News Corp. Hit With More Lawsuits

    News Corp. signage is displayed in front of the company's offices in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, July 12, 2011. News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch and his son James as well as News International Chief Executive Officer Rebekah Brooks were summoned to appear before U.K. lawmakers to answer questions about the company paying police for stories.

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    Thirteen new people who say News International hacked their phones have field suit against the company ahead of an approaching deadline. They include Shaun Russell, the father of a young girl who survived being attacked with a hammer while her mother and sister were killed. Sara Payne, whose “Sarah’s law” campaign against pedophiles was a pet project of Rebekah Brooks at News of the World, also sued, along with Princess Diana’s former butler Paul Burrell and pop star Dannii Minogue.

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