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  1. Rebekah Brooks Not on Trial for Her Work for Rupert Murdoch, Lawyer Says

    9:05 am 2/20/2014

    The former News International CEO takes the stand to discuss her childhood and early career as the defense starts making its case in the phone-hacking trial.Read more

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  2. Hacking Trial: Rebekah Brooks Found Not Guilty on One of Five Charges

    4:36 am 2/20/2014

    Just before the former Rupert Murdoch confidante took the stand to start her defense, the judge directed jurors to acquit her of a bribery charge related to a Prince William photo.Read more

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  3. Hacking Trial: Tony Blair Advised Rebekah Brooks on Scandal

    8:19 am 2/19/2014

    The former News International CEO, whose defense formally opens Thursday, also suggested to her then-boss James Murdoch that hacking could be blamed on fellow executives Les Hinton and Colin Myler.Read more

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  4. Hollywood Docket: Litigator John Gatti Joins Manatt; Del Shaw Adds Counsel

    8:37 pm 2/17/2014

    A roundup of entertainment law news including a Comcast-TWC investor lawsuit, Fox News' courtroom victory over a live suicide, and the latest in the UK phone-hacking prosecution. Read more

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  5. U.K. 2013 in Review: Royal Baby, 'Star Wars,' New BBC Boss and Phone-Hacking Trial

    1:01 am 12/30/2013

    Production incentives, a studio capacity crunch, ITV acquisitions and John Malone's deal for Britain's largest cable operator also drew headlines during a busy year for the U.K. media and entertainment industry. Read more

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  6. U.K. Group Backed by Hugh Grant Caused Damage in Press Reform Talks, Politician Says

    2:52 am 12/19/2013

    J.K. Rowling, John Cleese and other celebrities have also supported changes to newspaper regulation proposed by Hacked Off.Read more

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  7. J.K. Rowling, John Cleese, Directors Support New U.K. Press Self-Regulation

    4:47 am 11/29/2013

    Michael Apted, Stephen Daldry, Terry Gilliam, singer Bryan Adams and author Helen Fielding also support a system proposed a year ago in the final Leveson Inquiry report.Read more

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  8. U.K. Court: Phone Hacking Cases Against Trinity Mirror Can Go Ahead

    3:34 pm 11/6/2013

    While hacking cases have focused on allegations against the shuttered "News of the World," the publisher of the "Daily Mirror" now also faces litigation.Read more

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  9. Hacking Trial: Prosecution Outlines Obstruction of Justice Allegations

    7:59 am 11/4/2013

    UPDATED: The London court hears that during a mission believed to have focused on keeping evidence from police, a famous line from the 1968 movie "Where Eagles Dare" with Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood was quoted.Read more

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  10. Hacking Trial: Prosecution Discusses Prince Harry, Other Celebrity Stories

    7:33 am 11/1/2013

    The prosecution says former "News of the World" editor Andy Coulson told a senior editor to "do his phone," in reference to a subject of a planned story.Read more

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