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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

  • Princesses Drop F-Bombs to Support Feminism
    If you came looking for Disney princesses, you’re in the wrong place. Because these self-proclaimed “Swear Jar Princesses” probably oppose a lot of what Disney princesses stand for and now they’re cussing like sailors to draw attention to the continued injustices women still face in our society and the organization FKH8. “Pretty? Pretty?!” The princesses ask in the video, before launching into their rant, “Pretty f**king powerful and ready for success...What’s more offensive? A little girl saying f**k or the fucking unequal and sexist way society treats girls and women?”
  • Kanye West Sends 'Dope' Kim Kardashian a Sweet Birthday Message
    Kanye West has been outspoken about his love for wife Kim Kardashian before but never in these words.  In honor of his wife's 34th birthday, Kanye took to Twitter to share a this very loving message for the love of his life. Does this mean that Kanye happened to see our vintage video of his 13-year-old wife?! Back in 1994, Kim also declared that she was dope when she predicted her future fame in a home video. In fact, she called herself, "dopest of the ropest."
  • Lady Gaga Copies Beyonce's Banging Style!
    Lady Gaga showed off a new 'do this week in London: BANGS.
  • Florida Georgia Line Scores First No. 1 Album Amid Major Country Music Moment
    Florida Georgia Line has reason to celebrate today: they just nabbed their first No. 1 album. The country duo tops the Billboard 200 chart with their sophomore album Anything Goes, selling more than 197,000 copies in its first week. FGL's 2012 debut Here's to the Good Times previously peaked at No. 4 on the same chart and has sold 2.1 million copies to date. WATCH: 5 Things to Know About 'Anything Goes'
  • Jennifer Hudson Shows Off Bra in Half-Dress, Half-Robe
    Singer Jennifer Hudson is starting a new fashion trend. Princess Kate Middleton showed some leg, Blake Lively showed some cleavage, but Jennifer Hudson has it all covered by showing off both at the same time. At the New York City "Turn It Up For Change" Ball benefiting LGBT equality, she wore this revealing look – with her bra on full display. PHOTOS: Amber Rose and More Celebs In Their Underwear