Veronic DiCaire, Celine Dion

Celine Dion helps launch Canadian artist on Strip

Perched atop the performer hierarchy in Las Vegas, where she holds court in the Caesars Palace Colosseum, five-time Grammy winner Celine Dion could quite easily sit on her laurels.…
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French acquittals in Iraq oil-for-food trial

A French court has acquitted oil giant Total SA and a raft of former French officials and executives of corruption-related charges linked to the scandal-ridden U.N. oil-for-food program for Iraq.…
Hillary Rodham Clinton

Both sides eye Clinton as she seeks right balance

Hillary Rodham Clinton is trying to strike the right balance between staying out of the daily political maelstrom and setting herself up for a possible second presidential run. But her fans and foes are making that difficult.…
In this Friday, May 24, 2013 photo, Ryan Murphy, center, carries a surfboard and Kenny Dougherty stands guard on a lifeguard stand near the Casino Pier which was ripped apart by Superstorm Sandy, in Seaside Heights, N.J. The Jersey Shore beaches officially opened for the summer on Friday, after rebuilding following the destruction left behind by Superstorm Sandy last fall. The storm caused $37 billion of damage in the state. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NJ court overturns award for view lost to dune

New Jersey’s Supreme Court on Monday overturned a $375,000 jury award given to an elderly couple who complained that a protective sand dune behind their house blocked their ocean views.…
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Czechs to request extradition of US murder suspect

Investigators say they have completed the evidence gathering necessary to seek extradition of an American man suspected of killing four extended family members in the Czech Republic.…
NSA Phone Records

Facebook pushes search feature to more users

Users who may have grown frustrated with Facebook’s rudimentary search feature are getting an updated version designed to make it easier to find people…
BP

Appeals court hearing BP challenge on spill claims

A federal appeals court is hearing BP’s bid to challenge what could be billions of dollars in settlement payouts to businesses claiming they lost money after the company’s 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.…