• Grappling with tweet aftermath, Musk acknowledges exhaustion

    Grappling with tweet aftermath, Musk acknowledges exhaustion

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    Musk has also found himself in hot water this year from comments he has made through social media. Whether it's electric cars or rocket science, Musk seems to have an unbelievable grasp of complex technological issues. A new whistleblower who worked in security at Tesla's battery Gigafactory in Nevada, alleges that the company covered up an investigation into drug dealing at the factory linked to a Mexican drug cartel.
  • Auckland sings along to Aretha Franklin

    Auckland sings along to Aretha Franklin

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    Following Aretha Franklin's death, the tributes have been pouring in. "She was given a great gift from God - her voice, and she used it well". The 60 Minutes segment also features producer Jerry Wexler talking about why he calls Franklin the "Lady of Mysterious Sorrows".
  • Aretha Franklin 'believes she'll pull through'

    Aretha Franklin 'believes she'll pull through'

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    In the interview with People magazine he went on to say that while the 76-year-old star "is sick", the family "believe she'll pull through it". News learned that Stevie Wonder visited Franklin amid her health battle. The 18-time Grammy award victor maintained ties with the church throughout the years, including making financial contributions and hosting events. Tim Franklin , Aretha Franklin's nephew has given an update on the singer's condition.
  • Sarah Sanders Apologizes For False Claim About African-American Jobs

    Sarah Sanders Apologizes For False Claim About African-American Jobs

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    When asked whether a tape of Donald Trump using the n-word exists, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that she "can't guarantee anything". I'd refer you back to him. The 44-year-old also referenced when Melania wore the 'I Really Don't Really Care, Do U?' jacket during a trip to the Texas Border facility - a time when the president enacted a "zero tolerance" immigration policy.
  • Trump campaign files arbitration against Omarosa, alleges she violated nondisclosure

    Trump campaign files arbitration against Omarosa, alleges she violated nondisclosure

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    In tweets Monday night , Trump denied ever using "such a bad and disgusting word", and his aides have denied having strategized about how to contain the damage if such a tape surfaced. She paints a White House portrait that's disturbing, dysfunctional, even dire - though hardly original. What is contained in the remainder of Manigault Newman's tapes is a mystery, at least for now.
  • White House Ex-Employee Omarosa Releases Trump Tape

    White House Ex-Employee Omarosa Releases Trump Tape

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    President Donald Trump . It's clear to everyone who's not playing pretend that Omarosa's last gasp for attention does not deserve the air time it has received. " General Kelly - General Kelly came to me and said that you guys wanted me to leave", Manigault Newman answers in the exchange. "No... I, I, Nobody even told me about it", Trump replies.
  • VAR introduction means players can no longer cheat - Sevilla's Roque Mesa

    VAR introduction means players can no longer cheat - Sevilla's Roque Mesa

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    The France worldwide has been heavily tipped to leave the Nou Camp for Arsenal or PSG after a hard debut season in Catalonia last term. Sevilla defended well and kept their shape but they also had their chances. Sevilla midfielder Roque Mesa has said the introduction Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology means players "can no longer cheat or trick [the official]".
  • US 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin gravely ill

    US 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin gravely ill

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    Last year, she announced she was preparing to retire following the release of her new album and would be reducing the number of performances she does each year. Though this has not been confirmed by Franklin's family or management, NBC reporter and close friend Harry Hairston seemed to confirm the news on Twitter.
  • Donald Trump's Slovenian in-laws become United States citizens

    Donald Trump's Slovenian in-laws become United States citizens

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    If he was, indeed, so adamantly opposed to allowing USA citizens born overseas to bring their relatives legally, why would he be OK with his wife doing the very same? In November, he tweeted , "CHAIN MIGRATION must end now!" "Some people come in, and they bring their whole family with them, who can be truly evil".
  • Iger unveils plans for 'Disney Play' streaming service

    Iger unveils plans for 'Disney Play' streaming service

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    With the Disney-branded entertainment service, Disney will have more control over its movies and TV shows from creation to distribution. But Iger said that movies Disney plans to release in 2019, including " Captain Marvel ", " Dumbo ", " Toy Story 4 " and " Frozen 2 ", won't be encumbered by licensing deals and can go straight to the service soon after their theatrical releases.
  • Twitter Reacts to New Oscars Popular Film Category: ‘This Is So Lazy’

    Twitter Reacts to New Oscars Popular Film Category: ‘This Is So Lazy’

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    Winning moments will be edited and later aired during the broadcast. The Oscars has also announced that its planning an earlier date for 2020 - advising film fans to mark their calendars for February 9. Specific details about eligibility have not been revealed, but one has to wonder if films like Mad Max: Fury Road , Inception , or The Martian may no longer be Best Picture candidates.
  • 'Bachelorette' Becca Kufrin Explains Why Arie Luyendyk Jr. Was Cut From Finale

    'Bachelorette' Becca Kufrin Explains Why Arie Luyendyk Jr. Was Cut From Finale

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    Why else defend him so vigorously? Becca Kufrin is speaking out about why a scene with her ex was cut from Monday's Bachelorette finale. He was sent home by Bachelorette Becca Kufrin on night one for being "too nervous". Kufrin accepted a proposal from controversial contestant Yrigoyen, 29, on Monday's season finale . Yrigoyen's history of liking posts that mocked Parkland high school students, liberal women, trans people and undocumented immigrants were dug up after he was ...
  • Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan attend his childhood friend's wedding

    Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan attend his childhood friend's wedding

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    Meghan's half-sister Samantha Markle , 53, used the new royal's recent birthday on August 4 to send a harsh message to her, sharing the following tweet. Meghan has not seen or spoken with her father, who lives in Mexico, after he participated in a series of paid interviews and staged photos. Thomas Markle married Meghan's mother Doria Ragland in 1979, with Meghan their only child together ahead of their subsequent divorce when their daughter was six.
  • Charlotte Rae, star of 'Facts of Life,' dies at 92

    Charlotte Rae, star of 'Facts of Life,' dies at 92

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    The Tony and Emmy nominated actress appeared on the popular 1980s sitcom The Facts of Life for almost 10 years, sharing her personal struggles with the writers for the show to keep things realistic. Many of her former costars shared their memories of the actress on social media following her death, including "Diff'rent Strokes" star Todd Bridges and " Facts of Life " star Kim Fields .