38 – RIP Aretha Franklin, 350 Newspapers against one president, and AirFrance is no longer French?

The Jay Doherty Podcast

Episode 38

Thursday, August 16 2018

RIP Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin, whose gospel-rooted and blues music earned her the title, “the Queen of Soul,” has died, a family statement said Thursday. She was 76.

Franklin died at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit, The “official cause of death was due to advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by Franklin’s oncologist, Dr. Philip Phillips of Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit,” according to the family statement.
RIP Aretha Franklin
350 Newspapers against one president?
Around 350 news organizations across the U.S. are standing up to Donald Trump. Many people throughout the press are saying that this is not anti-Trump, it is pro-press.
AirFrance new leader may not be French.

CNN – “Local media reports suggest Smith could be named CEO following a meeting of the Air France-KLM (AFLYY) board on Thursday. The French state owns 14.3% of the airline group, and its economy minister publicly backed Smith earlier in the day.

Representatives for Air France-KLM declined to comment. Air France has not had a foreign CEO in its 85-year history.

The controversy follows the shock resignation of former CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac in May after unions staged strikes that cost the airline group more than €300 million ($342 million). Shares in the company have dropped by a third since January.”

Jay Doherty

2018

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