Dion announced his passing in a Twitter message, saying: "Rene Angelil passed away this morning at his home in Las Vegas after a long and courageous battle against cancer."
The winners' identities remain a mystery, but they bought their tickets in Florida, Tennessee and a Los Angeles suburb.
Winning tickets sold in California, Tennessee and Florida
Dorian Murray was diagnosed with the pediatric soft tissue cancer rhabdomyosarcoma at the age of four.
The move comes after an investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in the channel failed to attract more than a minuscule audience.
At least two men were left dangling nearly 1,000 feet up Houston's JPMorgan Chase Tower, the tallest building in Texas.
Despite making increasingly controversial statements, US candidate Donald Trump continues to lead in the run up to the presidential elections.
President Barack Obama urged Americans Tuesday night in his final State of the Union address to rekindle their belief in the promise of change that first carried him to the White House.
He thought his son had caught the bus for school and fired a shot after hearing a noise in the basement.