Dozens gathered at New Bethel Baptist Church for a 5:00 a.m. (0900 GMT) service dedicated to the 76-year-old who influenced generations as one of the reigning divas of American popular music for five decades.
Stevie Wonder and her ex-husband Glynn Turman paid the singer a visit, Franklin's publicist Gwendolyn Quinntold CNN. "I'll have more details as I'm allowed to release".
News from Franklin's camp concerning her health has been limited, but rumours began in March, when the singer cancelled two of her concerts in New Jersey.
'She is seriously ill and surrounded by family members who appreciate the outpouring of love and support they have received'.
Last February, Franklin announced that she would be retiring by the end of the year, after making one more album.
According to a report in the South China Morning Post, the country was not printing foreign currency until 2013. The central bank did not, however, dismiss chances of the Chinese state-run company forging Indian currency.
He went on to sue Taylor for defamation and $ 3 million in damages; Swift countersued for assault, battery, and a symbolic $1. Concertgoers held up $1 bills after Swift's speech in honor of the compensation she was awarded a year ago.
Cech, 36, insisted he is comfortable with a new style of play under Emery which places an emphasis on playing out from the back. Arsenal boss Unai Emery has told his players they're TOO FAT. "We have one plan, we have one process".
The brief respite sparked hopes the truce could clear the way for talks to end the almost 17-year-old conflict. So far more than 150 people have been killed in the fighting, according to a local member of parliament.
There, Aretha Franklin began singing solos at age 10, soon after her mother, an accomplished piano player and vocalist, died. Here she is in the studio with Dave Stewart and Annie Lennox recording Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves in 1985.
Transferred from detainment to house arrest last month, he could face up to 25 years in jail if found guilty. US officials said no deadline had been set for Brunson's release, contradicting some media reports.
South Korea has blamed the North for ordering the assassination, an accusation that Pyongyang has repeatedly rejected. Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , was killed in Kuala Lumpur airport.
This has always been the case and the success or failure of bitcoin has always dictated the position of all other cryptos. The world's largest cryptocurrency , Bitcoin , followed the downward trend to fall below $6000 early in the session.
It was unclear whether Erdogan was referring to a trade war, or whether he was making a statement about military preparedness. Dollar-denominated bonds issued by selected Turkish banks continued to fall on Tuesday, although sovereign bonds steadied.
Taliban storm Afghan army base, kill 17 troops
The Taliban also destroyed a telecommunications tower on Ghazni's outskirts, cutting off landline and cellphone links to the city. Their son and two daughters were wounded by shrapnel from an airstrike on the Taliban near a mosque.
U.S. Warns on Russia's New Space Weapons
China's disarmament ambassador Fu Cong called for substantive discussions on outer space, leading to negotiations. He called on the USA to contribute to a Russian-Chinese treaty that seeks to prevent an arms race in space.
NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe Mission To Touch The Sun
"It's exciting to contribute to a mission that could solve some of the biggest mysteries about the physics of our solar system". NASA on Sunday launched a probe that will head closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft before it.
Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey rips NFL QBs
Roethlisberger is "decent at best", Flacco "sucks" and as for Luck, "I don't really think he's that good", claims Ramsey. Two years later, Rodgers still has Ramsey's respect, which is apparently quite hard to earn - and keep.
Turkish Court Rejects Appeal to Free Detained U.S. Pastor
The 2nd Penal Court in Izmir rejected his appeal and sent the pastor's petition to an upper court, Hurriyet Daily News reported . Following the latest announcement, Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin has called on the U.S.to engage in diplomacy.
Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up
The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, the country's top Catholic body that Wilson once led, had no immediate comment. Wilson for two months refused to quit following his conviction, claiming he wanted to wait for the outcome of his appeal.
No more call recording on Android: Google
In other cases, the original charger seems to be one of the only ones that continues to work as intended. He now carries a Pixel 2 XL, Huawei P20 Pro, and a Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 around in his pockets.
The League games will be broadcast in Facebook
Social media giant Facebook has bought the exclusive rights to broadcast La Liga matches in the Indian sub-continent. Facebook already has rights for Major League Baseball in the United States with a reported cost of $1m per game.