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News Corp. says it’s considering split in two

LOS ANGELES — Under pressure to limit contagion from the British phone hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. said Tuesday that it is considering splitting into two publicly traded companies. The move comes as Britain’s communications regulator, Ofcom, enters the ...

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‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters stream past millionaires’ NYC homes

NEW YORK — Hundreds of protesters, emboldened by the growing national Occupy Wall Street movement, streamed through midtown Manhattan on Tuesday in what they called a “Millionaires March.” They marched two by two up the sidewalk, planning to pass the ...

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Proxy adviser says Murdochs should be voted off News Corp.’s board

NEW YORK — A leading shareholder advisory firm says most of News Corp.’s board, including Chairman Rupert Murdoch, should be replaced because of a phone-hacking scandal that has embroiled one of the conglomerate’s British tabloids. Institutional Shareholder Services said shareholders ...

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