New Arrest in Phone-Hacking Case

    LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 21:  Stuart Kuttner, the former managing editor of the News of the World newspaper for 22 years, arrives at Portcullis House on July 21, 2009 in London, England. Mr Kuttner is to give evidence to MPs sitting on the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee who are investigating the News of the World phone-tapping scandal.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Stuart Kuttner

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    Rupert Murdoch’s U.K. tabloid staff isn’t off the hook yet: A man believed to be Stuart Kuttner, the former managing editor of News of the World, was arrested in London Tuesday on suspicion of conspiring to intercept communications. Kuttner showed up for an appointment at the police station to answer questions, apparently not knowing he’d be arrested and interrogated under custody. He’s expected to be released later in the day on bail. Rebekah Brooks, the paper’s former editor, was arrested on similar allegations last month. News of the World shuttered in July after a raft of allegations that its staff had hacked cell phones to get scoops.

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