(Reuters) – MTV will celebrate soul legend Aretha Franklin at Monday’s Video Music Awards ceremony, the network said on Thursday as tributes flowed in from around the world and U.S. television channels scheduled special broadcasts. A crowd gathers around Aretha Franklin’s star on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) Chief Executive Herbert Diess was told about the existence of cheating software in cars two months before regulators blew the whistle on a multi-billion exhaust emissions scandal, German magazine Der Spiegel said. Herbert Diess, Volkswagen’s new CEO, speaks during the Volkswagen Group’s annual general meeting in Berlin, Germany, May 3,
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Secondary schools for girls across the United States are grappling with a difficult and increasingly common question: what is the best approach when a student or applicant no longer identifies as female or is going through a gender transition? The entrance way to the Nightingale-Bamford School, an independent K-12 girls’ school,
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The Josh Allen era might begin a little earlier than originally planned in Buffalo. Aug 17, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Buffalo Bills quarterback AJ McCarron (10) warms up before the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Buffalo Bills at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports Bills starting quarterback AJ McCarron reportedly suffered
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Go-Jek, Indonesia’s first billion-dollar startup, is “extremely close” to achieving profitability in all its segments, except transportation, its founder and CEO Nadiem Makarim told Reuters. Nadiem Makarim, founder of the Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment firm Go-Jek listens during an interview with Reuters at the Go-Jek offices in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 15,
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese automaker Geely has agreed to extend its existing partnership with Proton Holdings Berhad (DRBM.KL) to upgrade the Malaysia carmaker’s line-up of cars and power Proton go beyond Malaysia, part of an ongoing effort to help Proton establish a presence in China and other international markets. FILE PHOTO: The Geely Automobile Holdings
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LONDON (Reuters) – Iran’s vice president said on Saturday the Islamic Republic would resist pressures from U.S. sanctions by relying on its oil and other natural resources. Iran’s Vice President Eshagh Jahangiri delivers a speech during a welcoming ceremony for delegates of the G77+ China Summit alongside supporters of Bolivian President Evo Morales at Tahuichi
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee won renewal of a protective order on Friday against a onetime business manager accused of subjecting the 95-year-old “Spider-Man” co-creator to elder abuse after taking charge of his affairs earlier this year. FILE PHOTO: Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee attends a tribute event “Extraordinary: Stan Lee”
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