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FILE - In this July 28, 2013 file photo, singer Britney Spears arrives to the world premiere of "The Smurfs 2" in Los Angeles. Caesars Entertainment says pop star Britney Spears will get a key to the Las Vegas Strip and celebrate with her own dedicated day. The Las Vegas-based casino giant announced Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 it would host “Britney Day” at The LINQ Promenade starting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 5. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

Britney Spears to get Vegas key, 'Britney Day'

By The Canadian Press
October 24, 2014 - 7:37am

LAS VEGAS - Caesars Entertainment says pop star Britney Spears will get a key to the Las Vegas Strip and celebrate with her own dedicated day.

The Las Vegas-based casino giant announced Thursday that it would host "Britney Day" at The LINQ Promenade starting at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 5.

The tweet sent by The Queen , the first royal tweet under her own name, to declare the opening of the new Information Age Galleries at the Science Museum, South Kensington, London, Friday Oct. 24, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, PA, Chris Jackson

Queen sends 1st tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

By The Canadian Press
October 24, 2014 - 7:23am

LONDON - The Queen has sent her first tweet — and she's signed it "Elizabeth R."

The 88-year-old monarch tried her hand at Twitter as she opened a new gallery in central London's Science Museum on Friday.

Oscar Pistorius, stands for sentencing in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Pistorius received a five-year prison sentence for culpable homicide by judge Thokozile Masipais for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool)

Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal

By The Canadian Press
October 24, 2014 - 7:22am

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal.