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Major News Corp. investor calls for Brooks to quit

LONDON — Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a major shareholder in Rupert Murdoch’s scandal-hit News Corp. organisation, on Thursday said under-fire executive Rebekah Brooks “had to go”. “For sure she has to go, you bet she has to go,” News Corp.’s second largest shareholder said of Brooks on BBC’s…

Indicted Clemens tweets denial he lied to Congress

A US grand jury charged former Major League Baseball superstar Roger Clemens on Thursday with lying to Congress in 2008 when he denied taking performance-enhancing drugs. But the legendary pitcher denied he lied to US lawmakers in a Twitter reply to the indictment, saying, “I look forward to challenging the…