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  • Shares hit by U.S. unease; ECB supports Italy, Spain

    World stocks racked up more losses on Monday on jitters about the U.S. ratings cut, but signs the European Central Bank was buying Italian and Spanish debt gave some respite to battered markets.


  • Dalai Lama's political successor sworn in

    Lobsang Sangay, a 43-year-old Harvard scholar, took office Monday as head of the Tibetan government in exile, vowing to free his homeland from Chinese "colonialism."


  • U.K. police arrest 100 after riots in British capital

    British police arrested more than 100 people overnight in London after shops were looted and officers attacked in a second night of violence that followed some of the worst disorder seen in the capital for years.


  • Saudi Arabia recalls Syria envoy, Assad further isolated

    Saudi Arabia recalled its envoy to Damascus and the Arab League condemned violence in Syria, leaving President Bashar al-Assad further isolated.


  • China shares tumble, U.S. downgrade accelerates derisking

    Hong Kong and China shares crumbled on Monday morning, pressured by an acceleration of derisking from equity investments following Standard & Poor's downgrade of the long-term credit rating of the United States late on Friday. The Hang Seng Index was down 4.04 per cent at 20,100.2 by the midday trading break, its lowest level in a year, and the Shanghai Composite Index dropped 3.68 per cent.


News: Entertainment

  • See Angelina Jolie's Wedding Dress

    After their secret wedding last week, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have released their family wedding album to People.

    PHOTOS: 2014 Celebrity Weddings

    The exclusive photos of the ceremony include shots of Jolie's Donatella Versace-designed dress, which was decorated with her children's artwork, as well as the celebration.

    People's photos are running in conjunction Hello! magazine internationally.

    Brangelina exchanged vows on their property Chateau Miraval in France on Saturday,August 23.

    The private, nondenominational civil ceremony took place in a small chapel and was attended by family and friends. Jolie walked down the aisle with her eldest sons Maddox and Pax, while Zahara and Vivienne threw petals as the flower girls. Their other two kids, Shiloh and Knox, served as their ring bearers, according to the couple's spokesperson.

    This was a big weekend for celebrity weddings. Watch below to see who tied the knot.

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  • Is Carrie Underwood Pregnant?

    Carrie Underwood could be a new mom soon.

    PICS: Hollywood's Cutest Kids

    The country singer, 31, posted an announcement on Twitter, seeming to hint at her own pregnancy.

    In honor of "Labor" Day...Ace & Penny would like to make an announcement. Their parents couldn't be happier! pic.twitter.com/bROrzuHJ4J

    — Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) September 1, 2014

    This would be the first child for Underwood and husband Mike Fisher.

    The couple tied the knot in 2010 at the Ritz Carlton Reynolds Plantation in Georgia.

    Check some of Carrie's best styles in the video below.

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  • Kate Upton Responds to Nude Photo Leak

    Like Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton's phone was hacked. Now the model/actress is planning her next move following the incident that led to nude photos of her being leaked online.

    NEWS: Jennifer Lawrence Hacked

    Kate's attorney, Lawrence Shire, released a statement to ET on Monday, saying, "This is obviously an outrageous violation of our client Kate Upton's privacy. We intend to pursue anyone disseminating or duplicating these illegally obtained images to the fullest extent possible."

    The FBI gave the following statement to ET: "The FBI is aware of the allegations concerning computer intrusions and the unlawful release of material involving high profile individuals, and is addressing the matter. Any further comment would be inappropriate at this time."

    This isn't the first time that celebrities have been hacked for their personal photos.

    Scarlett Johansson, Mila Kunis, and Christina Aguilera were all hacked by e-mail. A Florida man named Christopher Chaney found their naked images in e-mails from November 2010 to October 2011 by resetting their e-mail passwords.

    After pleading guilty to wiretapping and unauthorized access to a computer, Chaney was sentenced to 10 years in prison on December 17, 2012. He also was ordered to pay $76,000 to the victims.

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  • Joan Rivers Being Brought Out of Coma

    A source tells ET that doctors started the process of bringing Joan Rivers out of a medically induced coma yesterday.

    NEWS: Joan Rivers Placed in Medically Induced Coma

    The Fashion Police judge, 81, was placed under a medically induced coma following a routine endoscopy. Not long after the procedure started, she stopped breathing and was then rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital.

    "This morning, Joan Rivers was taken to The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she is being attended to," a spokesperson for the hospital confirmed Thursday. "Her family wants to thank everybody for their outpouring of love and support. We will provide an update on her condition as it becomes available."

    Joan's daughter Melissa, 46, flew to New York from Los Angeles Thursday, saying after she landed, "I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother. She is resting comfortably and is with our family. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers."

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  • Jenny McCarthy & Donnie Wahlberg are Married!

    Jenny McCarthy has married the love of her life Donnie Wahlberg!

    Jenny, 41, and Donnie, 45, said "I do" in front of family and friends at the historic Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Illinois Chicago according to People.

    A source told People that the bride wore a gown from Berdorf Goodman.

    PICS: Fairytale Celeb Weddings of 2014

    Guests included Sherri Shepherd and New Kids on the Block: Jordan Knight, Danny Wood and Jonathan Knight.

    NEWS: Sherri Shepherd Is Attending Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy's Wedding

    Prior to exchanging vows, the couple insisted that they would wed soon, but the actual date remained a secret.

    "We don't know when. We're kind of just floating in the 'I'm your fiancé' kind of fun of it," Jenny told ET in May. "There's no rush. We've done it before. We know it will happen. I think it's just a matter of our schedules."

    This marks the second marriage for both, as Jenny was married to John Mallory Asher from 1999 to 2005 and Donnie was married to Kimberly Fey from 1999 to 2010.

    "The revolution will not be televised, nor will this wedding I don't think," Donnie said, implying that they would keep the wedding relatively private.

    VIDEO: Jenny McCarthy Drops Surprise Engagement News on The View

    Jenny announced the engagement news on The View in April, surprising both the studio audience as well as her co-hosts.

    "This weekend I was sitting with Donnie ... and he went into the other room, and out came [my son] Evan with a card that said, 'Will,' and he handed it to me, and I didn't know what was going on yet, and Evan ran away and came back with a card that said 'You,' and then he ran away and I knew what was happening," Jenny recalled. " ... And Donnie's shirt said 'Me' with a question mark. And I just started crying."

    She then showed off her gorgeous, giant 10-carat yellow sapphire ring to the ladies.

    The couple have been dating since July 2013 and share three children between them. Donnie has two sons, Xavier and Elijah, from his relationship with his ex-wife, while Jenny also has a son, Evan, from her marriage to Asher.

    Donnie's brother, actor Mark Wahlberg tweeted out his excitement for the couple earlier today but did not attend the nuptials.

    Congratulations @DonnieWahlberg and @JennyMcCarthy, so happy for you both today.

    — Mark Wahlberg (@mark_wahlberg) August 30, 2014

    NEWS: Mark Wahlberg Not Attending Brother's Wedding

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