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British Court Blocks Publication of E-Mail

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British Court Blocks Publication of E-Mail

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British Court Blocks Publication of E-Mail

British Court Blocks Publication of E-Mail

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A court in Britain has blocked the country's main media outlets from publishing an e-mail written by members of Prime Minister Tony Blair's staff.

The e-mail is believed to refer to a scandal involving Blair's Labour Party, which is alleged to have exchanged knighthoods, appointments to the House of Lords and other honors for large, interest-free loans to fund election campaigning.