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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

  • Prince George Is 'Hectic' and 'Busy'
    Prince William is on an official visit to Malta without wife Kate Middleton, but he's talking about her and their 1-year-old son. The Duke of Cambridge made a two day visit to Malta as a representative of Queen Elizabeth II. PHOTOS: Prince George's Most Adorable Moments According to People, Prince William jokingly offered a babysitting job to Janet Desira, 17, when she told him she was learning about children in college.
  • Meagan Good Responds to Nude Photos Leak
    Actress Meagan Good confirms her photos from Saturday's questionable celeb photo leak by responding in an Instagram post today. NEWS: Kim Kardashian and More Celebs Involved in a Questionable Photo Leak  The 33-year-old Think Like a Man Too star posted this response today saying, "I'm definitely in shock."
  • Emma Watson and Leonardo DiCaprio Draw Attention to the United Nations
    Both Emma Watson and Leonardo DiCaprio paid a visit to the United Nations in New York on September 20 for causes important to them. They both were photographed with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, but they were there for different reasons.
  • 'The Maze Runner' Tops the Weekend Box Office Along with Two New Movies
    It's a new weekend with three different movies at the top of the chart for movie ticket sales. With a solid opening weekend, The Maze Runner sweeps with a gross of $32 million. Based on the best-selling novel, the film is about a boy named Thomas, played by Dylan O'Brien, who is brought into a place called Glade with no memories of his life or the world. In the sci-fi thriller, the maze is a trap so it's all about the escape. PHOTOS: 11 Pulse-Pounding Maze Runner Posters
  • Colin Farrell Confirmed for Second Season of 'True Detective'
    Colin Farrell will be starring in True Detective. The 38-year-old actor confirmed the news to Ireland's Sunday World and said, "I'm doing the second series. I'm so excited." The hit show previously starred Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, but they confirmed that neither will be in the second one which only started rumors of who would replace them. NEWS: The 'True Detective' Casting Rumors