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Murdochs to Testify Under Oath Inquiry could also hear from Cameron, Brooks, Coulson

Compared with last month's constant flood of revelations, there seems to be a lull in hacking news coming from the U.K. But the inquiry into the affair is just getting started,…

August 30, 2011, 9:46 AM EDT

Holder: 'No Proof Yet' that NOTW Hacked 9/11 Victims Still 'no timeline' for investigation

In his meeting yesterday with the 9/11 victims' families, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told them that there was “no proof yet” that their relatives’ phones had been hacked by…

August 25, 2011, 9:06 AM EDT

AG Holder Meets With 9/11 Victims' Families About 'NOTW' Hacking Claims FBI investigation is ongoing

Following last month’s revelation that News of the World journalists may have hacked into the voicemails of 9/11 victims, Politico is reporting that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is meeting…

August 24, 2011, 11:38 AM EDT

Newly Published Letter Reveals Extent of News Corp. Hacking Cover-Up Document implicates senior editors at 'News of the World'

The phone hacking scandal which has engulfed Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. had been relatively dormant over the past couple of weeks. But a letter revealed for the first time Tuesday…

August 16, 2011, 8:11 AM EDT

Fast Chat: Piers Morgan's Nemesis Paul 'Guido Fawkes' Staines talks hacking and out-of-context quoting

Piers Morgan may have no bigger enemy in the blogosphere than Paul Staines. Though virtually unknown in the U.S., Staines—who writes under the pseudonym "Guido Fawkes"—operates one of the more…

August 2, 2011, 6:42 AM EDT

'NOTW' Implicated for Hacking in Another Murdered Girl Case New revelations put Rebekah Brooks in further jeopardy

The Guardian is reporting that police believe Glenn Mulcaire, the investigator once employed by the News of the World who's at the center of the News Corp. hacking scandal, targeted…

July 28, 2011, 11:42 AM EDT

Blogger's Claim That CNN's Morgan Knew of Hacking Falls Short Recording supposedly captured host discussing payment for hacker

The English blogger who has, for weeks, been accusing Piers Morgan of involvement in the ballooning U.K. hacking scandal, now says he is sitting on a recording in which Morgan…

July 26, 2011, 7:03 PM EDT

News Corp. Legal Team in Turmoil Recent departure of general counsel means added pressure

At a time when Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. is facing the worst legal quagmire in its history, it finds itself with a legal team in turmoil. The company’s top lawyer,…

July 25, 2011, 11:10 AM EDT

Senate Dems Ask News Corp. to Investigate Itself Members of Congress still shying away from hacking scandal

Members of Congress are still making noise here and there about News Corp.'s phone hacking scandal, but they keep on asking others to take on the tough task of actually…

July 20, 2011, 4:37 PM EDT

Could News Corp.'s Board Fire Rupert Murdoch? Media titan's stock ownership would make rebellion difficult

Though they deny it, there are credible reports that at least some of the directors of News Corp. have grown fed up with Rupert Murdoch’s leadership during the ongoing phone-hacking…

July 20, 2011, 4:05 PM EDT