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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…

Banks cutting principal on some mortgages: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bank of America Corp and JPMorgan Chase & Co have started modifying tens of thousands of mortgages where the banks deem the loans especially risky, even if the borrowers have not asked, the New York Times reported on Sunday. In some cases, the paper said, the…

Popemobile ‘to become green machine’: report

BERLIN (AFP) – Mercedes-Benz is making a greener hybrid Popemobile for Benedict XVI, the Wirtschaftswoche weekly paper said Saturday. However a Vatican spokesman denied the paper’s prediction that it should be ready for Benedict’s visit to his native Germany in September. According to the report, the new Popemobile will be…

Greenpeace accuses Barbie of being a forest vandal

JAKARTA (AFP) – Greenpeace on Wednesday accused Mattel, the US maker of Barbie dolls, of contributing to the wanton destruction of carbon-rich Indonesian forests and habitats of endangered species like Sumatran tigers. The environmental group said packaging used in Barbie and Ken boxes contained timber products from Asia Pulp and…

China paper warns Google may pay price for hacking claims

BEIJING (Reuters) – Google has become a “political tool” vilifying the Chinese government, an official Beijing newspaper said on Monday, warning that the U.S. Internet giant’s statements about hacking attacks traced to China could hurt its business. The tough warning appeared in the overseas edition of the People’s Daily, the leading newspaper…

U.S. mulls larger troop pullout from Afghanistan: report

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Top White House national security advisers are considering much more significant troop reductions in Afghanistan than those discussed even a few weeks ago, The New York Times reported. The newspaper said some officials were arguing that such a change is justified by the rising cost of the…

Feingold: ‘I am looking at’ a Senate run in 2012

WASHINGTON – Former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) told his home-state paper that he’s considering a run for the Senate in 2012, which liberals are urging him to do. “I am looking at it, but I feel I should take some time to think this through,” Feingold told the Milwaukee Journal…

Obama administration divided over future ties with Pakistan

WASHINGTON — The administration of US President Barack Obama is divided over the future of its relationship with Pakistan following the killing of Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, The Washington Post reported Sunday. US commandos killed bin Laden in an urban compound only 55 kilometers (35 miles) from the Pakistani…

US mulls ‘keeping 10,000 troops in Iraq’

WASHINGTON — US and Iraqi officials are looking into keeping 10,000 US troops in the country beyond a year’s end deadline for a complete withdrawal, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The talks are politically sensitive for both countries, with Americans keen to end their involvement in Iraq and Iraqis…

Murdoch’s News of the World prints phone-hacking apology

LONDON – The News of the World publicly apologised on Sunday for hacking into the voicemail of numerous top celebrities, in a scandal that has engulfed top politicians, royals and stars. As it sought to draw a line under the furore, the Rupert Murdoch-owned weekly tabloid said sorry to its…

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