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NEW YORK - News Corp, its Chairman Rupert Murdoch and other top officials have won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit accusing them of defrauding shareholders by concealing widespread, illegal phone hacking at two of its British newspapers.
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SYDNEY - Lachlan Murdoch's appointment to senior positions within his father Rupert Murdoch's media empire marks the return of the prodigal son.
LONDON/NEW YORK - Rupert Murdoch has returned eldest son Lachlan to the leadership of his media empire and promoted younger son James, paving the way for the 83-year-old tycoon to pass the reins to the family's next generation.
LONDON/NEW YORK March 26 - Rupert Murdoch has returned eldest son Lachlan to the leadership of his media empire and promoted younger son James, setting them up to succeed the 83-year-old tycoon.
LONDON, March 20 - Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm approved phone-hacking "on an industrial scale" at its top-selling Sunday tabloid, the paper's former royal editor told a London court on Thursday.
LONDON - A top London lawyer who investigated phone hacking at News Corp's British newspapers will lead a probe into the role of Bank of England officials in the possible manipulation of foreign exchange rates.
LONDON, March 5 - Rupert Murdoch's former British newspaper boss, Rebekah Brooks, denied on Wednesday she was part of a cover-up to conceal the extent of phone-hacking at one of his tabloids, but agreed she had paid 1 million pounds ($1.67 million) to buy the silence of one outraged victim.
LONDON, March 5 - Rupert Murdoch's former British newspaper boss Rebekah was accused by prosecutors on Wednesday of knowing for years that phone-hacking was far wider than her company had acknowledged and had engaged in a cover-up.
LONDON - "It was the kind of place you get out of and you never want to go back again." That's how one former reporter describes the News of the World newsroom under editor Rebekah Brooks, the ferociously ambitious executive who ran the Sunday tabloid from 2000 to 2003. Full Article