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The News Tip: Saying It's Over Doesn't Make It So

Two weeks ago, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain found himself fending off reports of sexual harassment published in the Washington political newspaper, Politico. He said there was "nothing else there to dig up." That was, predictably, not the end of the story.
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Celebrity Lawyer Takes Spotlight In Cain Case

It seems like hardly a month goes by without seeing celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred on television. This week, Allred was in the news again, representing one of presidential candidate Herman Cain's sexual harassment accusers. Her bold use of media to call attention to her clients' causes has earned the respect of some, but the irritation of others. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates has a profile.
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Facebook Will Reportedly Shift Privacy Policy To 'Opt In' — Not 'Opt Out'

Facebook is reportedly moving toward changing its privacy policy, abandoning an "opt-out" approach for one in which its members would have to "opt in" to allow strangers to see personal information stored on their profile pages.
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Murdoch Son Grilled Over Phone-Hacking Scandal

A steady drip of revelations in the News Corp. phone-hacking scandal has called into question James Murdoch's testimony before a parliamentary committee in July. Murdoch has been asked back to clarify the discrepancies.
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In Parliament, James Murdoch Says He Didn't Know Extent Of Hacking

In his second appearance before British Parliament, Murdoch stood firm and blamed his deputies for not informing him how often illegal phone hacking was used at his publications.
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James Murdoch To Testify Again On Hacking Scandal

Rupert Murdoch's son James has been called back to testify before a Parliamentary committee in London. He faces questions over his previous testimony about the phone-hacking and police bribery scandal involving a defunct News Corp. publication.

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