"Every time she sang, we were all graced with a glimpse of the divine. The love she had for her children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins knew no bounds", the statement said. He says she helped define the American experience and the gift of her music remains to inspire us all.
Clinton and his wife, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, hailed her as "one of America's greatest national treasures". The singer is now in her native Detroit surrounded by family and friends.
Aretha Franklin is dead and we still, 50 years after she made her artistic and commercial breakthrough, can scarcely comprehend the still-shocking power of her singing. "I don't want you to get sick!'" "I feel very, very enriched and satisfied with respect to where my career came from, and where it is now", she told Detroit Local 4 reporter Evrod Cassimy.
In 2005, Franklin was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom - the highest award for an American civilian - by then-president George W Bush.
Environment Canada advises staying inside if you have difficulty breathing and to find an indoor place that's cool and ventilated. Officials warned older residents and young children or people with heart or lung disease to "avoid prolonged or heavy exertion".
Showbiz 411's Roger Friedman told CNN: "She has a great family, she's surrounded by love, and the world is sending prayers". Aretha Franklin's nephew says the ailing soul legend is "alert and laughing" at home with her family.
Thomas Markle made the case in his first TV interview after Meghan and Harry's wedding as to why he felt the need to speak out. Former lighting director Mr Markle, 74, said he did not expect to "see her or hear back from her", adding: "That's OK".
Trump said the drills were provocative and that dumping them would save the United States "a tremendous amount of money". The White House budget office earlier estimated to Congress the parade would cost between $10 million and $30 million.
China isn't the only country the USA has a rocky relationship with - Turkey is causing a few headaches for U.S. leaders as well. Benchmark 10-year notes US10YT=RR last fell 6/32 in price to yield 2.8732 percent, from 2.851 percent late on Wednesday.
One victim in Pittsburgh was forced to pose naked as Christ on the cross while priests photographed him with a Polaroid camera. The grand jury scrutinised abuse allegations in dioceses that minister to more than half the state's 3.2 million Catholics.
And one of the individuals - Hayden - told Vox's Alex Ward that revoking his security clearance won't stop him from speaking out. They have " politicized, and in some cases monetized, their public service and security clearances ", Sanders told reporters.
The only way to shut him down, she said, is to "don't give him the oxygen" that comes from news stories, clicks, and likes. She once told PBS' "Frontline", "Every critic, every detractor will have to bow down under President Trump".
Manigault Newman's brief stint in the White House was not her first time around the D.C. merry-go-round. Gidley and other White House staffers are now acting shocked as well.
Orean leaders to hold third summit in Pyongyang
Kim Eui-keum, a spokesman for Moon, said that holding the summit before September 10 would be hard due to logistics. What should be noted is that North Korean leader Kim hopes to meet Moon while maintaining such a position.