Tuesday 28 February 2017

And the Oscar goes to ...Moonlight, not La La

Moonlight won the Oscar for best picture, beating favourite La La Land amid confusion caused by a wrong announcement by the host. Presenter Warren Beatty first, mistakenly announced that musical La La Land had won the best picture award, causing confusion and uproar. Beatty said


32 killed as suicide bombers hit Syria army base

In synchronized attacks, insurgents stormed into heavily guarded security offices in Syria's central Homs city, clashed with troops and then blew themselves up, killing a senior officer and at least 31 others, state media and officials reported. The swift, high-profile attack


CNN, NY Times, others barred from White House briefing

The White House blocked a number of news organizations from attending an informal briefing on Friday, a rare and surprising move that came amid President Trump’s escalating war against the media. White House press secretary Sean Spicer banned reporters from CNN, the New Yor


Trump admin widens net for deportations

The US Department of Homeland Security Tuesday issued new memos based on President Trump’s executive orders for aggressive enforcement of immigration laws, including a potentially massive expansion of the number of people detained and deported, media sources said. The admin


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