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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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, … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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. … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

#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. … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More