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  • News Corp. executive James Murdoch testifies during a second appearance before British parliamentarians investigating the country's phone-hacking scandal in London on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Parliamentary Recording Unit via Associated Press Television News)

    In new testimony, James Murdoch blames underlings

    James Murdoch insisted Thursday that he had been kept in the dark about the culture of criminality at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid, telling a committee of often-skeptical British lawmakers that he had been blindsided by his subordinates.


  • Credibility fading, James Murdoch returns to UK

    Contradicted by key former executives and challenged by his company's ex-lawyers, James Murdoch is expected back in Britain for Thursday for a second grilling in Britain's Parliament over the phone hacking scandal that has shaken his father's media empire.


  • News Intl: Compensation plan for hacking victims

    Rupert Murdoch's News International said Friday it had launched a new compensation plan for victims of phone hacking by the media mogul's now-defunct Sunday tabloid.


  • World Scene

    Four former News International executives challenged statements made to Parliament by their bosses - Rupert and James Murdoch - with one saying Tuesday that Rupert Murdoch wrongly blamed outside lawyers for improperly investigating his company's phone hacking scandal.


  • ** 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)

    Former executives challenge Murdochs' testimony

    Former News International executives on Tuesday challenged testimony given by their bosses — Rupert Murdoch and his son James Murdoch — with one saying the elder Mr. Murdoch had gotten it wrong when he blamed outside lawyers for improperly investigating the company's tabloid phone-hacking scandal.


  • **FILE** In this photo from Jan. 27, 2011, a pedestrian passes signs at the entrance to News International in Wapping, London. (Associated Press)

    Murdoch company puts other U.K. papers under review

    Rupert Murdoch's scandal-hit News International confirmed Tuesday it is reviewing journalistic standards across the company, a U.K. media empire that includes The Times of London newspaper.


  • Police make new arrest in UK phone hacking inquiry

    British police made a new arrest Thursday in the country's tabloid phone hacking scandal, while an actress and her ex-soccer player husband announced they had agreed to a settlement with the now-shuttered News of The World tabloid.


  • Documents cast new doubt on James Murdoch's denial

    Lawyers and former executives have cast fresh doubt on the denials made by Rupert and James Murdoch over Britain's phone hacking scandal, raising the prospect that the media tycoon's son could be recalled for a new grilling by U.K. legislators.


  • Documents cast doubt on denial by Murdochs

    Lawyers and former executives have cast fresh doubt on the denials made by Rupert and James Murdoch about Britain's phone hacking scandal, raising the prospect that the media tycoon's son could be recalled for a new grilling by Parliament.


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