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'She never left': Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin

'She never left': Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin

Entertainment
Detroit has lost a sister. Their sadness, though, somehow still feels like a celebration. Outside the church where Aretha Franklin's late father preached, there are mothers dancing with their daughters and singing "r-e-s-p-e-c-t".It is contagious.Some of the girls are too young to understand the significance of this moment, but it is clear Aretha Franklin's voice and values will live on in them. 1:35 Video: Listen to the voice of Aretha Franklin ...
Alicia, Ariana and other global stars who worshipped Aretha Franklin

Alicia, Ariana and other global stars who worshipped Aretha Franklin

Entertainment
Aretha Franklin's influence on music was profound during her lifetime, and since her death, pop stars have been opening up about the way the Queen of Soul shaped them as performers.On Thursday, Alicia Keys and Ariana Grande both performed renditions of (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman during radio and TV interviews.Keys told Nicki Minaj while appearing on her radio show: "She's so special."She was able to touch so many people, divinely - she touched me." Skip Twitter post by @aliciakeys One of my GREATEST inspirations! The songs she gave us made us stronger and prouder. She empowered us!! We get to be inspired by her forever and now I’m going to write more songs...
Chicago Bears sign OL Matt McCants, John Franklin III, three others

Chicago Bears sign OL Matt McCants, John Franklin III, three others

Sports
The Chicago Bears announced Monday they signed five players, including offensive lineman Matt McCants, and also placed four players on waivers. McCants has played 28 NFL games, including three starts, while with the Oakland Raiders, Cleveland Browns and Bears. He has not started a game since 2013. The Bears also signed wide receiver Matt Fleming, defensive back John Franklin III, offensive lineman Jeremi Hall and defensive back Tyrin Holloway. The team waived offensive lineman Travis Averill, linebacker Howard Jones, offensive lineman Cameron Lee and linebacker Nyles Morgan. Franklin played quarterback and receiver during his college career, which included stops at Florida State, Auburn and Florida Atlantic. He also starred in Netflix's "Last Chance U" documentary series. Holloway t...
Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund makes changes to 24 schemes

Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund makes changes to 24 schemes

Finance
Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund is making some changes to 24 of their existing schemes and merging its two schemes (Franklin India Government Securities Fund (FIGSF) - composite and PF Plan into FIGSF – Long Term Plan). The changes will be effective from June 4. The re-categorisation and merger of schemes are in line with Sebi’s new rules on categorisation of mutual funds. “If the investors do not wish to continue the systematic transactions under surviving plan (FIGSF – Long Term Plan) post-merger, the investors are required to intimate Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund in writing their unwillingness to continue the said facilities latest by 3 pm on June 1,” said a communication sent by the fund house to its investors. Apart from the merging schemes, the fund house also made some minor change