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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

  • What Really Happened While Making ‘Honey Boo Boo’
    In ET’s exclusive interview, Anna Marie Cardwell -- aka "Chickadee" -- opens up about the reality of making TLC’s hit show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and how the show took its toll on her family, especially its youngest star, Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson.
  • 30 Years Later, ‘CHiPs’ Cast Reunites
    It’s been more than 30 years since Ponch and Jon rode off into the sunset on the hit buddy cop show CHiPs. The cast sat down together for the first time with special correspondent Sheryl Underwood to talk on-set drama and what they've been up to since turning in their badges.
  • Snooki Opens Up About Her New Baby, Upcoming Wedding and Not Having Sex
    Life has changed dramatically for Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi since she became famous as the hard-partying breakout star of MTV's reality show Jersey Shore. The soon-to-be-married mother of two talks to ET's Kevin Frazier about life as a mom and her upcoming wedding.
  • Child Services Investigating Honey Boo Boo’s Family, Grandmother Says
    Sandra Hale remembers the horrific day when her granddaughter Anna, then 8 years old, first revealed she'd been molested.
  • 19 Rules Everyone Should Follow on Halloween (Yes, That Means You Too)
    1. Do not do blackface. No matter how “respectful” you think your costume is. No matter how many black friends you say you have. Learn from Julianne Hough’s mistakes. Do not do blackface. 2. Seriously, do not do blackface. Just don’t do it. 3. Or any other culturally or otherwise insensitive costumes. Don’t be racist. Don’t be misogynistic. If you’re actively trying to piss people off with your costume, you are actually just an A-hole. That’s your costume and yourself.