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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Phone Hacking: Russell Brand, Others File Civil Claims Against News International

    2:15 am 9/18/2012

    The latest round of legal filings, which also includes a claim from former "Doctor Who" star Christopher Eccleston, takes the number of new civil claims to 174.Read more

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  9. Phone Hacking: Hugh Grant Files for Damages (Report)

    10:51 am 9/13/2012

    The actor seeks damages in a high court action against The News Of The World, the shuttered tabloid published by News Corp.'s News International.Read more

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  10. Phone Hacking: Prosecution Guidelines Issued in U.K. for Journalists

    8:55 am 9/13/2012

    Rules to decide on whether or not criminal proceedings will be brought are published for newsgathering methods with phone and email hacking at the forefront.Read more

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