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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

  • 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt': Tina Fey and Ellie Kemper Dish on Their Hilarious Netflix Series!
    What do you get when you mix the brilliance of Tina Fey, a smile-inducing cast and the bingeable benefits of Netflix? Your new favorite quirky comedy!
  • 4-Year-Old Girl Has the Perfect Reaction When a Boy in Class Telling Her She's Ugly
    It’s appropriate that this all happened in school. Because this little boy got schooled. A video popped up today where a 4-year-old named Miss CiCi talked about what happened after a boy in her pre-kindergarten class told her that she looked ugly. CiCi didn’t cry. CiCi didn’t get mad. CiCi just told him what’s what: "I didn't come here to make fashion statement. I came here to learn, not look pretty."
  • Kelly Clarkson Denies Calling Miley Cyrus a 'Pitchy Stripper,' Admits to Dating Justin Guarini
    Kelly Clarkson has no need to "Plead the Fifth."
  • Zack Morris Is Doing CrossFit Naked!
    Mark-Paul Gosselaar appears to still be up to his old Saved By the Bell antics -- only this time he's in the best shape of his life. The 41-year-old actor posted a pic of himself hanging upside down with his animator pal Ben Ceccarelli, and both buff men are wearing nothing but a censor strip. "Teaming up with @Piketoon for the @CACrossFit #pairpower competition. @CrossFit. Some would say we've already won," he tweeted. They appropriately titled themselves, "Team Cocky."
  • Kristin Cavallari Thinks She's Hotter Than Olivia Munn
    Kristin Cavallari is defending her hotness. After her husband's teammate Kyle Long -- Kristin is married to Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler -- hosted a Twitter Q&A with fans on Wednesday and implied that he thinks 34-year-old former Newsroom star Olivia Munn is "the hotter girlfriend" (Olivia is dating Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers), the former Hills star jumped in herself to disagree. It all started with this seemingly harmless fan question: "Who has the hotter girlfriend -- Cutler or Aaron Rodgers?," to which Long responded, "Well Cutty is married. And I love the newsroom.. Sooo."