Rebekah Brooks cleared in phone-hacking trial

Jun 24, 2014, 9:18 AM EDT
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 24: Rebekah Brooks seen leaving the Old Bailey after being cleared of all charges on June 24, 2014 in London, England. Former government Director of Communications and News of The World editor Andy Coulson has been found guilty of conspiracy to hack phones after an eight month trial at the Old Bailey. Rebekah Brooks, former editor and News International Chief Executive has been found not guilty of all charges against her. The charges of phone hacking were brought by numerous ce
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Former British tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks has been cleared in a London court of all charges related to a phone-hacking trial that raised serious questions about the news-gathering conduct of journalists working for the media empire of Rupert Murdoch.

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