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Former Murdoch Editor Facing Criminal Charges In Hacking Scandal

Rebekah Brooks allegedly tried to "pervert the course of justice" last year by seeking to cover up what had been going on at Murdoch's News of the World.

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U.K. Tabloid Scandal: Former PM Brown Condemns News International

The scandal in the United Kingdom keeps expanding, and Rupert Murdoch's media holdings there have been rocked.

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