"Music was the highlight of Franklin's epic funeral - Fantasiaperformed gospel song "Precious Lord, Take My Hand", while Ariana Grande, clad in a short black dress, delivered the 1967 hit "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman".
Later, one of Franklin's grandchildren spoke to and of his famous grandmother.
"Long lines at the funerals of icons and short lines for voting", the Rev. Jesse Jackson said in remembrance, noting that 2016 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, who was also in attendance, lost MI by 11,000 votes.
Bush had previously awarded Franklin the Presidential Medal of Freedom - the highest civilian honor - in 2009.
Obama, in a statement read by the Rev. Al Sharpton, hailed Franklin for reflecting "very best of the American story". As Ellis said, the event would take "the necessary time to honor this great woman of God".
The words were in response to Trump's comment that Franklin had "worked" for him on "numerous occasions".
Her family wanted to keep the funeral service private to those closest to Franklin - though it will be streamed and portions broadcast by major networks - but worked to provide the singer's many fans an extended opportunity to say goodbye this week, Owens said. He gave Grande a hug, letting her know she did just fine. "Her voice made you feel something".
He said he hoped to one day collaborate with her in heaven before performing As, a cut from his album Songs in the Key of Life. "Her voice brought peace".
He was one of the first establishment Republicans to work with Mr Trump, joining the NY businessman as counsel to his campaign. His replacement is likely to be Emmett Flood, an attorney who worked with Bill Clinton to rebut impeachment proceedings.
His family shared Friday that McCain wouldn't continue with treatment for his brain cancer , and the senator died the next day. Lindsey Graham acknowledged Monday night that he's shed tears over the death of his longtime friend, Sen.
Australian rising star Nick Kyrgios is excited and looking forward to clashing off once again against world No. 2 Roger Federer . I don't care how fit you are, what you're used to, the humidity can really get to you.
Apple has just announced that it will be hosting the 2018 iPhone launch event on September 12 at the Steve Jobs Theatre at 10 AM. Whether one or both of those will be ready to launch - or at least - preview alongside the new iPhones is unclear at this stage.
Former Liverpool FC striker Collymore believes the Citizens remain favourites to win the Premier League title this term. However, Karius had to wait until the end of the following September to make his Premier League debut.
While in London, Meghan and Harry live in Nottingham Cottage, a small property in the grounds of the grander Kensington Palace . A spokesperson for Kensington Palace declined to comment on this very important dog news, so we don't have any other details.
The reaction to the allegations against Depardieu echo Russian responses to the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment charge. The assaults occurred, per sources of the Le Parisien newspaper, at Depardieu's home on August 7th and 13th of this year.
Last week, the European Union announced a financial support package to help bolster Iran's flagging economy. However, it remains to be seen if the USA would abide by a court order to suspend sanctions on Iran.
South Korea, naturally, wants the momentum to continue as that nation also establishes a more open relationship with North Korea. He also accused China of not helping enough. "Trump may be the only American president who is willing to deal with Kim Jong-un".
Multiple fatalities in bus, semi crash in NM
Preliminary information indicates a semi-truck traveling the opposite way had a blow-out and crashed head-on into the bus. An unknown number of people have been transported to a local hospital for treatment following the incident.
Ariana Grande added to Aretha Franklin's funeral
Wright Museum of African American History on second day of a public viewing of Aretha Franklin in Detroit , Michiga. Swanson-she invited us in, and we all sat together and ate fried chicken", funeral director O'Neil Swanson II said.
Theresa May on her tippy toes
Her only previous trip to the continent was a visit to Tunisia in 2015 in the aftermath of the Sousse hotel terror attack. May has promised to boost Britain's investment in the continent.
Cuomo, Nixon spar in debate; Cuomo nixes presidential talk
Ms Nixon called Mr Cuomo a corrupt "corporate Democrat" and defended herself as a champion of the poor and of minorities. The victor of the Democratic primary faces Republican Marc Molinaro and independent Stephanie Miner in November.
Mexico says in 'final hours' of Nafta talks
One of the White House's goals going into the talks was to significantly increase the proportion of U.S. parts in the auto sector. The issue of rules of origin on autos has been central to the summertime U.S. -Mexico discussions, she added.
My three titles demand 'respect' - Jose
The Portuguese then went on the offensive, suggesting those in the media questioning him were orchestrating a campaign. United have lost two of their opening three games of the season and conceded six goals in the last two games.
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He said Mr Turnbull "will be remembered mostly for the way he got into office and the way he got out of office". He has yet to announce any new initiatives to help farmers. "He should not be doing it", Mr Joyce said.
Trump, Cohen lawyers stumble on facts
Miller, on the other hand, is now being held in contempt for refusing to comply with a subpoena from Mueller and his team. And Michael Cohen , Trump's long-time attorney and fixer, pleaded guilty to eight criminal offences relating to fraud.