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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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Rebekah Brooks

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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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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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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Mar 13, 2012 — Former News Corp. International executive Rebekah Brooks, her husband and four other men are arrested a second time by British police in connection with the widening phone hacking scandal.
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Jul 18, 2011 — As Scotland Yard has been swept up in the story, questions continue to be raised about Prime Minister David Cameron's decisions.
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Jul 15, 2011 — His News Corp. has handled the scandal over things done by its British tabloids "extremely well in every way possible," making just "minor mistakes," Murdoch tells one of his company's news outlets, The Wall Street Journal.
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Jul 15, 2011 — News International CEO Rebekah Brooks resigns; a heat wave is building across the central and eastern U.S.; a volcano is erupting in Indonesia; and in Boston, a large jet clips the tail of a smaller jet as both prepare to depart Logan Airport.
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