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  1. Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Withdraws BSkyB Bid Amid Phone Hacking Scandal

    6:29 am 7/13/2011

    The conglomerate, which owns a 39% stake, plans to remain a long-term shareholder of the U.K. pay TV company.Read more

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  2. Confessions of a 'News of the World' Reporter (Exclusive)

    5:00 am 7/13/2011

    A former staffer describes for THR how she was sent with a tiny "pen cam" with orders to catch Mike Tyson in a "cocaine orgy"; finding none, editors embellished her story with "three-way sex and other activities I had not witnessed."Read more

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  3. News Corp. Scandal: How James Murdoch Might Suffer (Analysis)

    1:51 pm 7/12/2011

    Analysts are split on whether the 39-year-old heir apparent can survive the storm.Read more

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  4. Casey Anthony Verdict Beats Out Debt Crisis As Top TV Story Last Week

    12:08 pm 7/12/2011

    Anthony was the top newsmaker, far surpassing President Obama, according to the Project for Excellence in Journalism's weekly coverage index.Read more

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  5. Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch, Rebekah Brooks Summoned to Parliament to Answer Phone Hacking Allegations

    6:17 am 7/12/2011

    The call comes as the company finds itself facing unprecedented public and political hostility.Read more

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  6. News Corp. Unveils $5 Billion Stock Buyback After Shares Plummet Amid Phone Hacking Scandal

    6:09 am 7/12/2011

    In a nod to investors wondering how the conglomerate may use its cash amid a delay in the review of its play for full control of BSkyB, the program increases a previous stock repurchase authorization that had $1.8 billion remaining.Read more

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  7. News Corp. Shareholder Prince Alwaleed Supports Murdochs Amid Scandal

    12:08 pm 7/11/2011

    He said “my confidence in News Corp., in Rupert Murdoch and James Murdoch is unshaken completely” and "we are standing by our friends,” adding he won't sell any part of his stake in the conglomerate.Read more

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  8. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Agrees to Antitrust Inquiry for BSkyB Bid

    8:50 am 7/11/2011

    News Corp has dropped its bid to make its news channel Sky News a separate entity in light of the phone hacking scandal.Read more

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  9. News Corp. Shareholders File Amended Complaint Amid Phone Hacking Scandal

    7:34 am 7/11/2011

    They had already alleged nepotism and failed corporate governance at the Rupert Murdoch-led conglomerate when it announced a deal to acquire Shine Group from his daughter Elisabeth.Read more

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  10. Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Shares Dip 7.6% as Phone Hacking Scandal Deepens

    2:31 am 7/11/2011

    UPDATE: BSkyB's shares dropped 4.6% as News Corp.'s takeover looks unlikely; U.K. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt may re-open the antitrust inquiry into the deal.Read more

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