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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. News Corp.'s BSkyB Deal Appears 'Dead in the Water' (Report)

    9:16 pm 7/10/2011

    The news comes on the heels of a report revealing additional phone-hacking incidents at the company as well as payments made to police officers.Read more

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  7. Rupert Murdoch, Rebekah Brooks Meet on Heels of News of the World Closure

    5:00 pm 7/10/2011

    The executives, who talked for an hour at Murdoch's flat, were "all smiles" as they emerged and headed to dinner with James Murdoch.Read more

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  8. News of the World Staff Takes Shots at Rebekah Brooks in Final Paper, Reports Suggest

    4:38 pm 7/10/2011

    Several crossword puzzle clues are said to be digs at the News International CEO.Read more

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  9. Rupert Murdoch's News of the World Delivers Its Final Edition: 'Thank You & Goodbye'

    11:53 pm 7/9/2011

    Employees mourn the paper's death as its presses churn out the last issue amid controversy.Read more

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  10. News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch to Fly to London Amid Crisis

    4:23 pm 7/8/2011

    The conglomerate boss, who has been in Sun Valley at a gathering of media and tech moguls, is scheduled to travel to the U.K. on Saturday.Read more

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