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  1. Rebekah Brooks Got $11.2 Million News Corp. Exit Package (Report)

    1:22 am 10/16/2012

    The former CEO of the U.K. newspaper unit of Rupert Murdoch's company, got cash, pension payments and a legal fee allowance as she departed amid the phone hacking scandal.Read more

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  2. Phone Hacking Scandal: London Mayor Discloses More Interactions With News Corp. Brass

    2:18 pm 10/6/2012

    Boris Johnson reported previously undisclosed exchanges with Rebekah Brooks and James Murdoch, leading to calls for him to testify to the Leveson Inquiry.Read more

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  3. Prominent Shareholder Advisor Backs News Corp. Board Slate

    2:29 am 10/5/2012

    ISS had opposed it last year amid the phone hacking scandal, but another advisory group still recommends votes against six board members this year, including James and Lachlan Murdoch.Read more

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  4. News Corp. Hires Five Leaders for Compliance Team in Wake of Phone Hacking Scandal

    4:47 am 10/1/2012

    UPDATED: The conglomerate has added a top executive from the SEC, a former federal prosecutor and others to report to general counsel Gerson Zweifach under a previously unveiled structure.Read more

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  5. Phone Hacking Victims Drop Demand for Punitive Damages Against News International

    6:02 am 9/27/2012

    The judge for the civil cases brought by the likes of Hugh Grant had expressed concern that such damages could interfere with the criminal cases.Read more

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  6. Phone Hacking: Judge Targets September 2013 Trial Start, Rebekah Brooks Appears in Court

    1:23 am 9/26/2012

    The former News International CEO and former "News of the World" editor Andy Coulson were among a group of people who attended a pre-trial hearing Wednesday.Read more

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  7. U.K. Police Officer Becomes First Person Charged in Tabloid Bribery Probe

    1:57 am 9/25/2012

    Meanwhile, former News International CEO Rebekah Brooks and others are set to appear in a London court on Wednesday to face phone hacking charges.Read more

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  8. News International CEO Reassures 'Sun' Staff After Latest Arrests

    5:10 am 9/21/2012

    Tom Mockridge addressed frustration with parent company News Corp.'s continued cooperation with London police in the wake of the phone hacking scandal.Read more

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  9. News Corp. Responds to U.K. Regulator's BSkyB Decision, Comments on James Murdoch

    2:32 am 9/20/2012

    The conglomerate says it is "pleased" with the BSkyB decision, but disagrees "with certain of the report’s statements about James Murdoch’s prior actions as an executive and director."Read more

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  10. Phone Hacking: U.K. Regulator Deems BSkyB 'Fit and Proper' TV License Holder

    11:54 pm 9/19/2012

    UPDATED: It calls former chairman James Murdoch's conduct "both difficult to comprehend and ill-judged," but said it couldn't conclude that he "deliberately engaged in any wrongdoing."Read more

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