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Oscars Mix Up: La La Land and Moonlight

In a mix-up sure to be referenced for years, ‘La La Land’ was mistakenly announced as Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards last night.  Approximately one minute into their acceptance speech, they were interrupted and ‘Moonlight’

US Reverses Stance on Private Prisons

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has stated his support for the federal government’s use of private prisons, overriding a previous Obama-era memo meant to phase out their use.  U.S. reverses Obama-era move to phase out private prisons Via

Plane Crash in Australia Kills 4 Americans

A plane that crashed into a shopping center in Melbourne, killing four US tourists on a golfing trip and their Australian pilot, had a “catastrophic engine failure” shortly after takeoff, police have said. Four Americans die as