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Rare Picasso self-portrait expected to fetch $70 million

Fpo - A rare Picasso believed to be a self-portrait created when he was under threat of deportation to a Nazi concentration camp is expected to fetch US$70 million at auction, Christie's said Friday as the work went on view in Hong Kong.

'Bridgegate' lawyers cost New Jersey taxpayers over $10 million

Trenton - Defending New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie from charges that he ordered approaches to the George Washington Bridge closed in 2013 to tie up millions of commuters for hours as an act of political retribution has cost taxpayers more than $10 million.

Financially strapped Atlantic City considers gamblers' way out

Atlantic City - East Coast gambling mecca Atlantic City, N.J., is almost out of chances to save itself from looming financial catastrophe.

Op-Ed: Slow news day? Press goes bonkers over Christie cell phone use

Washington - Slow news day? That would seem to be the most-charitable explanation for yesterday's media obsession with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie being asked to leave a "quiet car" on an Amtrak train for speaking loudly on his cell phone.

Christie suggests FedEx-like tracking of immigrants

Washington - Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie Sunday defended his controversial proposal to keep tabs on immigrants electronically the way FedEx tracks packages.

Revel becomes fourth Atlantic City casino to close this year

Atlantic City - New Jersey's massive Revel Casino Hotel, a gambling behemoth billed as the key to revitalizing Atlantic City's faltering casinos, shut down completely Tuesday despite state intervention and hundreds of millions of dollars in tax incentives.

Short track: Christie falls foul of officials, again

British short track speed skater Elise Christie's rotten luck at the Sochi Winter Olympics continued on Saturday when she was eliminated from the opening round of the women's 1,500 meters event.

Op-Ed: Gov. Christie denies, denies, but should own traffic-jam scandal

There once was this history, this tradition of honor, whereby a politician took responsibility if his government intentionally created misdeeds to harm constituents. New Jersey governor Chris Christie isn't the first to ignore it, he's merely the latest.

Op-Ed: Reading the signs of the GOP's fall

The signs of the fall of the Republican party, as demonstrated in Tuesday’s voting, may be underestimated because of the Obamacare fallout problems.

Chris Christie ignores question about Twinkies… for 40 seconds

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie ignored a reporter’s question about Twinkies Friday by rambling for 40 seconds about Twinkies — and about Devil Dogs.

Op-Ed: The Impact of Sandy on US Presidential Politics

New York - The devastation, flooding, loss of power, blocked roads, from Hurricane Sandy creates what may well be a serious threat to voting on election day.

'Now Is Not My Time' Says Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday he would not run for president, refusing to bow to pressure from GPO donors, fans and luminaries.

Gov. Christie holds 1 p.m. news conference today

Trenton - New Jersey Governor Christie is holding a 1pm news conference today on whether he will run for president or not. There have been rumors he will throw his hat in the GOP presidential ring. But close sources say he will NOT run.

NJ Governor Christie, what kind of world is outside his door?

No Republican candidate for the 2012 Presidential race is as unapologetically overweight and honest to a fault as the current New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie. Yet people by the thousands are begging for him to enter the 2012 political race.

NJ public union protesters compare Chris Christie to Gaddafi

With the reverberations from the public union setback in Wisconsin continuing to echo across the country, a public union rally in New Jersey likened Governor Chris Christie to Libyan strongman Muammar al-Gaddafi.

Siemens wins key rail upgrade, ARC project still on hold

Amtrak issues a key upgrade contract to Siemens - ushering in more modern locomotives - while the much-anticipated Access to the Region's Core project has been halted.

Christie, McDonnell, Owens, Bloomberg in, Gay Marriage Out in ME

In a surprising victory for Democrats, Bill Owens has defeated Doug Hoffman in NY-23. Many other major races went the Republicans' way, including a surprise upset in NJ by Chris Christie over incumbent Jon Corzine. In Maine, voters rejected gay marriage.

Virginia, New Jersey Governor's races in the spotlight

As the minority party on the national political stage, the Republican Party may try and capitalize on two gubernatorial elections in November.

Monet painting sold for more than $41 million

At Christie’s auction in New York, a Claude Monet painting was sold for more than $41 million, a record sum for a Monet painting.

Hollywood Close to Going Digital With Latest $1 Billion Deal for Movie Theatres

In order to boost attendance and usher in the latest technology enhancing the movie experience, the film industry will be upgrading 14,000 theatres with a $1 billion digital upgrade.

A Piano? Christie's Has A Choice: Freddy Mercury's, Mike Oldfield's, Fredric William's

Next Thursday, Christie's in London is auctioning the piano of Freddy Mercury, former lead singer of Queen. No one has been daring to put a value on the musical instrument thus far.

Christie's Auction Sells Natural Pearls for $7.1million

A natural pearl necklace once belonging to a Maharajah sold for $7.1 million at Christie's auction on Wednesday. This is more than double the world record price for any piece of natural pearl jewelry.

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The Revel casino hotel in Atlantic City  N.J.  is shown in June 2011.
The Revel casino hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., is shown in June 2011.
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President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talk with citizens who are recovering from...
President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talk with citizens who are recovering from Hurricane Sandy, while surveying storm damage in Brigantine, N.J.
Pete Souza / White House
ARRIVAL: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (left) greets U.S. President Barack Obama and FEMA Administr...
ARRIVAL: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (left) greets U.S. President Barack Obama and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate on the tarmac at Atlantic City International Airport after the two federal officials arrived to tour storm damage from Hurrican Sandy in 2012.
White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
New Jersey s baboon is finally captured.
New Jersey's baboon is finally captured.
CANDIDATES: Then-Republican presidential hopefuls Chris Christie (left) and Rand Paul spar at the CN...
CANDIDATES: Then-Republican presidential hopefuls Chris Christie (left) and Rand Paul spar at the CNBC Republican Presidential Debate in October 2015 at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo.
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