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Murdoch: Phone hacking 'next to nothing'

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LONDON, July 4 (UPI) -- Rupert Murdoch dismissed probes into his British newspapers' alleged phone hacking and other press abuses as "the biggest inquiry ever, over next to nothing."
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NEW YORK, April 22 (UPI) -- The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that its top editor, Marcus Brauchli, is expected to resign from his position soon.

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NEW YORK, June 23 (UPI) -- Opinions vary as to how British media mogul Rupert Murdoch would run the Wall Street Journal if he succeeds in buying the venerable U.S.newspaper.

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The Times of London to become a tabloid

LONDON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Beginning Monday all editions of the venerable Times of London will be printed in tabloid format, just as the Sun and other not-quite-so-venerable newspapers.

U.K. journalist Bernard Levin dies at 75

LONDON, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- After a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, British journalist and author Bernard Levin has died in London at the age of 75.

Ex-HealthSouth officials indicted

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 1 (UPI) -- Two more former HealthSouth Corp. executives were indicted Thursday in Birmingham, Ala., in a Saudi Arabian bribery scheme.
Robert Thomson
Divisional Commander Major Robert Thomson, delivers a hot Thanksgiving meal to Harold Minor at the Salvation Army Harbor Light in St. Louis on November 27, 2003. The Harbor Light will serve hundreds of Thanksgiving dinners to the homeless and others in need. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Robert Thomson is a round the world cyclist, yachter and longboarder from New Zealand. Beginning in July 2006, he travelled 12,000 kilometres across Asia and Europe from Fukuoka, Japan, to Switzerland by recumbent bicycle, then travelled on to London, England by skateboard. He is now (October 2008) in New Zealand, having completed an unassisted journey of just over 12,000 kilometres across Europe, North America and China by skateboard. His journey is under consideration for the Guinness World Record in long-distance skateboarding.

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