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Murdochs abandon ship, announce that News of the World tabloid will shut down

The News of the World, the Rupert Mur­­doch-owned tabloid at the cen­ter of the phone-hack­­ing scan­dal that has rocked the Unit­ed King­dom, will be shut down fol­low­ing the pub­li­ca­tion of this Sun­day’s edi­tion, News Cor­po­ra­tion said today. The week­ly tabloid is accused of hack­ing into the mobile phones of crime vic­tims, celebri­ties and politi­cians. On Thursday, […]