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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens must protect themselves

    On a recent show, British TV host Piers Morgan pressed radio host Dana Loesch on why anyone would need an AR-15 rifle. I would like Mr. Morgan to answer a question for me: Why did the London police abandon whole sections of their city to be burned and looted? The fact is they set up a perimeter to protect the empowered, the well-to-do and their own safety. The London police left thousands of citizens to fend for themselves. Given British gun laws, the best the police had were baseball bats to protect themselves and their property.

  • UK publicist Max Clifford arrested in sex case

    For years, the affable, white-haired Max Clifford has been the "go to" guy for British celebrities seeking help with public relations fiascos. Now it is Clifford who may need help: He was arrested Thursday as part of a wide-ranging U.K. inquiry into sex abuse.

  • **FILE** The main stadium for the 2012 London Olympics is seen Feb. 11, 2011, in Stratford, London. (Associated Press)

    U.K. police officer loses Olympic security documents

    A British tabloid reported Tuesday that it had been handed documents about security arrangements for the London Olympics that were left on a train by a police officer, the latest in a series of embarrassing mishaps involving British authorities misplacing government documents.

  • UK police warned: Beware thirsty, flirty reporters

    British police and journalists agree that their cozy ties likely allowed illegal phone hacking by the country's press to go on too long, an independent investigator said Wednesday.

  • APNewsBreak: Facial recognition in use after riots

    Facial recognition technology being considered for London's 2012 Games is getting a workout in the wake of Britain's riots, a senior police chief told The Associated Press on Thursday, with officers feeding photographs of suspects through Scotland Yard's newly updated face-matching program.

  • Rupert Murdoch spars with lawmakers in hearing

    Rupert Murdoch sparred Tuesday with a committee of lawmakers over the phone-hacking scandal that has rocked his global empire, reeling from tough questioning before recovering his composure and rebuffing his interrogators with flashes of his legendary toughness.

  • Rupert Murdoch: I'm humbled over phone hacking

    Media titan Rupert Murdoch declared that his appearance Tuesday before a British parliamentary inquiry was "the most humble day of my life," taking a contrite tone over the phone-hacking scandal rocking his global empire.

  • Photographers and cameramen surround the Range Rover carrying media mogul Rupert Murdoch along Whitehall in London on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, ahead of his and his son James' appearance before a House of Commons committee on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel)

    Murdoch's car mobbed ahead of U.K. hearing

    Rupert Murdoch's car was mobbed by photographers Tuesday as he arrived for a grilling from U.K. lawmakers about the phone-hacking scandal that has swept from his media empire through the London police and even to the prime minister's office.

  • ** FILE ** Media baron Rupert Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks, then News International chief executive, are pictured on Sunday, July 10, 2011. Ms. Brooks resigned from the company on Friday. (AP Photo/ Ian Nicholson/PA)

    Ex-Murdoch aide arrested in U.K. hacking probe

    London police arrested Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch's former British CEO, in the phone hacking and police bribery scandal Sunday, and the former News of the World editor said she was "assisting the police with their inquiries."

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