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Alfonso Cuarón poses with Golden Globe Awards. Photo: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

Netflix’s “Roma” scored 10 Oscar nominations Tuesday, including its director and cinematographer Alfonso Cuarón snagging best picture, director and cinematographer nods.

Why it matters: If "Roma” were to win best picture, it would become the first foreign language film to ever win in the category, as well as a huge win for Netflix.

Full list of Roma nominations:
  1. Best picture
  2. Alfonso Cuarón for best director
  3. Yalitza Aparicio for lead actress
  4. Marina de Tavira for supporting actress
  5. Alfonso Cuarón for original screenplay
  6. Alfonso Cuarón for cinematography
  7. Best foreign language film
  8. Sound editing
  9. Sound mixing
  10. Production design

More firsts for 2019 Oscar nominations:

  • "RBG" is the first time CNN Films is up for the best documentary feature.
  • Marvel's "Black Panther" marks the first time a superhero movie has received a best picture nomination

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House cancels Thursday session as FBI, Homeland Security warn of threat to Capitol

Photo: Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security predict violent domestic extremists attacks will increase in 2021, according to a report obtained by Axios.

Driving the news: The joint report says extremists have discussed plans to take control of the Capitol and "remove Democratic lawmakers" on or about March 4. The House canceled its plans for Thursday votes as word of the possible threats spread.

2 hours ago - World

Pope Francis set to make first papal visit to Iraq amid possible turmoil

Data: Vatican News; Map: Danielle Alberti/Axios

Pope Francis is forging ahead with the first papal trip to Iraq despite new coronavirus outbreaks and fears of instability.

The big picture: The March 5–8 visit is intended to reassure Christians in Iraq who were violently persecuted under the Islamic State. Francis also hopes to further ties with Shiite Muslims, AP notes.

"Neanderthal thinking": Biden slams states lifting mask mandates

States that are relaxing coronavirus restrictions are making "a big mistake," President Biden told reporters on Wednesday, adding: "The last thing we need is Neanderthal thinking."

Driving the news: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said Wednesday he will end all coronavirus restrictions via executive order, although some businesses are continuing to ask patrons to wear face masks. Mississippi is lifting its mask mandate for all counties Wednesday, per Gov. Tate Reeves (R).