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Confusion at the Oscars ... Trump to sign new executive order on immigration ... Takata expected to plead guilty in air bag case

By The Associated Press | Posted - Feb. 26, 2017 at 11:49 p.m.



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LOS ANGELES (AP) — And the winner is "La La Land." No, "Moonlight." There was confusion at the Academy Awards Sunday night, when the wrong film was announced as the Oscar winner for best picture. Presenter Warren Beatty says he paused before announcing the winner because the envelope read Emma Stone, "La La Land." Then actress Faye Dunaway read the name "La La Land." The acceptance speeches already had begun for "La La Land" when the correction was made.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new refugee and immigration executive order on Wednesday. Trump initially planned to sign the new order last week, but spokesman Sean Spicer said the president was holding off "to make sure that when we execute this, it's done in a manner that's flawless." Trump's initial order temporarily halting all entries into the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries was blocked by a federal judge.

DETROIT (AP) — Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. is expected to plead guilty Monday to a criminal charge and agree to a $1 billion penalty for concealing a deadly air bag inflator problem. The company is expected to appear in U.S. District Court in Detroit Monday afternoon. Takata inflators can explode with too much force, sending shrapnel flying. At least 16 people have been killed worldwide and more than 180 have been hurt.

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Actor Bill Cosby will return to a Pennsylvania courtroom Monday to ask a judge to bring in outside jurors in his criminal sex assault case. The hearing comes after the trial judge on Friday ruled that only one other accuser can testify at Cosby's trial. Prosecutors had wanted 13 other accusers to testify to support charges that Cosby drugged and molested a former Temple University employee at his home in suburban Philadelphia in 2004.

CHICAGO (AP) — The American Academy of Pediatrics is beefing up warnings about marijuana's potential harms for teens. In Monday's issue of the journal Pediatrics, the influential doctors group opposes medical and recreational marijuana use for kids. It says emphasizing that message is important because most states have legalized medical use for adults, and many have decriminalized or legalized adults' recreational use.

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