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U.K. hacking scandal

Jul 4, 2014 — Andy Coulson, the former editor of the now defunct News of the World, was found guilty last week of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails.
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Jun 24, 2014 — Former media executive Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all misconduct in a headline-grabbing trial revolving around tycoon Rupert Murdoch's British media empire.
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Dec 19, 2013 — At the London trial of editors for the now-defunct News of the World, prosecutors played recordings of messages left by Prince William for his then-girlfriend. Editors from the tabloid are on trial for their alleged roles in the hacking scandal.
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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 29, 2012 — After a scandal involving the hacking of cellphones and the paying of bribes for information, a judge was asked to sort out the mess and offer recommendations. Now, he's calling for an independent panel that would promote high standards and protect individuals' rights.
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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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May 15, 2012 — 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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