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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

  • Kate Upton Responds to Nude Photo Leak

    Like Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton's phone was hacked. Now the model/actress is planning her next move following the incident that led to nude photos of her being leaked online.

    NEWS: Jennifer Lawrence Hacked

    Kate's attorney, Lawrence Shire, released a statement to ET on Monday, saying, "This is obviously an outrageous violation of our client Kate Upton's privacy. We intend to pursue anyone disseminating or duplicating these illegally obtained images to the fullest extent possible."

    This isn't the first time that celebrities have been hacked for their personal photos.

    Scarlett Johansson, Mila Kunis, and Christina Aguilera were all hacked by e-mail. A Florida man named Christopher Chaney found their naked images in e-mails from November 2010 to October 2011 by resetting their e-mail passwords.

    After pleading guilty to wiretapping and unauthorized access to a computer, Chaney was sentenced to 10 years in prison on December 17, 2012. He also was ordered to pay $76,000 to the victims.

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  • Joan Rivers Being Brought Out of Coma

    A source tells ET that doctors started the process of bringing Joan Rivers out of a medically induced coma yesterday.

    NEWS: Joan Rivers Placed in Medically Induced Coma

    The Fashion Police judge, 81, was placed under a medically induced coma following a routine endoscopy. Not long after the procedure started, she stopped breathing and was then rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital.

    "This morning, Joan Rivers was taken to The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she is being attended to," a spokesperson for the hospital confirmed Thursday. "Her family wants to thank everybody for their outpouring of love and support. We will provide an update on her condition as it becomes available."

    Joan's daughter Melissa, 46, flew to New York from Los Angeles Thursday, saying after she landed, "I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother. She is resting comfortably and is with our family. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers."

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  • Jenny McCarthy & Donnie Wahlberg are Married!

    Jenny McCarthy has married the love of her life Donnie Wahlberg!

    Jenny, 41, and Donnie, 45, said "I do" in front of family and friends at the historic Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Illinois Chicago according to People.

    A source told People that the bride wore a gown from Berdorf Goodman.

    PICS: Fairytale Celeb Weddings of 2014

    Guests included Sherri Shepherd and New Kids on the Block: Jordan Knight, Danny Wood and Jonathan Knight.

    NEWS: Sherri Shepherd Is Attending Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy's Wedding

    Prior to exchanging vows, the couple insisted that they would wed soon, but the actual date remained a secret.

    "We don't know when. We're kind of just floating in the 'I'm your fiancé' kind of fun of it," Jenny told ET in May. "There's no rush. We've done it before. We know it will happen. I think it's just a matter of our schedules."

    This marks the second marriage for both, as Jenny was married to John Mallory Asher from 1999 to 2005 and Donnie was married to Kimberly Fey from 1999 to 2010.

    "The revolution will not be televised, nor will this wedding I don't think," Donnie said, implying that they would keep the wedding relatively private.

    VIDEO: Jenny McCarthy Drops Surprise Engagement News on The View

    Jenny announced the engagement news on The View in April, surprising both the studio audience as well as her co-hosts.

    "This weekend I was sitting with Donnie ... and he went into the other room, and out came [my son] Evan with a card that said, 'Will,' and he handed it to me, and I didn't know what was going on yet, and Evan ran away and came back with a card that said 'You,' and then he ran away and I knew what was happening," Jenny recalled. " ... And Donnie's shirt said 'Me' with a question mark. And I just started crying."

    She then showed off her gorgeous, giant 10-carat yellow sapphire ring to the ladies.

    The couple have been dating since July 2013 and share three children between them. Donnie has two sons, Xavier and Elijah, from his relationship with his ex-wife, while Jenny also has a son, Evan, from her marriage to Asher.

    Donnie's brother, actor Mark Wahlberg tweeted out his excitement for the couple earlier today but did not attend the nuptials.

    Congratulations @DonnieWahlberg and @JennyMcCarthy, so happy for you both today.

    — Mark Wahlberg (@mark_wahlberg) August 30, 2014

    NEWS: Mark Wahlberg Not Attending Brother's Wedding

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  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead Responds to Leaked Nude Photos

    Actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead was hacked along with Jennifer Lawrence today, and private photos of her surfaced.

    NEWS: Jennifer Lawrence Hacked, Nude Photos Leaked

    In the latest case of celebrity hacking, Mary went on Twitter and confirmed that those were indeed her pictures.

    To those of you looking at photos I took with my husband years ago in the privacy of our home, hope you feel great about yourselves.

    — Mary E. Winstead (@M_E_Winstead) August 31, 2014

    She then brings up the effort that it takes to create such a hack.

    Knowing those photos were deleted long ago, I can only imagine the creepy effort that went into this. Feeling for everyone who got hacked.

    — Mary E. Winstead (@M_E_Winstead) August 31, 2014

    While it is still unclear exactly how these pictures surfaced online, Buzzfeed has reportedly traced the images back to 4Chan, a popular image based bulletin board system that is mostly used anonymously. 

    NEWS: Celebrity Hacker Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail

    ETonline will continue to follow the story.

    Go behind the scenes of Skin Wars in the video below.

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  • Diana Ross on Evan & Ashlee's Wedding: A Rainbow Appeared

    Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross are officially married!

    Ashlee, 29, and Evan, 26, were married at the Connecticut home of singer Diana Ross -- Evan's mother -- surrounded by close family and friends in a private, outdoor ceremony on Sunday.

    Ashlee's sister Jessica served as maid of honor and friend CaCee Cobb was a bridesmaid. According to a rep, it rained 30 minutes before the event, and a rainbow appeared as guests arrived.

    After the ceremony, Diana released a statement to ET, saying, "The wedding went perfectly. We had a beautiful rainbow surrounding us...

    "Loving family and friends, great music, great speeches from caring friends and joyful children dancing the night away.

    "I thank everyone who supported us on the spectacular day and our neighbors who were kind enough to let us have fun.

    "We had great friends that traveled from Norway, London, Switzerland and from all over the world.

    "Wishing Evan and Ashlee congratulations.

    "I want only love , happiness , joy for my son and his bride."

    PHOTOS: Best Celeb Weddings of 2014

    At the reception, Diana sang "Endless Love" to Ashlee and Evan in a very special once-in-a-lifetime moment.

    Ashlee and Evan went public with their relationship in July 2013, and things quickly got serious between the two, with Evan calling Ashlee "the One" last November at the Los Angeles premiere of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

    "Yeah, she's the one," he told The Insider. "It's amazing. I'm so in love and we've got amazing things going on. And we inspire each other. So it's cool."

    The two got engaged in January in Hawaii.

    My baby love and I are ENGAGED!!! Hallelujah Hawaii !!!!! pic.twitter.com/KVwoltverE

    — Ashlee Simpson (@ashleesimpson) January 14, 2014

    VIDEO: ET Gets All 5 of Diana Ross' Kids in a Sitdown for the First Time

    This will be the second marriage for Ashlee -- she and her ex, Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz, divorced in 2011 after three years of marriage.

    They share one child together, five-year-old Bronx Mowgli.

    Ashlee's dad went on Twitter earlier today to congratulate her and Evan.

    Today my little girl gets married. Congrats Ashlee and Evan http://t.co/tMckRRJdjB

    — Joe Simpson (@papajoesimpson) August 31, 2014

    This was a big weekend for celebrity weddings. Watch below to see who else tied the knot.

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