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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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British Police Arrest Former Murdoch Aide

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Media reports say British police have arrested Rebekah Brooks, a former key executive of Rupert Murdoch’s global media empire. British police confirmed Sunday that they have arrested a 43-year-old woman in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal at the now defunct tabloid, News of the World. However, police did not release a name. Brooks is […]

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Records Show Britain’s Cameron Kept Close Ties to Murdoch Officials

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 10:15 pm (UTC-5)
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In Britain, newly released records show that Prime Minister David Cameron has kept a close relationship with key executives from Rupert Murdoch’s media empire at the center of a phone-hacking scandal. Mr. Cameron has disclosed that he met 26 times with officials of Murdoch’s News Corporation since becoming the country’s leader 14 months ago, more […]

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Records Show Britain’s Cameron Kept Close Ties to Murdoch Officials

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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In Britain, newly released records show that Prime Minister David Cameron has kept a close relationship with key executives from Rupert Murdoch’s media empire at the center of a phone-hacking scandal. Mr. Cameron has disclosed that he met 26 times with officials of Murdoch’s New Corporation since he became the country’s leader 14 months ago, […]

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Rupert Murdoch Apologizes to Phone Hacking Victims

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has published an apology in the British press to the victims of the News of the World phone-hacking and police bribery scandal. A letter signed by Murdoch and published Saturday says he and his international media conglomerate News Corporation are sorry “for the serious wrongdoing that occurred” and the “hurt suffered” […]

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Another News Corps Exec Resigns in Phone-Hacking Scandal

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Les Hinton has resigned from his post at the head of the U.S. media group Dow Jones in the wake of the News of the World phone-hacking and police bribery scandal. Dow Jones Friday confirmed Hinton’s resignation was effective immediately. Dow Jones is owned by Rupert Murdoch’s international media conglomerate, News Corporation. But Hinton’s resignation […]

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Murdoch Apologizes to British Phone-hacking Victims

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Media magnate Rupert Murdoch is apologizing to the phone-hacking victims of the tabloid News of the World he shut down last weekend. Murdoch’s British newspaper operation said Friday that over the next several days it will run advertisements in major British newspapers signed by him. In them, he will apologize for the “serious wrongdoing” and […]

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British Executive of Murdoch Media Empire Resigns

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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A key British executive of Rupert Murdoch’s global media empire has resigned amid the firestorm over the phone-hacking and police bribery scandal that has triggered investigations on both sides of the Atlantic. Rebekah Brooks stepped down Friday as chief executive of News International, the British subsidiary of Murdoch’s News Corporation. Brooks was a former editor […]

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