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Murdochs Apologize to British Parliament for Phone-hacking

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Media baron Rupert Murdoch and his son James have started to testify before the British Parliament, apologizing for the growing phone-hacking scandal engulfing the operations at their newspapers. The younger Murdoch told a legislative panel that he and his father had “great regret” about the phone-hacking and said the conduct did not “live up to […]

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Murdochs to Face British Parliament

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, his son James, and former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks face questions from British Parliament Tuesday in a growing phone-hacking scandal. The questioning is expected to last several hours. British Prime Minister David Cameron cut short a trip to Africa to attend the emergency session of Parliament and contain […]

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Murdochs to Face British Parliament

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 10:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, his son James, and former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks face questions from British Parliament Tuesday in a growing phone hacking scandal. British Prime Minister David Cameron cut short a trip to Africa to attend the emergency session of Parliament and contain the crisis. News of the World reporters […]

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London Police say Reporter in Hacking Scandal Found Dead

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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London Police say British reporter Sean Hoare, who first revealed the News Of The World phone-hacking scandal, has been found dead. Britain’s Press Association news agency reports police say the death is not considered suspicious. The New York Times had quoted Hoare as saying phone-hacking was widely used and encouraged at the News of the […]

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Murdoch To Appear Before Parliament Tuesday

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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News Corp owner Rupert Murdoch and his son James will appear before Britain’s parliament Tuesday to answer questions about the phone-hacking scandal at the now-defunct News Of The World tabloid. The Sunday paper shut down last week after allegations that reporters illegally accessed thousands of cellphone voice mails of celebrities, politicians, rival journalists and even […]

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Cameron Cuts Africa Trip Short Due To Phone Hacking Scandal

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron is cutting short his Africa trip to return to London Wednesday to deal with the phone-hacking scandal . Parliament was to begin a six-week recess at the end of Tuesday, but now may hold a special session Wednesday. London’s police chief has quit over allegations about police handling of the […]

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Britain to Slash Army Size

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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British Defense Secretary Liam Fox is expected to announce a major troop reduction for the British Army. Fox will tell the House of Commons that the regular Army will shrink to its smallest size in 110-years. The Army will reduce its ranks by at least 17,000 people, to just above 80,000 active duty members. The […]

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Cameron Cuts Africa Trip Short Due to Phone Hacking Scandal

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 1:20 am (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron will cut short his visit to Africa in order to deal with an ongoing phone-hacking scandal that involves some people close to the British leader. Mr. Cameron is expected to return to London by Wednesday to deal with the crisis. London’s police chief quit Sunday over allegations about police failures […]

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London Police Chief Quits Over Phone Hacking Scandal

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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London’s police chief has quit over allegations about police handling of a phone-hacking scandal involving journalists at the now-defunct tabloid News of the World. Paul Stephenson told journalists Sunday that he did not do anything wrong. But he said he did not want criticism of his conduct to detract from the police department being able […]

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London Police Chief Quits Over Phone Hacking Scandal

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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London’s police chief has quit over allegations about police handling of a phone-hacking scandal involving journalists at the now-defunct tabloid, News of the World. Paul Stephenson told journalists Sunday that he did not do anything wrong. However, he said he did not want criticism of his conduct to detract from the police department being able […]

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