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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

  • Get Chloe Moretz's Casual-Chic Airport Style!
    Chloe Grace Moretz may be only 17 but she’s already a fashion maven. For a recent flight to LAX, the Carrie star put together this casual but super-chic look, perfect for fall travel. The actress paired a two-tone baseball tee with always-in black skinnies, finishing the look with a slouchy beanie, oversized aviators, and moto boots. Want her look? We found these great moto boots at Kohl’s for a price that won’t break the bank: And if you want to complete the look, you’re in luck! We found accessible versions of the hat, sunglasses, skinnies and top at Kohl’s too.
  • Beyonce and Blue Ivy Flawlessly Honor the Jacksons on Halloween
    From one family of musical royalty to another: the Carters are paying tribute to the Jacksons this Halloween. Beyonce and daughter Blue Ivy dressed the part of Janet and Michael Jackson, with Bey perfectly emulating Janet's "Rhythm Nation" look and Blue rocking out in a pint-sized version of MJ's iconic red and gold jacket from the 1984 American Music Awards. (From aviator shades to white socks, Blue totally nailed the look!) PICS: Katy Perry wins Halloween with her hilarious costume
  • Teresa Giudice's Teen Daughter Releases Scandalous Music Video, But Did It Really Cost $10K?
    Is this what 13 year olds are doing these days? Amid all her parents' drama, The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Gia Giudice, 13, released a music video on Friday with her all-girl group 3KT -- which stands for 3 Karat Diamonds -- but are the tiny outfits and suggestive dance moves too much for a video that stars three underage girls?
  • Stylish Amal Clooney is Everyone's Favorite Halloween Costume
    Amal Clooney has already made a huge impact in the world of pop culture. George Clooney's new bride is an obvious paparazzi favorite thanks to her impeccable style and photogenic looks, but now she's also become a favorite Halloween costume, hilariously serving as the inspiration behind multiple celebs' Halloween look this year. After previously dressing up as everyone from a scantily-clad Nicki Minaj to a curvy Sofia Vergara, Ellen DeGeneres outdid herself this year, posing as Amal in her wedding dress. Her costume came complete with a George Clooney blow-up doll, and a pretty great replica of Amal's stunning Oscar de la Renta wedding dress.
  • J.K. Rowling Celebrates Halloween by Releasing a Wicked, New 'Harry Potter' Story
    Who’s the baddest witch in town? As fires burn and caldrons bubble for Halloween, J.K. Rowling has released a new story set in the Harry Potter world, a profile of the most despicable, the most deplorable, the pinkest villain to ever stalk the halls of Hogwarts: Dolores Umbridge. And Rowling is also finally revealing how Dolores came to be.