"Franklin's official cause of death was due to advance pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by Franklin's Oncologist, Dr. Philip Phillips of Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, MI".
US President Donald Trump expressed his condolences to the family of, "a person I knew well - she worked for me on numerous occasions, she was terrific".
'We have felt your love for Aretha and it brings us comfort to know that her legacy will live on.
"Critics always talked about the gospel feeling in Aretha's voice so it was a very big deal when she finally made a proper gospel album like "Amazing Grace, '" Carpenter said. We were witnessing the greatest soul artist of all time".
In January, famed record executive Clive Davis announced at his annual pre-GRAMMY party in NYC that Franklin actually handpicked Hudson to play her. Here, The Los Angeles Times looks back at her life, her music and her impact.
Rhythm and blues singer Aretha Franklin performs at the inaugural gala for President Clinton in Washington on January 19, 1993.
John Stamos tweeted, "She was music". I adored her and worshipped her talent.
She influenced generations of female singers with unforgettable hits including "Respect" (1967), "Natural Woman" (1968) and "I Say a Little Prayer" (1968). Five years later - because a diva never forgets! - she sent a fax to the AP to clarify Warwick's error.
"Her music was deepened by her connection to the struggles and the triumphs of the African American experience", he said in a statement. Her father was famous in his own right, and when the family moved to Detroit while Aretha Franklin was a child, their house often hosted figures like Nat King Cole, Martin Luther King Jr, and Mahalia Jackson. Her June 1971 "homecoming" show "drove fans to near-hysteria", according to the theater. She was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005.
In her key scene, Franklin (as Mrs. Murphy) sings iconic soul classic "Think" to her husband Matt "Guitar' Murphy in the middle of their restaurant when Jake and Elwood try and recruit him to their band".
Franklin was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in 1987 - a year before the Beatles were inducted. She joined New Times' staff in 2011 and left the paper in 2014, but two years and two babies later, returned.
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If Balderson loses, the race could reflect on Trump's popularity in the Midwest before the November midterm elections. Hours before the president touched down in OH he took to Twitter to attack former Cavaliers superstar LeBron James.
This trial , happening in Virginia, is only the first of two Manafort faces; he'll be tried later in D.C. on separate charges. Mueller's team said the witnesses refused to testify or would refuse to answer certain questions if not given the protection.
We'll find out over the next nine months or so whether Pele is right... "There are a lot of things". "We need more luck", he said. That must be our attitude. "Football is so hard , we try to play in a better way and get near the top of the table as we can".
For the rest of the week, Trump was uncharacteristically silent - until Friday night, when he finally shot back. Screw that! Lebron James has an huge influence, and I like the fact that the President punches back.
He said Iran had "always welcomed negotiations", but that Washington would first have to demonstrate it can be trusted. Under the 2015 agreement, Iran agreed to curbs on its nuclear program in return for the lifting of economic sanctions.
The current branches of the United States military are the Navy, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Army and Air Force. In March, Trump broached the idea of moving that responsibility to a new and separate military command.
A year ago she and Harry celebrated her birthday at a private getaway in Africa shortly before they announced their engagement. Since then, he's given multiple interviews to the press about his strained relationship with his daughter.
However, his administration's report on Thursday projects that relaxing mileage standards would cost 60,000 auto jobs by 2030. The states that have adopted California's emission rules together make up about one third of the U.S. auto market.
His linkup play with Aubameyang was a treat to watch as the Gunners tried to pave their way back into the game on Sunday. He said: "Nacho has started training with the group, so maybe he can come in for the next match".
North Korean foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho, visited Iran as the United States reintroduced sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Trump said Tuesday that anyone doing business with Iran will not be allowed to maintain business ties with the United States.
The pop star is now in the hospital, recovering from a drug overdose she suffered last week, and subsequent complications. Cape Town - Demi Lovato has reportedly agreed to enter rehab after allegedly overdosing on opioids.
But Manigault Newman said he "probably instructed General Kelly to do it". "He has taken this country to its knees". Trump has come under fire previously for using derogatory terms to refer to women and African-Americans.
The violence culminated with a man driving a vehicle into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing Heyer and injuring 19 people. In a tweet over the weekend, Trump said he condemned " all types of racism and acts of violence".
The NYPD tweeted that it was searching the waters for any additional victims - a process that continued late into Sunday night. Diana Campbell took video and photos of the scene, hoping the images would be helpful in identifying the infant.
Under cross examination, she said at the time she believed Manafort was directing Gates' actions and "knew what was going on". They aimed to show jurors how that money flowed from more than a dozen shell companies used to stash the income in Cyprus.
She called on Trump to return to the negotiating table, saying "this can and should be resolved through dialogue and cooperation". The two countries had failed to agree on a deal to free an American pastor charged with espionage in Turkey .
The mosquito was found in a trap near the intersection of Lower Marine Road and Bass Drive on the East side of Troy. All four cases were discovered in people who were donating blood and tested positive for the virus when screened.
He'll be joining a strong attacking force that already includes the likes of Kevin De Bruyne , Leroy Sane and Sergio Aguero . He has returned to training this week but it's unclear as to whether he'll start the match or be among the substitutes.
The PBA posted on its Facebook page that it is encouraging its members to call the team's ticket office and request a refund. Players chafed and the NFL Players Assn. filed a grievance on the issue, saying player civil rights were being violated.
Samar Badawi and Sadah were arrested last week in what global human rights groups called a crackdown on dissent in Saudi Arabia. In response, some Twitter users hit back by pointing out Saudi Arabia's repression of its own Shia Muslim population.
Unai Emery recently became Arsenal's manager . "They're more defensive, and not allowing goals , which is good". It made for an interesting encounter, with Arsenal exhibiting numerous ways of beating the press.
Smoke was later seen rising above the area where the explosion took place, as well as fire at a nearby building. In the statement to el Nuevo, the group claiming responsibility said the military's goals were not achieved.
Chinese authorities - bracing for economic fallout - have taken a range of measures in recent weeks to bolster the economy. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at China's Ministry of Transport in Beijing, China April 27, 2018.