8 Arrested In U.K. Phone Hacking

    A pedestrian walks towards the entrance of News Corp.'s U.K. News International division at Wapping in London, U.K., on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. News Corp.'s U.K. News International division will sell the 15-acre site following a review of its real estate portfolio, the company said in an e-mailed statement. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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    Eight people were arrested early Saturday in connection to alleged payments between British police and public officials in the latest development in the phone-hacking scandal that has engulfed Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. The company confirmed that five employees of its daily newspaper The Sun were arrested, and they reportedly included the deputy editor, the chief correspondent, and the picture editor. A News Corp. source said Sun editor Dominic Mohan is “not resigning” but said it had been “obviously a dramatic day for him.” Also arrested on Saturday were a 39-year-old Surrey police officer, a 39-year-old Ministry of Defense employee, and a 36-year-old member of the armed forces.
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