MB: Downtown homicide, Oscar noms here and Post Falls deemed boring

Spokane police are investigating a homicide that took place this morning at the Downtowner Motel. (S-R)

A train was derailed late last night blocking Cheney-Spokane road. No one was injured but the closure of the road could last up to eight hours. (KREM)

Oh no! A real estate blog, movato.com, has ranked Post Falls as the second most boring city in Idaho. (CdA Press)

Finally, the Oscar nominations are here! And they're quite all white. (LAT)

After a string of security lapses, four top Secret Service executives have been ousted from their posts. (WaPo)

Canadians didn’t take to Target. (Minneapolis S-T)

Starting tomorrow, it will be far easier for Americans to travel to Cuba. (NYT)