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News of the World Trial Reveals Hacking Victims May Have Included Prince Harry
It turns out no one was safe from the News of the World hacking scandal, not even the Royal Family. How else could you explain running an unmatchable story on a panicked Prince Harry calling his private secretary, begging for help on a college essay? The intercepted message allegedly revealed
Leveson Report: 'Outrageous' UK Tabloid Behavior Leads to Call for Reform
After a Lengthy Inquiry Into Newspapers, Lord Justice Leveson Calls for Reform
Murdoch Hacking Scandal Results in Eight People Charged
Paul McCartney was considered fair game. So was his estranged wife Heather Mills. So was Jude Law and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. After more than a year in the headlines, eight of Rupert Murdoch 's reporters and editors in Britain have been charged with hacking the voicemails of more than 600
The Global Note: Battle For Aleppo…17,700 Troops For Olympics…Arctic Ramadan
SYRIA -BATTLE FOR ALEPPO: UNESCO HERITAGE SITE THREATENED…Syrian rebels fought government troops and intelligence agents at the gates of Aleppo’s ancient Old City on Tuesday in a battle for control of Syria’s commercial hub, residents and opposition activists said. The ancient quarter is a ...
Eight Charged in Murdoch Hacking Scandal
Paul McCartney was considered fair game, so was his estranged wife Heather Mills So was Jude Law and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. After more than a year in the headlines, eight of Rupert Murdoch’s reporters and editors here in Britain have been charged with...
The Global Note: "Drachmageddon"?…In Syria, "Hillary's Startup"…Court Ruling Roils Cairo…Wooly Mammoths Found
WOE IS EUROPE: MARKETS FALL, FEARS OF “DRACHMAGEDDON” -THE BAND-AIDS AREN’T WORKING…World stock markets fell Thursday amid ominous signs that the debt crisis roiling Greece and Spain will worsen – and spread. Among issues battering investor sentiment: Italy’s borrowing costs rose; Cyprus said it ...
The Global Note: "Social Breakdown" in Greece?…Suu Kyi's Landmark Tour…A Basketball From the Tsunami…Best Countries To Be A Woman
EUROPE’S CRISIS, GREECE’S MELTDOWN -THE BIG PICTURE…Global markets are mixed today – Asian shares higher, European stocks up and down, U.S. Stock futures down – as worries over the dreaded “contagion” continue. Current ground zero for the trouble: Spain’s banking sector – the country’s bond...
The Global Note: Greek Drama, Global Trauma…A Hanging in Iran…Vatican Mystery…World's Largest Public Toilet?
GREEK DRAMA, GLOBAL TRAUMA -THE BIG PICTURE…Global investors have their eyes on two major events in Europe today – both involve the debt crisis and what can be done to contain it: The talks to find a new government in Athens (they have just collapsed...
The Global Note: Horror In Damascus…Greek Drama…Mandela Clothing Line…Signs of the Times in Japan
TERROR IN DAMASCUS -HORROR AT RUSH HOUR The explosions – and the carnage in their wake – bear all the hallmarks of a classic Qaeda-style attack. Two explosions tore through the Syrian capital at a few minutes before eight this morning, ripping the façade off...
The Global Note: The "Bomber" Was A Spy…The Pentagon's Syria Problem…Iraq's Oil Boom…The Rarest Gorilla
QAEDA BOMBER WAS A SPY -HOW IT WENT DOWN…No wonder counter-terrorism officials could say with confidence that the U.S. was never at risk as this latest bomb plot unfolded: the would-be suicide bomber was an informant – a well-placed plant from a foreign intelligence service....