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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

  • Kris Jenner Officially Files for Divorce From Bruce After 23 Years of Marriage
    Almost a year after announcing their separation, Kris and Bruce Jenner are officially divorcing, according to court papers obtained by ET. PIC: Khloe Kardashian Splits from Lamar Odom -- A Look Back at their Marriage Kris, 58, and Bruce, 64, began living separately last year after 22 years of marriage. This was the second marriage for both of them. Kris finalized her split from Robert Kardashian Sr. just one month before marrying Bruce in 1991 while Bruce's first marriage to Linda Thompson ended in 1984.
  • 6 Things You Didn't Know About 'Big Bang Theory' Before the Season 8 Premiere!
    Our favorite gang of scientific nerds is back for season 8 and ET has some behind the scenes tidbits from TV's top rated comedy! Here are six things you probably didn't know about The Big Bang Theory.
  • Kanye West Is Now Teaching a College!
    Kanye West may be a college dropout, but he's going back—to teach! As part of his mandated community service from his 2013 paparazzi mishap, the former Chicago State University student is teaching at Los Angeles Trade Technical College for 250 hours. The community service stems from a paparazzi attack back in July of 2013, after a scuffle at LAX. The rapper pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of battery against the photog.
  • What We Learned From This High School Football Player's Spectacularly Inspiring Interview
    Keep smiling and never give up on your dreams! This is East View High School football player Apollos Hester. It's impossible not to love him. He gave a news interview after a come from behind victory that is so inspiring it hurts. It taught us so many valuable lessons we'd like to share with you now.
  • 14 People Who Already Broke Their iPhone 6
    The first person to own an iPhone 6 proceeded to immediately drop it on live TV. We thought this was just a fluke, maybe we should have considered it a precedent. Because the iPhone 6 has been out for only a few days and people already broke theirs (though, to be fair, 14 out of a record-breaking 10 million sold isn’t so bad). Usually we would want photographic proof, but we can't handle seeing that many beautiful, beautiful, broken iPhones. (But for anyone who doesn’t have an upgrade available for another eight months, or my people who have been dealing with a broken iPhone 3 while people who have perfectly functional iPhone 5S buy that 6 Plus, or anyone who just hates hearing iPhones fans talk about their iPhones, this one is for you.)