Hong Kong activist banned from mainland for 23 years now free to enter – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostRichard Tsoi Yiu-cheong, vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, confirmed Sunday that he had received his home return permit…

Hong Kong police on hunt for two suspected burglars, part of gang of three involved in Clear Water Bay break-in and … – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostHong Kong police on hunt for two suspected burglars, part of gang of three involved in Clear Water Bay break-in and kidnapping. Officers arrested third suspect, and…

Hong Kong tallies record turnout rate and record number of voters for Election Committee that picks city’s next leader – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostAll eyes are on whether Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp could for the first time win an influential share of seats in the committee that would go on…

Search for missing Malaysian airliner turns up no new debris sightings – CNN

Academy Awards 2014: Will Oscars’ return to tradition mark a TV win? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMarch 1, 2014, 5:00 a.m.. They’ve tried edgy and tinkered with experimental. But the producers of the 86th Academy Awards telecast believe that what America really wants is…

Oscars Party Guide: 7 Must Haves for Your Academy Awards Bash – E! Online

E! OnlineIt’s almost time for the Academy Awards! To celebrate the star-studded occasion, invite some friends over and kick off Oscar Sunday with your own at-home viewing bash. For tips…

Oscar horse race to be a photo finish – Washington Post

Washington PostLOS ANGELES — Many of the winners who will take home an Oscar on Sunday have long been forecast, their triumph made seemingly self-evident after months of anticipation. That…

Prescription Drugs, Cocaine and Heroin Killed Philip Seymour Hoffman – It’s … – Contactmusic.com

Contactmusic.comDespite the causes of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death being tragically clear, the official toxicology report has confirmed that the late actor died due to a lethal concoction of prescription drugs,…

Rain, Storms to Lash Los Angeles Through Sunday – AccuWeather.com

AccuWeather.comSaturday features even more threats to travel, as strong thunderstorms are possible for areas from San Diego up through Los Angeles. Damaging winds, flash flooding, waterspouts and hail are all…

Hague to visit Kiev Sunday – Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsLondon (AFP) – British Foreign Secretary William Hague will visit Kiev on Sunday for talks with the interim Ukrainian government as tensions rise with Russia over Crimea, a Foreign…

Ellen DeGeneres hopes ‘to make people happy’ as Oscars host – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsEllen DeGeneres talked to Robin Roberts about the ‘delicate balance’ of hosting the Oscars. When Ellen DeGeneres takes the stage on Sunday as the host of the…

Enough already! More snow to sock NYC – New York Post

Enough already! More snow to sock NYCNew York PostMarch will roar into New York and drop up to 10 inches of snow starting Sunday night and into Monday. The snow…

How Oscar campaigning got political – BBC News

BBC NewsWhen the trophies are handed out at Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony they will ostensibly go to those who’ve displayed excellence in the eyes of the membership of the Academy…

Fashion disaster? Downpour douses Oscars red carpet – Reuters

Fashion disaster? Downpour douses Oscars red carpetReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The most glamorous of all runways, the 500-foot-long Oscars red carpet, might be a fashion disaster on Sunday. A rare…

Oscars 2014 nominee screenings in Denver: Where to catch the hard-to-find ones – Denver Post

Oscars 2014 nominee screenings in Denver: Where to catch the hard-to-find onesDenver PostYou’ve done it again. Waited to the last minute to catch the contenders for the 86th Academy Awards.…

forecast: Milder weekend, winter storm Monday? – WJLA (blog)

WJLA (blog)The only point I am confident of, is the farther north you are from Washington, the colder it will be AND the farther south you are, the warmer it…

Gluck: Why Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a lock for NASCAR Hall of Fame – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPHOENIX — Even if he never wins again, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will make the NASCAR Hall of Fame. His second Daytona 500 victory Sunday sealed his spot. Those wins…

Academy Awards Will Stream Live Online – RollingStone.com

RollingStone.comAttention, Oscars obsessives on-the-go: This Sunday’s broadcast of the 86th Academy Awards will be available to stream live online and through mobile devices. But there’s a catch (or two): Viewers…

JC Penney At The Academy Awards – Forbes

JC Penney At The Academy AwardsForbesJ.C. Penney is going to the Academy Awards. It won’t be walking the red carpet — nor will a celebrity be wearing J.C. Penney —…

<b>Oscars</b> in Party Mode, a Few Days Early – NYTimes.com

By By MELENA RYZIK LOS ANGELES – With Oscar Sunday comes Oscar Party Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Oh and Saturday, too. The flurry of congratulatory activity leading up to…

Oscars 2014: how to be just cynical enough to pick the winners – The Guardian

The GuardianEach week before the Oscars, which take place on Sunday, Guardian film reviewer Tom Shone has been breaking down the likely winners at this year’s Academy Awards. Today, his…

CTV to Live Stream Academy Awards – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterTORONTO — Canadians will be able to watch the Academy Awards online for the first time ever on Sunday, after the CTV network agreed to unlock the live stream…

Cleveland Auto Show features Ford’s first aluminum F-150 and the coveted … – NewsNet5.com

NewsNet5.comCLEVELAND – The 2014 Cleveland Auto Show kicks off Saturday March 1 at 11 a.m. and runs until Sunday March 9. Once again the show offers a variety of activities…

Oscar horse race to be a photo finish – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleLOS ANGELES (AP) — Many of the winners who will take home an Oscar on Sunday have long been forecast, their triumph made seemingly self-evident after months of…

Weather: Will winter storm bound for East Coast hit Central New York? – The Post-Standard

The Post-StandardSarah Wilson makes her way through the snowy Syracuse University campus earlier this month after a major winter storm. A storm moving toward the East Coast Sunday will likely…

Daytona debacle in the rearview, SHR aiming to deliver in the desert – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comTony Stewart’s successful return to competition was a huge home run for Stewart-Haas Racing, but beyond that, Daytona Speedweeks were mostly a disappointment for the newly expanded four-car team. Kevin…

Academy Awards show advertising retains a golden aura – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times… are rare in Hollywood — except when it comes to Oscar. During Sunday’s telecast of the 86th Academy Awards, McDonald’s Corp. is set to make its 23rd…

Oscars 2014: What channels are the Academy Awards on? – The Post-Standard

The Post-StandardSYRACUSE, N.Y. — The 86th annual Academy Awards will be broadcast Sunday on the ABC network. Coverage will start at 7 p.m. EST with “Oscars Red Carpet Live!.” The…

<b>Oscars</b>! <b>Oscars</b>! <b>Oscars</b>!!!!!!! – Perez Hilton

By Perez Hilton Our Super Bowl, The Academy Awards, are Sunday and YOU KNOW PerezHilton.com is going to bring you the best, fastest, funnest and most comprehensive coverage anywhere –…

Academy Awards: What do voters look for in a film? – BBC News

BBC NewsOn Sunday night winners of the 86th Academy Awards will be announced in 24 categories. Two Oscar voters – a film director and a sound man – talk about…

Leopards Request CCC Postponement – Soccer-Laduma

Soccer-LadumaKenyan side, AFC Leopards, have requested that SAFA move their CAF Confederations Cup tie against SuperSport United to Sunday rather than Saturday. SuperSport are set to take on Ingwe on…

#8CrazyInstagrams: Dale Jr. dishes on music, BBQ & all those selfies – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comIt’s been a busy week for Dale Earnhardt Jr. First, there was the little matter of his Daytona 500 victory on Sunday, the second time he’s won NASCAR’s biggest race.…

Northwest Indiana Comic Con 2014 Recap: A Strong Opening – ChicagoNow (blog)

Northwest Indiana Comic Con 2014 Recap: A Strong OpeningChicagoNow (blog)I hardly ever get to take a Sunday off from my day job. When I do, it’s for something really, really…

2014 Academy Awards Predictions – Harvard Press

Harvard PressLupita Nyong’o (left) is a choice for Best Supporting Actress in “12 Years a Slave.” The movie is a favorite for Best Picture, and the screenplay is up for…

Ex-Miami Hurricanes QB Stephen Morris earns $10000 for 40-yard dash time at … – Palm Beach Post

Ex-Miami Hurricanes QB Stephen Morris earns $10000 for 40-yard dash time at …Palm Beach PostFormer University of Miami quarterback Stephen Morris throws Sunday during a drill at the NFL Scouting…