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Palin hints again at presidential aspirations: ‘The field is not yet set’

Former Alaska Gov. and newly minted documentary star Sarah Palin graces the cover of the most recent issue of Newsweek, and argues in the accompanying article that she could be a winning Republican candidate in the 2012 presidential race. “I believe that I can win a national election,” Palin told…

Murdoch in Britain as News of the World prints final edition

Britain’s News of the World was published for the last time on Sunday after the tabloid was axed amid the phone-hacking scandal, as its owner Rupert Murdoch flew in to take charge of managing the crisis. After 168 years of scoops and scandals, Britain’s top-selling weekly newspaper hit newsstands for…

Murdoch due in Britain to tackle hacking crisis

Rupert Murdoch was heading to London on Saturday to take charge of dealing with the phone-hacking scandal at Britain’s News of the World tabloid, as journalists prepared the paper’s final edition. The News Corp. chief was expected to arrive in Britain on Sunday, a company source said, just days after…

Police suspect a Murdoch executive deleted ‘millions of emails’

London police are investigating the possibility that an executive working for Rupert Murdoch’s News International deleted “millions of emails” in an attempt to thwart a phone hacking probe, reports said Friday. On two separate occasions, a senior executive is thought to have erased “massive quantities” of messages, according to The…

Pakistan rebukes U.S. assessment of journalist’s murder

Pakistan on Friday warned its cooperation in the US-led war on Al-Qaeda was at risk after heavily criticising the top US military officer for suggesting it could have approved a journalist’s murder. The row threatened to further strain relations already damaged by a covert American raid that killed Osama bin Laden two…

Washington Post website jobs section hacked

WASHINGTON — The Washington Post said Thursday that a hacker had gained access to nearly 1.3 million email addresses and user IDs on its online jobs section. The Post said no passwords or other personal data were compromised in the attack on the jobs section of WashingtonPost.com which occurred last week.…

Murdoch to close News of the World over phone hacking scandal

British tabloid News of the World will print its last issue on Sunday, closing down after an investigation revealed it had participated in the phone hacking of celebrities, British politicians, the families of terrorist attack victims, dead soldiers and others. According to Sky News, the closure was announced on Thursday…

Murdoch paper ‘phone-hacked’ families of dead soldiers

The phone hacking scandal at the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid the News of the World deepened on Thursday after reports that relatives of dead soldiers may have been targeted. The families of troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan said they were appalled by reports in The Daily Telegraph that their phones…

CNN cancels Eliot Spitzer’s show

CNN announced Wednesday that it will cancel former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s 8 p.m. talk show, “In the Arena,” and instead move Anderson Cooper’s newscast from 10 p.m. EST into Spitzer’s former slot, the New York Times reported. Cooper’s newscast will be rebroadcast at 10 p.m. as well. “I’m…

UK Prime Minister Cameron backs call for investigation of newspaper’s phone-hacking scandal

Prime Minister David Cameron backed calls for a public inquiry into phone-hacking by the News of the World on Wednesday, amid claims that it targeted relatives of murdered children and victims of the London bombings. But he said police should first complete their investigations into “absolutely disgusting” claims about the…

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