WION Morning News Brief, March 5, 2018

WION Web Team
Delhi, India Published: Mar 05, 2018, 02:57 AM(IST)

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Oscars 2018, Live updates: Allison Janney wins Best Supporting Actress award for 'I, Tonya'
'Coco' wins Best Animated Feature Film Oscar. Allison Janney wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar for 'I, Tonya'. 'A Fantastic Woman' wins the Best Foreign Language Film award. The Oscar for Best Documentary Feature goes to 'Icarus'. 

Jimmy Kimmel hosts Oscars night, mentions Harvey Weinstein scandal
As the stars made way to the main event, Kimmel spoke about Harvey Weinstein scandal along with other things in his opening monologue. He said, Weinstein's downfall following dozens of allegations of sexual misconduct "was long overdue," along with the demise of numerous other celebrities caught up in the scandal. 

China to hike defence budget by 8.1% in 2018
The outlay was presented to the National People's Congress with a seven percent increase last year and 7.6 percent in 2016 which marked the first time in six years that spending growth had not risen into double figures.

Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 strikes ‪Oklahoma‬, ‪Enid
So far, there are no reports of damage or injuries. However, Enid residents throughout the city reported shaking, creaking houses, media reports said.

Italy's ruling centre-left party admits election defeat
Italy's ruling centre-left Democratic Party on Monday admitted it had suffered a "clear defeat" in a general election after coming in third according to projections.

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