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Joe Biden has cast himself as a unifier for the nation, but there is someone else the incoming administration hopes can help start healing a divided United States next week- universally beloved actor Tom Hanks.

Tom Hanks to host Joe Biden inauguration TV show

Joe Biden has cast himself as a unifier for the nation, but there is someone else the incoming administration hopes can help start healing a divided United States next week: universally beloved actor Tom Hanks.
Eleven-time Grammy award winner, Kenneth (Babyface) Edmonds, announced that he and his family had been battling the novel coronavirus but are now “on our way back to full health”.

Grammy award winner Babyface recovers from coronavirus

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DAVID MORALES

American DJ arrested in Japan for drug possession

American DJ David Morales was arrested early Sunday at a southern Japanese airport on suspicion of drug smuggling after a tiny quantity of ecstasy was allegedly found in his possession, police and local media said.
US President Donald Trump speaks during an event to announces a grant for drug-free communities support program, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 29, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - MANDEL NGAN

Donald Trump replies Meghan McCain, others over comments

U.S. President Donald Trump has replied critics who used the funerals for singer Aretha Franklin and U.S. Sen. John McCain on Saturday to criticise his campaign slogan “Make America Great Again”.
Fans queued en masse Tuesday to pay their respects to legendary US singer and “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, whose body lay in a golden casket dressed in a ruffled red dress and matching heels in Detroit.

Aretha Franklin bishop apologises to Ariana Grande

The bishop responsible for officiating Aretha Franklin’s funeral has apologised to singer Ariana Grande after being criticised for the way he touched her on stage.
Aretha Franklin lies in her casket at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, Michigan, during a public visitation on Tuesday, August 28.

Aretha Franklin’s funeral attracts stars in music, politics

Aretha Franklin’s star-studded funeral got underway in Detroit on Friday with political dignitaries and music royalty joining family, friends and members of the public to bid goodbye to America’s “Queen of Soul.”
Fans queued en masse Tuesday to pay their respects to legendary US singer and “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, whose body lay in a golden casket dressed in a ruffled red dress and matching heels in Detroit.

Hundreds pay respects as Aretha Franklin lies in state

Fans queued en masse Tuesday to pay their respects to legendary US singer and “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, whose body lay in a golden casket dressed in a ruffled red dress and matching heels in Detroit.
Aretha Franklin's last public performance in New York in November

Aretha Franklin died without leaving a will – court documents

New York Times reports that documents have already been filed at a Michigan court on Tuesday, which could lay bare the details of her estate.
Camila Cabello accepts the video of the year award next to Madonna at the MTV VMAs 2018. Lucas Jackson-Reuters

Camila Cabello beats Beyonce, Drake in MTV video awards

Cuban-born Camila Cabello beat out heavy hitters Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Drake to take home the two top prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Monday.
Aretha Franklin's last public performance in New York in November

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin passes on at 76

Her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn, said she died on Thursday. The cause was advanced pancreatic cancer.

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