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DeGeneres’ selfie crashes Twitter

AP Photo/John Shearer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres’ goal of setting a retweet record with her star-studded selfie was achieved before the Oscars telecast was even over. During a comic bit, the Oscars host prevailed upon actor Bradley Cooper to take a picture...

Cate Blanchett wins Oscar for best actress

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cate Blanchett has won the Academy Award for best actress for her bravura performance as a fragile socialite experiencing a meltdown in Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine.” Blanchett had been deemed the front-runner from the very beginning of...

Alfonso Cuaron wins Oscar for best director

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alfonso Cuaron has won the Academy Award for best director for the visually groundbreaking lost-in-space spectacle “Gravity.” It was the seventh Oscar of the evening for “Gravity” and the second for Cuaron himself. Earlier in the...

Phillips Sharp With Bat And Glove, Reds Top Padres

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati second baseman Brandon Phillips flashed his All-Star form at the plate and in the field Sunday as the Reds beat a split squad of San Diego Padres 15-4. Hitless in his first two spring training games, Phillips had a two-run triple that scored Zack...

Short-handed Indiana Beats No. 22 Ohio State 72-64

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell scored 20 points and Will Sheehey added 19 on Sunday, leading Indiana past No. 22 Ohio State 72-64. It was the second straight win for the Hoosiers (17-12, 7-9 Big Ten) — both over ranked teams in the last four days....

‘Let It Go’ wins Oscar for original song

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Let It Go” from the Disney musical “Frozen” has won the Academy Award for best original song. The song, a catchy anthem sung by veteran Broadway songstress Idina Menzel and adored by countless young girls, many of whom are singing...

Swisher Makes Spring Debut, Lindor HRs For Indians

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Nick Swisher made his spring debut for the Indians and top prospect Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer to help Cleveland beat the Seattle Mariners 6-3 Sunday. Robinson Cano got an RBI groundout in the first for Seattle. Last week, Swisher handed out...

2 Teen Suspects In Ind. Killing Arrested In Ohio

HELTONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Extradition proceedings will begin this week against two southern Indiana teenagers arrested in Ohio in connection with the beating death of a man in his remote Lawrence County home, according to authorities. Taylor Flynn, 19, and a 16-year-old boy, both...

Indians 6, Mariners 3

E_G.Noriega (1), Santana (1). DP_Seattle 1. LOB_Seattle 3, Cleveland 8. 2B_A.Almonte (1), Hart (1). 3B_Kipnis (1). HR_Ackley (1), Lindor (1). SB_Brantley (1). WP_Wolf, Guilmet. Umpires_Home, Tony Randazzo; First, Alan Porter; Second, Quinn Wolcott; Third, Chad Whitson. T_3:00....

Seoul: NKorea fires 2 more suspected missiles

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired two additional suspected short-range missiles into the sea amid ongoing military exercises between Seoul and Washington. The Defense Ministry says that two projectiles blasted from the North’s east...