BBC faces dilemma as anti-Thatcher song tops chart Opponents of the late Margaret Thatcher are taking a kind of musical revenge on the former prime minister, pushing the song "Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead" up the British charts in a posthumous protest over her polarizing policies. More
Rupert Murdoch ‘not fit’ to run News Corp., U.K. phone-hacking committee finds Rupert Murdoch testifies in London, April 25, 2012. (AP/Pool) The parliamentary committee that's been investigating U.K. phone-hacking and media ethics released its much-anticipated report on Tuesday in London, concluding that Rupert Murdoch, News Corp ... 04/30/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Rupert Murdoch tells British court his political clout is overstated Forget that the reason he was summoned to appear in court in the first place was because of the phone-hacking scandal engulfing ... News of the World. "It's a lazy way of reporters not doing their job properly," said Murdoch, who shut down the tabloid ... 04/25/2012 - 3:50 pm | View Link
Rupert Murdoch denies receiving favors from British government officials Asked about the phone-hacking scandal that led to the closure last year of his News of the World, a paper he bought more than 40 years ago, Murdoch said that illegally intercepting voice mails and using private investigators were marks of “lazy ... 04/25/2012 - 10:20 am | View Link
Rupert Murdoch on phone hacking: ‘That’s a lazy way of reporting’ Rupert Murdoch testifies in London ... before parliament last summer--denounced phone hacking, but not the editorial goal. "I don't believe in using hacking, in using private detectives or whatever, that's a lazy way of reporters not doing their job ... 04/25/2012 - 6:40 am | View Link
The Political Sword | Abbott and the Murdoch, Rinehart ... Voters need seriously to contemplate what it would be like to have an Abbott Government. They need to dig deeper than the slick slogans, the oft repeated mantras, the ... 07/29/2014 - 7:22 pm | View Website
News International phone hacking scandal Investigations into phone hacking at the News of the World followed the revelations in 2005 of voicemail interception by employees at the tabloid. 07/29/2014 - 3:47 pm | View Website
Headlines for July 19, 2011 | Democracy Now! Rupert Murdoch to Testify Before British Parliament in Growing Phone-Hacking Scandal 07/29/2014 - 1:10 pm | View Website
Rupert Murdoch In July 2011 Rupert Murdoch along with his son James gave testimony before a British parliamentary committee regarding phone hacking. In the U.K his media empire ... 07/28/2014 - 5:22 pm | View Website
The Indianapolis health insurer reported Wednesday that net income declined to $731.1 million, or $2.56 per share, from $800.1 million, or $2.64 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.
Earnings, adjusted for investment gains, came to $2.44 per share.
The man suspected of killing four people at the Brussels Jewish Museum in May has been charged with "murder in a terrorist context."
On May 24, a lone gunman walked into the Jewish Museum in the center of Brussels, unpacked a Kalashnikov rifle, killed four people with a burst of fire, packed up and walked away.
The Syrian government is still indiscriminately bombing civilians with explosives-filled barrels in defiance of a U. N. Security Council resolution, an international human rights group said Wednesday.
February's resolution demanded a halt to all attacks against civilians and indiscriminate shelling and aerial bombardment -- including the use of so-called barrel bombs -- in populated areas.
The New York Democrat says he met Tuesday with the undersecretary of defense who oversees decisions regarding the nation's highest military decoration for bravery in combat.
Johnson was serving in the all-black 369th Infantry Regiment when he killed or wounded several enemy soldiers while saving a comrade from being captured.
A U. S. attorney said Tuesday that 44-year-old Ofelia Alvarado Vallejo embezzled more than 600 money orders and vendor checks from the Mid Valley House.
The attorney says Vallejo deposited the money orders and vendor checks meant for the halfway house into her personal bank accounts.