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    New Arrest in Phone-Hacking Case

    A police officer speaks on his radio outside the offices of News International in Wapping, London, Friday July 8, 2011. British Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief and Clive Goodman,an ex-royal reporter for the News of the World tabloid were arrested Friday, the latest to be swept up in a scandal over phone hacking and bribing police that has already toppled a newspaper and rattled the relationship between top politicians and the powerful Murdoch media empire.(AP Photo/Sean Dempsey-pa) UNITED KINGDOM OUT: NO SALES: NO ARCHIVE:

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    The phone-hacking scandal continued to grow Thursday, as police in London made their ninth arrest in the case. The suspect was a 60-year-old man, although neither his identity nor the charges against him have been disclosed. Meanwhile, several U.S. politicians, including Senator Jay Rockefeller and Rep. Pete King, have asked the Justice Department to investigate allegations that News International papers hacked 9/11 victims’ phones.

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