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News: National Stories

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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

  • Cops Called on Justin Bieber Six Times In Two Days
    Is Justin Bieber turning out to be the neighbor from hell?
  • Bradley Cooper Explains 40 Pound Weight Gain
    There's a little more Bradley Cooper to love these days and that's alright with us. ET caught up with the actor on the red carpet of the Guardians of the Galaxy premiere in Hollywood and he talked about his burly new physique.
  • 14-Year-Old Michelle Williams is Adorable on the Set of 'Lassie'
    It's been 20 years since Michelle Williams' debut on the big screen in the 1994 retelling of Lassie. ET was with the cast on location in rural Virginia, where we caught up with the young starlet in her first movie role. As if we needed this moment to be any more adorable, Michelle plays with a puppy (yes, a puppy!) as she tells us about her portrayal of female lead, April Porter.
  • Madonna's Daughter Lourdes Leon Graduates High School, Blogs About Prom

    Lourdes Leon may just be the most relatable teenager. Well, as relatable as it gets when you’re the daughter of Madonna. But like many teenagers her age, the 17-year-old who goes by Lola is a high school graduate and has some charming things to say about the experience on her blog for the Material Girl Collection.

    Lola starts by expressing relief that there is no longer an "ominous presence of another year of high school and test taking." We all feel her pain and are excited about her summer with her, but then she reminds us that summer in New York isn't all it's cracked up to be.

    Showing a flair for writing, she sets the scene, "New York currently feels like its inside a fat mans sock. I. E. humid and gross. You know when u get that permanent Sweaty upper lip…type disgusting I know but don’t pretend you don’t know what I’m talking about."

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  • Whitney Houston's Mother Cissy Responds to Lifetime Biopic: 'Please Let Her Rest'

    The late Whitney Houston's family is not supporting Lifetime's highly anticipated biopic on the legendary singer.

    On Tuesday, Whitney's mother Cissy Houston told ET exclusively that the family is "exhausted" by the "continuing misinformation and comments offered by people who did not know her," and pleaded with fans to "please let her rest."

    Video: Whitney Houston Biopic Will Feature Her Songs ... But Not Her Voice

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