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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

  • One Direction Celebrates Four Years Of Making Fans Cry (In A Good Way)

    Four years ago today saw the birth of one of America's hottest bands, One Direction. And this entire week has just been a 1D fan fest, with thousands of followers tweeting obsessively about the coming Anniversary.

    This morning, Niall Horan broke the internet when he tweeted a sweet, heartfelt thanks to his 1D cohorts.

    "Thank you lads, we've had a great time so far, you are family to me now , not just band mates! Love you."

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  • Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Share Baby North's First Steps With The World

    How cute! North West, the daughter of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, took her first steps today!

    And, the reality star posted a pic on Instagram so we all get to share in the milestone!

    The star captioned the adorable pic, "Our baby girl finished one week of swimming lessons today then took her 1st steps right when she got out of the pool!!!! Mommy & Daddy are so proud of you!!!!"

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  • Tom Hardy Gets Apocalyptic In This Amazing New 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Poster

    All you need for a good post-apocalyptic film is an amazing setting, a tough-as-nails hero, a souped-up car and a shotgun. From this looks of it, the upcoming installment in the Mad Max franchise has all those, and more!

    Inception star Tom Hardy is taking over the role of Max Rockatansky – previously played by Mel Gibson in the first three cult classics – and Hardy is teaming up with Charlize Theron who stars as Imperator Furiosa, who apparently has a robotic-hand, according to previously-released stills.

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  • Naya Rivera Changes Name on Twitter

    After her surprise nuptials, Naya Rivera has changed her name to Naya Rivera Dorsey on Twitter.

    Naya said "I do" to actor Ryan Dorsey on Saturday, July 19 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico -- reportedly the same date that was set aside for her wedding to rapper Big Sean.

    "We feel truly blessed to be joined as husband and wife," Naya and Ryan told People. "Our special day was fated and everything we could have ever asked for."

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  • The Woman Calling the Shots in Chef Gordon Ramsay's Life
    He's one of TV's toughest chefs (and worth a reported $118 million), but get ready to see a softer and sweeter side of Gordon Ramsay.