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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

  • 'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies' Looks Epic In This New Trailer!
    The first trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies has been released, and looks like this final installment in Peter Jackson's breathtaking trilogy is going to be truly epic!
  • 'The Bachelorette': Did Andi Dorfman Choose Josh or Nick? Plus, Find Out if He Proposed!

    WARNING: We're about to reveal the biggest spoilers from Monday night's season finale of The Bachelorette. If you don't want to know who Andi chose, turn away now! For everyone else, keep reading…

    It's time for Andi to hand out her final rose!

    After months of jaw-dropping dates and swoon-worthy kisses, this season of The Bachelorette finally came to a close Monday night with an extremely lavish affair and (…Gasp!) an engagement. (Seriously, how gorgeous was that ring?!)

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  • iJustine on the Selfie Making News Around The World
    Internet star iJustine was with ET all weekend long covering the madness at San Diego Comic-Con. From the crazy costumes on the floor, to the amazing interviews, to the selfie seen around the world, you must watch the video to see the madness!
  • Michael Douglas Thanks Doctors on World Head and Neck Cancer Day

    With wife Catherine-Zeta Jones by his side, Michael Douglas opened up about his battle with cancer at the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies’ Fifth World Congress opening ceremony in New York City on Sunday.

    At the event, the day was proclaimed to be "World Head and Neck Cancer Day" with the actor's support.

    According to the New York Daily News, the actor spoke to 3,000 doctors, at the event held at the Marriott Marquis, about his battle with cancer and said it was like being a "soldier in battle."

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  • Ian Somerhalder Puckers Up for One Lucky Fan
    ET was with the cast of The Vampire Diaries as they Skyped with fans and answered their questions, but things got really interesting when Ian Somerhalder stepped things up a notch.