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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

  • 'The Flash' Scoop: Why Pied Piper Is the 'Evil Harry Potter' - Plus 3 Teases!
    The Flash is about to meet one of Harrison Wells’ prodigal sons: the super-intelligent Hartley Rathaway, aka the Pied Piper! On tonight’s all-new episode, titled “The Sound and the Fury,” Hartley (played by Smash’s Andy Mientus) returns to Central City to seek revenge on his former mentor (Tom Cavanagh) after being affected by the particle accelerator explosion. A manipulator of sound waves, he just may be Dr. Wells and Barry Allen’s (Grant Gustin) toughest match yet. Translating the Pied Piper from comic form to the small screen could have been a Herculean task, but emphasis on realism helped hone in on the character’s true essence.
  • TLC’s 'My Big Fat Fabulous Life': Watch an Exclusive Sneak Peek!
    My Big Fat Fabulous Life is TLC’s latest reality hit, chronicling the life of YouTube star Whitney Way Thore and her struggle to lose weight. Thore became famous on YouTube after her "Fat Girl Dancing" videos went viral, and at the series’ start, she weighed 380 pounds.
  • Channing Tatum Reunites with His Imaginary Friend on 'Kimmel'
    Channing Tatum's childhood imaginary friend made his late night debut on Monday. The Foxcatcher actor admitted on Jimmy Kimmel Live that he had an imaginary friend growing up named Boy. Coincidentally, Boy enjoyed peanut butter sandwiches with Cheetos stuffed inside, just like Channing. VIDEO: Mindy Kaling Confronts Her Supposed Ex-Boyfriend on Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Watch Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan in a Darker Version of ‘Fantastic Four’
    The teaser for the reboot of the Fantastic Four series is here! And the first official look at the film shows a very different (and darker) version of the original live adaptation that help made Chris Evans a star. In the new series, Michael B. Jordan takes on the role of Johnny Storm (a.k.a Human Torch). He and his That Awkward Moment co-star, Miles Teller, who plays Mr. Fantastic, are bringing a new vibe to the franchise. Rounding out the team are Kata Mara as Sue Storm (a.k.a. Invisible Woman) and Jamie Bell as The Thing. WATCH: Miles Teller Teases 'Fantastic Four' Reboot Details
  • The 5 Best 2015 SAG Awards Hairstyles
    Sunday night's SAG Awards wasn't all about the dresses.ET is talking to "IT" hair and beauty expert, Tracy Von Vechery, who's breaking down the best hairdos of the night!Let's start with Modern Family star Sarah Hyland, who Tracy says excelled at being "modern and chic." "She presented a perfect harmony of elegance and sophistication, with playfulness and ease," Tracy says. "Her updo was fresh and edgy, rocking a playful twisted braid in the back. The architectural wrap in the back took an average undo up a notch for a younger, fresher look. I love how this look is both sophisticated and girly!"She recommends pairing this look at home with a dress with a plunging neckline -- much like Sarah's own custom Vera Wang gown  -- for a similar stunning effect.And don't forget the hairspray."To get the look, you'll need a hair spray that can keep a 'do locked in place all day and night," Tracy advises.