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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

  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Trailer Gets a Release Date

    Get ready Fifty Shades of Grey fans -- the first official trailer for the steamy best-selling novel is coming in just two weeks.

    Author E.L. James took to Twitter to announce the big news.

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  • Jerry Seinfeld, Model?!

    Yes, you read that right -- Jerry Seinfeld, 60, is making his modeling debut for Rag & Bone's Spring/Summer 2015 Collection, looking quite dapper in the designer brand's famously hip designs.

    Shot by Andreas Laszlo Konrath, Seinfeld rocks pinstripe pants, sneakers and a black blazer in one shot, while he gives his best serious model expression in another more close-up black-and-white snapshot.

    Pics: 25 Stars You Didn't Know Were on 'Seinfeld'

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  • Elisabeth Hasselbeck Stands By Her Comments About Rosie O'Donnell

    If you're looking for Elisabeth Hasselbeck to apologize for her recent harsh comments made about Rosie O'Donnell re-joining The View, you could be waiting a long time.

    Following the official announcement that Rosie was returning to the ABC talk show, the FOX News star took to Instagram to defend the remarks made about her former co-host earlier this week. She captioned the photo message: "#OnMyMind ...just some notes."


    On Wednesday, Elisabeth called into Fox & Friends to chat about The View news. "What could ruin a vacation more than to hear news like this?" she said. "Talk about not securing the border. Here comes to The View the very woman who spit in the face of our military, spit in the face of her own network and really in the face of a person who stood by her and had civilized debates for the time that she was there."

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  • Reese Witherspoon Portrays Heroin User In Gripping 'Wild' Trailer

    Reese Witherspoon's Wild role is a far cry from her Legally Blonde days, and it could earn her a second Oscar win.

    The 38-year-old actress plays Cheryl Strayed, a woman who takes a 1,100-mile solo hike as a way to recover from a recent catastrophe. The trailer cuts between her time alone in the woods and the life and family she left behind.

    RELATED PICS: Stars Who've Taken On Real-Life Roles

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  • 'Glee' Actress Becca Tobin's Boyfriend Found Dead In Hotel Room (REPORT)

    Glee actress Becca Tobin's boyfriend Matt Bendik has died, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed with one of Bendik's friends.

    Multiple reports are claiming that he was mysteriously found dead in his Philadelphia hotel room on Thursday afternoon. Us Weekly writes that the 28-year-old actress, who plays Kitty Wilde on the FOX show, was reportedly accompanying Bendik, a 35-year-old nightclub owner, on a business trip when his body was found by a maid.

    Prior to his death, the couple is said to have gone out with friends in Philadelphia on Wednesday night, and mere hours before this report, Tobin offered up a shoe giveaway on her Instagram.

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