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Beverly Thompson leaves a stuffed bear outside at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, died Thursday at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. C.L. Franklin, her father, had been pastor at the church that Franklin learned the gospel fundamentals that would make her a soul institution. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
The Latest: Fans mourning Franklin in Detroit, New YorkThe Latest:
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2008 file photo, Juelz Santana arrives at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors in New York.  Santana has admitted that he tried to get a gun onto a plane at a New Jersey airport earlier this year. Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, pleaded guilty Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft. The 36-year-old Totowa resident faces up to 20 years in prison when he’s sentenced Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)
Rapper Juelz Santana pleads guilty to airport gun chargeRapper Juelz Santana has admitted that he tried to get a gun onto a plane at a New York-area airport
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FILE - In this May 29, 2014 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin waves as she receives an honorary Doctor of Arts degree as Chilean author Isabel Allende, left, and former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg, right, look on during Harvard commencement ceremonies in Cambridge, Mass. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
'Respect' indeed: Aretha flipped man's song into epic anthemIt's easy to forget that "Respect" wasn't originally Aretha Franklin's song, but the Queen of Soul sang it like it was made for her, and for only her.
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FILE - In this July 8, 2012 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber/Invision/AP, File)
Aretha Franklin's music rising on charts following her deathAretha Franklin's music quickly climbed the iTunes' charts following her death on Thursday
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Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Recording: Omarosa offered $15,000 a month to be 'positive'Omarosa Manigault Newman has released another secret audio tape that she says proves President Donald Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Los Angeles on Thursday Aug. 16, 2018. Garcetti, who already has visited the important presidential states of Iowa and New Hampshire, told The Associated Press he'll likely make a decision on his candidacy in the first three months of 2019. He also talked about his efforts to resolve chronic issues LA issues of traffic and homelessness. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
AP Interview: Los Angeles mayor: Trump doing 'racist things'AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises
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A woman carrying a child is escorted by authorities to an apartment following the arrest of a 45-year-old Iraqi refugee, Omar Ameen, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Ameen was arrested on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman in 2014 while serving with the Islamic State terror organization. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
US officials: Ex-ISIS fighter entered US as refugeeIraqi man who entered US as refugee accused of killing for ISIS in Iraq
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2016 file photo, Oakland fire officials walk past the remains of the Ghost Ship warehouse damaged from a deadly fire in Oakland, Calif. A Northern California district attorney has told a judge she will no longer consider plea deals for the two men charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for their role in a 2016 warehouse fire that killed three dozen people attending an unlicensed concert. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
AP NewsBreak: No plea deals in Oakland warehouse fire caseA Northern California district attorney has told a judge she will no longer consider plea deals for two men charged in a 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people attending an unlicensed concert
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Woman caught in flood called 911, family: I'm going to drownA woman swept into a lake by a flash flood says she called 911 and her family to say she didn't think she'd survive
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New Haven emergency personnel respond to overdose cases on the New Haven Green in Connecticut on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.  More than 30 people overdosed Wednesday from a suspected bad batch of “K2” synthetic marijuana at or near a city park in Connecticut. No deaths were reported, but officials said two people had life-threatening symptoms.  (Arnold Gold/New Haven Register via AP)
Police work to stop overdoses after 76 fall illPolice in New Haven, Connecticut, are swarming a city park and searching people's homes for drugs in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana that has put more than 70 people in local hospitals
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