Ap top news at 11 40 p.m. est kob 4

Frances mcdormand’s portrayal of a mother seeking justice for her murdered daughter in "three billboards outside ebbing, missouri" has won the best actress academy award. It is mcdormand’s second oscar and comes for her blistering turn as a mother who feels authorities haven’t done enough to investigate her daughter’s rape and murder. McDormand won a best supporting actress award for her role as a police officer in "fargo." her win sunday was not a surprise — she has swept the major awards this year. The actress opened her speech by saying if she fell over during her speech, someone should pick her up because had "some things to say." she thanked her family, telling them they fill her with everlasting joy.5-star movement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A sense of change was palpable at the 90th academy awards as hollywood sought to confront the post-harvey weinstein era and pivot to a vision of a more inclusive movie business. The ceremony sunday at the dolby theatre in los angeles was punctuated by political speeches and impassioned arguments for diversity. Jordan peele won for his script to his horror sensation "get out," becoming the first african-american to win for best original screenplay. Peele said he stopped writing it "20 times," skeptical that it would ever get made. "But I kept coming back to it because I knew if someone would let me make this movie, that people would hear it and people would see it," said peele. 10 things to know for monday

steel aluminum

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about monday: 1. NO EXEMPTIONS FROM TARIFFS, TRUMP SAYS administration officials say the president’s plan to enact stiff duties on imported steel and aluminum will be wide-ranging and won’t target any particular countries. 2. WHAT ITALIAN ELECTION RETURNS POINT TO election projections show a center-right coalition that includes an anti-migrant party edging past the populist 5-star movement, but no single bloc or party with the support to win a majority in parliament. 3. SAM ROCKWELL WINS EARLY OSCAR rockwell receives the supporting actor award for his role in "three billboards outside ebbing, missouri." 4.Steel aluminum

ROME (AP) — A rival pair of populist and stridently anti-european union political forces surged in italy’s election for parliament, but without enough support to govern the country alone, projections showed early monday. With the prospect of a hung parliament looking increasingly likely, the nation faced a long slog to the formation of a viable government. "Ungovernable italy" headlined daily newspaper la stampa as the early numbers rolled in. In projections based on samples from sunday’s voting, a center-right coalition that included former premier silvio berlusconi’s forza italia, the anti-immigrant league and a small far-right party had a slight lead over the anti-establishment 5-star movement.5-star movement china targets robust growth as xi bids to rule indefinitely

BEIJING (AP) — china’s government pledged monday to deliver robust growth, pursue advanced technology and boost military spending while urging the public to embrace president xi jinping’s rule as its ceremonial legislature prepared for changes to allow him to stay in power indefinitely. The plan to end constitutional limits on xi’s term as president has overshadowed the meeting of the national people’s congress, which usually is used to showcase economic initiatives and plans for social programs and other government work.5-star movement in a nearly two-hour speech to the legislature, premier li keqiang did not mention the scrapping of term limits but emphasized the primacy of xi and the ruling communist party he leads in all aspects of chinese life. Cardinal’s alleged sex victims testify in australian court

MELBOURNE, australia (AP) — the alleged victims of the most senior vatican official ever charged in the catholic church sex abuse crisis began giving secret evidence to an australian court on monday. Australian cardinal george pell wore his clerical collar for the first day of the hearing in the melbourne magistrate court to determine whether prosecutors have sufficient evidence to put him on trial.Alleged victims the committal hearing is scheduled to take up to a month. The testimony of alleged victims was suppressed from publication and the courtroom was closed to the public and media. Their testimony is expected to take up to two weeks. White house: no exemptions from steel, aluminum tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — president donald trump’s administration appears unbowed by broad domestic and international criticism of his planned import tariffs on steel and aluminum, saying sunday that the president is not planning on exempting any countries from the stiff duties. Speaking on CNN’s "state of the union," white house trade adviser peter navarro said: "at this point in time there’s no country exclusions." trump’s announcement thursday that he would impose tariffs of 25 percent and 10 percent, respectively, on imported steel and aluminum, roiled markets, rankled allies and raised prospects for a trade war.Steel aluminum while his rhetoric has been focused on china, the duties will also cover significant imports from canada, mexico, south korea, japan and the european union. Seoul envoy to raise nuclear disarmament on north korea trip

SEOUL, south korea (AP) — A special envoy for south korean president moon jae-in said monday he’ll relay moon’s hopes for north korean nuclear disarmament and a permanent peace on the korean peninsula when he meets this week with north korean officials. Moon’s national security director, chung eui-yong, spoke to reporters ahead of a two-day trip that may include talks with leader kim jong un.Alleged victims if that meeting is realized, chung would become the first south korean official to meet kim in person since he took power upon his dictator father’s death in late 2011. Kim’s barrage of weapons tests over the last year has raised fears of war. No dress code, but plenty of references to metoo at oscars

There was no #metoo or time’s up dress code on the oscar red carpet. But the topic was, to no one’s surprise, a major talking point of the evening — and host jimmy kimmel got right to it in his opening monologue. "Here’s how clueless hollywood is about women," kimmel said. "We made a movie called ‘what women want’ and it starred mel gibson." mixing the serious theme with a little humor, kimmel said the world was watching — and that hollywood needed to set an example. "If we can stop sexual harassment in the workplace, women will only ever have to deal with harassment all the time, every place else they go," he quipped.Steel aluminum drama in red and neutrals on oscars red carpet

Looks in neutrals, reds and purples brought the drama sunday on the oscars carpet, along with a healthy dose of shiny gold, but nicole kidman stood out in stunning cobalt blue at hollywood’s biggest fashion show. Kidman, a presenter, was among the last to walk in los angeles when she showed up with a wave to the cameras in her power look, a strapless gown with a huge bow in front. Sandra bullock brought the strength in a gold louis vuitton custom halter dress that draped at the waist and went black at the hem. Salma hayek looked like exotic royalty in a custom gucci gown in lilac.Steel aluminum