"Queen of Style" Aretha Franklin's dresses go up for auction

"Queen of Style" Aretha Franklin's dresses go up for auction

Dozens of Aretha Franklin's dresses go up for auction on November 9 and 10, in the first sale since the Queen of Soul passed away and making it, in the words of the auction house, a "truly historic" event.
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Tourists in Paris share their views on the 'yellow vest' crisis, as authorities count the cost of weeks of anti-government protests.
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Iraq marks one year since 'victory' against IS

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Iraqis forces parade and celebrate in the streets of Mosul as they mark a year since Iraq declared victory against the Islamic State group, the conclusion of a three-year battle to oust the jihadists.
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Units from the elite Emergency Response Division (ERD) carry out a military exercise at a base in western Baghdad to mark the first anniversary of their victory against the Islamic State group.
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Four people are killed after a schoolbus mounted a pavement in a crowded Hong Kong neighbourhood, trapping passers-by underneath and injuring 10.
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Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged and served fresh warrant

Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged and served fresh warrant

Japanese prosecutors formally charge Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary and also serve a fresh warrant on separate allegations, local media report, meaning the tycoon will likely spend Christmas in a cell.
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The European Commission warns that the EU has already offered Britain the "best and only possible" Brexit deal and will not renegotiate it, on the eve of a vote in the British parliament.
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Grave dilemma: S.African cities short of cemetery space

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In Johannesburg, land is a hot topic, even for the dead. Population growth, migration to urban areas and an influx of foreigners has put huge pressure on land in urban areas. Adding to the problem is a cultural resistance to the practice of cremat...
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Colombian indigenous leader buried as violence surges

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Colombia's indigenous community holds a funeral for one of two indigenous leaders killed in the past few days, as rights groups warned aboriginals have increasingly been targeted since the country's right-wing president took office.
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EU court rules Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally

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Europe's top court ruled Monday that Britain could halt Brexit without the approval of fellow EU member states, in a victory for pro-Europeans on the eve of a key House of Commons vote.
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Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict

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Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, a survivor of ISIS sexual slavery, stand up against sexual violence in conflict, and challenge the world to combat rape as a weapon of war, ahead of receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.
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A year after IS defeat, Iraq in throes of political crisis

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A year since Iraq announced "victory" over the Islamic State group, the country finds itself in the throes of political and economic crises left unresolved during the long battle against jihadists.
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German rail workers protest wearing yellow vests

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At Nuremberg main station, about 50 railway workers from the union EVG are demonstrating, wearing yellow vests. All main railway lines in Germany are disrupted due to a strike by rail workers to press their claim in wage negotiations, operator De...
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Security stand guard in Marrakesh ahead of the intergovernmental conference to adopt the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration.
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Rumble in the Outback: Aussie boxing troupe keeps on swinging

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Fred Brophy runs a boxing troupe -- the last in Australia and one of the few left worldwide -- travelling to outback towns where someone's always up for a fight. Back in the 1930s to 1950s, such tents were a fixture at country fairs and agricultur...
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River Plate wins the Copa Libertadores by beating their fiercest rivals Boca Juniors 3-1 after extra time, bringing an end to a final tainted by violence and moved more than six thousand miles away from Argentina.
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Vote counting starts as polls close in parliamentary elections triggered years ahead of schedule by reformist leader Nikol Pashinyan, who is aiming to cement his political authority in the post-Soviet country.
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