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Fri May 4, 2012, 09:07 PM

18. Senator likely to be rebuffed in News Corp inquiry

Source: Reuters

Senator likely to be rebuffed in News Corp inquiry

By Mark Hosenball

WASHINGTON | Fri May 4, 2012 4:35pm EDT

(Reuters) - The British judicial inquiry investigating questionable reporting practices by Rupert Murdoch's media properties is unlikely to cooperate with a prominent senator's request for evidence of misconduct in the United States, three people familiar with the inquiry said.

The sources said that the judicial inquiry, created by British Prime Minister David Cameron and chaired by Sir Brian Leveson, a senior English judge, is not authorized to provide legal assistance or evidence to other bodies or organizations, including foreign government agencies or components. Nor is the inquiry investigating matters outside Britain.

Jay Rockefeller, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, on Wednesday sent a letter to Leveson asking if his inquiry has uncovered any misconduct on the part of Murdoch's News Corp that occurred in the United States or violated American laws.

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Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/04/us-newscorp-inquiry-rockefeller-idUSBRE8431KH20120504

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