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  1. Rebekah Brooks' Computers Still Held Amid Report of $2.7 Million News Corp. Severance

    10:43 am 11/7/2011

    The former News International chief executive remains key in Scotland Yard's phone hacking and corruption investigation. Read more

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  2. News International Launches Compensation Fund for Hacking Victims

    7:33 am 11/4/2011

    The news comes after police said the total number of victims may be almost 6000.Read more

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  3. Murdochs Still Believe They Can Run News Corp. Despite Hacking Scandal (Report)

    5:04 am 11/3/2011

    Former Wall Street Journal writer Sarah Ellison analyzes the family turmoil in the upcoming issue of Vanity Fair.Read more

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  4. Documents Show 'A Culture' of Illegal Phone-Hacking At The News of The World

    9:35 am 11/1/2011

    A 2008 legal opinion from Michael Silverleaf QC will put further pressure on James Murdoch to explain whether he was part of a cover-up. Read more

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  5. News Corp.: 35% of Shareholder Votes Opposed James Murdoch

    2:37 pm 10/24/2011

    UPDATED: Chairman 

Rupert Murdoch got 84 percent approval for his continued role on the conglomerate's board as a proposal to split the chairman and CEO roles got opposed by owners of 680.6 million shares.Read more

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  6. James Murdoch Recalled to Parliamentary Investigation on Phone Hacking Nov. 10

    7:16 am 10/24/2011

    As James Murdoch is recalled to give evidence to the British Parliamentary committee investigating phone-hacking, Les Hinton said he could not shed light on what happened at The News Of The World.Read more

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  7. News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch, Rest of the Board Approved in Shareholder Vote

    3:00 pm 10/21/2011

    A proposal to split the chairman and CEO roles and name an independent chairman did not get enough support, the entertainment conglomerate announced late Friday without immediately detailing voting results.Read more

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  8. News Corp. Chairman, CEO Rupert Murdoch Gets an Earful at Shareholder Meeting

    11:30 am 10/21/2011

    Stockholders assailed the entertainment company for the phone hacking scandal, executive pay and the MySpace deal as the mogul confronted a small, but vocal group of critics. Read more

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  9. News Corp.'s U.K. Newspaper Unit Reaches $4.8 Million Phone Hacking Settlement

    8:23 am 10/21/2011

    The deal settles claims that News of the World hacked mobile phone messages of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler, with Rupert Murdoch, who will make a personal donation as part of the agreement, saying "I hope this donation underscores my regret for the company’s role in this awful event.”Read more

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  10. News Corp. and Murdoch Face More Accusations at Shareholder Meeting

    2:57 pm 10/20/2011

    On the eve of the company's annual shareholder meeting, a Parliament member says other illegal activities may be brought up in front of investors.Read more

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