Sun Deputy Editor to Be Charged

    A picture taken on February 26, 2012 in London, shows front pages of today's edition of the new British Newspaper "The Sun on Sunday." Rupert Murdoch's Sun on Sunday tabloid rolled off the presses for the first time, with a pledge that the paper replacing the scandal-hit News of the World would abide by ethical standards.       AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Copy of 'The Sun' from Feb. 2012. (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty)

    The deputy editor of the top-selling British tabloid The Sun will be charged with allegedly authorizing payments to public officials for information, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Geoff Webster is being charged for allegedly authorizing two payments totaling more than $10,000. Webster will appear in court on March 26. The Sun, owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., has a daily circulation of more than 2 million and has the 10th-largest daily circulation of any newspaper in the world.

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