Another surprise: while last year's Best Director victor Alejandro Inarritu won Best Director for The Revenant - becoming the first director in 65 years to win that prize in back-to-back years - the movie itself lost to Spotlight for Best Picture .
US Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio on Friday (February 26) laughed off insults hurled at him via Twitter by rival Donald Trump, making fun of his misspelling of the words "choker", "lightweight" and "honer". The numbers bode well for the respective front-runners going into Tuesday's contests. "And he's going to have the passion to do it", Ms Haley said, referring to the strong verbal dual unleashed by Mr Rubio over the last few days against Mr Trump.
Key players in Syria's war traded accusations over violations of the first major ceasefire in the five-year conflict, but the truce remained largely intact on its second day. "They also discussed the outlook for resuming the peace negotiation process in the framework of the International Syria Support Group [ISSG]", Moscow said, adding that both sides recognised the "particular importance" of working together as co-chairs of the 17-nation group.
The three people wounded with knives are all protesters, and two members of the KKK were trampled by the crowd, said Sgt Wyatt. According to police, the counter-protesters were getting ready to leave the area around 12:10 p.m.
The Cosbys have a home in Shelburne Falls, about an hour's drive from Springfield, where the lawsuit, seeking unspecified damages, was filed. The plaintiffs in the defamation case are among about 50 who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct.
Salem al-Meslet, spokesman for the Saudi-backed High Negotiations Committee, told AFP: "We have violations here and there, but in general it is a lot better than before and people are comfortable". Warplanes, believed to be either Syrian or Russian, bombed seven villages in the provinces of Aleppo and Hama, the monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least six villages were targeted in the strikes.