No cringes, only kudos for Oscar red carpet looks

By Alexandria Sage UNDATEDFeb 27 : – Fashion watchers bestowed bravos ? but no boos ? on the Oscar red carpet, as stars flaunted their gowns on the world’s most stylish runway on Sunday. Reuters has their sartorial two cents. ALEXANDRA APATOFF, PEOPLE DEPUTY STYLE EDITOR Old Hollywood glamour: Everyone “It felt like people saved […]

China iron ore, steel resume rally amid steel curbs, demand pickup

By Manolo Serapio Jr MANILA, Feb 27 : Iron ore and steel futures in China jumped more than 4 percent on Monday, resuming their rally, amid planned curbs in steel production in key areas and a pickup in seasonal demand. Rebar prices pushed to a fresh three-year high and iron ore neared a record peak, […]

‘Moonlight’ nabs first Oscar, Trump and Streep center stage

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES, Feb 27 : Mahershala Ali won his first Oscar today for his supporting role in “Moonlight,” kicking off what could be a big night for diversity at the Academy Awards. Ali, 43, who played the mentor to a young black boy in “Moonlight,” was one of a record seven actors […]

Australia miners reap record-breaking profits in Q4

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, Feb 27 : – Profits at Australian companies boomed last quarter as surging resource prices showered cash on miners, a potential boost to incomes across the economy and a much-needed windfall for government tax coffers. Monday’s data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed gross company profits soared 20.1 percent in […]

Shivering weather greets Oscar red carpet arrivals

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES, Feb 27 : Shivering weather greeted celebrities on the Oscars red carpet today but cloudy skies and the threat of rain failed to dampen spirits ahead of the movie industry’s biggest night. French best actress contender Isabelle Huppert, “Hacksaw Ridge” star Andrew Garfield, and “Loving” supporting actress nominee Ruth Negga […]

Philadelphia Jewish cemetery desecrated by vandals

By Ian Simpson Undated,Feb 27 : About 100 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia have been knocked over, police said today, in the latest apparent vandalism incident at a Jewish burial ground in the United States. A Mount Carmel Cemetery visitor called police yesterday morning to say the gravestones of three of his relatives […]