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Trump says Oscars focused hard on politics before 'sad' end

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the Academy Awards ceremony "focused so hard on politics that they didn't get the act together at the end." He said it was "sad" that the awards ceremony botched the crowning of "Moonlight" as the Oscar-winning best picture after initially giving the top prize to "La La Land." Trump made the comments in an interview with Breitbart News, noting that for the Oscars "to end that way was sad."Read more

Oscars mistake has happened before

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The best picture winner blunder at Sunday night's Oscar awards was an embarrassing end to the annual award program. However, it's not the first time a mistake like this has occurred.Read more

'Biggest Loser' host Bob Harper suffers heart attack

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Fitness trainer and host of NBC's "Biggest Loser" Bob Harper says he is recovering from a serious heart attack that left him unconscious for two days.Read more


Oscars mistake puts consulting firm's reputation in jeopardy

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LONDON (AP) — For 82 years, accounting and consulting firm PwC has enjoyed a reputational boon from handling the balloting process at the Academy Awards. Now its hard-won image as a dependable partner is under threat. The company has apologized for a colossal mistake at the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday night when actors Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty wrongly announced the top Oscar went to "La La Land," instead of "Moonlight."Read more

Nazi's son returns art that his family looted in Poland

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A Polish official says the son of a Nazi official has returned three artworks that his family had looted from Krakow during World War II.Read more

Lauryn Hill delays makeup concert for show that started late

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Singer-rapper Lauryn Hill has postponed a Pittsburgh concert that was scheduled to make up for one last month that started more than three hours late. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust says Tuesday's show at the Byham Theater has been moved to June 2 "due to a scheduling conflict." Hill's representatives didn't immediately comment on the situation, and her Facebook page still listed the Byham show.Read more

Cosby to ask judge for outside jury for criminal trial

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Bill Cosby is back in a Pennsylvania courtroom Monday as his legal team asks a judge to bring in outside jurors for his criminal sex assault trial.Read more

'Exhausted': Shannen Doherty says she's completed her last day of chemo

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Shannen Doherty has been open in sharing her experience of battling breast cancer with her fans in recent months. She recently shared a new update: She has completed chemotherapy.Read more

Foreign minister welcomes Iran Oscar for best foreign film

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's top diplomat has congratulated director Asghar Farhadi for winning the Oscar in the best foreign language category with his film "the Salesman." Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday the prize is a move against President Donald Trump's executive order barring U.S. entry to citizens from seven majority Muslim countries, including Iran.Read more


The Latest: 'City of Stars' wins best original song Oscar

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 89th Academy Awards (all times local): 8:20 p.m. "La La Land's" ''City of Stars" is the winner of the Academy Award for best original song. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone perform a duet of the song in the film. It beat out another "La La Land" song, "Audition (The Fools Who Dream)," for the Oscar. It includes music from "La La Land" composer Justin Hurwitz, and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.Read more

Oscars: Winners list

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A partial list of winners from the 89th annual Academy Awards.Read more