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  • During a special session of the U.K. Parliament on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, Prime Minister David Cameron defended his decision to hire a former News of the World editor as his communications chief. (AP Photo/Press Association)

    Cameron drags opponents into U.K. hacking scandal

    Prime Minister David Cameron dragged his political foes into Britain's phone-hacking scandal Wednesday as he sought to distance himself from a former aide at the heart of the allegations and denied that his staff had tried to thwart police investigations.


  • Prime Minister David Cameron (standing) answers questions in the House of Commons on Wednesday about his hiring of former News of the World editor Andy Coulson as communications director. Mr. Coulson, implicated in the newspaper phone-hacking scandal, resigned from the government job in January. (Associated Press)

    British prime minister feels singe of scandal

    An apologetic Prime Minister David Cameron distanced himself Wednesday from his former communications director, telling an emergency session of Parliament he never would have hired the ex-tabloid editor if he had known about the newspaper's phone-hacking scandal.


  • British PM drags opponents into hacking scandal

    Prime Minister David Cameron dragged his political foes into Britain's phone-hacking scandal at a raucous session of Parliament on Wednesday, distancing himself from a former aide at the heart of the allegations and denying his staff tried to thwart police investigations.


  • Murdoch double act wins over Parliament, investors

    The attacker struck in a flash, pie dish in hand. A scuffle broke out, shaving foam flew.


  • ** 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 apologizes and dodges blame

    Rupert Murdoch on Tuesday apologized but also denied responsibility for the phone-hacking scandal, which is roiling British journalism, during a parliamentary committee inquiry where the media magnate was assaulted with a shaving cream pie.


  • 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.


  • Murdochs, Brooks face questioning by lawmakers

    Rupert Murdoch, his son James and the media mogul's former top U.K. newspaper chief, Rebekah Brooks, face a grilling from lawmakers Tuesday about the intensifying phone hacking scandal, which has spread from their media empire, to the top ranks of the police and even the British prime minister's office.


  • A 2nd London police official quits in scandal

    Scotland Yard's assistant commissioner resigned Monday, a day after his boss also quit, and fresh investigations of possible police wrongdoing were launched in the phone hacking scandal that has spread from Rupert Murdoch's media empire to the British prime minister's office.


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