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News Corp. Intensifies Internal Bribery Investigation

Five senior journalists at the News Corp.-owned Sun in London were arrested on charges involving bribes of police and military personnel over the weekend. The arrests resulted from News Corps.' own internal investigation and the company's own newly-aggressive stance point to its increasing vulnerability to US investigation under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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'Crisis Management' After More Arrests At British Tabloid

Murdoch's besieged newspaper The Sun hits back after the arrest of five more journalists in connection with a bribery and phone hacking probe.
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How To Pick The Perfect Valentine's Day Card

David Ellis Dickerson is a former Hallmark greeting card writer and the creator of a YouTube series, Greeting Card Emergency. He gives host Rachel Martin a primer on the perfect Valentine's Day card and addresses some sticky situations that may require special cards.
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A Real Estate Deal That Spans The Earth

For sale: 160 acres of rolling hills in California perfect for a vineyard, cattle ranch or communication with outer space. The Jamesburg Earth Station and its 10-story satellite dish once relayed broadcasts of historical events like the Apollo 11 moon landing. Now it's on the market.
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For Election News, Voters Still Turn To Old Media

A study from the Pew Research Center shows that the promise that "new media" will dominate the nominating process isn't coming true. But Twitter and other social media can reveal voters' moods, functioning like "a focus group in the wild."
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How Did That Ad Make You Feel? Ask A Computer

Rosalind Picard specializes in something called affective computing. She designs technology that can measure and communicate human emotion. Her work started with autistic children, and from there, she moved on to using computers to assess people's emotional connections to brands.
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A New Home For WAMU 88.5

American University has signed a contract to purchase a building to become the new home for WAMU 88.5, the public radio news and information station licensed to American University.

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