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Vroom! Indonesia president a hit on social media after motorbike stunt

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JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo has created a buzz on social media after a video sequence shown at the opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games culminated with the 57-year-old leader roaring into Jakarta's main stadium on a powerful motorbike.

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Horse racing: Winx beats Black Caviar's record with 26th straight win

SYDNEY Australian champion thoroughbred Winx claimed a Group 1 race named in her honor at Royal Randwick on Saturday to notch a national record 26th successive win and overhaul the great Black Caviar.

UK Queen Elizabeth's doctor killed in London road crash

LONDON A doctor who worked as a physician to Britain's Queen Elizabeth has been killed after colliding with a truck as he cycled through central London.

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Thomas Markle fears he won't see royal daughter Meghan again: Sun

LONDON Thomas Markle has not spoken to his daughter Meghan since her star-studded wedding to Britain's Prince Harry and fears she will not contact him again, the Sun newspaper reported on Monday.

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Nobel prize winning author V.S. Naipaul dies aged 85: BBC

LONDON Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001, has died at his home in London aged 85, the BBC reported on Saturday. | Video

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Face value: Australians seek free portraits of Queen Elizabeth

SYDNEY Australians by the dozen are demanding portraits of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, after a news item drew attention to an obscure rule entitling them to such articles from local politicians.

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Britain, France, mark centenary of decisive WW1 battle of Amiens

AMIENS, France Britain and France on Tuesday marked 100 years since the decisive battle of Amiens that put Europe on the path to the end of World War One, in a sober ceremony in the northern French city's Gothic cathedral. | Video

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Zambian acrobats use circus to flip HIV 'juju' myths

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Zambian slum of Chibolya is notorious for crime and drugs, but acrobat Gift Chansa wants to get the township's youth hooked on a very different high - circus.

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Prince Harry joins Elton John to launch HIV campaign targeting men

(This July 24 story corrects name of U.S. government's HIV program to PEPFAR in the penultimate paragraph.) | Video

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Royal wedding gospel choir gets record deal

LONDON The London gospel choir that was watched by millions when it performed at the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, is to release a debut album this year after signing a record deal with Sony Music. | Video

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Meghan Markle's sister hints at appearing in UK Celebrity Big Brother show

LONDON The half-sister of Meghan Markle, who married Britain's Prince Harry in May, hinted on Monday she might go on the British celebrity version of the Big Brother reality show.

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Meghan steps into royal duties

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, learns the royal ropes a month after marrying into the family.

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Serena Williams returns to Grand Slam court

Serena Williams defeated Kristyna Pliskova in the first round of the French Open, her first Grand Slam appearance since the Australian Open in 2017, when she won it while pregnant with daughter Alexis Olympia.

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The royal wedding

Scenes from the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Royal wedding guests

Guests arrive at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Watching the royal wedding

Royal fans around the world watch the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Meghan's royal wedding dress

Meghan Markle picked a sleek sculpted dress by British designer Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy, worn with a five-meter long veil and a sparkling diamond tiara lent by Queen Elizabeth.