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British Police Make Another Arrest in Britain Phone-Hacking Scandal

Posted August 2nd, 2011 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in Britain have arrested another person in connection with the phone-hacking scandal involving journalists at the now-defunct British tabloid newspaper News of the World. The Metropolitan police say the 71-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning at a police station in north London. Several British news organizations, including The Guardian newspaper and Sky TV, identified […]

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British Police Make Another Arrest in Britain Phone-Hacking Scandal

Posted August 2nd, 2011 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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(Updates with arrest of foam pie attacker, minor edit graf 5, new info grafs 6-8) Police in Britain have arrested a man in connection with the phone-hacking scandal involving journalists at the now-defunct British tabloid newspaper News of the World. The Metropolitan police said the 71-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning at a police station […]

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British Police Make Another Arrest in Britain Phone-Hacking Scandal

Posted August 2nd, 2011 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Britain have arrested a man in connection with the phone-hacking scandal involving journalists at the now-defunct British tabloid newspaper News of the World. The Metropolitan police said the 71-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning at a police station in London. The man was detained on suspicion of conspiracy to intercept communications, or phone-hacking, […]

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James Murdoch Accused of Lying to Parliament

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron says News Corporation executive James Murdoch has “questions to answer” regarding the testimony he gave to the British parliament this week about how much he knew about the phone-hacking scandal engulfing his company. Murdoch, the heir apparent to media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s vast media empire, admitted to a parliamentary investigative […]

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Britain’s Cameron Calls for James Murdoch to Account for Phone-hacking Testimony

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron says News Corporation executive James Murdoch has “questions to answer” about disputed testimony he gave to Parliament this week about how much he knew about the phone-hacking scandal engulfing his company. Murdoch, the heir apparent to Rupert Murdoch’s vast global media empire, told a parliamentary investigative committee that when he […]

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British Deputy PM says Probe May Clean Up Press-Government Ties

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says Britain’s phone hacking scandal has created a once-in-a-generation chance to clean up murky relations among media, police, and politicians. At a news conference Thursday in London, he said he hopes a wide-ranging judicial inquiry will help “clean up the murky practices and dodgy relationships which have taken root […]

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Britain’s Cameron Regrets Hiring Tabloid Editor as Spokesman

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron says that in retrospect he would not have hired as his spokesman a former editor of the now-closed tabloid newspaper at the heart of a British phone-hacking and police bribery scandal. The British leader told a raucous special parliamentary session on Wednesday that he regrets the furor caused by his […]

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British PM Faces Parliamentary Questions in Phone Hacking Scandal

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron has defended his decision to hire a former editor of the now-closed tabloid newspaper at the heart of a British phone-hacking and bribery scandal. Mr. Cameron told a special parliamentary session on Wednesday that Andy Coulson should be treated as “innocent until proven guilty” and that his actual work with […]

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British PM Faces Parliamentary Questions in Phone Hacking Scandal

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron will answer questions in parliament on Wednesday about his relationships with key executives from the media empire at the center of a phone-hacking scandal. Mr. Cameron faces criticism because of his decision to hire a former editor of the now-closed tabloid newspaper accused of hacking into the cell phones of […]

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Murdoch: News Corp Will Emerge a Stronger Company

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 10:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Media baron Rupert Murdoch is telling his employees that News Corporation will emerge from the British newspaper phone hacking scandal a “stronger company.” In an e-mail note to company workers Tuesday, Murdoch said it will take time to rebuild trust and confidence. But he said he is determined to live up to the expectations of […]

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