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From TheJournal.ie Politicians, celebrities and fans attend Aretha Franklin's funeral Queen Of Soul

Politicians, celebrities and fans attend Aretha Franklin's funeral

Bill and Hillary Clinton, Stevie Wonder and Ariana Grande are among the attendees of the Queen of Soul’s funeral in Detroit.

From TheJournal.ie 'Thank you, queen': Hundreds of fans pay respect as Aretha Franklin lies in state Tributes

'Thank you, queen': Hundreds of fans pay respect as Aretha Franklin lies in state

The 76-year-old icon, beloved by millions around the world, died of cancer on 16 August.

From TheJournal.ie Aretha Franklin's funeral arrangements have been announced Queen Of Soul

Aretha Franklin's funeral arrangements have been announced

The funeral will take place after a two-day public viewing and it will be limited to family, friends and invited guests.

From TheJournal.ie 'She's our queen. She belongs to us': Detroit reeling after death of Aretha Franklin Queen Of Soul

'She's our queen. She belongs to us': Detroit reeling after death of Aretha Franklin

Motor City had a long love affair with the Queen of Soul, who never forgot her roots.

From The42 Big move in the NBA as Clippers agree to send Blake Griffin to Pistons Trade
From TheJournal.ie 60,000 attend mass in Detroit clearing the way for sainthood of Irish-American priest Father Solanus Casey

60,000 attend mass in Detroit clearing the way for sainthood of Irish-American priest

Bernard Francis Casey was born in Wisconsin in 1870, the sixth of 16 children born to Irish immigrants.

From TheJournal.ie Michigan mother jailed for a week for refusing to vaccinate her son Detroit

Michigan mother jailed for a week for refusing to vaccinate her son

Rebecca Bredow said that to do so would go against her beliefs.

From TheJournal.ie Two toddlers shot by playmate at Michigan daycare Gun Laws

Two toddlers shot by playmate at Michigan daycare

The three-year-olds were hospitalised following the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Three charged over murder of Detroit teen who picked up $70 Detroit

Three charged over murder of Detroit teen who picked up $70

Deontae Mitchell was beaten, kidnapped and choked to death in Detroit.

From The42 Ex-Detroit Lion slips on spikes for a run at Rio qualification after concussions Personal Best

Ex-Detroit Lion slips on spikes for a run at Rio qualification after concussions

Jahvid Best hopes to represent St Lucia in Brazil this August.

From TheJournal.ie This woman's terrifying 'dead body' prank is causing absolute panic Detroit
From TheJournal.ie 11-year-old boy charged over fatal shooting of toddler in Detroit Tragedy

11-year-old boy charged over fatal shooting of toddler in Detroit

The boy allegedly used his father’s gun to shoot the three year old.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows police beating unarmed black man Floyd Dent Detroit

Video shows police beating unarmed black man Floyd Dent

Police say that they found drugs in his car but Dent says they were planted at the time of his arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Mother arrested after bodies of a young boy and teenage girl found in home freezer Detroit

Mother arrested after bodies of a young boy and teenage girl found in home freezer

The two children were found in a plastic bag.

From TheJournal.ie Tired of your commute? This man walks 21 miles to and from work every day Long Journey
From TheJournal.ie From Motor City to Leinster House: The Detroit water protesters have been busy since they landed 48 Hours

From Motor City to Leinster House: The Detroit water protesters have been busy since they landed

The activists have been in close contact with the Irish movement in recent months, and have even held solidarity events in Detroit.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you be taking part in Wednesday's anti-water charge protest? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be taking part in Wednesday's anti-water charge protest?

Attendance is predicted to match, if not exceed, previous protests.

A man is offering to trade his house for an iPhone 6

The house won’t sell, so he’ll just take an iPhone 6, thank you very much.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The ripple effect of commodifying water – from Dublin to Detroit Water Charges

Opinion: The ripple effect of commodifying water – from Dublin to Detroit

Looking at how water charges have been implemented elsewhere allows us to glimpse what their likely effect will be in Ireland… and it’s not pretty.

From TheJournal.ie Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch Race In America

Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch

Theodore Wafer had claimed he was acting in self-defense.

From TheJournal.ie Detroit to find out today if it can exit bankruptcy Motoring Back

Detroit to find out today if it can exit bankruptcy

The city has started turning itself around after filing for bankruptcy protection last year.

From TheJournal.ie Man finds out live on-air that his son, missing for 11 days, was found alive...in his own basement What?

Man finds out live on-air that his son, missing for 11 days, was found alive...in his own basement

The 12-year-old boy was found behind a makeshift barricade of boxes.

From TheJournal.ie People are paying $14k for abandoned houses in Detroit Fixer Upper

People are paying $14k for abandoned houses in Detroit

And they still need to fix them up. It’s all part of a plan to clean up the Motor City.

Woman attacked by insane feral cat as she tries to protect her dog

OK, cat-haters, we kind of see what you mean now.

Llama on the run for 6 months given new home

The animal has been wandering around Michigan for half a year.

Local news reporter passionately uses the F-word on live TV

She couldn’t get her earpiece in, y’see?

From TheJournal.ie Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities Wild West

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities

Some already hold the shape of the cities they would become – some are a little grittier.

From TheJournal.ie Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers

Plus: how many 1 cent and 2 cent coins were minted in Ireland in the last eight years (and may soon be obsolete)?

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everything’s talking about the death in Athy, Detroit going bankrupt and the CJD concerns at Beaumont.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie The US city of Detroit has filed for bankruptcy US

The US city of Detroit has filed for bankruptcy

Detroit stopped making payments on some of its $18.5 billion of debt and obligations last month.

8 joyous photos of kids cooling off by diving into mud

The best ever way to cool off.

Want to see pictures of Detroit's almost-finished Robocop statue?

I have to go… somewhere there is a crime happening.

Judge slaps himself with fine after phone goes off in court

Raymond Voet said his new smartphone “started talking really loud”.

From TheJournal.ie Babies born by Caesarian more susceptible to developing allergies Caesarian

Babies born by Caesarian more susceptible to developing allergies

Researchers said they believe exposure to bacteria in the birth canal is a major influencer on a baby’s immune system.

From The42 Andy Lee eyes new start as he lines up Belfast bout against Anthony Fitzgerald Boxing

Andy Lee eyes new start as he lines up Belfast bout against Anthony Fitzgerald

The Limerick boxer has returned from America to train for the bout after the unfortunate passing of trainer Emmanuel Steward.

From The42 I will become world champion for Steward, promises Andy Lee Fighting Talk

I will become world champion for Steward, promises Andy Lee

The Limerick middleweight was in Detroit yesterday as the boxing world paid tribute to legendary Kronk trainer Emanuel Steward.

From The42 World Series: Giants on the verge of title after blanking Tigers Baseball

World Series: Giants on the verge of title after blanking Tigers

Ryan Vogelsong, Tim Lincecum and Sergio Romo combined to deliver a shut-out for San Francisco.

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