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UK Prime Minister’s former aide arrested over phone hacking

British police on Friday arrested Andy Coulson, the prime minister’s former communications chief and ex-editor of the News of the World tabloid, over the phone hacking scandal, Scotland Yard said. London’s Metropolitan Police said a 43-year-old man was in custody at a South London police station “in connection with allegations…

World laughs as US attorney general balks on WikiLeaks: Top House Republican

WASHINGTON – US Attorney General Eric Holder is hurting the administration by failing to prosecute the founder of the WikiLeaks website and may need to step down, a top Republican said Sunday. Republican Representative Darrell Issa, who takes over as the chairman of the powerful House Oversight and Government Reform…