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Black’s lawyer ‘elated’ by review

TORONTO—A lawyer for Conrad Black says he is “elated” by a U.S. Supreme Court decision that shocked some observers and could give the deposed media baron a new trial.

The court agreed to review cases against Black and two former colleagues who were accused of siphoning more than $6 million (U.S.) from his media conglomerate, Hollinger International Inc.

Queen marks 83rd birthday

LONDON—The Queen is 83 today.

Buckingham Palace said she will mark her birthday at Windsor Castle, but won’t have the day off work.

The Queen’s office said the monarch has nothing special planned or any public engagements scheduled. But she probably will go through the stack of official papers she receives as head of state.