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Biden to welcome weakened Iraq PM amid Iran hostility

US President Joe Biden welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi on Monday in his first meeting with the weakened leader, whose loyalties are precariously split between the US ally and pro-Iran factions at home.

Hamilton takes controversial eighth home British GP win

Lewis Hamilton won his home British Grand Prix for a record-extending eighth time Sunday despite a 10-second penalty for a controversial first lap collision that sent Red Bull rival Max Verstappen crashing out of the race.

Macron backs Polynesian UNESCO heritage bid

Macron was the only person at the gathering wearing a suit – with everybody else clad in costumes made of leaves from the local auti plant – as he addressed a crowd from on-board a traditional Polynesian double-hulled canoe

Macron backs Polynesian UNESCO heritage bid

Macron was the only person at the gathering wearing a suit – with everybody else clad in costumes made of leaves from the local auti plant – as he addressed a crowd from on-board a traditional Polynesian double-hulled canoe

Prince’s posthumous album pierces the US condition

A 12-track album finished in 2010 but shelved for unknown reasons, ‘Welcome 2 America’ offers a prophetic window into social struggles at today’s forefront, delving into racism, political division, technology and disinformation

Kristen Stewart’s Diana to headline Venice fest

The world’s oldest film festival, regarded as a showcase for Oscar contenders as awards season approaches, hopes to welcome back Hollywood celebrities this year after a scaled-down 2020 edition

10 years on, family ‘reclaims’ Winehouse’s story

Winehouse’s parents have cooperated with ‘Reclaiming Amy,’ a BBC documentary that airs Friday, the anniversary of her death, which her father Mitch says gives a ‘more rounded image of Amy’ than the 2105 doc ‘Amy’

Billionaire Branson soars to space aboard Virgin Galactic flight

British billionaire Richard Branson on Sunday soared more than 50 miles above the New Mexico desert aboard his Virgin Galactic rocket plane and safely returned in the vehicle's first fully crewed test flight to space, a symbolic milestone for a venture he started 17 years ago.