Fox.
  • Gary Lineker's F-word reaction to Harry Kane's England victor

    Gary Lineker's F-word reaction to Harry Kane's England victor

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    I'm so proud of the lads. "You go until the last second", Kane said, "and I'm absolutely buzzing". Both sets of players were bugged by swarms of mosquitoes and midges in the warm-up but England were not distracted come kick-off. The Tottenham striker told BBC Sport: "We could have had a couple of penalties, especially when you look at theirs". They were trying to grab hold and stop us running.
  • Salman Khan to shoot for Race 4 before Dabangg 3?

    Salman Khan to shoot for Race 4 before Dabangg 3?

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    The action thriller has emerged as the second highest opening weekend earner of the year so far after period saga Padmaavat that had made Rs 114 crore, but it had a five-day extended weekend compared to Race 3's three days. And this very success at the box office has left Salman more than pleased. In spite of major reviews not in favour of the film - highlighting the poor screenplay, loose story and weak performances (but great action) - it has managed to pull audiences to the silver ...
  • Messi misses penalty kick as Argentina held by Iceland

    Messi misses penalty kick as Argentina held by Iceland

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    Russia's capital, Moscow, will be the centre of attraction in day three of the FIFA World Cup as Lionel Messi leads his Argentine teammates against one of the tournament's latest debutants, Iceland . I think we have a clear identity. The defense has been an issue since Sampaoli took over, his desire to play a hard-pressing game and a high line an awkward fit with Argentina's cumbersome defenders.
  • Brazil ties Switzerland in World Cup opener

    Brazil ties Switzerland in World Cup opener

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    The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germany was beaten by Mexico 1-0. Dzemaili failed to trouble keeper Alisson from distance three minutes later, but Swiss hearts were in mouths within seconds when Jesus went down in the area under Manuel Akanji's challenge, although Mexican referee Cesar Ramos was unmoved.
  • The Duchess of Sussex and the Queen arrive in Cheshire

    The Duchess of Sussex and the Queen arrive in Cheshire

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    The 36-year-old former TV actress and the 92-year-old monarch at one point looked relaxed and giggled as they sat together at an event marking the opening of a new bridge in Cheshire, about 200 miles north of London . Meghan and the Queen travelled to Chester overnight, enjoying the luxury of the seldom-used Royal Train. "It looks like she is rather distracted by his interest, information and conversation than anything to do with the queen ".
  • Canada to officially host the 2026 FIFA World Cup

    Canada to officially host the 2026 FIFA World Cup

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    World soccer's governing body, FIFA, selected Canada, Mexico and the United States to host the 2026 World Cup . It followed a campaign centered around record crowds, existing venues and a forecast revenue of $14.3 billion (£10.6 billion/€12.1 billion).
  • Wonder Woman 1984 Set Videos Reunite Diana & Steve Trevor

    Wonder Woman 1984 Set Videos Reunite Diana & Steve Trevor

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    Gadot captioned the photo, " Wonder Woman 1984 ", hinting that the sequel may not simply be called Wonder Woman 2 like everyone has assumed. Man, the end of Wonder Woman was such a letdown compared to the rest of the film, but even still, doesn't bringing him back to life negate a pretty powerful moment? Pine will return as Steve Trevor , despite apparently dying in the original.
  • White House says Trump plans early summit departure

    White House says Trump plans early summit departure

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    During a sendoff ceremony at Pyongyang International Airport, Kim boarded a Chinese plane provided for his personal use after greeting senior officials who came to bid him farewell, KCNA reported . "One: North Korea completed its nuclear deterrence, which finally gave North Korea the leverage it needed to bring the U.S. to the table and also be able to negotiate on an equal footing", Lee told Loud & Clear.
  • Bourdain's death means loss of a voice for immigrant workers

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    I remember one of his quotes that struck me the most , and I still use it while recruiting people , is about how skills can be taught but character you either have it or you don't. He stepped up for the underdog. Chandra, who went to the same culinary school as Bourdain in NY, remembers meeting him in 2001. "He was an exceptional human being, so inspiring and generous", Ripert, 53, said in a statement to Us on Friday.