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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

  • Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart After Fatal Car Crash

    Tracy Morgan is taking Wal-Mart to court after an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike left his friend dead and Morgan, along with several others, hospitalized -- but on a more positive note, ET can confirm the comedian is out of rehabilitation.

    "Tracy has been released from the rehabilitation center and will continue his recovery efforts at home with an aggressive outpatient program," his rep tells ET. "He asked me to pass along his sincerest gratitude to everyone who has helped him get to this point. He would also appreciate some privacy during this crucial point in his recovery."

    As for the lawsuit...

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  • Tommy Ramone Dead at 65

    Tommy Erdelyi, last surviving member of the punk rock band The Ramones, died in Queens, New York on Friday. He was 65.

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    The drummer, best known as Tommy Ramone, had been undergoing treatment for cancer of the bile duct, The Wrap reports. Tommy's death was confirmed on the band's Twitter, and posted on Facebook by Andy Schwartz, a friend of the late rocker and the former editor of punk rock magazine New York Rocker.

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  • 'Better Call Saul': Find Out Which 'Breaking Bad' Character Could Return—Plus Meet Saul’s Brother!

    It’s a spinoff, bitch!

    Following the monumental success of Breaking Bad, AMC is hoping to lure the millions of Walter White fans to come back and enjoy a prequel within the same twisted universe. Better Call Saul is the highly anticipated AMC spinoff which centers on Bob Odenkirk’s fan favorite character, Saul Goodman, and his life before meeting Walter White.

    Co-executive producers Peter Gould and Vince Gillgian took the stage Friday afternoon at the TCA press tour in Beverly Hills to provide some brand new details as to what fans can expect from Saul Goodman’s world. Read on for insight into the Better Call Saul timeline, whether or not more Breaking Bad characters will be thrown into the mix, and a shocking family connection.

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  • From Cult Classic to Musical: Behind the Scenes of the Singing 'Heathers'
    The cult classic Heathers is now a musical, so we're breaking down why the movie was so popular using throwback interviews with stars Christian Slater and Winona Ryder.
  • LeAnn Rimes & Eddie Cibrian: Our Reality Show Won't Be a Train Wreck
    ET sat down with TV's newest reality show couple: LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian, where they did their best to convince us their reality show, LeAnn & Eddie, won't be a train wreck.