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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Israel's military has called up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza. Aid workers are warning of a growing humanitarian crisis in the region, including a significant displaced population and a potential shortage of drinking water.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Rupert Murdoch

Jul 16, 2014 — Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox says that it sought to buy Time Warner last month, confirming an offer said to be worth $80 billion.
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Jun 13, 2013 — Two years ago, she leaped to her husband's defense and head-slapped a man who was trying to smear the media mogul with a plate of shaving cream. But now, News Corp. says, Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce.
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Jun 5, 2013 — Other former top journalists at the News of the World tabloid also pleaded not guilty at a hearing in London. Brooks is facing five charges ranging from conspiracy to obstruction of justice.
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Dec 3, 2012 — Launched less than two years ago as newssite designed for the iPad, the venture didn't build an audience quickly enough, News Corp. says. Also today, the company moved executives into some key posts
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Nov 20, 2012 — The charges are on top of those against many of the same people stemming from the scandal over the hacking of the phones of crime victims, celebrities and members of the royal family.
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Jul 24, 2012 — One of those being charged went on to be a spokesman for Prime Minister David Cameron. The now defunct News of the World tapped into voicemails of murder victims, celebrities and politicians.
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Jul 23, 2012 — A British investigation also found that Rupert Murdoch's tabloids accessed medical and other personal records illegally.
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Jun 28, 2012 — The company plans to split its publishing and media/entertainment operations. It's responding to investors who don't want to be part of the slow-growing world of newspapers.
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Jun 26, 2012 — Rupert Murdoch's media and entertainment giant confirms it is considering whether to divide its holdings. That would put its slow-growing publishing arms into one unit.
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Jun 12, 2012 — Major said the media mogul insinuated that he might lose his empire's support if he didn't change his policy toward the European Union.
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