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  • ** FILE ** James Murdoch, gives evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal in this image taken from TV in Portcullis House in central London, Tuesday, July 19, 2011. Seated at rear right, is former New York City schools chancellor, Joel Klein. (AP Photo/ PA)

    James Murdoch contradicted by his ex-legal manager

    James Murdoch was under pressure Friday over claims he misled lawmakers about Britain's phone hacking scandal, as a lawmaker called for a police investigation and Prime Minister David Cameron insisted the media scion had "questions to answer" about what he knew and when he knew it.


  • James Murdoch contradicted by his ex-legal manager

    James Murdoch's former legal adviser and a former editor contested the testimony he gave to British lawmakers, saying Thursday he was told years ago about an email that suggested the rot at his Sunday tabloid was far more widespread than previously claimed.


  • UK police asked to investigate phone 'pinging'

    Scotland Yard, still reeling from the alleged police role in Britain's phone hacking scandal, was asked Thursday to investigate another explosive claim: that journalists bribed officers to locate people by tracking their cell phone signals.


  • 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.


  • Close ties between UK media, police scrutinized

    More than a dozen current and former members of Rupert Murdoch's British media empire have found work with the London police department, raising questions about whether the tycoon's powerful press and Scotland Yard have been uncomfortably close.


  • 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.


  • Hackers target Murdoch-owned papers

    Internet hackers claim to have tampered with the websites of Rupert Murdoch's Sun and Times newspapers.


  • Hackers target Murdoch-owned paper

    A group of internet hackers claims to have tampered with the website of Rupert Murdoch's Sun newspaper.


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