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News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks cleared of bribery charge in British hacking trial

Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the News of the World and the Sun tabloids, was found not guilty Thursday of approving a payment to a public official for a photo of Prince William. Brooks, who rose to become chief executive of News International, Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper division, still…

Phone-hacking trial of Murdoch protégé Rebekah Brooks opens in London

The first trial from the phone-hacking scandal that sank Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World opened on Monday with his key aide Rebekah Brooks and the prime minister’s former media chief Andy Coulson in the dock. They are among eight defendants facing a jury for the first time over the…