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  • Former News of the World editor  Rebekah Brooks arrives at the Old Bailey in London as the phone hacking trial continues Tuesday Feb. 25, 2014. Brooks says she never sanctioned phone hacking, and was horrified when she learned the tabloid had targeted the phone of a missing teenager.  Brooks answered "no" when asked by her lawyer whether she had ever approved eavesdropping on voicemails for a story.  (AP Photo/Jonathan Brady/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    Rebekah Brooks: I felt 'horror' at Dowler hacking

    Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Tuesday that she never sanctioned phone hacking, and was horrified when she learned the tabloid had targeted the cellphone of a missing teenager.


  • ** FILE ** In this Sept. 9, 2012, file photo, actor Hugh Grant speaks during the news conference for the film "Cloud Atlas" during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Aaron Vincent Elkaim, File)

    A look at scandals involving U.K. media

    After a yearlong inquiry full of sensational testimony, Britain's Lord Justice Brian Leveson released a report Thursday into the culture and practices of the British press and his recommendations for future regulation to prevent phone hacking, data theft, bribery and other abuses.


  • A look at scandals involving UK media

    After a yearlong inquiry full of sensational testimony, Britain's Lord Justice Brian Leveson released a report Thursday into the culture and practices of the British press and his recommendations for future regulation to prevent phone hacking, data theft, bribery and other abuses.


  • Leveson to issue report on UK press abuses

    After a yearlong inquiry full of sensational testimony, Britain's Lord Justice Brian Leveson is releasing his report Thursday into the culture and practices of the British press and his recommendations for future regulation to prevent phone hacking, data theft, bribery and other abuses.


  • Protesters dressed up as Rupert Murdoch (left) and his son James pose April 24, 2012, for photographers as they demonstrate outside the High Court in London. Rupert Murdoch was testifying during Lord Justice Brian Leveson's inquiry into media ethics to answer questions about Murdoch's role in the phone hacking scandal at his now-defunct News of the World tabloid. (Associated Press)

    Lawyer: U.K. police suspected phone hacking in 2002

    Local British police suspected more than 10 years ago that a missing schoolgirl's phone had been hacked by people associated with Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World tabloid, an attorney said Wednesday.


  • UK lawyer: Grieving parents were hacking victims

    Rupert Murdoch's Sunday tabloid was an institutionally corrupt British newspaper whose phone hacking victims may have included the parents of a teenage murder victim, a lawyer for the victims said Wednesday.


  • ** FILE ** James Murdoch (left) and his father, Rupert Murdoch, testify on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, before the British Parliament's Culture, Media and Sport Committee about the now-shuttered News of the World phone-hacking scandal. (Associated Press)

    Murdoch to pay $3.2 million to schoolgirl's family

    Rupert Murdoch's company said Friday it has agreed to pay 2 million pounds ($3.2 million) to the family of a murdered schoolgirl whose phone was hacked by the tabloid News of the World.


  • Economy briefs

    The outlook of U.S. home builders worsened in September, as foreclosures and anxious buyers hurt construction and sales activity.


  • Murdoch close to payout to hacking victim's family

    Rupert Murdoch's company says it is in advanced compensation talks with the family of a murdered teenager whose phone was hacked by the now-defunct News of the World tabloid.


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