Jackson said "Aretha's not lost, we know where she is".
In the wake of Franklin's death, several country singers have offered up tribute performances in honor her lasting impact on music.
Remembering Franklin's "breathtaking talent", Bill Clinton called her "the voice of the century".
Davis said Franklin was kind and thoughtful, genuinely amusing and had a great sense of humor. "Melania wishes more people liked her family and is constantly embarrassed by the public's opinion of her husband and when people take shots at him and her family, it really stings".
Bishop Charles H. Ellis of Greater Grace Temple in Detroit began speaking almost two hours after the ceremony had been slated to begin.
While Twitter users think the icon looked obvious and unprepared, others are commending her for the clever idea (if she did have ulterior motives with her statement accessory).
Fans sing as they stand in line for the viewing of Aretha Franklin at the New Bethel Baptist Church on August 30, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. That's a nod to her funky '80s tune of the same name that prominently featured the vehicle in the lyrics and video.
"Our lovely waterfront jewel will be Aretha Franklin Park, and when performers from generations to come from around the world come here, they will be reminded they are performing at the home of the 'Queen of Soul, '" he said.
Broadway's Jennifer Holliday spoke to Inside Edition about the late singer.
"I've been watching the celebration of your life from everywhere", said Robinson, addressing his lifelong friend from the stage, "and I've been doing interviews from everywhere, from all over the world". The body of Franklin, who died aged 76 from pancreatic cancer, has been transported to the service in a 1940s vintage hearse, which carried both Rosa Parks and her father.
Friday's service will touch on Franklin's significance to her friends, family and fans, organizers told CNN. "I love her. She was my longest friend".
Clinton also said he was happy that Franklin's coffin was still open when he arrived because he just had to see what she was wearing.
He said he was taken aback by the extent of the decision, but is grateful the court "stood on the right side of history". Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson shared his fellow mayor's conviction that the court ruling is "monumental".
Trump said Vice President Mike Pence would speak at a ceremony on Friday at the US Capitol in remembrance of McCain. A private funeral will follow at the Naval Academy Chapel and McCain is to be buried at the academy cemetery.
As he wished, McCain will be buried next to a Naval Academy classmate and lifelong friend, Chuck Larson. With Republicans clinging to a 50-49 Senate majority, hearings on Supreme Court nominee Brett M.
This year, however, Second Tuesday of September is Sep 11 which is sort of memorial day in USA in lieu of 2001 attacks. If you're a fan of the older iPhones, with the Home button that got replaced on the iPhone X , bad news folks.
Former Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will be traded to the New Orleans Saints , according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Bridgewater seemed like the Minnesota Vikings QB of the future when they drafted him in the first round in 2014.
McCain also dealt a death blow to Trump's American Health Care Act , severely setting back the president's legislative agenda. I want to end my farewell to you with the heartfelt faith in Americans that I felt so powerfully that evening.
Knight is coming off of a season in which he averaged 11.0 points and 2.4 assists in 54 games (five starts) for the Suns. The Rockets are reportedly sending Ryan Anderson and his hefty contract to Phoenix along with De'Anthony Melton.
Prior to the legal action against him, he said he had posted the files for a few days and they had been copied on mirror sites. He said: "It is the untraceable and undetectable nature of these small firearms that poses a unique danger".
The comedian returned to the stage Sunday night at New York's Comedy Cellar , which was heavily featured on his show " Louie ". Following the allegations, Louis C.K. admitted sexual misconduct , saying: "I have to reconcile it with who I am".
Tallahassee has seen a spike in homicides, but its overall crime rate has declined, although it remains the highest in the state . What are other people saying? But it's clear that the congressman is going to join Donald Trump in the swamp.
A statement Sunday from the Maryland Secretary of State's office said the flags will be lowered until McCain is buried. Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said McCain's support for the Jewish state "never wavered".
Taylor Swift on Aretha Franklin
But Hamilton said being a part of the home-going activities for a star of Franklin's magnitude has been quite different. LaSalle was a Cadillac sub-brand from 1927 through 1940, luxurious but less expensive than the more opulent Cadillacs.
White House Counsel Don McGahn Leaving Soon
A person close to Mr McGahn told U.S. newspaper the Washington Post that he was planning to leave in the autumn. He specialized in campaign finance issues after serving on the Federal Election Commission from 2008 to 2013.
Memorial services set for Senator John McCain
McCain will lie in state at the Arizona state capitol Wednesday with his first memorial service taking place Thursday in Phoenix. McCain was a frequent Trump critic and his family has said he did not want the president to attend his funeral.