Kevin Durant, Mike Conley win Oscar for 'Two Distant Strangers,' Academy Award-winner for best live-action short

Mike Conley and Kevin Durant are Oscar winners for the Academy Award-winning live-action short "Two Distant Strangers."       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Oscar Telecast’s Best Creative Decisions Got Lost in Forced Format Changes: TV Review

After strutting into the Oscars framed by a pointedly cinematic aspect ratio, the Los Angeles sunlight streaming in through Union Station’s windows, opening presenter Regina King took the stage of the most unusual ceremony in recent memory and promptly tripped on her gown. Steadying herself with a broad smile, the consummate professional shrugged and laughed, […]
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FBI Investigating Vandalism On Fargo-Area Mosque

The Moorhead Fargo Islamic Center was spray-painted with anti-Muslim, anti-Semitic and racist messages during Ramadan.
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FBI Investigates Vandalism On Fargo-Area Mosque

The Moorhead Fargo Islamic Center was spray-painted with anti-Muslim, anti-Semitic and racist messages during Ramadan.
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Glenn Close Doin’ Da Butt Wins The Night

The Oscar-nominated actor shocked us all with her knowledge of the 1988 Experience Unlimited single "Da Butt."
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Australia: Residential Focus: In the media, practice and courts, cases and legislation - Holding Redlich

This newsletter links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation focusing on residential properties.
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Best looks from the red carpet

The stars came out for the 93rd annual Academy Awards, but like tonight's show it was a scaled-down affair because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Drops Hair-Raising Submission For Next Year’s Oscars

The parody superstar cheekily released an entry for the 2022 Academy Awards ceremony.
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Oscars End Abruptly With Anthony Hopkins Best Actor Upset

Making Academy Awards history in the most awkward way imaginable, Anthony Hopkins won the Oscar for best actor for his performance in “The Father,” becoming the oldest winner ever. Hopkins, however, was not on hand to accept the award, which for the first time in Oscars history was placed at the very end of the […]
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Oscars 2021: 'Nomadland' claims the coveted best director prize

The 93rd Academy Awards kicked off an in-person ceremony with a long tracking shot, serving notice that the Oscars -- presented under Covid protocols -- would be constructed like a movie.
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Unlike past awards where one film dominate, this year's show spread the wealth. 'Nomadland' led the way with three awards, while five other films nabbed a pair.

"Nomadland," director Chloé Zhao's small-boned movie about nomads in America, earned best picture at a 93rd Academy Awards defined by the pandemic, as movies that premiered on streaming services ruled the ceremony -- an in-person event mounted under Covid protocols.
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Academy Awards 2021: 'Nomadland' wins best picture at an Oscars that spreads the wealth

"Nomadland," director Chloé Zhao's small-boned movie about nomads in America, earned best picture at a 93rd Academy Awards defined by the pandemic, as movies that premiered on streaming services ruled the ceremony -- an in-person event mounted under Covid protocols.
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Australia: NSW Court of Appeal: Alleged concurrent wrongdoers with statutory immunity cannot be legally liable at any stage - Holman Webb

If both the RFS and the owners were found to be negligent, the owners would have borne the total cost of the liability.
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Virginia deputy mistook cordless house phone for gun in shooting of Black man, attorney says

Virginia man Isaiah Brown is in intensive care after a sheriff's deputy shot him ten times outside his home early Wednesday, according to his family.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Best dressed at the Oscars: Here are the most stunning looks from the red carpet

See which celebrities stunned with their styles on the 2021 Oscars red carpet.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Oscars 2021: 'Nomadland' wins best picture, Anthony Hopkins shocks with best actor

Anthony Hopkins was an upset best actor winner while 'Nomadland' took home best picture, director and actress at the 93rd Academy Awards Sunday night.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Oscars In Memoriam: Jessica Walter, Naya Rivera Among Those Not Included

With a longer Oscar season than ever before, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences had even more people to remember in the annual In Memoriam segment. But inevitably, there are complaints on social media that some people were omitted. This year, nether “Arrested Development” star Jessica Walter nor “Glee” star Naya Rivera was […]
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Australia: In hot pursuit: When is the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator likely to pursue charges? - Holding Redlich

The article also described a case where the NHVR prosecuted a truck driver and a transport company for HVNL breaches.
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'Nomadland' wins best picture

In an award season that felt a little wandering itself, the winner for best picture is "Nomadland."
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Frances McDormand Quotes ‘Macbeth’ During Oscars Acceptance Speech for Best Actress

Frances McDormand won best actress at Sunday’s Academy Awards for portraying Fern, a woman who takes to the road after the plant in her small-town closes down, in “Nomadland.” It’s McDormand’s third win in the category, tying her with Meryl Streep and Ingrid Bergman, who each have three victories and within striking distance of the […]
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Scientists Discover Closest Known Black Hole To Earth

The black hole dubbed "The Unicorn" is just 1,500 light years from Earth, and one of the smallest ever found.
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Netflix Wins Seven Oscars, Biggest Haul Among All Studios This Year

Netflix had a big night at the Oscars, bringing home a total of seven total trophies — leading all studios — although the streamer failed to grab the prize in the best picture category and came up empty in the acting categories. Netflix had come into Sunday night with 36 nominations, far more than any […]
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Oscars 2021: The winners in full

Find out which films, actors, directors and production took home a golden statuette.
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H.E.R.’s ‘Fight for You’ Wins Unpredictable Best Original Song Race at the Oscars

In one of the only upsets of the evening, “Fight for You,” H.E.R.’s end-title theme for “Judas and the Black Messiah,” won the best song Academy Award Sunday night. The 23-year-old singer-songwriter was clearly shocked by the win but thanked her parents, noting, “those days of listening to Sly and the Family Stone, Curtis Mayfield […]
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Frances McDormand wins third best actress Oscar for Nomadland

McDormand Academy award for her role in Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland, second only to Katharine Hepburn in number of best actress OscarsOscars 2021: the dresses, the winners, and the speeches – live!Oscar winners 2021: the full list – updating live!Oscars 2021 red carpet in picturesFrances McDormand has won the best actress Oscar for Nomadland at the 93rd Academy Awards, which are taking place in Los Angeles.McDormand plays one of a group of retirees struggling to make ends meet, alongside a cast large...
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Vaccinated Americans will be able to vacation in the EU this summer, commission president tells NYT

Americans who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will be able to visit the European Union this summer, Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, said in an interview with The New York Times on Sunday.
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Dominic Cummings allegations: Top civil servant to face MPs

The cabinet secretary is expected to say an inquiry into the leak of lockdown plans is ongoing.
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