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Oscars 2017: 'Moonlight' wins best picture in a wild ending
Two minutes after Hollywood musical La La Land was named best picture at Sunday's 89th Academy Awards, there was a twist ending: Presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty somehow got Emma Stone's best actress card instead of the right one, and it ...
Oscar Winner: 'Moonlight' Wins Best Picture – In A Do-OverDeadline
Oscars: Amid Confusion, 'Moonlight' Named Best Picture in a Celebration of DiversityHollywood Reporter
Oscars 2017 live updates: 'Moonlight' wins best picture after 'La La Land' incorrectly calledLos Angeles Times
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Philip Bilden, Nominee for Secretary of the Navy, Withdraws
New York Times
President Trump's nominee for secretary of the Navy withdrew from consideration on Sunday, saying that meeting the government's ethics guidelines would require too great a financial sacrifice. The nominee, Philip Bilden, a former military intelligence ...
Navy secretary nominee Philip Bilden withdrawsCNN
Nominee to be Navy secretary withdrawsWashington Post
Nominee for Navy Secretary withdrawsPolitico
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Politico: Spicer Cracks Down On Leaks, Puts Staff Through 'Phone Check'
White House press secretary Sean Spicer cracked down on leaks from his own office by telling staffers to hand over their phones for a "phone check" during a meeting which itself was then leaked to the media, according to a Sunday report by Politico.
Press secretary Sean Spicer confiscating aides phones in search for White House leakers: reportRaw Story

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Hundreds of headstones damaged at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery
Action News has learned more than 500 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia have been broken and overturned. (WPVI). WPVI. By Bob Brooks. Sunday, February 26, 2017 09:01PM. PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania --.
100 Headstones Toppled at a Jewish Cemetery in PhiladelphiaNew York Times
Vandals attack Jewish cemetery in PhiladelphiaYahoo News
Police say scores of headstones damaged at Jewish cemetery in PhiladelphiaTribune-Review
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Oscars mix politics, silliness and shocking twist ending
(CNN) For an Oscars expected to be awash in politics, an upset finish felt somewhat appropriate. Yet the bizarre mix-up that capped off the Academy Awards -- with "La La Land" being announced as best picture, before it was revealed that "Moonlight ...
Review: Kimmel comes out comfortable and swinging in debut as Oscars hostUSA TODAY
The Official Jimmy Kimmel Oscars Hosting Report Card: Find Out How He RatedE! Online
Kimmel roasts Trump at mixed-up Academy AwardsPolitico
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The Hill

Trump to ask for major EPA, State cuts to boost military spending: reports
The Hill
President Trump is expected to demand major cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of State to fund boosts to military spending in his first budget, according to multiple reports. Trump on Monday will instruct cabinet and agency ...
Trump to Ask for Sharp Increases in Military Spending, Officials SayNew York Times

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Remembering Bill Paxton: A good guy in life, and a moral tangle on screen
These are the core qualities of Bill Paxton, both as a man and an actor. They are the elements rooted in almost every character he played, no matter where they ultimately landed on the spectrum of morality or bravery. These are the starting points, and ...
Bill Paxton, Star of 'Big Love' and Movie Blockbusters, Dies at 61New York Times
Storm chasers honor 'Twister' star Bill Paxton with GPS tributeUSA TODAY
Bill Paxton, Versatile 'Big Love,' 'Twister' Actor, Dead at 61RollingStone.com
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Washington Post

'Bodies flying off the hood': Suspected drunk driver plows into Mardi Gras parade, injuring 28
Washington Post
A pickup careened through a Mardi Gras parade crowd in New Orleans on Saturday, pinning some people and hurling others through the air, injuring at least 28. Officials said the driver was intoxicated. There were no reports of deaths, but witness ...
Why did Endymion keep rolling after a truck plowed into the crowd?NOLA.com
28 injured after truck plows into New Orleans parade crowd; suspect in custodyFox News
Drunk Driver Who Injured 28 at Mardi Gras Blew Three Times the Limit: CopsNBCNews.com
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Viola Davis's explosive Oscars speech was an instant classic
Exhume those bodies. Viola Davis wasn't afraid to get dark during her earth-shaking Oscars speech, where she finally won her first Academy Award for best supporting actress for Fences. She started her speech at the cemetery. "You know there's one place ...
The Oscars Made History By Awarding Record-Breaking Number Of Black StarsHuffington Post
Viola Davis, Meryl Streep, Mahershala Ali and More Stars Make History at the 2017 OscarsE! Online
Viola Davis won an Oscar and gave an amazing speech. No one is surprised.Washington Post
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Casey Affleck's best actor Oscar win receives backlash online
The Manchester by the Sea star took home the Oscar for Best Actor, winning for his gut-wrenching portrayal of a man tasked with raising his teenage nephew after the death of his brother. Affleck notably beat out Denzel Washington for Fences, who had ...
'Moonlight' writer Tarell Alvin McCraney dedicates his Oscar win to those 'who don't see themselves 'Los Angeles Times
Casey Affleck Wins Best Actor at the 2017 Oscars and Brother Ben Affleck Couldn't Look ProuderE! Online
Casey Affleck Wins First Oscar for 'Manchester by the Sea'Hollywood Reporter
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